Giving Up The Gas - Excellent Response To Drive Electric Orlando
Drive Electric Orlando (DEO) is a revolutionary scheme that is allowing environmentally-conscious travellers to not feel quite so guilty about visiting the Magic Kingdom anymore. In a bid to reduce the economic impact of mass tourism, Orlando has been trailblazing the...
Brilliant Canadian Invents a Pop Can Solar Panel Furnace
If I told you that you could build a heat source that could replace your furnace out of pop cans would you believe me?   It turns out you can! Brilliant Canadian inventory Jim Meaney, owner of Cansolair Inc. has...
There's An App For That - Five Apps For The Climate Activist
With hundreds of new Apps rolling out each day, it has never been easier to keep up to date on news, weather or environmental issues. This makes it easier to be a conscious climate activist and limit your impact on...
Leave The Gas Pump Behind - Your Orlando Vacation Just Got Greener
Environmentally-conscious travellers don’t have to feel quite so guilty about visiting the Magic Kingdom anymore.
Transportation Technology
Green Wheels - Three Luxurious Cars You Would Never Guess Are Hybrids
There are a lot of reasons to choose from the pool of ever-growing hybrid cars. The primary reason people choose hybrids is because they get excellent gas mileage in an age where gassing-up is a bank breaking affair.
Transportation Technology
Rock On - People-Powered Technology
Back in the day, you could impress your friends by having a handcrafted beautifully lacquered oak rocking chair. However, times are changing, and now folks are more impressed with technical gadgets than handcrafted goods.
Innovation & Concepts
Vertical Farms
Agricultural systems are facing some serious problems. Nutritious food is getting more expensive. Agricultural run-off creates massive dead-zones in the ocean. Water tables are falling the world over, and ever more toxic pesticides are being used to combat increasing weed...
Innovation & Concepts
Aerodynamic Solar Cars
There are several races in different countries and the competitors compete with special vehicles: aerodynamic solar cars. Students from universities or private schools build special cars that run off the solar energy provided by the sun. Some business corporations also...
8 Surprising Recycled Bottle Products
Recycling is a big part of taking care of the environment, and people all over the world are coming up with new and innovative ways to use the plastic and glass that comes from recycling bottles. From solar water heaters...
Innovation & Concepts
How to Eco-Out Your Vehicle
The growing trend is towards eco-friendly options, not only in the home and the office, but also when it comes to your vehicle. There are many ways that you can eco-out your ride from the extreme eco-conversion to simply changing...
Transportation Technology
What is a Helical Wind Turbine?
The helical wind turbine is a peculiarly-shaped piece of green technology that harvests energy from wind. In most cases, the design of the helical wind turbine features some kind of spiral. These turbines often look like giant DNA helixes or...
Energy Infrastructure
A Light Bulb Efficiency Comparison
Anyone wanting to cut their electricity bill without lowering their quality of life should do a light bulb efficiency comparison. Simply changing the type of light bulb you use in your house can lower your energy usage significantly. Newer kinds...
A Simple Guide to Renewable Energy
As the earth slowly runs out of traditional energy sources such as oil and fossil fuels, we are left to hunt for ways to efficiently use renewable energy sources. The following infographic will give you a quick overview of the...
Energy Infrastructure
Becoming a Reality; Solar Power Windows
Imagine if every single window inside a home or a commercial building, and maybe even all of the exterior walls of the structure, could somehow be channeled into generating electricity for the structure and functioning as solar collectors. It sounds...
Innovation & Concepts
Harnessing the Power of the Wind
Like the sun, the wind is a constant in our lives. Unseen it dances by us, tugging at our hair and clothes. Like the sun, the wind, driven by the Coriolis Effect of the spinning Earth, is an infinite source...
Energy Infrastructure
Basic Nuclear Waste Facts
Here is a short look at the crucial issue of nuclear waste and its processing. Nuclear waste is a loose term that refers to material that has become radioactive after use in a nuclear facility. This can include anything from clothing...
Energy Infrastructure
16 Reasons Why You Should Recycle Old Electronics
The hierarchy of E-waste redeployment in order of environmental and societal benefits is: Reuse Whole Repair/Remanufacture/Refurbish Reuse/Recover Recycle Responsible Destruction In this article, the first four options in this hierarchy will be referred to as 4R. 1. Limited space issues mandate the use of 4R. Electronics are...
10 Important Nuclear Power Facts
In the United States, nuclear power controls close to 20% of the electricity. Therefore, citizens use nuclear energy daily in their lives. Nuclear power is the power created from controlled nuclear reactions. The power source is the heat generated by...
Energy Infrastructure
14 Wind Turbine Facts
As more and more people look to the possibility of harnessing the wind to generate electricity, some points need to be shown that will help determine the feasibility of such energy production as it applies to both individuals and large...
Energy Infrastructure
Light from Light
Light has come to the darkest areas of the globe with bulbs powered by the sun. In June of 2010, Nokero International Ltd. announced the Nokero N100: the world's only solar powered light bulb, designed to bring light to areas...
Innovation & Concepts
Green Gadgets - The Bizzare to the Important
Green gadgets to replace items that are damaging to our environment will be flooding into the market in upcoming years. Some of these green gadgets will make it, some won't; some are pretty much useless, and some have the potential...
The Coming Energy Transition - Like It Or Not
In 1859, Colonel Edwin Drake drilled the first commercial oil well in Titusville, Pennsylvania. By the end of 1861 his wells were producing about 5,000 barrels per year. At that same time lighting in residential homes was by means of...
Energy Infrastructure
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