Environmentally friendly, environment-friendly, eco-friendly, nature-friendly, and green are terms referring to goods and habitats, services, laws, guidelines and policies that inflict reduced, minimal, or no harm upon ecosystems or the environment
According to Dutch electric company Eneco, which signed a 10-year deal with Dutch railway company NS two years ago, 600,000 passengers are now “the first in the world” to travel by wind energy. On an average day, 5,500 trains are operated by NS, which is one of the largest railway companies in the Netherlands.
The Gangsta Garden has evolved into more than a symbol of healthy change for urban communities including an educational site, a propagation station for more edible landscapes and the formal headquarters for The Ron Finley Project (RFP). Currently, RFP is fighting for their headquarters. The only solution they have been offered is to purchase the property, otherwise… they face eviction. RFP needs to raise $500,000 to #savethegangstagarden. This is not a call for handouts, it is a call to support an idea whose time is long overdue.
New statistics from Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) released show that solar has become a cheaper form of electricity production than wind power, and is also out-competing coal and natural gas for the first time. It appears that global energy markets are set to undergo a major transformation as the world begins to finally shift to energy that is both affordable and renewable.
Hopefully what happens in Vegas doesn’t just stay in Vegas, because the gambling capitol now runs entirely on renewable energy. Here’s how…
Norway’s biggest oil company will be developing an offshore wind farm outside of New York. Statoil submitted the winning bid of $42.5 million to the U.S. Department of the Interior’s Bureau of Ocean Energy Management last Friday to lease nearly 80,000 acres of federal waters roughly 14 miles off the coast of Long Island
Earlier this year, Studio Roosegaarde installed a smog-sucking vacuum tower in Beijing, a Chinese city renowned for its air pollution. The Smog Free Tower works to combat air pollution by sucking 75% of PM10 and PM2.5 particles from the air. It runs on a small amount of electricity and is powered by wind energy.
The world has also seen solar energy continue to gain momentum as just last month, the Tesla company announced that they will begin selling solar roof panels in 2017 that will likely be more cost effective than a “regular roof.” Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk said of the announcement: “It’s looking quite promising that a solar roof will actually cost less than a normal roof before you even take in the value of electricity into account.”
You may be able to use solar – even if you don’t own your home – with this new “plug-and-play” solar technology.
Sweden has transformed the way they get rid of their waste to such an extent that only 1 per cent of it ends up in landfill sites, and they have even found a way to transform the remaining polluting gas into biofuel.
As the population keeps on increasing, so too will humans have to keep searching for food, water and other basic necessities of life. The Greenhouse of the Future may have the solution to our problem.
This shoe is the first in the world to be made from recycled ocean plastic. All debris will be obtained from a string of 1,000 coral islands off India’s western coast. According to Adidas, its collaboration with Parley for the Oceans is the “beginning of the end of ocean plastic.” One would hope so, as plastic pollution is wreaking havoc on the environment.
Fossil fuels will eventually go the way of the dinosaur. Renewables are the (near) future. Here’s why.
A common misconception is that regenerative and organic farming cannot be done on a large-scale. Harris proves this isn’t true. In fact, while farming conventionally, he had about 700 heads of cattle on the farm. Today, the land supports 100,000 individual animals of several species, and this is made possible because they support rather than compete with each other for limited resources.
Zero Mass Water created a material that absorbs water from the air at an extremely accelerated rate, then it draws the water back out to evaporate it and draw out pollutants. After this purification process, the distilled water is run through a mineral block to add calcium and magnesium and to improve the taste.
Did you know many household products you use contain cancer-causing chemicals? Here are ten such products along with healthy alternatives.