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
As France rushes to make expensive upgrades to its aging nuclear plants in the midst of the ongoing Fuksuhima disaster in Japan, a new report by Greenpeace in France shows that renewable energy sources like photovoltaic solar and wind will be more affordable than nuclear power by the end of the decade. Maintaining the nation’s dependence on atomic energy no longer makes financial sense.
The Compact Shelter was designed to address the humanitarian need for cost-effective aid relief on a local and international scale and is suitable for use in a range of different environments or scenarios.
Watch: Scientists say a layer of minerals in the mantle could hold three times the water present on Earth’s surface.
Tomatoes are already found in soup, ketchup, and most Italian dishes, but researchers may have discovered the secret sauce to making car parts from them.
Quantum dots are nanocrystals made out of a semicondutor material that is small enough to take advantage of the laws of quantum mechanics. At the center of a very new and rapidly evolving field of research, they offer promise for applications in highly efficient solar cells, transistors and lasers, among other things.
The newest electric scooter folds up to become the ideal urban commuting weapon.
Watch: Learn about the potential for the revolutionary ‘Solar Roadways’ concept and possible obstacles from Breaking the Set with Abby Martin.
An innovative device takes in above-soil air and cools it below ground, causing the water in the air to condense, for passive sub-surface drip irrigation.
Jane Goodall has stressed the need for governments to challenge the fossil fuel industry in order to confront the climate crisis. The “window of time” left to act on the climate crisis requires individual action, the founder of the Jane Goodall Institute and UN Messenger of Peace said. But politicians must act as well, and that means “governments standing up to the big corporations, the oil and gas industry.”
Algae has already been touted as a natural healing wonder. Not only does have its high chlorophyll content and special plant compounds been shown to defeat cancer and heart disease, it also shows promise as a replacement for butter and eggs in gluten free and vegan baked goods.