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Tips To Consider When Choosing An Environmental Consulting Firm

The trend in corporation's health and safety management today are geared towards environmental advocacy and implementation within the structure of the venture. This holds most especially true among biotechnology, pharmaceutical, energy, education, manufacturing, and marine industries. To obtain environmental sustainability is not just about empowering the CSR objective of the company, but it is primarily to obtain just the right compliance set by the government. It is in this quest that a company [read more]

Is your Home Office Eco-friendly?

Most of us are pretty diligent about recycling every week. For some of us, the kitchen scraps go to the composter, and glass, plastic and cans are all separated. That’s great for the kitchen, but what about the rest of the house? What most don’t realize is the home office offers a huge opportunity for eco-friendly living, but largely goes ignored. Many don’t think twice of using high quality non-recycled paper, or tossing ink cartridges and old electronics in the garbage. Leaving a computer [read more]

University Research into Alternative Energy

Decades of tree and biomass research jointly conducted by Florida Statue University and Shell Energy have resulted in the planting of the largest single “Energy Crop Plantation” in the entire United States. This Plantation spans approximately 130 acres and is home to over 250,000 planted trees including cottonwoods (native to the area) and eucalyptus (which are non-invasive) along with various row crops such as soybeans. This organization of “super trees” was brought into being as a result [read more]

Best Air Purifiers

Picking the best air purifier is a very difficult decision since the need of each allergy or asthma situation has different needs.  Adding to this tough task is different allergens and different types of home pollutions are removed in different ways. Below are some comparisons of some of the more popular type of air purifiers. Air Purifiers with HEPA (High Energy Particle Arresting) filters were originally developed for the atomic energy commission and are used in commercial clean rooms to remove [read more]

Air Pollution’s Effect on our Health

What we experienced at the Beijing Olympics, regarding air pollution should be a reminder to all of us to pay more attention to to what pollutants we are exposed to. Respiratory problems caused by air pollution is really not the major concern. We should also be concerned about its toxic effects on the heart and cardiovascular system, especially our blood vessels. Mounting research shows that toxins are a major cause of heart damage. According to an article published in the Journal of the American [read more]

The Greenest Vehicles

The American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) has released its annual list of the greenest cars of the year. The Toyota Prius C subcompact hatchback received the top billing. It was closely followed by the Honda Fit EV. The gas-burning Toyota Prius C is considered more "green" than the all-electric plug-in Honda Fit EV due to the formula used. The ACEEE used a simple formula: GreenScore = a x e –EDX/c / (1+EDX/c)b The council considers emissions, both smog-forming ones and greenhouse [read more]

Best hybrid cars – Roadshow – CNET – CNET

Best hybrid cars - Roadshow - CNETCNETThese are the best hybrid cars we've come across in our most recent reviews.and more » hybrid cars - Google News [read more]

We have blown our lead on alternative energy but can get it back: Letter to the Editor – cleveland.com

Breaking EnergyWe have blown our lead on alternative energy but can get it back: Letter to the Editorcleveland.comBy 1986 he had pushed aside energy conservation, removed those silly solar panels from the White House roof and decimated America's wind industry. With incentives gone, renewable energy industries folded. We surrendered wind technology to Europe.Solar Power to Look Even More Promising for the FutureBreaking Energyall 26 news articles » alternative energy - Google News [read more]

Climate change can take a toll on mental health, new report says – Washington Post

Washington PostClimate change can take a toll on mental health, new report saysWashington PostClimate change is not only harmful to our physical health — it can be debilitating for our mental health as well, according to a report published Wednesday. Severe weather events and natural disasters linked to climate change have the most dramatic ...Climate Change's Mental Health Impacts Need Care Too, Group SaysInsideClimate NewsClimate change takes a toll on mental health and may even lead to PTSD, [read more]

Elon Musk Adds Details On What To Expect From Model 3 – Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Cars NewsElon Musk Adds Details On What To Expect From Model 3Hybrid Cars NewsDue in just three months in July, the Model 3 is arguably the biggest news for electric cars going, and may even be this year's biggest news among all cars overall. You've probably heard the baseline specs by now: A cool car starting at $ 35,000 (plus ...and more » hybrid cars - Google News [read more]

Week in review: Alternative energy: Exploring wind power and pushing for solar incentives – Press Herald

Press HeraldWeek in review: Alternative energy: Exploring wind power and pushing for solar incentivesPress HeraldPaul LePage's opposition to the cost of renewable energy has stalled Maine's chances of developing an offshore wind power industry. But this month, his acting energy director went to England to learn about the economic development and government ... alternative energy - Google News [read more]

Trump’s Executive Order on Climate Change Is All About Power – Fortune

FortuneTrump's Executive Order on Climate Change Is All About PowerFortuneHe swam in shark-infested political waters for eight years, yet he helped empower the renewable energy sector and move forward a sensibility among people, businesses, and corporations that climate change is real, serious, and already having deadly ...Trump dramatically changes US approach to climate changeCNNTrump signs order undoing Obama climate change policiesBBC NewsTrump Signs Executive Order Unwinding Obama Climate [read more]