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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]

GM CEO: Chevy Bolt EV Will Be Basis For a ‘Huge Range of Vehicles’ – Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Cars NewsGM CEO: Chevy Bolt EV Will Be Basis For a 'Huge Range of Vehicles'Hybrid Cars NewsA recent comment by General Motors CEO Mary Barra this week has sent EV fans to speculating, as she said a “huge range of vehicles” will be spun off from the ...and more » hybrid cars - Google News [read more]

How China has embraced renewable energy and Hong Kong hasn’t, and what’s behind city’s green-power malaise – South China Morning Post

South China Morning PostHow China has embraced renewable energy and Hong Kong hasn't, and what's behind city's green-power malaiseSouth China Morning PostProfessor Johnny Chan Chun-leung is one of Hong Kong's most eminent climate and energy scientists, and he is a very frustrated man. This month Beijing announced it would invest 2.5 trillion yuan (HK$ 2.8 trillion) in renewable energy technology by 2020 ...and more » alternative energy - Google News [read more]

Leading scientists urge May to pressure Trump over climate change – The Guardian

BT.comLeading scientists urge May to pressure Trump over climate changeThe GuardianThe letter warns that Trump's administration may severely weaken climate change research and the collection of data such as Earth temperature records, which are used by scientists and policymakers in the UK and around the world. If the world class ...Early warning signs for climate change researchersCape Cod Times (subscription)Theresa May urged to convince Donald Trump to take climate change actionBT.comall 14 [read more]

How AI That Mimics Flocking Birds Could Help Hybrid Cars Run Greener – Motherboard

MotherboardHow AI That Mimics Flocking Birds Could Help Hybrid Cars Run GreenerMotherboardHybrid cars have long been hailed as a more eco-friendly vehicle option, and researchers are trying to make future hybrids even greener. The answer potentially lies in helping cars learn their own habits and letting them adjust fuel sources on their own. hybrid cars - Google News [read more]

Alternative Energy Stock Outlook – January 2017 – Yahoo Finance

Economic TimesAlternative Energy Stock Outlook - January 2017Yahoo FinanceRenewable energy provides multifold benefits for the climate, health as well as the economy. In addition to lowering carbon emissions, alternative sources of energy improve public health and created jobs along with providing other economic benefits.Will President Trump Cast a Shadow on Alt-Energy Stocks?Nasdaqall 110 news articles » alternative energy - Google News [read more]

Ignoring Trump’s Skepticism, Davos Elite Bets on Climate Change – Bloomberg

BloombergIgnoring Trump's Skepticism, Davos Elite Bets on Climate ChangeBloombergYet despite the change of political weather in Washington, the captains of business and finance gathered in Davos this week will spend a lot of time talking about climate change -- and how to make money from it. The World Economic Forum is devoting 15 ...Prediction of Climate Change Impacts Not as "Limited" as Tillerson SuggestsScientific AmericanWisdom, courage needed in climate change fightThe Sudbury [read more]