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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]

London Taxi Bringing Electric Cab Rides to Cities Around the World – Hybrid Cars News

London Taxi Bringing Electric Cab Rides to Cities Around the WorldHybrid Cars NewsThe plug-in hybrid taxi can go a little more than 644 kilometers (400 miles), with 112 km (70 miles) in battery only mode. Having this range onboard means the taxi company can take passengers from London to Edinburgh, Scotland, or Paris without ... hybrid cars - Google News [read more]

Modern luddites can’t stop progress – renewable energy is here to stay – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukModern luddites can't stop progress - renewable energy is here to stayTelegraph.co.ukThrough the classic hedging strategy of offering the alternative, they have acquired a leading role in providing e-cigarettes, heated tobacco and vaping technology, which are replacing “normal” smoking. This pattern can occur all the time in markets ... alternative energy - Google News [read more]

A Comic Strip Mirrors the Ravages of Climate Change – New York Times

New York TimesA Comic Strip Mirrors the Ravages of Climate ChangeNew York TimesReaders will see the drawings diminish to nothing by Friday as a snow bunny muses, “Climate change will lead to habitat loss and the extinction of many species.” Miss Hallatt created the strips to observe the arrival of the documentary “An Inconvenient ...and more » climate change - Google News [read more]

London Taxi Bringing Electric Cab Rides to Cities Around the World – Hybrid Cars News

London Taxi Bringing Electric Cab Rides to Cities Around the WorldHybrid Cars NewsThe plug-in hybrid taxi can go a little more than 644 kilometers (400 miles), with 112 km (70 miles) in battery only mode. Having this range onboard means the taxi company can take passengers from London to Edinburgh, Scotland, or Paris without ... hybrid cars - Google News [read more]

Modern luddites can’t stop progress – renewable energy is here to stay – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.ukModern luddites can't stop progress - renewable energy is here to stayTelegraph.co.ukThrough the classic hedging strategy of offering the alternative, they have acquired a leading role in providing e-cigarettes, heated tobacco and vaping technology, which are replacing “normal” smoking. This pattern can occur all the time in markets ... alternative energy - Google News [read more]

A Comic Strip Mirrors the Ravages of Climate Change – The New … – New York Times

New York TimesA Comic Strip Mirrors the Ravages of Climate Change - The New ...New York TimesThe newspaper strip “Arctic Circle” will focus on global warming this week to coincide with the sequel to the documentary “An Inconvenient Truth.”and more » climate change - Google News [read more]