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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 Bringing 10 New Electrified Car Models To China By 2020 – Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Cars NewsGM Bringing 10 New Electrified Car Models To China By 2020Hybrid Cars NewsIt's needed to deal with China's growing challenges over vehicle safety, air pollution, and congestion as urbanization continues to take off. Between 2016 and 2020, GM is rolling out at least 10 battery electric or plug-in hybrid electric vehicles ...CEO Barra attacks China gas-car ban, suggests buyers should decideGreen Car Reportsall 34 news articles » hybrid cars - Google News [read more]

State forces alternative energy power to come from within Michigan … – Bridge Michigan

Bridge MichiganState forces alternative energy power to come from within Michigan ...Bridge MichiganCritics say the ruling goes against the spirit of last year's energy law.and more » alternative energy - Google News [read more]

Climate Change Is Complex. We’ve Got Answers to Your Questions. – New York Times

New York TimesClimate Change Is Complex. We've Got Answers to Your Questions.New York TimesTens of thousands of people are already dying in heat waves made worse by global warming. The refugee flows that have destabilized politics around the world have been traced in part to climate change. Of course, as with almost all other social problems ...and more » climate change - Google News [read more]

Mazda: Most of our cars will be hybrid or electric by 2035 – Sep. 15 … – CNNMoney

CNNMoneyMazda: Most of our cars will be hybrid or electric by 2035 - Sep. 15 ...CNNMoneyThe Japanese company said Friday it will ramp up production of greener vehicles in the coming years, and sometime between 2030 and 2035 most of its cars ...Mazda to make all cars hybrid or EV by 2035Kyodo News PlusMazda to make all models hybrid, electric by early 2030s: KyodoReutersMazda reportedly to be fully electric and hybrid by 2030s - AutoblogAutoblog (blog)Behind the Wheelall 38 news articles » hybrid [read more]

How Off-Grid Renewable Energy Came To The Rescue In India’s Flood Zones – Forbes

ForbesHow Off-Grid Renewable Energy Came To The Rescue In India's Flood ZonesForbesBut when people's lives are thrown into chaos by devastating natural disaster, using alternative energy source may not seem like an obvious response. However, since energy grids are often the first to fail when a disaster hits, and outages hamper ... alternative energy - Google News [read more]

Neil deGrasse Tyson says it might be ‘too late’ to recover from climate change – CNN

CNNNeil deGrasse Tyson says it might be 'too late' to recover from climate changeCNN(CNN) Scientist and astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson said Sunday that, in the wake of devastating floods and damage caused by Hurricanes Harvey and Irma, climate change had become so severe that the country "might not be able to recover.".and more » climate change - Google News [read more]