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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]

Why hybrid cars aren’t dead (despite what you may have heard) – USA TODAY

USA TODAYWhy hybrid cars aren't dead (despite what you may have heard)USA TODAYDrivers may have lost interest in the most fuel-efficient cars because of low gasoline prices, but don't kick hybrid vehicles to the curb just yet. In fact, their future looks more certain than ever after Swedish automotive brand Volvo announced ...Volvo will only make electric and hybrid cars starting in 2019TechCrunchVolvo to make only electric and hybrid cars from 2019VentureBeatIn two years, Volvo will make [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.ukCigarette makers are actively trying to wean people off traditional cigarettes. In the tobacco industry, it is not uncommon to hear some of the largest manufacturers of cigarettes espousing a “smoke-free future”. Through the classic hedging strategy of ... alternative energy - Google News [read more]

Pentagon study of climate change important – Allentown Morning Call

Duluth News TribunePentagon study of climate change importantAllentown Morning CallRecently the U.S. House of Representatives defeated a Republican-sponsored amendment to a defense bill that would have blocked a Department of Defense study into the impact of climate change on national security. The amendment was voted down ...Local View: Nolan, bipartisan caucus can lead on climate changeDuluth News Tribuneall 3 news articles » climate change - Google News [read more]

Next Bugatti Chiron to Go Hybrid – Hybrid Cars News

Hybrid Cars NewsNext Bugatti Chiron to Go HybridHybrid Cars NewsMercedes-AMG and Aston Martin are also working on hybrid hypercars with F1-style hybrid technology. Dürheimer also said that the next car probably won't be fully electric. “It will still be too soon for a full electric car, I think.” A Chiron can drain ...The Bugatti Chiron's Successor Will Be a HybridRoadandTrack.comNext Bugatti Chiron set to be electrified | AutocarAutocarall 20 news articles » hybrid cars [read more]

PSC should promote state’s alternative energy – The Bozeman Daily Chronicle

PSC should promote state's alternative energyThe Bozeman Daily ChronicleIt's very discouraging, to say the least, to learn our elected utility regulators may be actively engaged in enacting policy that will slam the door on an entire form of alternative energy. This kind of backward thinking will ultimately hurt Montana ... alternative energy - Google News [read more]

On climate change, US can’t walk out of room when heat is on – CNBC

CNBCOn climate change, US can't walk out of room when heat is onCNBCThe U.K.'s secretary of state for environment, food and rural affairs has said he "deeply" regrets President Donald Trump's approach to the landmark Paris ...Edward Norton Speaks Out About Climate Change and TrumpHollywood ReporterMichael Gove slams Trump over climate change saying US is 'walking out when the heat is on'The IndependentClimate Change: U.K. Slams Trump for 'Walking Out When the [read more]