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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]

Ford to Splash $11 billion on Electric and Hybrid Cars – Greener Ideal (blog)

Greener Ideal (blog)Ford to Splash $ 11 billion on Electric and Hybrid CarsGreener Ideal (blog)The car giant is also engaged in a venture to build and sell all-electric vehicles in China under a partnership with Chinese electric car company Zotye Automobile Co as part of the Zotye Ford Automobile Co Ltd. Ford's march into the electric and hybrid ...Ford almost trebles planned investment in electric vehiclesPower Engineering Internationalall 62 news articles » hybrid cars - Google [read more]

Alternative energy regulations discussed – Waynesboro Record Herald – Waynesboro Record Herald

Alternative energy regulations discussed - Waynesboro Record HeraldWaynesboro Record HeraldANTRIM TOWNSHIP — When Connie Slye ran for Antrim Township supervisor last year, an alternative energy ordinance was on her to-do list. Slye wasn't elected, but she is continuing to work on a proposed ordinance with three sections: Solar system on ...and more » alternative energy - Google News [read more]

Swallowed by the Sea – New York Times

New York TimesSwallowed by the SeaNew York TimesKUTUBDIA, Bangladesh — Anyone who doubts climate change should come to this lovely low-lying island, lapped by gentle waves and home to about 100,000 people. But come quickly, while it's still here. “My house was over there,” said Zainal Abedin, a ... climate change - Google News [read more]

Ford to Splash $11 billion on Electric and Hybrid Cars – Greener Ideal (blog)

Greener Ideal (blog)Ford to Splash $ 11 billion on Electric and Hybrid CarsGreener Ideal (blog)The car giant is also engaged in a venture to build and sell all-electric vehicles in China under a partnership with Chinese electric car company Zotye Automobile Co as part of the Zotye Ford Automobile Co Ltd. Ford's march into the electric and hybrid ...Ford to invest $ 11bn in EV developmentManufacturer.comall 59 news articles » hybrid cars - Google News [read more]

Alternative energy regulations discussed – News – Waynesboro … – Waynesboro Record Herald

Alternative energy regulations discussed - News - Waynesboro ...Waynesboro Record HeraldANTRIM TOWNSHIP — When Connie Slye ran for Antrim Township supervisor last year, an alternative energy ordinance was on her to-do list. Slye wasn't elected, but she is continuing to work on a proposed ordinance with three sections: Solar system on ...and more » alternative energy - Google News [read more]

Protect America’s border from climate change – Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists

Protect America's border from climate changeBulletin of the Atomic ScientistsTrump says the US southern border is “very dangerous,” but a far bigger menace to the United States lurks along America's extensive coastline. It is called climate change, and millions of American homes, businesses, and lives are at stake. A vulnerable ... climate change - Google News [read more]