Asia, with China surging, is moving into renewable energy at an accelerating pace. The West, crushed by Oil Lords and Banker Barons is falling behind ...
The China Merchants Group is turning its three million square metres of warehouse rooftops into a 500 megawatt solar project!
"Modern design takes a sustainable turn with Artek's Shigeru Ban 10-unit System Chair."
" Over 200 000 tonnes of tyres become waste tyres in South Africa annually. About 11 million used tyres are dumped illegally or burnt to retrieve the steel wire in the tyre. With this figure estimated to increase by around 9.5 % annually, the country has a serious waste tyre problem. "
Mark Warren, a South African living in London, decided enough was enough ... see his video at:
" In the battle against global warming, scientists say they some of the world’s largest emitters should adjust their focus from reducing emissions of carbon dioxide, to curbing the emissions of soot and methane."
Read more: http://www.thestatecolumn.com/science/nasa-calls-for-action-on-curbing-methane-in-fight-against-global-warming/#ixzz1jbfBRvyG "
"Not only did BSB get the T30 Hotel up in 15 days or 360 hours (with the help of 200 super speedy construction workers), but the company claims that their 17,000 square meter tower is 5 times more energy efficient than the competition and generates a fraction of the waste. It is also said to have the capacity to withstand an earthquake that measures up to 9 on the Richter Magnitude Scale! "
Read more: 200 Chinese Workers Erect a 30 Storey Prefabricated Hotel in Just 15 Days (VIDEO) | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World
" The year is sure starting off with a bang, bringing with it a whole slew of new green tech to be unveiled at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas. While past years have been a little thin when it comes to eco-friendly tech, this year's show promises to be packed with innovative green gadgets.
Read more: Top 7 Green Gadgets To Debut at This Week’s 2012 CES | Inhabitat - Green Design Will Save the World "
" A new carbon emissions database launched by the Environmental Protection Agency maps out the biggest stationary sources of carbon pollution nationwide. Users can zoom out to see what regions of the country are hardest-hit, or zoom in to identify the worst pollution offenders in their area. "
" BP is dismantling its solar business. But that doesn’t mean the oil company has turned its back on all of its renewable energy interests. BP Wind Energy and Sempra U.S. Gas & Powerannounced this week plans to investment more than $1 billion to develop wind farms in Kansas and Pennsylvania. "