Compact Fluorescent Lights (CFLs) are dangerous if they break ... read the clear up instructions carefully!
" Envia Systems, a battery startup backed by GM’s venture unit and other investors, says it’s made a breakthrough in lithium-ion technology that could dramatically cut the price of a 300-mile range electric vehicle. "
Producing your own Natural Methane
This article explains how families can produce their own natural methane.
Kavita Parmar of IOU explains:
"This project grew out of my frustration as a designer with the current fashion system, which is focused on creating a lot of product with very short life span and with little regard to the way it was made. The idea was to rethink the entire chain: to create a new one that allows goods to be produced and sold and serves everyone involved. It is sustainable for the artisan, the designer, the final consumer and not just a few at the top end. We like to call it the prosperity chain."
"The solar tulips work on a novel form of concentrated solar power (CSP). Conventional CSP uses sunlight and mirrors to focus heat on a fluid that creates steam and drives a turbine. Aora’s technology does not use a fluid. Rather, it positions its mirrors so that sunlight focuses on pressurized air in the 35-meter (115 feet) tulip tower, raising temperatures to 1,000 degrees C (1,832 F) and creating a hot pressurized gas that drives a turbine."
One wonders just how deep the roots of hidden agendas and vested interests reach ...
"Water demand is projected to outstrip supply somewhere between 2025 and 2030, and pollution remains a “significant” threat to water resources. "
GTFS - or Google Transit Feed Specification - is promoting a more convenient public transport experience.
More convenience means more usage means a Greener overall transit - as consumer resistance to public transport reduces.
Christiana Figueres, UN Climate Chief, Looks To Business Leaders For Low-Carbon Plans
" As governments bicker over who should do what to slow the pace of global warming, the U.N.'s climate chief is increasingly looking to business leaders to show the way forward to a low-carbon future. "
Peace essential for Sustainability
" The Akuapem South Municipal Chief Executive, Mr Mark Dompreh Amoako, says there can be no meaningful, lasting and sustainable development in the absence of peace. "