The Government of South Korea has made its support for a greener world clear by announcing big tax benefits and support for eco-friendly technology and research. They expect that this will also be advantageous to increasing competitiveness in this field.
A new prototype for a hotel that is powered by water has been designed by architecture firms RAU and Powerhouse Company – based in the Netherlands. Called the H2Otel, this could be the beginning of a new type of hotel that uses water in oxy-hydrogen generators for the hotel’s cooling, heating, cooking and power generation.
Citibank has its name in the green zone with the title of America's Greenest Bank. This comes with the bank's intelligent savings in terms of energy usage. Over the past years, Citi has been working on consolidating its data centers. They have reduced the number of data centers from 52 to 24 over the past five years, out of these, ...
Last week we got some time with Emily Young, General Manager for Sony Europe, Eco Communications, regarding Sony's eco activities in 2009 and its plans for 2010. We wanted to know what Sony thinks about the future of our planet and what green means to them. Check it out below.
Retail giant Wal-mart has announced massive greenhouse gas emission cuts from its global supply chain. In an effort to go green, the company will reduce 20 million metric tons of emissions by 2015. The larger goal of Wal-mart, as the company puts it, is to only use renewable energy and create zero waste.
Danish shipping conglomerate Maersk has found an easy way to save money by saving fuel, and drastically reducing its environment footprint; all by slowing down a bit. It is conventional wisdom that moving at optimum speeds can improve fuel efficiency, but when you're a shipping company, the most common way is to move at full throttle so that you deliver ...
Christmas trees are decked and decorated for the big day, and after that, they are mostly discarded and left away. Obviously, there can be better use for these green trees, the best option being to let them grow and be put to use again.
Many countries in the world currently offer incentives towards production of green energy, and the said incentives are gradually increasing. Germany, which has registered a strong growth in the sector and meets nearly 15% of electricity demand with green energy, is now planning to reduce incentives given to solar power.
As the world moves to cleaner energy, demand for Lithium has been steadily increasing. The element has widespread application in batteries and is widely used in consumer products and electric cars. Since the demand for Lithium is likely to only go up in the future, as the number of electric cars and gadgets steadily increases, there is a scare about ...