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Syria’s Water Scarcity Park Set to Prove Life Can Be Lived Well with Less Water

December 27, 2010 / No Comments

Water scarcity has turned out to be Syria’s largest problem and this realization seems to have spurred some kind of a noble effort from the government level.

Philips AmbientLED Replaces Common Incandescent Bulbs; It’s Green & Saves Power Too

December 17, 2010 / 2 Comments

Philips is bringing in a new illuminating low-energy alternative bulb with the promise of doing way with the over 425 million 60 watt incandescent bulbs sold annually. The new Philips  AmbientLED can effectively replace those bulbs and can provide the same illumination as a 60 watt white light incandescent at 12 watts.

Cave Hotel in Turkey Promises Luxury in Ancient Settings

December 10, 2010 / No Comments

Visitors to Turkey now have a unique option – to live in total style and comfort, inside caves that are centuries old. Six cave houses that date back to the 5th and 6th century period have been styled into a five-star hotel called the Yunak Evleri.

Bubble Structures Enthrall Streets of Paris

December 8, 2010 / No Comments

Paris has got a new feather in its cap. The two new bubble like structures which house a garden in one and a jungle in another have breathed a fresh air onto the streets of Paris, standing unique amidst the other concrete buildings.

China to Achieve 500 GW of Renewable Power by 2020

December 7, 2010 / No Comments

China is all set to hit a total of 500 Gigawatts of renewable energy on the grid by 2020. Estimated increment in the sector of wind power is 150 GW in the place of current 25 GW, electric power would come from adding 100 GW to make 300 GW of hydro power, adding 125 GW to have 150 GW of ...

Climate Change Committee Ceases to Exist

December 3, 2010 / 2 Comments

GOP is closing down the house climate change committee. The house of representatives has made it clear that it is longer going to concern itself with climate change. The most striking aspect in this regard is that 50% of the new Congress doesn't believe climate change is real.

China’s Green Expo Holds a Lot of Promise

November 25, 2010 / No Comments

The China International Green Industry Expo has just begun in Beijing. The Expo will have an array of innovative eco-friendly technologies and concepts, ranging from products for every day practical use to technical products.

US Plans New Approvals Process for Offshore Wind Power Projects

November 24, 2010 / No Comments

A new, major initiative has been announced by the US Interior Secretary Ken Salazar, which will speed up the process of sanctioning offshore wind power projects. The US has seen years of delay caused by red tape holding up such projects, which is holding up the progress of renewable energy generation.

Are Your Kids’ Books From ‘Green’ Publishers? RAN Tells You How to Choose

November 19, 2010 / No Comments

Just in time for the biggest shopping season of the year Black Friday, Rainforest Action Initiative (RAN) has released information that is aimed at helping consumers make greener choices when it comes to purchasing books. Their guide ‘Rainforest-Safe Kids' Books: How Do Publishers Stack Up’ is a report plus consumer guide that lists out book publishers that are not linked ...

Double Skin Façade Cools Spanish High Rise

November 17, 2010 / 1 Comment

The incredible Spanish high rise office building, designed by Hoz Fontán Arquitectos, in Spain stands unique for featuring a double skin and series of rooftop gardens which helps in cooling the place. Thus it is considered as a green design which helps in slashing the expense incurred for cooling. Green office tower also enables daylighting.