Environment

Mitsubishi iMiEV to Drive into Central America’s Greenest Nation Costa Rica

January 3, 2011 / 1 Comment

Mitsubishi i MiEV, the Japanese electric vehicle, is likely to enter the Costa Rican market very soon. Well, this is one much anticipated news, and the hatchback was being awaited since quite a few years now. But the most significant aspect in this regard is that Costa Rica is supposed to the greenest country in Central America, perhaps in ...

Czech Republic Caught Between the Devil & the Deep Sea?

December 14, 2010 / 1 Comment

The Czech Republic is being dogged by several issues as it attempts to reduce its carbon footprint.  As part of the European Union’s pledge to reduce greenhouse emissions by 20% by the year 2020 from the levels that existed in 1990, the Czech nation has been taking several steps to ensure that the people are switching to more renewable power ...

Dumfries Parade Goes Green

December 14, 2010 / No Comments

This year’s parade at Dumfries followed the ‘Eco Green’ theme that the Town Council had suggested. With several schools participating and a number of mini-parades, the eco-friendly message was passed on to participants and viewers alike.

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.

Legoland Sea Life Aquarium to Have Eco-Friendly Holiday Events

December 10, 2010 / No Comments

The Sea Life Aquarium at Legoland is focusing on making their holiday events eco-friendly this year. Of the many events planned for this holiday season, there is a Dive Show that will be held every day.

Ecomo Prefab Home: Make It As You Like It

December 6, 2010 / No Comments

A prefabricated home that can serve several purposes and can be assembled according to the owner’s needs – is not a fantasy anymore. The Ecomo Modular Home comes as square modular units which can be used as living spaces, play areas or as sleeping quarters, depending on the requirement of the owner. What’s most appealing is that the layout can be ...

General Motors to Hire 1,000 Engineers & Researchers to Expand Electric Project

December 2, 2010 / No Comments

General Motors will start hiring 1,000 engineers and researchers in Michigan to significantly expand its vehicle electrification expertise from today onwards as announced. It is hoping to lead in the development of electric vehicles from hybrids to electric vehicles with extended-range capability, like the Chevrolet Volt or the recently introduced eAssist technology that will debut on the 2012 Buick LaCrosse.

FTC Releases Revised Green Guides

December 2, 2010 / 1 Comment

The U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has come up with certain alterations to its Green Guides. The agency released a draft of the changes in October. The organization is also in the midst of accepting suggestions and comments from business firms before finalizing the rules.

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.

Toyota Plans More Green Vehicles for the Future

November 23, 2010 / No Comments

As a triggering move to their future plans to roll out more alternative-energy vehicles, Toyota recently announced that they have a very elaborate plan for their eco-car future. Well, they have around 11 conventional hybrids and battery powered automobiles waiting in queue to be launched.