Technology

Skycar Takes the Wheels to the Sky with Biofuel

November 17, 2008 / 1 Comment

Covering a distance of over 3700 miles in air, purely powered by biofuel is something that even the aviation industry would be proud of. But UK's Skycar Team is trying to do that in a car with a giant fan, a powerful engine and a parachute. Skycar is probably the most exciting green vehicle that is waiting to make it out ...

Cement Producers Work at Cutting CO2 Emissions in China, India

October 30, 2008 / No Comments

Cement companies in Japan are getting in on cutting down on CO2 emissions and hope to help their counterparts in China and India do the same. The Japan Cement Association is taking the lead by sending engineers to China and India to produce estimates for how much CO2 can be decreased. Japanese cement makers are working with the Ministry of Economy, ...

LED Light Bulbs That Will Last 30 Years

October 27, 2008 / 4 Comments

If you are in search of an energy efficient but smart looking replacement for your CFL light bulbs, then you can end your hunt here. Frog Design has come out with an innovative LED bulb which is shaped like the conventional bulb instead of a LED, and what is more interesting is that it lasts for a good thirty years. This ...

Open Rotor Propeller Plane by Rolls Royce, Cuts Down on Emissions

October 23, 2008 / No Comments

Here's another new discovery towards the green revolution! Rolls Royce has come up with a brilliant modified version of an open rotor propeller plane installed with a less noise making engine as opposed to its original loud engine. The engine has been tested with results showing a remarkable cut down on greenhouse gas emissions to 30% and also a great save ...

Financial Crisis to Play Big Role in “Green Growth”

October 15, 2008 / No Comments

According to Yvo De Boer - Head of the UN based Climate Change Secretariat - the global financial crisis is going to speed up the efforts being made by many countries to cut down on global warming, a process that is slowly leading us to destruction. He elaborated that, instead of side lining the issue of global warming because of the ...