carbon emissions

New Ad Claims CO2 Is Not Harmful To Environment!

July 15, 2010 / No Comments

A new ad campaign by the organization CO2 is Green, drew a lot of flak as soon as it appeared. The ad says that carbon dioxide is not actually causing the level of pollution that the government claims it is; and that legislation that might be passed on the assumption that CO2 is immensely damaging to the environment, may actually ...

Korean Air Appoints Teddy Bear Crew to Spread Green Message

July 8, 2010 / No Comments

It is all about going green in the skies. Korean Air is bringing in a unique eco-friendly management system in its bid to cut down on the environmental impact of air travel. Korean Air has appointed a pair of 'Teddy Bear Crew' to spread the green message.

Sustainable bio-plastic ready reshape food industry

April 29, 2010 / No Comments

Over the years algae has proven its potential use for the bio-fuel industry and now it’s’ all ready to confirm its usability for the bio-plastic manufacturing as well. Cereplast Algae Plastics is ready to hit the market with sustainable bio-plastics by the end this year.

US Navy flies First Green Supersonic Jet on Earth Day

April 22, 2010 / 1 Comment

Coincidence apart, but what better occasion than the Earth Day for the world’s most well equipped military to try and reduce its carbon footprint and move closer towards getting a green makeover? In an effort to clean up its armed forces the US Navy will take the Hornet on a supersonic test flight using bio-fuel.

Indian Minister Backs Unconditional CO2 Cuts for the Country

October 19, 2009 / No Comments

India currently is the fourth largest emitter of carbon in the world, and has so far resisted any binding emission targets under an international agreement. India, and the Group of 77 developing nations have been opposing such binding targets unless they come tied with financial and technological support from developed nations which have so far led in carbon emissions.

Excess Carbon Emissions to Speed Up the Ocean Acidification Process

March 20, 2009 / No Comments

Whenever there is a group of environmentalists and top notch scientists (?) who claim that human activity and carbon emissions are destroying the planet, there is a group of skeptics to challenge it. But when it comes to ocean acidification, the conclusive evidence is before our eyes— we are causing irreversible damage to the planet. Image by shoebappa A team of scientists ...

Japan’s New Green Deal

February 12, 2009 / No Comments

Japan's PM Taro Aso is ordering his ministries to draft a "Green New Deal" this week. The "Green New Deal" is expected to counter the twin towers threats of climate change and economic downturn. [caption id="attachment_3923" align="alignnone" width="400" caption="Green New Deal"][/caption] Aso's stimulus package will focus on slashing greenhouse gases. Aso is expected to fall in step with new US President Barack Obama ...

Googling Alone Produces More Carbon Emissions Than Laos

January 14, 2009 / No Comments

According to stats given by Harvard University's Alex Wissner-Gross, it would be safe to deduce that by just using the Google search, the world actually produces as much carbon dioxide as a country like Laos would do. But how far are these claims real and if they indeed are true, do we really need to go ringing the alarm bells? According ...