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FIAT’s New Innings with Natural Gas

June 7, 2012 / No Comments

FIAT is all set to pave its future ways by roping in alternative fuels. The automaker’s research team is working on the same at the Centro Ricerche FIAT, outside of Turin, Italy, their high-security research facility. Unlike Toyota and others, who went behind gas-electric hybrids and pure batteries, FIAT is interested in compressed natural gas (CNG).  According to its General Manager, ...

Eco Village Modeled on Coral Reefs for Haiti

February 17, 2011 / 1 Comment

Life is springing back to life in Haiti, so is the field of architecture. The most noteworthy thing in this regard is that Vincent Callebaut has succeeded in making a path breaking concept into reality. Callebaut has designed what known as the eco village in the country. The villages are supposed to be carbon neutral, thereby making it suitable for ...

How To Be Green In The New Year – Part 3

January 6, 2010 / No Comments

Let me see if I can find another way to be Green this year. Oooooohhhhh! I smell something burning. Well, maybe not burning, but definitely getting hot. I know that sentence was a tease, and I am going to take full advantage of it! Sooooo, I'll explain that later in this article.

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.

Tuvalu, the Fourth Smallest Country in the World Aims to Become First Zero-Carbon Country

July 29, 2009 / 4 Comments

If the larger and medium economies of the world have to be motivated to cut down immensely on the carbon footprints, it might be the smaller nations which have to set an example stating that it can be done in a manner easier than anticipated. Tuvalu, the fourth smallest nation in the world with a population of 12,000 people intends to ...

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 ...

Motorola Renew W233: World’s First Carbon Neutral Mobile Unveiled at CES

January 12, 2009 / 2 Comments

It seems that the sinking Motorola is not going down without a fight and if not in the mobile world, it sure is winning the battle in the 'green domain' with the unveiling of the world's first carbon neutral mobile cell phone at CES this year. Motorola Renew W233 is being dubbed as the world's first carbon-free mobile and that is ...

Japanese Firm Sells CO2 Eating Carbon Offset Plants

October 30, 2008 / No Comments

I probably should have studied harder when I was in science class, but I seem to remember that all plants thrive on CO2. Even so, Ota Florticulture Auction Co., which is Japan's largest flower wholesaler, is planning to market a series of arrangements made up of potted plants that gobble up large amounts of CO2. There's always someone wanting to ...

Technological Breakthrough – Transforming CO2 Emissions into Fuel

October 17, 2008 / No Comments

Carbon Sciences has recently declared that it has made an important breakthrough that can convert CO2 emissions into fuels. This would cut down on the 62 billion metric tones of CO2 - root cause of global warming, which is let out into the atmosphere every year. The technology will use these harmful emissions and convert them into useful sources of energy. As ...