Eco-friendly

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 ...

Dubai’s Jumeirah Gardens Master Plan – Highest Environmental Standards

October 15, 2008 / 3 Comments

While the world is witnessing a terrible financial crunch, Dubai remains calm and unaffected by this crisis. Their vivid taste for exotic high rise constructions fuels their desire for more of the kind. Meeras Construction is one such company which has visions of making Dubai a very Hi-Tech city. It has recently roped in two architects, Adrian Smith and Gordon ...

Toyota IQ – Ready to be Launched in the UK in January 2009

October 14, 2008 / No Comments

The new eco-friendly Toyota IQ is all ready to be launched in the UK in January 2009 and will be priced at £9,495 . It has a low carbon emission of 99g/km and a combined fuel economy of 65.7mpg for the 1.0 VVT-I with manual transmission. Although it isn't a large car it is easy to maneuver and does not ...

Bamboo Bike a Sustainable Transport Solution

October 9, 2008 / 2 Comments

Apparently the bamboo is not only good for flooring, salad bowls or cutting boards, but also for building some of the most sustainable commuters, the Bamboo Bike. The project was started by the guys at Calfe Design and was meant to build a "green" bike that wouldn't cost $13,000 like the carbon-fiber bikes we know these days. It costs more ...