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Climate Change: Europeans Believe It’s Serious

October 14, 2011 / 1 Comment

Europeans are no longer cloudy regarding their opinion about global climate change: they are now unequivocal and say that climate change is a ``very serious problem’’. According to a recent survey, the majority of people in the European Union now see climate change as a grave issue to grapple with. In fact, EU residents see climate change as the second most ...

Greenpeace Greener Electronics Guide Out; Apple Dips, HP & Samsung Score High

October 28, 2010 / No Comments

Greenpeace has released the latest 16th version of influential guide to greener electronics. Nokia retained the top position of the rankings which it has held since 2008. Sony Ericsson and Philips retain their second and third positions, respectively.

High Energy Consumption Could Lead to a Ban on Plasma TVs in Brussels

January 14, 2009 / 1 Comment

Brussels is all set to ban energy-guzzling plasma TVs once the legislation gets passed in EU. The decision is going to be anything but popular with majority of Europe already having changed to plasma televisions - a popular option among the young and the old alike. Plasma screens have been nicknamed the 4x4s of the living room by many, as they ...

Europe Increases Demand for Solar Cells in 3Q

December 5, 2008 / No Comments

Business is bad? Where is business bad? Not in the solar cell industry is business bad. During the 3Q of this year, Japan's fiscal 2Q shipments of solar cells to the European Union grew 44% on the year in power capacity terms. It now reaches 304,500kW says the Japan Photovoltaic Energy Association. Europe accounted for 60% of all shipments. Exports to the ...

31 Chinese Provinces Lean on EU, Norway, UNDP to Develop Green Plans

July 1, 2008 / No Comments

We do love it when a plan comes together, when the world gets along. Here's a guy who has people all over the world dancing together. On a different level, 31 provinces in China have received $4 million from Norway, the European Union and United Nations Development Program (UNDP) to draft programs to fight climate change over the next two ...