greenhouse gas

Methane Abounds in Arctic Seas; Might Intensify Global Warming

April 23, 2012 / 1 Comment

The Arctic Oceanhides more than what you thought it really does. A study by researches at the California Institute of  Tech (Caltech) has found that the ocean has higher levels of methane deposits. Antarctica and the surrounding Southern Ocean themselves release large amounts of methane, a green house gas. As the Earth is warming up each day, the green house gas ...

Cargill Plans to Cut Down on Fuel Consumption by Flying Kites!

March 1, 2011 / No Comments

If there’s a will, there of course can be a way too! Cargill, the food and agriculture company seems to be putting the age old adage to practice. The company will soon begin start using giant kites on their ships so as to generate propulsion. And what do they gain? A cut in fuel use by around 35 per cent!

Coca Cola Intros Eco-friendly 3D Vending Machines

December 8, 2010 / No Comments

The high-tech 3D vending machines that the Coca Cola Company introduced in Japan have been uniquely designed as eco-friendly equipment. Since refrigeration equipments are among the largest contributors of carbon footprints, this brand new machine could be considered as an effective step in attaining the goal of reduction of green house gases.

Dell Knocks HP Out of Top Green Spot

October 19, 2010 / 1 Comment

Dell, with a perfect score of 100, has moved up from its second position to first knocking HP out of the top spot in the green rankings of companies by Newsweek. The most significant thing about the ranking is that Apple failed to make into the top positions despite of its green efforts.

Poor Cow – Part 1

October 5, 2009 / 1 Comment

[caption id="attachment_6605" align="aligncenter" width="500" caption="Cows and wind turbines"][/caption] I came across an interesting article on combating global warming.  Aside from a picture of a cow with a gas-mask device to capture cow belches, another picture (see after the jump) shows another methane capture device.  Intended to capture cow farts, I can just feel sorry for the cow.  That hose feeding the ...

It may take years for US policy on green jobs to be in place

July 29, 2009 / 1 Comment

Though alternative energy can provide jobs across many sectors in the United States economy, formulation of a policy in this regard may take many years to develop. State laws on “green” power and regional cap-and-trade schemes on greenhouse-gas have been instrumental in impelling local economies to start converting from plants based on fossil fuel to green jobs, US governors told Senate’s ...

Japan Sets New CO2 Record

November 18, 2008 / No Comments

Japan's greenhouse gas emissions hit a record high making Japan the world's fifth-largest CO2 producer and putting them at risk of an embarrassing failure to meet its Kyoto target over the next four years. The increase of 2.3 percent last year was largely due to the closure of Japan's biggest nuclear power plant after an earthquake. Emissions rose to 1.371 billion ...

Substitute for Greenhouse Gas Sulfur Hexaflouride Found

June 25, 2008 / No Comments

Casio Computer has found a way to substitute fluorine gas for sulfur hexafluoride.  Sulfur hexafluoride is used in the processing of silicon thin films for LCD panels. As greenhouse gases go, sulfur hexafluoride is also 20,000 times worse than CO2. Casio thinks that if it eliminates this chemical the company will reduce its overall greenhouse gas emissions by about 205. Casio ...