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The Air Conditioning Or Other Ecological Cooling Methods

The Air Conditioning Or Other Ecological Cooling Methods

During summer days when the heat becomes unbearable, the air conditioning turns out to be a necessity for the general comfort of the population but in the mean time is a great enemy of both the human and environment’s health. The abrupt changes of temperature, the lack of air moisture, the high circulation speed of […]

Renewable Energy News From Around The World

Renewable Energy News From Around The World

1. The Obama administration seems committed to fulfill its green pledge and has announced that $36 billion in loan guarantees will be made available for renewable energy projects and for modernizing the electricity grid. “These investments will be used to create jobs, spur the development of innovative clean energy technologies and help ensure a smart, […]

7 Things You Need To Know About Organic Agriculture

7 Things You Need To Know About Organic Agriculture

The air and water are the most important resources whose quality should be a priority for all mankind. The infiltration of pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers and other water soluble chemicals in the earth waters is a very serious issue especially because they finally reach the water consumed by the general population. The quality of the soil […]

Trees Expand To New Areas In Response To Global Warming

Trees Expand To New Areas In Response To Global Warming

With the rise in earth’s temperature, trees all over the world are colonizing new habitats. According to reports, from US west coast to northern Siberia and South east Asia, trees are growing at higher latitudes and altitudes in response to warming of earth. A study including 166 sites found that trees are advancing at more […]

12 Logical Steps For A Green Life

12 Logical Steps For A Green Life

It is very easy to be “green”. All it takes is to know and use the resources efficiently and live your life based upon 12 very simple, understandable and natural principles that can turn the world we live in, into a clean and healthy environment. 1. You should use fluorescent light bulbs for illuminating your […]

Biggest Firms Need To Double Pace Of CO2 Reductions

Biggest Firms Need To Double Pace Of CO2 Reductions

According to recent reports of Carbon Disclosure Project, world’s largest firms are on track to reach the recommended levels of greenhouse gas cuts by 2089. As 39 years are too late to avoid dangerous climate changes, it is necessary for largest firms to double their pace of co2 emission reductions. It appears that a total […]

Black Carbon Cleanup Benefits Against Global Warming

Black Carbon Cleanup Benefits Against Global Warming

Recent reports suggests that reducing the black carbon emissions would quickly make great impact on climate change and global warming. It can possibly have considerable contribution to public health protection. Researchers at Scripps Institution of Oceanography says that the world could buy time to halt the disastrous geopolitical and environmental climate change effects by using […]

How Going Vegan Can Improve The Environment?

How Going Vegan Can Improve The Environment?

Apart from the health benefits to going vegan have you ever considered the benefits to the environment that going vegan will also provide? First of all, did you know that eating one pound of meat will emit the same pollution into the air that driving an SUV forty miles will emit? And did you know […]

Candle light Dinners May Add To Indoor Air Pollution

Candle light Dinners May Add To Indoor Air Pollution

Recent reports of American Chemical Society suggest that paraffin wax candles mainly used to create romantic light, fragrance and ambiance may contribute to indoor air pollution. Researchers conducted extensive testing to reveal that lovers lingering in glow of candles are exposing themselves to carcinogens and the main culprit found was petroleum based paraffin wax candle. […]

Energy-Aware Internet Routing System To Slash Down Energy Bills

Energy-Aware Internet Routing System To Slash Down Energy Bills

Researchers have discovered new way to route internet traffic that could save electricity bills for big companies like Google, Microsoft. It was found that big internet companies could save up to 40% on their electricity bills using an internet routing algorithm that tracks electricity price fluctuations. Data centers consume lot of energy, which costs operators […]