Category Archives: Environment

Global economy would save up to $160 trillion by shifting to renewables, electric cars

“Every dollar spent on energy transition would pay off up to seven times” Continue Reading …

Think Progress

London has world’s first 24-hour Ultra Low Emissions Zone

April 8 (UPI) — London introduced the world’s first 24-hour city Ultra Low Emission Zone Monday in an effort to reduce air pollution and protect public health in Britain’s capital. Continue Reading…

Lotus Has a Real GEM

Lotus makes some of the best looking, fast and fun to drive green cars. Some of it’s panels are made from recyclable hemp, and one model – the Exige 270E is a real GEM – meaning it can run on Gasoline, Ethanol or Methanol. Their engineers designed it “to demonstrate how straightforward it can be Continue Reading…

Fracking Pollutes Water …

Fracking pollutes water, makes it unusable and will eventually make it more expensive.? On the positive side, fracking for natural gas gives the US plenty of energy and creates jobs. But using renewable energy sources has all the same benefits, but none of the environmental and health issues. It is a fact that “The byproducts Continue Reading…

Petroleum Perils

The perils of extracting petroleum and fossil fuels are well documented. Clearly, drilling in the arctic or offshore is difficult, expensive and dangerous. A spill is hard to contain and virtually impossible to clean up. Spills from 20 years ago like the Exxon Valdez in Alaska to recent ones caused by British Petroleum in the Continue Reading…