United Nations Climate Change Conference 2009

The largest and arguably most important United Nations climate change conference opened Monday, with diplomats from 192 nations attending in what could be the best and last chance to strike a deal to protect the world from the increased effects of global warming. Leading up to the conference was two years of exhausting negotiations, commencing

The Electric Vehicle Revolution is HERE!

Yet another important milestone was achieved for the Electric Vehicle (EV) revolution this past Tuesday when Vice President Joe Biden visited his home state of Delaware to announce the reopening of a former GM Manufacturing Plant that will be modified to produce electric vehicles.

Power Hungry Gadgets Can Be Costly

The major topics of discussion this week centered on the increasing demand of power hungry gadgets in the form of consumer electronics. This after the California Energy Commission proposed a plan to reduce the power consumption of new TV’s sold in the state by about half of what it is now in 2013.  Turns out

Having Fun While Going Green & Being Healthier

Everyone’s heard the same old adage, ‘take the stairs instead of the escalator to feel better and live healthier.’ Although most of us probably fail to take advantage of this, earlier this month, researchers in Stockholm experimented with something they have dubbed as the “fun theory.” By changing out a set of stairs in a

Water Shortage: A Worldwide Problem by 2020

Concerned increased over water conservation this past week when the United Nations Education and Scientific Council (UNESCO) published a report that predicted water shortage will be a serious worldwide problem by the year 2020. Let us evaluate the global picture. The Environmental Protection Agency  (EPA) suggests that in the United States, the biggest water consumer

India is Setting the Solar Renewable Energy Standard

With all the talk of going green these days it’s no wonder that India is now setting progressive standards in which to expand its solar capacity.  Last month, following Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s visit they announced the solar mega-project, aimed at expanding India’s solar capacity from the current 3 megawatts (MW) to a reported