Just like the old saying that necessity is the mother of invention, a groundbreaking new innovation has emerged in the form of solar powered traffic noise barriers. Noise of heavy traffic creates sound pollution for the surrounding residencies and businesses. This is why noise barriers are used alongside of the busy roads and highways.
Humans are a pretty incredible species. Through evolution and over millions of years, we have reached the point where we are able to control the elements and to manipulate them to achieve incredible things. We have the ability to fly across the world in planes, we can visit space and we can control electricity and fire. We can meld metals and we can make vast amounts of fabrics, materials and products – all very cheaply and very quickly. This is all very impressive when you consider that our closest relations are still living it up in the African jungle and munching on leaves, but it’s not quite as […]
The increasing population density in urban areas is a complex issue that needs a suitable remedy. Keeping these problems in mind, Elevate Structure Inc has designed a new type of house that is self-sufficient in many ways. The tiny homes are designed to have a low carbon footprint. It will also reduce the wastage of space in urban areas.
Solar power is being claimed to be more powerful and beneficial than the potentially risky nuclear power. It has now been proved that solar power can be used on earth as well as in exploring the space. Last year the solar powered spacecraft Rosetta was sent to meet a comet located some 375 million miles away from the sun. The partial success of Rosetta has opened the doors of new opportunity for the space researchers.
In today’s day and age, we as a community and as a country all have to be committed wholeheartedly to reducing the impact that we are having on the environment. The huge impact that we have made thus far through our inexhaustible lust for disposables has caused some damage to the planet, but it’s not too late to reverse the damage. It’s important to think globally and to act locally, and it’s very encouraging when we see businesses in our community taking some excellent steps to reduce their carbon footprint through their environmental actions. After all, these businesses are some of the biggest producers of carbon emissions or wastes, […]
Founded and led by Yoven Chouinard, Patagonia has been an apparel company with a difference from the very beginning. It had always had a green bent and carved a niche for making fashionable outdoor clothing greener. Now, Patagonia has taken a more admirable step forward by launching a line of jeans made by using only eco-friendly dyes.
Many individuals have the general misconception that going green is a hard choice on the lifestyle as well as one’s pocket. However, the truth is that you need not to be extravagant in your pursuit to go green. You can establish an eco-friendly lifestyle with just a few simple changes in and around the household. Here are some such green household tips that would help improve your health and lifestyle tremendously.
The number of clean and green vehicles is increasing slowly but steadily on the roads. It will grow even further as more and more individuals shift towards a greener lifestyle by opting for eco-friendly modes of transportation, including hybrid and electric powered vehicles. Here we have listed five eco-friendly vehicle concepts that can potentially fuel a greener tomorrow.
Electronics has become an integral part of our lives today. We rely on gadgets for nearly every other task, thus crowding our home with electronic items. Although these gadgets do make our lives easier, they also have a downside to them. They contain toxic components that can degrade the environment considerably. Sadly, not most of us realize this and tend to throw away old, used electronic items, thus contributing to e-waste landfills around the world.
As the most superior species on the planet, we cannot be exactly proud of the way we have been treating the environment so far. Clearing forests to make ways for cities, polluting groundwater for the sake of building factories and contributing to greenhouse gases by dumping anything and everything in landfills, the list goes on. It is only when the alarm bells started ringing; we start thinking about our actions and their consequences in the years to come.