With CO2 emissions on the rise and concern about it continuing to rise in higher concentrations due to industry, scientists are coming up with ways to chart and pinpoint areas of the country that are contributing to CO2 emissions. This knowledge will help control and regulate CO2 emissions.
As human population grows, so does the use of fossil fuels and their emissions into the atmosphere. But it has been debated if anthropogenic sources of global warming are really making any kind of significant impact.
Tired of your old electric meter with the odometer-like read out? Want a new smart electric meter that will give you real-time electric data in a dynamic environment so you can learn to save on energy? The smart meter is here and is as green as ever, but is the data in it really yours?
Has your school embraced green technology? Are you looking for ways to conserve energy at school? If not there are plenty of reasons to do it including a huge savings in the budget. Energy conservation can be achieved by everyone from the student all the way up to the superintendent.
Railroad ties around the world are up for replacement. The crossties that hold railroad tracks together are traditionally made of wood, but now, stronger and longer lasting – but more energy intensive to produce – concrete ties are available. Which tie material is greener - wood or concrete?
How awesome would it be to save money and have some of the latest gadgets for yourself and your house without paying much? Would it not be wonderful to get lots of benefits from your government, including tax cuts? Imagine all this, just because you decided to conserve electricity in the house.
Aquaculture has been widely practiced in China and other Asian countries and the history goes back over 2000 years. Commercial aquaculture is conducted in earthen ponds and the quality of the water used has to be constantly monitored for the health of the marine life.
The use of human power instead of machines is quite common in developing and poor countries. While this is immediately apparent in transport such as cycle rickshaws, innovations have allowed the use of pedal power to perform many of the functions that in developed countries are performed by engines.
The reprocessing of nuclear waste is indeed possible, and some countries have already adopted a recycling strategy. The US is using underground repositories for waste disposal, although some research has begun toward adopting new recycling methods for fission products.
Researchers claim to have developed a paper-based e-reader, able to mimic traditional paper and be totally disposable. The question is whether is it worthy to have one-time-use devices that can be recycled after all?