For the first time ever, world energy leaders are coming together for the advancement energy efficiency. The largest economic powers—including the United States, United Kingdom, Japan, Germany, France, Italy, and Russia, together with China, South Korea, India, Brazil, and Mexico—signed the official partnership last week at the G8 Energy Ministers Meeting in Rome.
A study released last month by the Harvard School of Public Health concludes that tiny airborne hazardous particulate can lead to blood clots, which is often associated with long-term airplane flights.
The Nanyang Technology University announced June 3 that it has formed a multi-disciplinary energy research center to research complex energy-related issues. The Energy Research Institute will be a venue for scientists to assemble and exchange ideas across various disciplines.
One man’s faux pas is another man’s fashion.
Before you throw away your grunge-era flannel shirt, consider this: each year one company creates seasonal collections of apparel and accessories, all made from the likes of flannel shirts and other old trends.
Attention: All New or Expectant Moms! Have you heard about IsaBooties? As seen on MSNBC, the Ellen Degeneres Show and Parenting magazine (just to name a few), these are the newest trend in eco-friendly soft sole baby shoes.
A report released June 3 by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Sustainable Energy Finance Initiative states that $117 billion was invested in renewable energy projects, including geothermal, wind, solar and biofuels, in 2008. This is a five percent increase since 2007, mostly attributable to emerging economies such as China and Brazil.