In an effort to blend cost-saving with earth-saving, brand-new start-up Gogentle uses electric bikes to make the final delivery in cities.
This company is the first of its kind in Barcelona. Using their zero-emission, totally electric “cargo-cycles,” Gogentle will make the last mile of deliveries of loads up to 180 kilograms (about 400 pounds.) The partners claim that it gives their clients a quirky, recognizable, and eco-friendly corporate image, while cutting delivery costs about 25-percent.0 comments
Guy Negre of MDIs Air Car engine that runs on compressed air. Emissions are only filtered air thats cleaner than outside air. 300 bars of pressure in carbon-fibre & kevlar air tanks. Car can travel at 110 km/hr and has a 150 km driving range. Refilling can be done by plugging in at home or at a special high-pressure air station. Dual-energy models use small amounts of bio-fuels that can extend the range to over 1400 kms.
Pollution free vehicle that produces zero emissions. When the car stops at traffic lights, the engine stops so no energy is lost because theres no idling.0 comments
This Earth Hour 2011: 8.30pm, Saturday 26 March, celebrate your action for the planet with the people of world, and add more to your Earth Hour.
From its inception as a single-city initiative—Sydney, Australia - in 2007, Earth Hour has grown into a global symbol of hope and movement for change. Earth Hour 2010 created history as the worlds largest ever voluntary action with people, businesses and governments in 128 countries across every continent coming together to celebrate an unambiguous commitment to the one thing that unites us all—the planet.
Sign up to earthhour.org, switch off your lights for Earth Hour 2011, and share the positive actions you will sustain for earth beyond the hour.0 comments
At TED2010, Bill Gates unveils his vision for the worlds energy future, describing the need for miracles to avoid planetary catastrophe and explaining why hes backing a dramatically different type of nuclear reactor. The necessary goal? Zero carbon emissions globally by 2050.0 comments
Though the Muslim community center planned for New York City has created controversy because of its proximity to Ground Zero, the original goal of the LEED certified building is to express the deep connections between Islam and environmentalism. Its only one of the top 5 green houses of worship in todays countdown.0 comments