Hybrid cars show promise as a solution to the problem of fuel scarcity and environmental destruction. Although this kind of car is quite similar with petrol-powered cars, they differ by having two or more power sources. Petrol is generally one of the power sources used while others (although not commercially available as yet) are solar [...]
The Asia and South Pacific Initiative to Reduce Emissions (ASPIRE) partnership group have released their inaugural Annual Report. As a key partner, United Airlines is proud of the results as well as the aviation industry’s commitment to reducing its impact on the environment and improving on current best practice.
Virgin Blue Airlines were joined with an internationally acclaimed scientist, conservationist, author and Chairman of Copenhagen Climate Council, Professor Tim Flannery, to honour the purchaser of the airline’s one millionth seat to have its carbon emissions offset since the launch of Virgin Blue’s Carbon Offset Program in 2007.
We all know that cycling is not only great for your health but also for the health of the environment. Around the world some governments are trying to promote the limiting of carbon emissions so that the global mean temperature does not rise any further, as it’s already way too high.
Green air travel seems near impossible to obtain. It is almost too good to be true- a plane that can run which produces no carbon emissions for our environment. And last year Boeing announced they has built such a plane- a plane that is so ‘green’ earth friendly that the engine releases only pure water [...]
British researchers have taken the plunge and attempted to find a way of cutting airline fuel bills (and the environment). They say they can cut fuel emissions by up to a fifth by placing hundreds of thousands of tiny holes in the surface of the planes wing.
Bioethanol fuel is a renewable fuel that is made from starch plants such as corn wheat and sugar plants. Blended with petrol, Bioethanol concentrations can be of 5% to 85% or it can be used as a direct substitute for petrol with appropriately modified engines.
Biodiesel is an alternative, renewable fuel that was designed to help save the environment. Made from the oil of crops like oilseed rape, sunflowers and soybeans, Biodiesel gives a 60 percent reduction in C02 emissions from the well to wheel.
The increasing amount of people using planes as a method of transportation is a terrifying thought for the environment. The more people that step on board a plane, the more C02 is produced and the more we pollute the air. There are cheap flights sold daily and cutting down the air travel will be difficult, [...]
If your daily commute involves driving, one of the most positive ways you can impact the environment is to switch to a ‘green car’. Green vehicles have low (or zero) carbon emissions, are highly fuel efficient and are made of materials that can be easily recycled once the car has run its race.