Environment

April 4, 2012
Earth Hour 2012

Earth Hour and the Collective Goal

What started as an energy-saving tactic at the behest of the World Wildlife Fund in Sydney, Australia in 2007 to highlight the urgency of climate change, has spread across the globe to hundreds of cities and millions of people. Earth Hour is a simple, and some cynics would argue, silly, collective […]
January 25, 2012
NORTH AMERICAN INTERNATIONAL AUTO SHOW

I’m Driving Green

Let’s face it – it’s hard to be hopeful. With the current economic climate in Europe and America, politicians are fighting to stay alive in an increasingly skeptical landscape. And the public is just fighting with frustration. But if one takes the time to read the fine print (although that tends […]
January 16, 2012
Ernest Moniz

The Real Alternatives to Coal

After Canada’s bow out of the latest Kyoto summit, it’s easy to be disheartened with the current state of the environment in governmental policy. But, there are huge advances in research and development currently taking place, with some of the world’s brightest minds actively seeking a feasible cut with coal. Some […]
January 9, 2012
Solar Energy

Solar Power’s New Vanguard

The good news just keeps rolling in. After initial reports that the climate talks in South Africa were stalling, the final summation has been pretty hopeful (of course there is a mountain of red tape – but delegates were able to do much more than many believed). And after reading […]