Can solar energy save the world? Join the ongoing online debate by the Economist to learn about arguments and facts from both sides.
In the United States, the government’s shutdown, even after it ends will slow much of the president’s Obama second-term agenda items. Despite reports by U.N. scientists and Nature researchers this month that the planet’s climate is still warming, ice is still melting, seas are still rising and humans are still certainly to blame, the President’s Climate Action Plan — which aims to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, assist communities in adapting to the unavoidable impacts of climate change and increase U.S. leadership in spurring global climate action — is also getting stuck coming out the gate.
A heartfelt & moving story of how instruments made from recycled trash bring hope to children whose future is otherwise spiritless.
The International Conference on Green City, will be held in Paris on 17 and 18 October 2013.
A clever idea introduced by the British inventor Roland Glansi promises to reduce the cost of heating oil or natural gas by 20 %. According to the inventor , the device Radfan which costs only 55 pounds , can solve the problem of heating during the winter.
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A group of students from Delft University of Technology, Netherlands, has managed to broke the world record of acceleration with a small electric vehicle , which has achieved a speed of 100 kilometers per hour in just 2.15 seconds . To date, the record – not only for electric cars, but for all kinds of vehicles – was 2.68 seconds.
The well-known Swedish flat-pack furniture giant company Ikea is testing sales of panels in the British market “because it has the right combination of mid-level electricity prices and government-sponsored financial incentives that make investing in solar energy attractive to consumers,” according to the AP.