World Environment Day, commemorated each year on 5 June, is one of the principal vehicles through which the United Nations stimulates worldwide awareness of the environment and enhances political attention and action. Kick the Habit! Towards a Low Carbon Economy.
PTV went to City hall to interview Boris! They got to see Eco Scooters, and Cars of every shape and size and chatted to Quentin Wilson who helps organise the race and many others.
This report illustrates the tips drivers should apply. Sparing use of air conditioning, frequent checks of tyre pressure and moving off without letting the engine idle are explained and illustrated. It also describes the importance of anticipating traffic flow, shifting up quickly and reaching cruising speed as fast as possible.
Sony Europe have partnered with a young team called Forest Guard to develop an innovative forest wildfire detection system. The system has already been deployed in Tahoe National Forest in California and uses a network of solar-powered CCTV cameras and online citizen fire-watchers to give advance warning of any fires.
The greenest Geneva Motor Show ever hosts the launch of the “50 by 50″ initiative aimed at making cars worldwide 50 percent more fuel-efficient by 2050
Fox News protect your right to waste energy, BMW show off their new E-Scooter and the UN tackle climate change.
The European Wind Energy Association (EWEA) launched Global Wind Day in 2009. Its aim is to promote wind energy worldwide. The messages are; wind energy tackles climate change, it boosts energy independence and it is an intelligent investment. Global Wind Day allows people to learn about the benefits of wind energy.
Harnessing the power of the wind is what Ecotricity is all about! And now we’re taking our love of wind to a new level, with the fastest wind powered vehicle on Earth! The Greenbird will challenge all your preconceptions of wind powered travel – it’s simply an amazing machine powered only by nature. And not just on land… on ice too. It’s part aeroplane, part sailboat, part Formula One car…
Boris Johnson, the Conservative Party candidate for the 2008 London Mayoral Elections speaks at the Green Alliance London Mayor Environment Hustings event.
Richard Gedge, a beef and sheep farmer based in Exmoor, talks about his use of wind and biomass to power and heat his farm. With a payback period of 5 years and huge environmental benefits, Richard believes that more farmers should be exploiting renewable technology to gain profits for their businesses.