This week’s episode of Eco-Trek features Australia, widely regarded as the greenest continent on the globe. Meet former Minister for the Environment and ex-rock star Peter Garrett of Midnight Oil and the world’s fastest solar car.
Australia is the sunniest continent on earth. New technologies in Solar, Energy Storage and Energy Exporting shows Solar Energy works.
Australia’s largest wind farms are near completion, crating a huge number of jobs opportunities whilst massively reducing our CO2 emissions.
World Environment Day (WED) is on 5 June. This day is targeted to be the people’s day for positive action and demonstrates how individual actions can create an exponential impact. This year’s event, hosted by Rwanda, will support the International Year of Biodiversity.
The Eden project played host to the world’s first green car show. The giants from the motoring world were there with their new green technologies in the form of sleek racing cars and flash convertibles.
How green is the World Cup? Here’s some ideas to make it greener so that the pitch needn’t be the only thing green in football. With motion sensor lighting, ceedum roofs and clothing designed to mimic plants that repel mud and water to make them easier to clean its the environment that’s winning.
Jordan is one of the world’s top 10 water-poor countries. It’s 80% desert…and it’s expanding. Can a simple technology like catching rain water change the lives of thousands of farmers?
The LowCVP’s annual conference, held on June 8 2009 at City Hall, London. The event featured Lord Adonis, Transport Secretary and Boris Johnson, Mayor of London and a cast of leading speakers in this field. The LowCVP is working to accelerate the shift to low carbon vehicles and fuels.
Top 5 green gifts to your Christmas list Face mask www.balaton-spa.co.uk WWF’s Help Save Wild Tigers box shop.wwf.org.uk Recycled cases www.proportasmart.comGo Green board game www.gogreenboardgame.co.uk Solar robots www.ethicalsuperstore.co.uk/greentv
Janey Lee Grace gives us the lowdown on eco developments in the car manufacturing industry.