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.
This week, guest presenter Naomi takes a look at what’s going down in the world of green.
The Vestas SailRocket is the outright world speed sailing record contender. It employs a concept in which the sail and keel elements are positioned so that there is virtually no overturning moment and no net vertical lift. When used correctly, this results in a boat which no longer has obvious stability limits and in which the only significant response to gusts is a change in speed!
Highlights of the gala dinner at the Natural History Museum on Thursday 2nd December
National Grid’s Chief Executive Steve Holliday outlines what he sees as the opportunity for his industry from climate change and energy security. He says his company’s response will evolve once the scale of the opportunity is known and the regulatory arrangements are clarified.
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.