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.
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.
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Janey Lee Grace gives us the lowdown on eco developments in the car manufacturing industry.
The Energy Saving Trust’s take on MTV Cribs, with a spoof video called ‘Eco-Pads’, starring comedian Marcus Brigstocke showing off his big butt, his composter and his amazing water-saving device – the plug. Eco Pads’ is the first in a series of short celebrity films to be released over the summer.
This week’s news focuses on technological innovations from around the globe