Carbon Handout for Airlines: An Awful Deal for the Climate

2021-07-17T23:51:48+03:00August 17th, 2018|Categories: #Business, #environment, #Green, #greenetworks|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Airlines will be able to claim credit for "low-carbon" fossil fuels in an emissions-trading scheme meant to reduce the industry's carbon footprint, the UN's aviation agency decided Thursday. The decision to credit fossil fuels, which campaigners say was raised late in the negotiations process, will allow airlines to claim reduced offsets from a broad definition of "green fuel," [...]

10 reasons to plant a tree in your backyard – 10 اسباب لزرع شجرة في فنائك الخلفي

2017-04-03T12:19:43+03:00April 3rd, 2017|Categories: #environment, #global_warming, #Green|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It is no secret that planting trees is good for the environment. We know that for a fact, we wish more trees get planted, but few have thought about planting trees themselves. Planting a tree is easy, inexpensive, and very rewarding. Here are 10 reasons to plant a tree in your backyard today. Trees combat climate [...]

Xerox wants you to go green!

2021-07-17T23:57:56+03:00November 4th, 2014|Categories: #Business, #environment, #global_warming, #Green, #greenetworks, #News, #tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

After decades of doing the environment a huge disservice, companies are starting to come around concerning being friendly to the environment. Even Xerox, who is making money from people who want to print, print, print, is now asking us to slow it down! In fact, they have published a few tips for going green with paper. Here's [...]

Mind Blowing Facts about your Carbon Footprint: Fact #4

2021-07-17T23:57:59+03:00October 1st, 2014|Categories: #Business, #environment, #global_warming, #Green, #News, #tech|Tags: , , , , , , |

A cyclist will put out roughly 100 watts of power when riding at a vigorous pace (in this case, watts are not being used to describe electricity, but power in general). If we attached a generator to their bicycle, the electricity created by our cyclist would be sufficient to light a single 100 watt bulb. Over [...]

Mind Blowing Facts about your Carbon Footprint: Fact #3

2021-07-17T23:58:02+03:00September 25th, 2014|Categories: #Business, #environment, #global_warming, #Green, #News, #tech|Tags: , , , , , , , |

The amount of sunlight that falls on the Earth’s surface in one minute is sufficient to meet world energy demand for an entire year. According to the American Solar Energy Society, the amount of sunlight that falls on the Earth’s surface in one minute is sufficient to meet world energy demand for an entire year. Read [...]

Be a Climate Hero! Know your carbon footprint and how to shrink it!

2021-07-17T23:58:23+03:00May 21st, 2014|Categories: #Business, #environment, #global_warming, #Green, #Health, #News, #tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

A new app, and first of its kind, is now here to help you calculate your carbon footprint. Oroeco allows you to monitor your carbon footprint based on your purchases. The app has partnered with, another tool that helps you stick to your monthly budgets by tracking your purchases and giving you reports about your spendings (i.e. $200 on entertainment, [...]

Escape global warming, live in a lilypad

2021-07-17T23:58:28+03:00May 12th, 2014|Categories: #Business, #environment, #global_warming, #Green, #Health, #News, #tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Yes, you read right. By 2100 people should be able to escape this climate change and live in self-sufficient floating cities that are shaped like water lilies. Architect Vincent Callebaut designed these eco-cities to be made made of polyester fibers and feature three mountains and marinas — dedicated to work, shopping and entertainment. Aquaculture farms and [...]

Weird Green Inventions: Turn your office shredded paper to toilet paper!

2021-07-17T23:58:29+03:00February 17th, 2014|Categories: #Business, #environment, #global_warming, #Green, #News, #tech|Tags: , , , , , , |

Known as the White Goat, this green invention allows you to convert normal paper into toilet paper. Simply insert about 40 sheets of paper, and in 30 minutes you’ll receive a freshly made roll of toilet paper. The machine shreds the paper, dissolves it in water, thins it out and then dries it and winds it around a [...]

Wierd but effective inventions to make a statement about water and energy wasting

2021-07-17T23:58:32+03:00January 2nd, 2014|Categories: #Business, #environment, #global_warming, #Green, #Health, #News, #tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

1) Poor Little Fishbowl Sink It's basically a combination sink/goldfish bowl. The more water you let drain from the tap, the less this poor fish has to swim in. Once you turn the tap off, water in the fish bowl starts to fill in again, making a strong statement about water wasting. Rest assured, the tap [...]

English teen girl creates an app to get people ‘jazzed’ about recycling

2013-12-30T20:22:29+03:00December 30th, 2013|Categories: #Business, #environment, #global_warming, #Green, #greenetworks, #Health, #News, #tech|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

A teen girl in the United Kingdom created a new app designed to help people recycle. Zea Tongeman, an english 14-year-old  is the designer of the social media app "Jazzy Recycling" that turns recycling into a game. In this interview with The Guardian, Zea explains what motivated her to create her app: "The aim was to create an [...]

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