• Tag Archives: Carbon

    Zero-E, a sustainable development design by Woods Bagot and Buro Happold

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    Cities around the world are growing, vertically, horizontally and are being subjected to increasing populations as time passes by. This quickly developing urban jungle though is a knife in the throat of our environment, causing adverse effects on the environment. … Continue reading3

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    GPS system warns motorists against fuel emissions

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    Unlike the regular GPS systems, the new Vexia GPS navigation system called ‘Econav’ warns motorists when they exceed speed limits, how much carbon they have emitted and the likes. To give a brief knowledge into what all this system does, … Continue reading3

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    Manmade emission-Black Carbon may be responsible for Himalayan melt!

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    The beautiful and massive Himalayas that spread across 1,550 miles through Asia harbor 10,000 glaciers. These majestic rivers of ice hold the third largest amount of fresh water on earth, and are source of water for the hundreds of rivulets … Continue reading3

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    Elektra – Electric Powerboat made of Carbon Composite

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    The UK-based sleek sailing yacht makers, Patterson Boatworks have redefined the classic electric boat by making it eco-powered. An amazing blend of the old and new designed by Nigel Irens is a personification of traditional craftsmanship mixed with state-of-the-art hull … Continue reading3

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    World’s first power plant to use carbon capture storage technology

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    Energy company Total has upgraded its existing gas-fired boiler with the carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology to make it the world’s first retrofit of a power plant, based in the south of France. This technology will help reduce emissions … Continue reading3

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    iPhone users can track their carbon footprints with the downloadable Carbon Tracker

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    It is generalized that when a cell phone comes loaded with tons of applications, it drives up against the green route. However the notable iPhone triumphs on this aspect with Clear Standards’ newly launched GPS-enabled application that will assist the … Continue reading3

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    UK tweaks gas pipeline network with turbines for renewable electricity

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    UK will soon boast of a turbine generated power but one that is generated underground. Excuse me if I have confused you but the fact is that by British engineers’ intend to place turbines in the thousands of gas pipes … Continue reading3

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    Coca-Cola unlocks the world’s largest bottle-to-bottle recycling plant in U.S

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    Coca-Cola ringed in 2009 with a green bang by illuminating the Times Square billboard with a wind power. And keeping up with its resolution to lead the green trend, the cola giant has now officially opened the world’s largest bottle-to-bottle … Continue reading3

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