My son Janus is currently doing fundraising for his 2013 north island Scout Jamboree in December 2013. Jamboree is a massive 10 day camp with 4,000+ SCOUTS that will be a massive adventure and learning experience for all attending. However, this is expensive and his parents are of the opinion that he has to do…
After the latest tornado, almost exactly a year after last year’s: Get used to it, it’s called climate change. Get off your arses and do something about it. Your leaders won’t help you. BUT YOU CAN DO THE CHANGE.
The latest news comes from the US now regarding GM crops being draught intolerant.
That’s exactly what the US need….
There so many discussions going on about LED vs CFL’s. The latest one I just discovered on LinkedIn. I posted the following as a comment there:
I am amazed by the different designs of wind turbines. While traditionally one might think that it’s a big pole with a big rotor on top, think again.
While OXO plastics, especially in the form of plastic bags, are promoted and now widely used as a “environmentally sound” solution of the plastic littering problem, there are several environmental issues related to their use.
Only 2 per cent of Canadians who responded to a new opinion poll believe climate change is not occurring …
Despite a sharp drop in public concern over global warming, Americans—regardless of political affiliation—support the passage of federal climate and energy policies, according to the results of a national survey released today by researchers at Yale and George Mason universities.
Sixty trees sampled at Yale Myers Forest in northeastern Connecticut contained concentrations of methane that were as high as 80,000 times ambient levels. Normal air concentrations are less than 2 parts per million, but the Yale researchers found average levels of 15,000 parts per million inside trees.
Via Questpoint Solar Solutions, 03-07-2012 The University of Utah has placed an order for a 40-foot, all-electric transit bus with BYD Company Limited (BYD) the largest manufacture of all-electric buses in the world. BYD’s long-range, all-electric, “GreenCity” buses have been running worldwide in commercial fleet service for the last two years. BYD’s GreenCity fleets have…