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Climate Change Coming to a City Near You

Monday 21st October 2013

Researchers at the University of Hawaii at Manoa have published about their new study on climate change in Nature magazine which predicts unparalleled high temperatures globally, with some hitting sooner than expected. Dr ...

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Car Charge

Friday 18th October 2013

One of the biggest headaches for hybrid and electrical vehicle developers is dealing with the size and weight of the batteries required to power the thing. Volvo and a group ...

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Pumped Up iPhone

Thursday 17th October 2013

Many gadgets are already on the market to add power to your smart phone, boosting power, boosting charge time or using some form of renewable energy to provide a charge. ...

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Come Rain or Shine

Wednesday 16th October 2013

Sun and rain go together like a horse and carriage - no not a new version of an old song - just a fact, and for many living in the ...

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The Green Lantern

Tuesday 15th October 2013

Looking at NASA’a satellite images of the earth in darkness, the brightness of the cities dominate the image, often with little arteries of light between urban centers. Is all this ...

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Paper Power

Monday 14th October 2013

Generating electricity usually involves some very large and scary buildings, possibly radioactive materials or a lot of coal and resultant pollution - so how about a paper generator? That is ...

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The Real Ekocenter

Thursday 10th October 2013

If you are a global band you carry a lot of punch, and being able to deliver vital services to the developing world may seem like a good cause - ...

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Dead Battery Milking

Wednesday 9th October 2013

Soymilk is supposed to be a healthy drink, but you wouldn’t tie it in with battery power would you? Yet it is down to the efforts of Vitamilk, a Thai ...

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Two Wheel Goods

Tuesday 8th October 2013

Cargo transport conjures up images of large tractor and trailer units spewing out diesel fumes as they crisscross the country - well here is a new image, cargo bikes weaving ...

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Flaming Charge - Video

Monday 7th October 2013

There have been a couple of products which along with providing heat for cooking will also, from that heat, provide a charge to a USB connected device - now there's ...

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Serious Risk for Oceans

Friday 4th October 2013

Marine scientists warned this week that our oceans are declining more rapidly than previously thought -- becoming ever warmer and more acidic and losing oxygen at an alarming rate. "We ...

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Energy Spin for Kids - Video

Thursday 3rd October 2013

Children in Ghana work hard and struggle to get beyond basic education due to many factors, one of which we may take for granted in many countries - light. Bill Markham, ...

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Butt Energy

Wednesday 2nd October 2013

When we think of renewable energy generation we picture wind turbines, solar panels and such like - well, how about including the office chair, desk, plant and carpet? Swedish designer Eddi ...

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Batthead Bluetooth - Video

Tuesday 1st October 2013

How would you like to expand the bluetooth controllable devices to anything using an AA battery? You could use your smart phone or tablet to control so many items. A current ...

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Simple Hot Air

Friday 27th September 2013

As we have noted so many times in our posts - simple ideas are often the best, most cost effective to produce with good results. Today we have another neat, ...

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Electric Wheels

Thursday 26th September 2013

BMW have revealed the new BMW C Evolution Green electric scooter - which will come to market next year. The automotive giant has been trumpeting the C evolution as a concept ...

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Xkuty Cutie - Video

Wednesday 25th September 2013

The Electric Mobility Company of Spain has designed and produced the Xkuty e-bike which uses an iPhone to control various features. The iPhone is attached to the center of the ...

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Indian Smoke - BBC Video

Tuesday 24th September 2013

The BBC had an interesting report today, their video news report examines a glacier in the Himalaya’s in India. The glaciers feed water to millions upon millions of people, so ...

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Green Light for Vegas

Monday 23rd September 2013

From the air at night Las Vegas looks like a glittering jewel in a pitch black setting - all those lights glittering away - it makes you think about the ...

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More Power Scotty

Thursday 19th September 2013

"O ye'll tak' the high road, and Ah'll tak' the low (road)"  "And Ah'll be in Scotlan' afore ye" So goes the song "Bonnie, Bonnie Banks of Loch Lomond" - but new ...

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Vind in Your Hull

Wednesday 18th September 2013

Norwegian designers Lade AS have come up with a hybrid powered, no not a car, a merchant ship called the Vindskip (Windship), and are using wind as part of the ...

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Racing Spark

Tuesday 17th September 2013

Electric cars are becoming so main stream next year will see the first major race series for purely electrically powered vehicles, that is high spec purpose built race cars, not ...

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Sun Baked

Monday 16th September 2013

Outdoor cooking is popular but can be messy and inconvenient if you are using charcoal or even bottled gas. This form of cooking for millions in the developing world - ...

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Electric Greyp's - Video

Friday 13th September 2013

Croatia's Rimac Automobili company have made the breathtaking Rimac Concept One, which we posted about awhile back - it also costs $1 million! So if your wallet does open that ...

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Electricty and Water Mix

Thursday 12th September 2013

Most developing countries are near the equator, receiving more sunlight than rainfall, but many, many people living in these harsh conditions suffer from a lack of electricity and potable drinking ...

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