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I Got Sunshine and Ice-cream

Tuesday 17th July 2012

When the sun is beating down and the temperature is rising, what better than to enjoy the cold refreshment of an ice-cream. The two, the sun and ice-creams, do go ...

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Winning Green at the London 2012 Olympics

Monday 16th July 2012

Olympic teams are beginning to arrive in London for the 2012 Olympics, which begin in 11 days time, with the promise from the organisers that these games will be the ...

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Hydrogen Fuel from Water - Sci-Fi? VIDEO

Friday 13th July 2012

It has been the dream of science fiction aficionados for decades, water as a fuel - easily accessed, readily available and relatively cheap - maybe it’s got a step closer ...

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Painting the Town White to Save Energy - VIDEO

Thursday 12th July 2012

Low or no cost energy saving is the first step anyone should make in an energy efficiency regime; it then allows you to get the best out of the more ...

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Largest Solar Bridge at Halfway Point

Wednesday 11th July 2012

A solar bridge sounds like some ginormous construction spanning the solar system to the sun - but it’s not, it's a bridge with solar panels on it. Now that may ...

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Perfect Pints of Beer to Preserve the Planet

Tuesday 10th July 2012

Around the world people are under the strange belief that beer in the UK is served warm - not so, much of the country's beer is chilled, even many traditional ...

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A Light Bulb Moment leads to Pipe Dream Coming True - VIDEO

Monday 9th July 2012

Korean inventor Ryan Jongwoo Choi must have had a 'light bulb' moment when he dreamed up his amazing ES Pipe Water Wheel to help people see the light. Recenlty we have ...

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Lines of Trucks on Lines of Power - VIDEO

Friday 6th July 2012

Electric trains, trams and buses all using overhead power lines is a reasonably common site around the world, and now we see the same for trucks! Siemens have announced the 'eHighway ...

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No Grid? Got Phone? Have Solar Power - VIDEO

Thursday 5th July 2012

In the developed world we take the availability of energy for granted - you flick a switch and you expect the light or a device to instantly come alive, we ...

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To the Heights to Reap the Whirlwind

Wednesday 4th July 2012

A wind energy company formed out of MIT (Massachusetts Institute of Technology), Altaeros Energies, is reaping the whirlwind, as it were, by prospecting for their source energy where they know ...

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iPads Cheaper than a Latte

Tuesday 3rd July 2012

How often have you sat in Starbucks and surfed the net on your iPad - if not you then you certainly know that plenty of people have been doing it ...

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Gadgets Also Eat Energy - VIDEO

Monday 2nd July 2012

We have been reviewing some very ingenious gadgets over recent posts, but how about turning the tables on the gadgets, as gadgets are also energy hungry little blighters, eating up ...

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Freeloaders Avoid Energy Bills - VIDEO

Friday 29th June 2012

We take solar energy very much for granted nowadays. How many of us have solar powered garden lights, often due to ease of fitting and not environmental concerns - stick them ...

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Hydrino Power? - VIDEO

Thursday 28th June 2012

We brought you news of a shower powered shower radio this week, and asked if you could come up with any other ideas for similar gadgets that could use domestic ...

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Just Hit the Button to Save Energy - VIDEO

Wednesday 27th June 2012

We thought we would look at a gadget which isn’t new as its been around for a few years now, but it can save energy and emissions so simply - ...

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Water Music From Your Shower Radio - VIDEO

Tuesday 26th June 2012

Showers are more environmentally friendly than a bath, as they use less water energy to heat, so it used to be claimed. The shower radio has become popular - meaning people ...

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"Stuff That Up Your Chimney" - VIDEO

Tuesday 26th June 2012

“Chim chiminey Chim chiminey Chim chim cher-ee! A sweep is as lucky As lucky can be” This well loved song from Mary Poppins harps back to former times when shaking a Chimney Sweeps ...

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Charge Your Smart Phone and Save Energy with a Mushroom

Friday 22nd June 2012

My smart phone was damaged recently, but as I was due an upgrade within a couple of months I decided to put the sim card into an older phone I ...

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Human Activity Over the Last 50 Years Accelerated Climate Change

Thursday 21st June 2012

There has been an ongoing argument regarding climate change, with part of the argument covering whether it is caused by natural events or human action. The view that man is responsible ...

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RIO+20 Another Wake Up Call!

Wednesday 20th June 2012

We have all laid in bed in the morning when the alarm makes its unwelcome nudge, calling for you to leap out of bed to face the day ahead - ...

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Blown Away by a New World Record in Energy Efficiency

Tuesday 19th June 2012

I am astonished by what some people do to achieve or even create a world record, all to be certified by the Guinness World Record team, some of them should ...

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A Wall of Light from a Single LED Bulb

Monday 18th June 2012

If you need a lot of light but wish to save energy and money you may be advised to invest in LED lighting, and how much cheaper to just buy ...

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Fish at Night? Use an LED Light.

Friday 15th June 2012

LED lighting has really taken off, its energy efficient, long lasting and provides a good light - but it can also bring other benefits, such as helping to catch fish ...

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'Slow Down, You Move Too Fast - Got To Make The Fossil-Fuel Last'

Thursday 14th June 2012

I have been posting this week about saving energy in the home and, by extension, the work place, well how about in between - that is on the commute to ...

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Political Energy Efficiency Swings and Roundabouts

Wednesday 13th June 2012

I rarely understand politics and politicians - there seems to be many contradictions in what they say and do, and as far as energy efficiency it is just as confusing ...

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