Tesla showroom goes virtual thanks to Google Streetview


Source: TreeHugger 1 September 2014
Tesla showroom goes virtual thanks to Google Streetview

You're curious about Tesla's electric cars but there's no showroom close to where you live? No problem...

Will solar thermal provide all my hot water?


Source: TheGreenAge 1 September 2014
Will solar thermal provide all my hot water?

Solar water heating, or a solar thermal system, works by using the free heat energy from the sun to warm up water...

Liberals Democrats plan to ban 'unabated' coal and offer tax cuts for greener homes


Source: BusinessGreen 1 September 2014
Liberals Democrats plan to ban 'unabated' coal and offer tax cuts for greener homes

A ban on unabated coal plants and decade-long council tax cuts for energy efficient homes are among the green pledges on which...

Cyberonics device improves heart function after Boston flop


Source: Reuters 1 September 2014
Cyberonics device improves heart function after Boston flop

(Reuters) - A nerve stimulation device from Cyberonics improved cardiac function in heart failure patients in a small clinical trial...

Tokyo Governor Explains His Vision for Cycling in the City


Source: Sustainable Cities 1 September 2014
Tokyo Governor Explains His Vision for Cycling in the City

At a press conference held on August 29 Tokyo Governor Yoichi Masuzoe responded to questions regarding his vision for cycling in Tokyo...

Carbon prices to average €23 in the 2020, analysts say


Source: BusinessGreen 1 September 2014
Carbon prices to average €23 in the 2020, analysts say

EU carbon prices are set to more than treble to an average of around €23 a tonne during the 2020s, according to a new analysis...

Reports: Japan mulls 30 per cent renewables target


Source: BusinessGreen 1 September 2014
Reports: Japan mulls 30 per cent renewables target

The Japanese government is considering a significant increase in its renewable energy targets, according to local media reports...

Not-quite-Super: Tesla has been quietly building another charging network


Source: TreeHugger 1 September 2014
Not-quite-Super: Tesla has been quietly building another charging network

All the attention is going to Tesla's Supercharger network, with huge expansion plans in North-America, Europe, and Asia over the next few years...

Science and sustainability goals: what researchers want businesses to know


Source: The Guardian 1 September 2014
Science and sustainability goals: what researchers want businesses to know

If your company is aiming to improve the efficiency of its factory, it might aim for a 3% improvement in productivity each year...

The new technologies helping visually impaired people navigate cities


Source: The Guardian 1 September 2014
The new technologies helping visually impaired people navigate cities

Navigating a mega-city like London on foot can be a fraught experience no matter who you are. But as a sighted person living in a sighted world...

Telegraph journalist tries out the water jet pack US council want to ban


Source: The Telegraph 1 September 2014
Telegraph journalist tries out the water jet pack US council want to ban

When James Bond shot skywards in a jetpack in Thunderball he did not have to deal with the grumblings of the health and safety brigade...

The importance of water stewardship in the fashion industry


Source: The Guardian 1 September 2014
The importance of water stewardship in the fashion industry

Water is like air, easy to take for granted, but an immediate problem when it gets dirty or short in supply...

Medical identity theft: How the health care industry is failing us


Source: Fortune 1 September 2014
Medical identity theft: How the health care industry is failing us

Unlike the financial services industry, health care companies lack measures to adequately prevent identity theft, even as they continue to digitize...

The RET review cares only about coal profits, not renewable energy


Source: The Guardian 1 September 2014
The RET review cares only about coal profits, not renewable energy

Let’s not beat around the shrubbery: the review of the renewable energy target (RET) led by Dick Warburton was a sham designed from the very start...

Brain-Eating Amoeba In Towns' Water System


Source: Sky News 1 September 2014
Brain-Eating Amoeba In Towns' Water System

A deadly amoeba that can destroy brain tissue has been found in the water supply of several towns in southeast Louisiana...

Are sustainable supply chains valued by the consumer? - live chat


Source: The Guardian 1 September 2014
Are sustainable supply chains valued by the consumer? - live chat

This September, Sainsbury’s will take its price comparisons war with rival supermarket Tesco to the High Court. The latest spat centres on Tesco’s...

Date of Boris’s air quality evidence to MPs announced


Source: MayorWatch 31 August 2014
Date of Boris’s air quality evidence to MPs announced

Boris Johnson is to be quizzed by MPs about his environmental policies and their part in cleaning up London’s air quality on September 10th...

What are the alternatives to solid wall insulation?


Source: TheGreenAge 31 August 2014
What are the alternatives to solid wall insulation?

As you may now know, the grants for solid wall insulation have disappeared, since the Government closed the GDHIF scheme very abruptly...

BRT and the Future of Transit


Source: Planetizen 31 August 2014
BRT and the Future of Transit

A Guardian Cities article examines bus rapid transit—especially of the variety delivered by the likes of Jaime Lerner and Enrique Peñalosa...

What is thermal bridging?


Source: TheGreenAge 30 August 2014
What is thermal bridging?

You may have come across this term if you have ever spoken to a builder about insulation – thermal bridges are essentially places in the home where...

Smart grid tech: breakthroughs, tweaks and building a better battery


Source: SmartGridNews 30 August 2014
Smart grid tech: breakthroughs, tweaks and building a better battery

We thought it would be a good time to check into the latest offerings from smart grid companies. It’s combination of new technologies...

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