We take a look at what green jobs are and the growth over the past few years. With most governments investing millions of Dollars into making their countries greener each year, all industries are getting affected. We show how some of those industries have changed.
The United States currently relies heavily on coal, oil, and natural gas for its energy. Fossil fuels are nonrenewable, that is, they draw on finite resources that will eventually dwindle, becoming too expensive or too environmentally damaging to retrieve. In contrast, renewable energy resources are constantly replenished and will never run out. Image credit: Carrington […]
The Malaysian-flagged MT Bunga Kelana 3 was carrying about 62,000 tons of light crude oil, the country’s coast guard said. Singapore port authorities said the spill measured about 4 kilometers by 1 kilometer and was located 6 kilometers south of Singapore’s southeastern tip.
There’s not anything to laugh at about the BP Amoco Gulf Coast oil disaster, but this GIF came close to making me smile. We imagine (some) BP officials, citizens of the Gulf Coast region and environmentalists worldwide feel this man’s same frustration with the whole ordeal.
British Petroleum has a long record of bold claims and clever slogans. Far too many have proven to be incredibly ironic. BP also has another history, one we are reminded of now more than ever, one they paid top-dollar to cover up. A history of accidents and incidents of epic proportions…
The idea of a living wall conjures up all sorts of images, but in reality it is nothing more than a wall completely covered in vegetation. In order to create a living wall pre-vegetated or fabric panels containing plastic containers, or geotextiles, as well as irrigation systems and vegetation are attached to the wall or […]
The coldest summer ever? You might be looking at it, weather folks say. Not in Georgia, or the lower U.S. states, but Alaska. Check out this article from the: Anchorage Daily News Anchorage Alaska, (photo credit: retro traveler) Right now the so-called summer of ’08 is on pace to produce the fewest days ever recorded […]
Would you like to measure your carbon footprint? Global Footprint Network has announced a new ecological footprint calculator. Currently there are calculators available for the U.S. and Australia, with more countries being added all the time. To use it, click on click here and then click one of the countries to help see how your […]