How to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint with 6 Everyday Actions

By |2020-02-22T00:26:16+03:00January 31st, 2020|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , |

Despite all the issues that are happening regarding climate change, it's not too late for you to make a personal difference. The protection of our planet is a critical issue facing us today as is learning how to reduce our carbon footprint. It may seem hopeless as there has been so much environmental damage - but this is the wrong approach to take. Every individual either contributes - or can combat - against the increase in carbon emissions. Why Do You Need To Reduce Your

Sustainable City: What Urban Life of the Future Will Be Like

By |2020-02-22T14:24:04+03:00October 9th, 2019|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , , |

A sustainable city, urban sustainability, or eco-city (also "ecocity") is a city designed with consideration for social, economic, environmental impact, and resilient habitat for existing populations, without compromising the ability of future generations to experience the same. These cities are inhabited by people who are dedicated towards minimization of required inputs of energy, water, food, waste, the output of heat, air pollution - CO2, methane, and water pollution. Richard Register first coined the term "ecocity" in his 1987 book, Ecocity Berkeley: Building Cities for a

32 Small Ways to Protect the Environment & Make a Difference

By |2020-07-09T19:54:48+03:00May 4th, 2019|Categories: Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , |

Sometimes the sheer scale of tackling climate change can appear overwhelming. But there are small ways to protect the environment. As individuals, we can sometimes feel as if there is nothing we can do to make an impact. But certain individuals are already making a big impact on how we act regarding the environment. For example, take the ‘David Attenborough Effect’. This effect saw a 53% drop in single-use plastic in just 12 months in the US and UK. But we are not celebrities with

The Importance of Renewable Energy & 8 Promising Innovations

By |2020-03-03T23:15:05+03:00February 23rd, 2019|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , , , |

Wouldn't life be a lot easier than it is now if you could use your devices and save the planet at the same time? If you've answered yes to this question, you will understand the importance of renewable energy. What with pollution and climate change, we need alternative ways of running our devices. We explain the importance of renewable energy and introduce some overlooked innovations that could change our world. What is renewable energy? When defining renewable energy, we have to consider similar, non-traditional forms

Living Off The Grid Is Easier Than It Seems And These 7 Communities Prove This

By |2020-01-27T18:31:13+03:00January 30th, 2018|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Lifestyle|Tags: , , , |

If you crave a life that's frugal, simple, and a little less ordinary, living off the grid might be for you. We are used to a fast-paced world of computers, smartphones, and instant gratification. Doing without all this may seem impossible. But the concept of simplicity and getting away from it all works. It leaves us with a sense of calm happiness, as proven by communities that have embraced this lifestyle. What it means to live off the grid When was the last time you

How Alternative Energy Sources Save Money & the Environment

By |2020-03-08T22:27:16+03:00October 27th, 2017|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Did you know that one of the best ways to combat the rising cost of living is to switch to alternative energy sources? None of us are strangers to the ever-increasing cost of living in this day and age. Money seems to fly out of pockets faster than in flies in, and all of us would love to be able to cut down on expenses where we can. One of the rising costs in recent times is the cost of electricity. With prices soaring, more

4 Entrepreneurs Who Offer Sustainable Solutions and Change the World

By |2019-07-21T14:52:01+03:00June 5th, 2017|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet, Science & Technology|Tags: , , , |

We’re living in an exciting era whereby entrepreneurs are stepping up to the sustainability challenge and are coming up with innovative sustainable solutions that are also lucrative. It’s not been an easy ride for the sustainability industry. There’s the ongoing fight with fossil-fuel providers, who have relied on the resource as a primary revenue generator. However, it is under threat due to innovative advancements by disruptive entrepreneurs in the sustainability sector. Here are a few of those entrepreneurs creating and generating wealth, whilst changing the

These Are the World’s Most Energy Efficient Countries – Infographic

By |2019-07-23T21:39:35+03:00January 18th, 2016|Categories: Alternative Energy, Environment & Planet|Tags: , , , , |

Sustainable development and energy efficiency are among the most important issues for the world’s leading economies. Let’s take a look at the top 8 energy efficient countries. Climate change is a topical subject at the moment especially following the recent COP21 United Nations event in Paris which heralded a new agreement by cooperating countries to further tackle the issue. This has been a long-running saga in terms of worldwide politics with there being many disagreements over the years. The U.S. famously pulled out of the Kyoto