ENERGY saving might not be high on the agenda in many people’s minds in summer but for one dedicated community group in Wharfedale, the issue has become a year-long call to action.
Every time you turn on the stove to boil water, you are using energy you don’t have to. The sun can do it for you. A solar oven is little more than a black box with reflective surfaces that focus the sun’s rays.
The refrigerator, designed by award-winning English inventor Emily Cummins, uses the cooling power of evaporating water to keep perishable goods at a temperature of around 43 degrees Fahrenheit (6 degrees Celsius) for up to six days.
As fuel prices sky rocket and the fragile ecology of the planet is being disturbed by the ‘greenhouse effect’ it is beholden on us all to reduce the amount of energy we consume.
Eco-Friendly Holiday Meals. If you’re a green-minded cook who’s taking on holiday dinner duties this year. You can find plenty of helpful online resources (and moral support) to ensure an Earth-friendly celebration.
Eat local, Eat fresh, Eat in season, Eat colourful. There are so many guidelines for green, healthful, sustainable eating, it’s easy to get confused or overwhelmed.
But there’s no reason to sweat it.
In its second run, The GreenShows at New York’s Village Green presented a host of eco-conscious designers, in a venue that with a system of energy efficient lighting and recycled or recyclable design materials,
According to the Commission for Integrated Transport, a United Kingdom government advisory body. There are a number of special barriers to the establishment of viable public transportation in rural areas.
Geologist now agree the world hit peak oil production around the year 1970. So in some ways, it is incredible the Baby Boom generation ever owned cars at all. After standing in gas lines on alternate days back in 1979,
The price of gasoline has everyone concerned; even when the cost drops a bit, everyone waits for that inevitable hike. Car-pooling can be a good alternative to those who hate the crowds and irregularity of public transit.