Inventor Christopher (he keeps his last name secret and fudges his patent numbers) has built a working wave generator, right down to the bicycle wheel flywheel and home-made generator. He says "There is unlimited ocean energy to be captured and it’s
The efficiency of a light source is measured in lumens per watt- simplified, the luminous power measured in lumens divided by the electrical power measured in watts. The more lumens per watt, the better the light source in terms of energy efficiency. A
The The Wall Street Journal reports: "A radical idea is sweeping the world of American bicycle manufacturing: building bikes that people will use for actual transportation. After decades of pushing models designed for recreation, from full-suspension
This headline really caught our eye- "using food for fuel". We love corn, especially with a bit of butter and salt, but now people are just throwing it into furnaces to heat their houses because it is cheaper to burn it than just about any other fuel.
Putting aside the obvious question: "How much fun is a rare egg collection anyhow?" the RSPB (Royal Society for the Protection of Birds) reports that in 2004 there were 62 incidents of illegal egg stealing in the UK, including confirmed cases of egg
Tallahassee Florida USA is the perfect place for large-scale Tree-fed biogas generator (a process that converts biomass, mainly wood in this case, to electric power in an oxygen-free environment). The major factors in favor of Florida are: coal filths
Did you ever wonder if other people really see the same colors you see? Red could look different to you, but in human communication your experience of this wavelength of light is tagged "red". Scientists say that birds see in wavelength ranges which
Donnachadh McCarthy, one of Britain's leading expert in green living, believes seven days is all it takes to "go green." Inspired by the inaugural How to Green Your Life column we ran yesterday, here are our picks for some ways to go green at home.
There are two kinds of Wall Street Journal readers; those who don't give a damn about the cost of energy, and those who got rich by giving a damn about every single cent they ever spent. This recent article discusses technologies and initiatives that can
We were recently asked if the fabric silk could be considered 'Green'. Well, we said that depends to large degree on your definition of green. We tabled a few interpretations of the term and then made some corresponding observations. There are, of
Just over a month ago, reader James noted that "in a growing number of residential developments in the USA, the local government or community covenants legally prevent residents from doing 'unsightly' things," including hanging wet laundry out to dry.
Way back in February, TreeHugger was just about the first to rave about the Katrina Cottage, then being shown for the first time at a builder's trade show in Orlando. We liked its scale, affordability and sensitivity. Since then it has taken on a life
The pink flamingo, the ubiquitous plastic bird whose natural habitat is the front lawns of America, is about to become an endangered species. After 49 years, and twenty million sales, the company that produces them is going out of business. The proud
"Free radicals, the [Sydney] Powerhouse Museum's monthly series of sustainability talks, is back with an even sharper edge and a new time. Aimed at anyone who enjoys an argument, is worried about the sustainability of their lifestyle, or who is new
It’s Co-op America’s 2006 People’s Choice Awards, which means it’s your turn to vote for your favorite green business of the year. Join Co-op America at the San Francisco Green Festival on November 10 to find out who won. The top ten nominees include:
How to make your own solar-powered jack-o-lantern on Instructables…
A startling list of the world’s ten most deeply polluted places…
EcoRazzi and TMZ take private jet-setting eco-celebs to task over their flight patterns…
A new technology from SeaVolt