Posts by tag: climate change

hmm..interesting April 26, 2019 posted by

Do Personal Changes Help Climate Change – well, they don’t hurt

Changing your personal habits is a popular reaction to climate change issues but scientist aren’t so sure that our small lifestyle changes will be even close to enough to make a real difference. What is clear is that companies and governments making mass changes will. So the advice? Keep fighting for policy changes and accountability for corporations but make the changes that you can and encourage others as well.

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Do Personal Changes Help Climate Change – well, they don’t hurt
hmm..interesting April 26, 2019 posted by

NYC vs Climate Change – the city has dramatic plans for the disappearing coastlines

The changing climate won’t just impact the weather. With the warmer temperatures, the world is going to be looking at many disappearing coastlines, many of which people, you know, live along. Rather than just waiting for everything to sink, New York City is looking at a radical plan to prepare for it and it may outline how the rest of the world handles the same problems.

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NYC vs Climate Change – the city has dramatic plans for the disappearing coastlines
Eco Friendly April 25, 2019 posted by

Small Changes Matter – smaller changes at sensitive times may have large impact on climate

It’s going to take a lot to make the sort of changes we need to disrupt climate change, everyone knows that, right? Well, maybe that’s not exactly true. Maybe a small push, at just the right time, might be good too. Researchers have proposed a new theory, that smaller changes enacted at critical points might help to turn back the clock on the changing world.

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Small Changes Matter – smaller changes at sensitive times may have large impact on climate
Cool Web Apps & Sites April 22, 2019 posted by

Climate Change Chat Bot – get a crash course in climate change

Climate change is a big deal but not everyone understands it. This isn’t their fault, it’s a lot of information to take in! And everyday, it seems that we are finding out something new about the issue. It’s a lot to keep up with. Thankfully, BBC has help, in the form of a bot. The Climate Change Chat Bot will help anyone get up to speed on what’s going on with the climate.

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Climate Change Chat Bot – get a crash course in climate change
Eco Friendly April 19, 2019 posted by

TENG – electricity from snow

Snow, most people are pretty annoyed when it starts falling but maybe in the future it will be a boon to our electricity bills. New device can create electricity from snowfall which may also go on to bridge the gap for solar usage in areas were it snows a lot. The triboelectric nanogenerator (TENG) can make sustainable energy an option even for frozen wastelands.

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TENG – electricity from snow
Eco Friendly April 10, 2019 posted by

ULEZ – say goodbye to emissions in London

Part of many cities fight against emissions involve areas of the city where they enforce low emissions from cars. This means that only those that pass current emission standards can drive in those zones or incur a fine. London has recently taken steps to institute one of the toughest with the ULEZ, Ultra Low Emissions Zone.

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ULEZ – say goodbye to emissions in London