Energy Saving

Home Improvements: Energy Saving Tips and Monetary Savings

Most people want to do their bit for the environment but are stuck in the mindset of ‘I’ll start being greener next month’ or ‘I’ll be more energy efficient in the new year’ and they seem to lack that motivation to start making some changes. Well, if the well being of the planet does not motivate you enough, how does …

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Wind Energy

Saving The Environment With Renewable Energy

Each day of the year, the sun gives off enough energy to support the world for almost 30 years- yes, just in a single day. And there are many other alternative energy sources available, including geo thermal and wind energy. We will now cover the types of renewable energy available, to help you to make a more informed decision. Alternative …

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Offshore Oil

Sustainable Energy or Offshore Oil?: Will More Drilling Result in Lower Prices at the Pump?

In the year 2000 the number of federally leased oil wells increased a great deal but gas prices still continue to rise. Even though the number of drilling permits had increased 361% by 2007 gas prices have continued to spike years after the fact. The U.S. burns 21% more oil than it has, so even if the United States drilled …

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Oil Extracting

The Greening of Alberta’s Oil Sands: New Oil Extracting Technologies in the Works

Canada’s lackustre participation in the Copenhagen Summit has generated much criticism. Liberal Leader Michael Ignatieff, for example, criticized Prime Minister Harper for treating Copenhagen like a “trip to the dentist.” There is no doubt that Prime Minister Harper could have used the summit as an opportunity to flex some technological muscles. Considering the work that has been done within the …

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Household Carbon Footprint: Reduce Waste, Conserve Energy, Fight Climate Change in your Bathroom

With climate change being talked about daily in the media, many people are wondering how exactly they can make a difference. The key is to start in your own home, and this article will guide you through changes you can make today and in the long term, to start lowering the carbon footprint of one of your most used rooms …

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Sustainable Environmental Living-Some General Guidelines

Our present day life is governed by modern technology in all the spheres of our daily activities. This transformation of lifestyle, which has taken place mainly over the last 100 years, has been extremely rapid and multidimensional during the last few decades. While this has provided mankind with great strides in the quality of life, at the same time it …

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