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While simple conservation ideas like reducing waste by recycling and consuming less, driving less, or just turning off electronics when they aren't in use are some of the best ways to protect our planet, we still need to create more efficient products and buildings as well as find cleaner energy sources.
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California's First Plug-In Hybrid School Bus
August 21, 2007 09:21 AM - , Green Progress
Enova Systems, a production company in an emerging clean energy, environmentally friendly industry and a developer of proprietary electric, hybrid and fuel cell digital power management systems, announced today that the Napa Unified School District has received a new plug-in hybrid electric school bus. The bus, provided by IC Corporation could see up to a 100% fuel economy improvement, as well as a 90% reduction in emissions.
Georgia Contractors Cut Costs by Going "Green" with Use of New Emissions Technology
August 20, 2007 09:44 AM - , Green Progress
Southern Drilling, a Georgia-based provider of heavy drilling equipment for mining operations, water wells and mineral exploration has been instrumental in reducing diesel fuel consumption and pollution in the state for the last five years.
British Gas Launches Greenest Energy Tariff
August 20, 2007 09:38 AM - , Green Progress
British Gas has announced it is launching two new green energy tariffs, Zero Carbon, which will be the greenest tariff available on the domestic market and Future Energy. British Gas has launched the tariffs in response to the increasing demand for green energy products.
Experiment Suggests Limitations to Carbon Dioxide 'Tree Banking'
August 20, 2007 09:36 AM - , Green Progress
While 10 years of bathing North Carolina pine tree stands with extra carbon dioxide did allow the trees to grow more tissue, only those pines receiving the most water and nutrients were able to store significant amounts of carbon that could offset the effects of global warming, scientists told a national meeting of the Ecological Society of America (ESA).
The Green Grid Announces Technology Roadmap and Key Deliverables for 2007
August 20, 2007 09:27 AM - , Green Progress
The Green Grid, a non-profit consortium dedicated to advancing energy efficiency in data centers and business computing ecosystems, today announced its technology roadmap and key deliverables for 2007.
Kenworth's First Medium Duty Pickup and Delivery Hybrid Truck Delivered
August 20, 2007 09:25 AM - , Green Progress
08/06/2007 - Kenworth Truck Company and Dunn Lumber, two long-time Seattle-area companies, have teamed up to bring Kenworth's first medium duty hybrid-electric truck into the US market.
Purchase An Apple Computer, Recycle Your Old Computer
August 17, 2007 05:54 PM - , Green Progress
Apple's commitment to being a responsible environmental citizen includes working to ensure that electronic equipment is properly disposed of at the end of its useful life. Apple's free computer recycling program makes it easy for you to play a role in helping to protect the environment.
Eco-Cities - Building Better Cities for the 21st Century
August 17, 2007 04:39 PM - , Green Progress
08/27/2007 - In response to the environmental challenges resulting from the unprecedented tide of urbanization worldwide, schemes to create 'eco-cities' have been launched in many countries. Seeking to address simultaneously a myriad of environmental issues, projects from China to the United Kingdom will showcase leading-edge technologies and urban planning. If they work, they could help turn cities into more sustainable spaces.
Software Package Allows People to Make Hydrogen, E85 or Biodiesel Fuel
August 17, 2007 04:38 PM - , Green Progress
With world oil prices reaching $75 per barrel, gas prices over $3.15 per gallon and the constant drumbeat of war in the Middle East, it is time consumers become fuel independent
Green Building & Sustainable Development
August 17, 2007 04:32 PM - , Green Progress
ReliableRemodeler.com is announcing the results of the first of a series of surveys on the subject of green building. The results of this first survey show that, across the board, homeowners are becoming increasingly concerned about environmentally friendly green building practices.