A new website, ‘CARMA’, is showing for the first time an interactive online database that provide very up-to-date information of highest CO2 emitters around the globe.
Category Archives: Environment
After Greenpeace published a report “Missed call: the iPhone’s hazarsoud chemicals” where Greenpeace investigation found two hazardous compounds, brominated flame retardants (BFR) and headphones containing PVC with Phthalates level over 1.5% by weight, much criticism could be seen on YouTube’s page showing the video. BFRs are very effective against fire and used widely in electronics, clothes and furniture from taking fire. Phthalates are toxic and can interfere with sexual development in mammals, means Phthalates are harmful for reproductive system.
After the first discovery of “Ozone Layer” over the Antarctic and more recently over Arctic, groups meeting in Montreal this week are pushing forward for a phase-out of HCFCs (hydrochlorofluorocarbons) 10 years earlier than scheduled. This will reduce cumulatively 18 to 25 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide. HCFCs are now currently used in refrigerators […]
Something is Changing……Flood killed more than 7000 people world-wide last year. In recent weeks heavy rainfall in China killed over 400 and more than 700 have been killed in South Asia by flooding. This year’s flood in Britain is an event that can stastisticalls occur in every 30 to 50 years. But the flood in […]
Urban life produces severe byproducts harmful to its ecosystem. Sewage is one such example. It is a type of wastewater that includes human faeces, household wastes that drains out as end-product. Developed countries pay highest attention to this issue as not only public health but the surrounding ecosystem, specially fisheries in the nearby rivers and […]
The San Francisco Solar Map, first of its type, will show you the solar activity around the city of SF. Currently 585 houses are producing energy from solar technology of about 3548 MWh. By 2010 the goal is for an annual savings of $7M. It’s not much but the environmental impact is huge. A green […]