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Industrial Hemp for Biofuels.

This article is originally from The Conversation and can be found here. It has been written by Thomas Prade. Bioenergy is currently the fastest growing source of renewable energy. Cultivating energy crops on arable land can decrease dependency on depleting fossil resources and it can mitigate climate change. But some ... keep reading

Written by Thomas Prade in January, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Green energy, Transport (2 comments)

London's largest street light investment drives energy efficiency forward

                    One of the famous red double decker buses in London on route 185 to Lewisham Station, London, UK Transport for London (TfL) has agreed on a new energy efficient lighting programme to help reduce the cost of lighting the TfL Road Network (TLRN). It is one of the largest 'invest ... keep reading

Written by Lindsey Horne in December 2013, about Emissions, Energy Saving, Politics & Government, Transport, Travel

Tesla CEO to Advise UK Government on Electric Cars

LONDON, UK, November 8, 2013 (ENS) – Britain’s Coalition government has called on Elon Musk, CEO and co-founder of U.S. electric car company Tesla Motors, to personally advise the government on how to get British drivers into electric vehicles more quickly. During a speech on the environment Thursday at ... keep reading

Written by Environmental News Service in November 2013, about Clean Technologies, Economics, Transport

Czech Cafe Offers Free Bike Ride With Every Cup of Coffee

A group of cafes in Brno, the Czech Republic’s second-largest city, has begun offering a sort of micro Citibike program to patrons. Buy a cup of coffee and, with a 300 Crown ($16 USD) deposit, they’ll lend you a bike. Simply return the bike by end of day ... keep reading

Written by PSFK in October 2013, about Food, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Transport, Travel

Valeo Innovation Challenge: €100,000 to win

  Valeo is inviting engineering students to take part in the global Valeo Innovation Challenge. The goal is to design equipment that, between now and 2030, will make the car more intelligent and intuitive. Participants can signup now     For the initial selection rounds, engineering students are to develop bold, revolutionary ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in October 2013, about Design, Education, Electric vehicles, Transport, Travel

From the Netherlands, Electric Scooter Replaces Fiberglass with Eco NFCs

Hungary’s Moveo electric scooter has already tackled street clutter by allowing owners to fold them up into the size of a suitcase. Now the Be.e is another scooter that is demonstrating the possibility of creating robust vehicle frames out of organic materials. The scooter was designed by Maarten ... keep reading

Written by Springwise in September 2013, about Design, Electric vehicles, Industry & Business, Transport

Attachment Gives Pushbikes Electric Power

The Ridekick has already provided one way for cyclists to give their bike electric power, and now the UK’s Rubbee provides a more portable solution that can be attached in under a minute. The device takes the form of a small box that can be clipped onto the saddle ... keep reading

Written by Springwise in August 2013, about Lifestyle & Behavior, Transport, Travel

BMW Unveils the Electric i3

In a simultaneous launch on three continents – North America, Europe and Asia – BMW Monday revealed its first all-electric series production vehicle, the i3. The three cities selected for the launch – New York, London and Beijing – indicate where the German automaker believes the best markets for electric cars are in the ... keep reading

Written by ENS in July 2013, about Clean Technologies, Design, Industry & Business, Transport

Finding the Fuel of the Future

Infographic by CJ Pony Parts keep reading

Written by Alicia L in July 2013, about Coal & Oil, Consumerism, Emissions, Transport

CO2ube KickStarter

My name is Param Jaggi. I am 19 years old. And yes, I’m crazy enough to think I can change the world.  When I was 12 my biology teacher told me the following true—yet inconvenient—reality of life that shook me up:    “We can live for weeks without ... keep reading

Written by Param Jaggi in July 2013, about Clean Technologies, Design, Emissions, Finance & Money, Pollution, Transport (1 comment)

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