New Wind Solutions Are a Big Win for Conservation
When most people think about renewable wind energy, they imagine clean, blue skies, fluffy clouds and a well-placed lens flare as a gloss-white, mill-blade splits the sun. It is a beautiful image representing the promise of a cooler and healthier tomorrow. What I think of is, a Wedge-Tailed Eagle dipping and dodging (fighter pilot style), […]
Tesla Tackles the Battery Problem Head On
Tesla Motors, and its growing fleet of electric vehicles, is a source of pride and promise that has been used as a rallying point by activists across the globe in their battle for a carbon-free, sustainable future. Factually though, there has been an underacknowledged problem facing the electric car industry for years – and environmentalism’s […]
Solving Cargo Pollution with Sailboats? with Danielle Doggett
This week on The Biofriendly Podcast we welcome Danielle Doggett, who is the co-founder and Managing Director of SAILCARGO INC. in Costa Rica where they are constructing a zero emission sailing cargo ship from scratch known as the Ceiba! As Danielle hoists the sails on clean shipping, Noel discovers he needs to come up with 500k, and Jacob decides to become a sustainable stowaway.
Green Alternatives To Getting Around Town Without Driving Your Own Vehicle
If you want a greener way of getting around your town, you have more choice than ever these days. Some ways of being a greener wanderer are obvious, but some may not be so obvious to you. We’ll give you some ideas about how you can get around town with a smaller carbon footprint. You […]
Renewable Energy: Is Water a Sustainable Source of Power?
With California in its current state of drought, the idea of using water as a renewable energy source has many people in sheer disbelief. How can water be considered as a sustainable source of power if we don’t have any water to spare? How can we generate hydroelectric power when water levels are so low? […]
So Cal Park First in Country to Become a Certified Zero Emission Green Zone
On Thursday, February 26th, the City of South Pasadena’s Garfield Park is schedule to receive its official certification from the American Green Zone Alliance for becoming the first municipal park in the country to achieve the status of a “Certified Zero Emission Green Zone.” In an effort to keep its city beautiful, and lower the harmful pollutants residents in the local […]