Posts Tagged ‘eco’

W3 Review – Lower Footprint

February 26, 2008

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Here’s a recent pleasant discovery… Mateo is a fellow on Canada’s east coast who’s blogging about the experience of trying to reduce his ecological footprint this year.

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Greenpeace Sim

February 13, 2008


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Anything that I try to say here will simply pale in comparison to what you discover when you check out the Greenpeace simulation of what a sustainable city might look like. Check it out HERE .

Solar-Power Pavement

December 29, 2007

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“A Dutch businessman on holiday in the Highlands noticed how sheep liked to lie on roads warmed by the day’s sunshine. From that simple observation 15 years ago, a heating system has been developed that allows car parks and roads to act as solar panels, storing energy in aquifers – layers of water-bearing permeable rock”(‘Sheepish observation put businessman on road to hot invention‘; The Herald; 2006/06/22).

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