June 2017

Worldwide Coal Consumption Drops For the Second Consecutive Year

By | 2017-06-29T17:27:03+00:00 June 29th, 2017|

Burning coal seems to be slowly becoming a thing of the past, as the global demand for coal continues to go down for the second year in a row! Many nations have started this trend of declining the use of coal or black rock which is the most polluting fossil fuel, and have instead turned to other means. Image Source: www.worldcoal.org A recent report has shown that the [...]

Office developers in Dubai are paving the way towards going green!

By | 2017-06-29T10:28:39+00:00 June 29th, 2017|

It is certain that the next generation offices of Dubai are going green! In fact, 81 percent of ongoing office project has LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Certification. This is the highest ration among global cities. Moreover, UAE is among the top 10 nations in LEED-certified buildings outside of the U.S. The LEED certification validates that a project is built and operates in specific optimum sustainable methods. However, [...]

May 2017

Two-Thirds of Germany’s Electricity is Now Powered By Renewable Energy

By | 2017-05-28T21:02:00+00:00 May 28th, 2017|

While other countries burn coal to maintain their electricity supply, Germany made a great turn by using renewable energy as the source of their electricity. In fact, two-thirds of the whole country's electricity is now coming from the renewable energy. As per the data from Germany think-tank Agora Energiewende, an average of 64 percent of Germany's electricity consumption is now coming from renewable energy since the 30th of April this [...]

Countries are Starting to Pave the Way Forward with Plastic Roads

By | 2017-05-07T21:45:17+00:00 May 7th, 2017|

Roads paved with recycled plastics are greener, stronger, and require less maintenance. Roads are an important part of our everyday living, helping us get to where we need to go. But what if this useful inanimate thing would be of greater help when it comes to preserving our mother earth? That would be amazing, right? Good thing that some countries are now paving their way forward by using [...]

April 2017

Norway Says No to Deforestation

By | 2017-05-01T17:06:39+00:00 April 29th, 2017|

The major problem that our forests face is deforestation. With this, forests are being destroyed permanently to be used for other purposes. An estimate of 18 million acres or roughly 7.3 million hectares are lost every year according to United Nations' Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). As part of the statistics cited by FAO, about half of the world's tropical forests have already been cleared. Moreover, there are about 36 [...]

Energy Independence was Achieved on a Danish Island by Going Green

By | 2017-04-20T16:00:10+00:00 April 20th, 2017|

As farmers in Samo, Denmark started adopting renewable energy, they were able to save millions of dollars per year in imported fossil fuel energy. Denmark was known as completely dependent country on imported oil for decades. Not until it was severely affected by oil crises during 1970s. This moved the Danish community to take a new path to meet the growing needs for energy and, at the same time, [...]