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Kevin is both an environmentalist and a tech guy and has been writing, editing and publishing this blog since 2007. He answers questions related to how you can use tech to go greener.

Are Electric Cars Really Eco-Friendly?

  It’s a known fact that the amount of cars we have on our roads is bad for the environment. With climate-damaging fuel emissions and health polluting toxic gases, diesel cars will one day be a thing of the past. While countries such as Copenhagen are seeing the rise of …

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Shape Memory Alloy Metal Produces Renewable Electricity

    Shape memory alloys are metals that can shift from one predetermined shape to another depending on the temperature it is subjected to. It was discovered 60 years ago and has since been used in different fields, including biomedicine and aeronautical engineering. But it has continuously refused to harvest …

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Tidal Energy Used to Produce Hydrogen Fuel

Surf ‘n’ Turf, a pilot project installed in Orkney, Scotland, has successfully generated tidal and wind energy that will be used to generate hydrogen. Whatever hydrogen is produced will then be stored and used later for a variety of different ideas and schemes. The European Marine Energy Centre (EMEC) believed …

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Smartflower Brings Portability to Residential Solar Energy

The smartflowerTM solar energy system brings on-the-go solar power to your home. Initially developed for European households, the smartflower is a self-contained, ground-mounted system that can be quickly installed and de-installed, perfect for people who want to enjoy the benefits of solar energy even as they move from home to …

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State Of the Art Software Made to Save the Environment

In 2017, the world is a much more environmentally friendly place than it once was. Recycling is actively encouraged, companies give away free home insulation to cut energy costs, and various products are made from recycled materials, in fact upcycling (reusing and refreshing old furniture) has even become a popular …

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Tesla Solar Roof – What Up with That?

Solar panels attached to traditional roofing materials may not look appealing to the eye, but they have been – until now – the choice for those who want to use the sun to power their home. Tesla offers to do much of the same thing – and more – but …

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Vertical Forest to Clean Air in China

Image by Max Pixel You don’t need a PhD in geopolitics to be cognizant of China’s unfortunate record when it comes to pollution, animal welfare or human rights. Yet, the political and economic leviathan has shown promise and made baby steps in recent years towards embracing sustainability and green technology. …

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