What exactly is carbon pricing?

Carbon pricing is a popular environmental initiative that is meant to decrease the amount of carbon dioxide emitted into the atmosphere by major companies worldwide. This not only includes gas companies, energy companies, and large industrial plants, but also large non-energy related businesses with a recognized carbon footprint. The idea behind carbon pricing is simple: […]

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Methanol from Carbon Dioxide – The way forward?

Carbon dioxide has long been public enemy no. 1 for whistle-blowers of climate change. The gas is notorious as the most effective of all greenhouse gases. Its increasing concentrations in the atmosphere the world over pose a grave threat to human life as well as the surrounding ecosystems. These increasing concentrations can be attributed in […]

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Tesla Might Be Losing Money, But Not Traction

Despite being the hottest item on the car market, electric cars still occupy only a niche in car sales in the United States. Tesla Motors, the poster child of a new-generation electric car manufacturer based in California. Counts sales of its cars in thousands rather than millions that General Motors or Toyota rely on annually […]

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Are Green Taxes an Effective Measure Against Pollution?

This is concerning as according to Statista.com, 254.6 million passenger cars were registered in the US alone in 2012. When we take into consideration that the average CO2 emissions from an average passenger vehicle is calculated at 14.3 kg CO2 per gallon, the number quickly adds up to an amount that very quickly becomes unfathomable. […]

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The Rise of Battery Powered Cars

Everyone knows about the rise of hybrids, and many people may even know several people that own one type or another. These cars have been lauded as the wave of the future but it seems the future is already here and happening, and we are still vastly reliant on oil and gas to keep our […]

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Lyft & Driver vs. Uber and Taxi Cabs…

Traditional taxis are no longer the only ones with some still competition.  Ever since an Uber entered the market, taxicab companies worldwide have been protesting.  They sensed a threat to their own existence the likes of which had never been seen and they weren’t going to take it lying down.  The fresh, new, technology friendly […]

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Making “Green” Hip

It’s the age of staying relevant, Nissan is all over it!  Brilliant marketing and tactics are obviously at work here.  This group knows how to make having a moral compass more sheik.  They also know how to create a buzz doing it.  If you’re no stranger to the Internet, you may already know that Nissan […]

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Hydrogen fuel – Blessing, Curse or Hope?

With rising awareness of environmental pollution due to cars, the onus has been on car manufacturers to produce vehicles that do not emit fewer greenhouse gases. Electric vehicles have been a roaring success. They are a common sight around the globe. Electric vehicles do have a fair few drawbacks as well. Recharging them takes ages […]

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Electric Cars, now is the time to invest – Here’s Why

It is no secret that air pollution is a significant environmental concern that contributes not only to diminished air quality in cities and counties, impacts the health of citizens, and is a significant factor in global warming. It is widely recognized that one of the major contributors to air pollution, along with industrial plants and […]

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