What is Greenwashing?
Greenwashing refers to how companies take advantage of consumers with false or misleading claims about their products being environmentally and personally safe. They make claims about being “green” or “environmentally clean”-or even...
If everybody switched from Chrome and Firefox to Internet Explorer 10 on Windows 8, we could save enough energy to power 10,000 U.S. households, a new study (PDF) commissioned by Microsoft says. The reason for this, Microsoft says, is its focus on making IE fast and the fact that IE taps into modern PC hardware like native graphics cards to speed up its rendering performance.
While serious questions have been raised about the stability and sustainability of the solar energy players in India, a few segments of this industry do offer good business opportunities
By Richa Chakravarty
Since the Indian solar market took off with close to 1.1 GW of photovoltaic (PV) projects during the fag end of 2010, it is experiencing a lull with allocations of only 350 MW under the…
New satellite technology has yielded a stunning new set of views of the Earth at night. And a surprise -- in North Dakota, near the Canadian border, there is a bright spot. It's not a city. It wasn't there six years ago. It, too, is new. You'll see it in the video below as the US comes into view.
Last month, we attended the Modern Language Association's annual conference in Boston, Massachusetts, and had a great time talking to educators about how WordPress.com encourages in-class conversations to keep going and keeps students and parents up to date. Today, we're taking a closer look at how some tech-savvy teachers are using WordPress.com to create educational experiences that seamlessly blend the traditional and virtual worlds.
Large companies want to save time in assessing potential employees, an easy way to do that is to view your profile(s) on social media.
This guide from Mashable will assist you to maximize your chances of being viewed in the most positive manner.
Things to consider
3. Bias you display in your posts
4. Politics, religion, racism, swearing, trolling
“This plan will put Cincinnati on the map as a national leader for solar energy and our members who live and work in Hamilton County couldn’t be more excited. State leaders and other cities around Ohio should follow........Building a Solar City – EcoWatch: Uniting the Voice of the Grassroots Environmental Movement.
China has long been the world's supplier of low-cost solar panels, and now it's a major market for them, too. According to research firm NPD's SolarBuzz report, in the last quarter of 2012 China bought up 33 percent of the world's solar panel supply.
In contrast, two years prior China accounted for less than 10 percent of the world's solar panel sales.
1 Get an energy audit of my home — and act on the results.
The Government of Ontario will help fund an audit and related retrofits to improve your home’s energy efficiency. Get more information from the Ministry of Energy and Infrastructure at www.homeenergyontario.ca or by calling 1-888-668-4636.
2 Have my central air conditioning and furnace serviced.
Use a licensed…