Clean, renewable energy is one of the top ways to reduce the carbon emissions entering the air and causing climate change. Switching from fossil fuels to solar and wind power can decrease pollution and prevent further damage. Americans are reducing their fossil fuel use by the year, but eliminating those energy sources doesn’t mean they … Continue reading Blog from Jane Marsh: How does renewable energy impact air pollution?
Jefrey Walter writes on the hospitalitynet website what green marketing can do for hotels. The Truth behind Hotel’s Green Marketing and Energy Efficiency Unfortunately, some hotels seem to have integrated environmental issues into their activities simply to distinguish themselves from competitors, without essentially making any practical or in-depth changes in the hotel’s environmental activities. … Continue reading The number of hotels distributing green claims over the last several years has increased significantly as customers and hotels are paying more attention
Many of the climate change impacts that the UK faces have the potential to create serious socioeconomic consequences. Ben Cooke writes on The Times website about a new report that provide improved estimates of the likely economic damages from climate change to the UK, highlighting where the greatest risks and need for adaptation are. The … Continue reading New report on the cost of climate change to the UK economy
Md Sazan Rahman, PhD Candidate in Bioresource Engineering at McGill University, in an article on The Conversation website, gives a good account of the range of benefits that come from green buildings. What is your experience? Green buildings can boost productivity, well-being and health of workers Most people now recognize the energy savings benefits of … Continue reading Looking at the multiple benefits of green buildings
Md Sazan Rahman, PhD Candidate, Bioresource Engineering at McGill University in Canada writes on The Conversation website about the multiple benefits of green buildings. Green buildings can boost productivity, well-being and health of workers Most people now recognize the energy savings benefits of green buildings. These buildings use less water, energy and other natural resources. … Continue reading The benefits of green buildings
Poland’s dependence on coal is costing Polish taxpayers dearly, but the Polish government remains reluctant to shift to clean energy sources, according to a report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis (IEEFA). “If a coal phaseout is achieved by 2030, the resulting savings would enable Poland to build twice as much clean … Continue reading New study shows coal dependence squeezes Polish taxpayers for €141 billion
The U.S. generates 5.1 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide each year, which come from activities like powering appliances or heating your home. In addition, carbon is released when building materials, such as concrete, are manufactured. The overproduction of carbon can lead to air pollution and increase global warming. These emissions also disturb natural habitats … Continue reading Blog from Jane Marsh: How Does Low Carbon Housing Benefit the Environment?
The increased use of renewable electricity across the European Union has not only reduced pressures linked to climate change, but also to air and water pollution (particulate matter formation, eutrophication and acidification), according to a European Environment Agency (EEA) briefing published recently. More targeted actions can help minimise the negative environmental effects of boosting renewable … Continue reading New EEA briefing on multiple benefits of switch to renewable electricity
The scientect website describes information on a new report by Researchmoz that discusses the full range of issues that will affect the deployment of energy efficiency measures commercial buildings between now and 2027. It is important to see that there is serious analysis that sees Covid-19 having long-term impacts on how we address improving the … Continue reading Report provides quantitative and qualitative information of Covid-19 impact on energy efficiency in commercial buildings
Everyone is looking at how the recovery from the current pandemic should take place and what should be included. Jagannadha Pawan Tamvada, Associate Professor in Strategy and Innovation, at the University of Southampton and Mili Shrivastava, Senior Lecturer in Strategy at Bournemouth University write on The Conversation website argue that going green should be central … Continue reading Four main ways that “greening” can benefit businesses