We don’t mean to alarm you here, but according to leading weather forecasting site Metcheck, there’s some rather extreme weather ahead for UK citizens. Visiting their site and typing in ‘London’ and then clicking on the weather for Friday brings up a weather forecast so fearsome, nay Biblical, that we expect to see wild panic [...]
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AMEE, a company that provides Internet-based calculation and storage of the carbon footprints, has received ‘substantial’ Series A funding from O’Reilly Alphatech Ventures (OATV), Union Square Ventures (USV) and The Accelerator Group (TAG).
When you hear of the vision behind AMEE — The Avoiding Mass Extinction Engine — you’ll know that this project is both hugely ambitious and is serious about helping us all change the way we lead our everyday lives. The vision? To aggregate all of the energy consumption data on earth. It doesn’t stop there. [...]
It’s Energy Saving Week, so it’s highly applicable that we bring you a device that will help you monitor your energy usage – and through being aware of how much power you’re using, lower the amount you use. CurrentCost is one such device. The video below shows what happened when we received the Current Cost [...]
Pace, UK suppliers of digital TV products, have become the first company to receive an award under the new Energy Star Program. Energy Star is voluntary, market-based partnership to reduce greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency.
There’s been many stories in the newspapers about how bad the aviation sector is at producing emissions harmful to the environment. A survey carried about by Global Action Plan, an environmental charity, has indicated that the IT sector in the UK has a similar carbon footprint to the aviation industry. As the usage of computing [...]
The all-things-eco Website, Treehugger, has sold to US TV network Discovery. Treehugger and it’s UGC site, Hugg.com, will fit into Discovery’s initiative called Planet Green, which has committed over $50m to spread the Green message, including the aim to introduce the first 24Hr Green TV Channel.
Listen to Briony Greenhill explain The Nag and what they hope to achieve with it.
Environmental stories feel like buses today – you don’t hear about one for ages, then two come along at once. Nokia has now discovered the joys of energy saving, something they need to do as removing mobile phone chargers from the wall socket, is oft sighted as a simple thing that everyone can do to [...]