Yearly Archives: 2015




Ahead of the Paris climate talks in December, most countries are unveiling their climate goals and Australia unveiled their own and they are the weakest of the wealthiest nations with  20% reduction by 2030 against 1990, to be compared with 32% from the United States and a minimum of 40% […]

Australia unveils weakest emissions reduction targets



What I love about blogging is coming back to old posts with new developments and ideas. Years ago I was wondering what was the most sustainable : blue roofs (with solar panels) or green ones. Some people combine both ideas and this is a GREAT idea. 

Green and blue at the same time with Biosolar Roof



Earlier this month President Obama has announced his country's strongest move to date on climate change. As IFLScience and many other reported : " The finalized Clean Power Plan aims to cut carbon emissions from power plants by 32% from 2005 levels by 2030. "

President Obama unveils ambitious climate plan



Deniers stating that climate change is a threat for the distant future forget that air pollution from coal fired plants, industry and vehicle exhausts are just a huge threat to our present as well. 

The medical case against climate change


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The drought that is affecting Brazil so much is also undermining Uruguay and its large dependance on hydro energy ( 74 percent of local electricity ). The current alternative to hydro is oil. So the country will invest $2.6 billion ( 2.3 billion euros ) in wind energy in the next […]

Uruguay to invest $2.6 billion in Wind energy


Here is something intelligent : utilities offering LED bulbs to decrease your energy consumption. As an example of this I received this month a FREE super efficient bulb. Thanks Seattle City Light for making my household and thousands of others more efficient ! 

Smart utilities are offering LED light bulbs



I have played with Lego bricks all my childhood, something that sparked my curiosity and inventivity. But as they are made of oil, and the age of oil is going to an close. Plus climate change urges to act. So what to do ?

Lego to ditch oil for its bricks



What if we were actually on the right track to solve world hunger ? The UN FAO has published a report recently stating that there are 200 million hungry people less than in 1990, all this while global population increased.

World hunger keeps on decreasing