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  • What if the light bulb produced more than light?

    Talk about a light bulb moment. A professor of engineering at Edinburgh University recently demonstrated for the first time to a wide audience his technology that uses common every day lights to transmit data. Harald Haas streamed a video through a desk lamp at Ted Global 2011 at Scotland's Edinburgh International Conference Center in July. If commercialized, the technology not ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Global phase out of old bulbs announced by UN, GEF, and Industry

    A new global initiative to accelerate the uptake of low energy light bulbs and efficient lighting systems was launched today by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP). The close to $20 million initiative, the Global Market Transformation for Efficient Lighting Platform that will be implemented in collaboration with the private sector companies ...

  • GE fast forwards to future of LED lighting

    The inventor of the first visible light-emitting diode makes history again this year as it begins to show customers a 40-watt replacement GE Energy Smart LED bulb available later this year or early 2011. GE Lighting's new LED bulb is expected to consume just 9 watts, provide a 77 percent energy savings and produce nearly the same light output as a 40-watt incandescent bulb, while lasting more ...

  • GE lighting’s environmental awareness campaign offers tips to save money on energy this earth day

    Each of us can make a significant impact on the environment without even knowing it. Whether it’s switching to an energy-efficient light bulb or planting a flower, each small change today can make a positive environmental impact tomorrow. One way GE Lighting is helping consumers, educators and retailers make those small changes is through its 2010 GE Project Plant-a-Bulb initiative, a campaign ...

  • Edge of Darkness

    Germany is facing a unique problem on its streets. An EU directive decreed that from September 2012 onwards no more filament light bulbs could be installed because of the high energy usage; Light Emitting Diode (LED) bulbs were to be the new norm. More than 30% of Germany'sstreet-lighting network is more than 40 years old. It is more expensive to replace than maintain (the manufacturing quality ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • ATG: Tyres in service of ‘flowering beauties’

    “Tulips from Amsterdam” have often been sung about, and indeed fields of flowering tulips characterise the Dutch landscape in spring time. Just as other high value crops, tulips require farmers to pay particular attention to the protection of plants and bulbs. That is why R&D engineers at ATG developed the Alliance Row Crop Radial. “These tyres offer superior protection for ...


    By Alliance Tire Group (ATG)

  • The LightingTech Egypt 2015 high level conference will gather top decision makers and stakeholders to discuss the future of lighting in Cairo, 9-10 December 2015

    The conference will be attended by top decision-makers from the Ministry of Electricity, the Arab Organization for Industralization, the United Nations Development Programme, New & Renewable Energy Authority, Housing & Building National Research Center and Emaar amongst others. Egypt’s growing electrical demand and recurrent power cuts leads the Egyptian government in ...

  • Viet Nam Dragon Fruit Orchards Bloom in New Light

    A farmer for more than three decades, 50-year-old Nguyen Minh Cam from Viet Nam's Binh Thuan province earns over 70 per cent of his annual income by cultivating dragon fruit on his two hectare plot. This Southeast Asian delicacy requires the long daylight hours of summer to blossom and bear fruit. Many Vietnamese farmers rely on artificial lighting during the shorter days of the off season to ...

  • Walmart reports progress on its sustainability index

    In front of an audience of associates, suppliers and nonprofit organizations at its Global Sustainability Milestone Meeting this week, Walmart highlighted its progress with the Sustainability Index, a measurement system used to track the environmental impact of products. The company also outlined key initiatives where it can use its size and scale to help address "hot spots" and accelerate ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • OriginClear and Farm Equipment Distributor Team Up to Treat Agricultural Effluent

    OriginClear Inc. (OTC/QB: OOIL), a leading provider of water treatment solutions, and Renewable Water Technologies (RWT), a spin-off of Wisconsin’s Renewable Algae Group, plan to form a joint venture (JV) to offer ...


    By OriginClear Inc.

  • Cashing In on the Savings from Appliance Standards

    Do the energy savings from efficiency standards for appliances really amount to anything? The authors of a new report from the American Council for an Energy Efficient Economy (ACEEE) believe national efficiency standards for appliances, lighting, and other equipment will save consumers and businesses more than $1.1 trillion and dramatically reduce greenhouse gas pollution and other emissions by ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Ontario budget offers little for the environment

    The 2008 Ontario budget focuses primarily on improving Ontario’s struggling economy, but offers little for the environment. Most environmental funding initiatives announced are incremental or small components of larger plans aimed at strengthening specific sectors of Ontario’s economy. As part of the government’s plan to help the forest sector reposition itself near ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Project Seeks Cropping Systems that Profit Farmers, Provide Food and Fuel and Scrub Carbon Out of the Air

    Cropping systems that are profitable for farmers and balance societal needs for food, feed, fuel, energy and clean air and water are the focus and challenge of Iowa State University’s Landscape Biomass Project. “My dad always said there is no reason that driving your car should not make the air cleaner, and there’s no reason that you should have to feel bad about turning on a ...


    By Ohio State University

  • How to market the future? Break away from your past beliefs

    As the name implies, they’re structures that shelter us from confusion. They give order to our world, eliminate background noise, reassure us that things are as we believe they are. At the same time, they tend to slam the door shut on new perspectives that could help us grow. As you might imagine, rigid belief frameworks don’t hold up well in rapidly evolving environments. They become ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Address by UNEP Deputy Executive Director at the 1st Dubai International Forum on Sustainable Lifestyles

    It is an honour and pleasure to be standing here today with you, on the occasion of the First Dubai International Forum on Sustainable Lifestyles. I am proud to be a part of history with you today, as I am sure that in the future, this Forum will be another global landmark event that will bring the world to Dubai and take Dubai to the rest of the ...

  • Wal-Mart scrutinizes supply-chain sustainability

    Wal-Mart's announcement last week that it will require its suppliers to evaluate and disclose the full environmental costs of their products was greeted with fanfare in the media and among green business champions. The excitement is grounded in the notion that when the world's largest retailer asks more than 100,000 businesses around the world to assess [PDF] their environmental and social ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • H.I.S. Reports Results for the Full Year Ended October 2014

    Achieves record results for the fourth consecutive year Tokyo, Dec 5, 2014 - (JCN Newswire) - H.I.S. Co., Ltd. (TSE1: 9603), a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, 2014. The Group achieved record results for the fourth consecutive year with consolidated net sales of 523,246 million yen, an increase of 9.1% ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

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