Tag: carbon emissions

Big Companies Step Up Efforts to Trim Environmental Risks in Supply Chains

Photographer: Nelson Ching/Bloomberg Bloomberg BNA — Multinational corporations say they are increasingly taking on a regulatory role in their supply chains to improve performance on environment, health and safety (EHS) issues, especially in developing countries where government oversight can be weak. Although EHS regulations…

What’s the Average Cost of Solar Across the US, With a Focus on New York and California? The Green Living Guy Investigates.

Solar has gone from being an expensive rarity to a common sight on rooftops in many places across the country. As a result, homeowners have switched from asking if solar is actually worth it to how much it costs. Unfortunately, determining how much solar…

Volvo XC90 Plugin Hybrid Electric Car is Amazingly Responsive power

Yes, the Volvo Drive-E range includes some of the world’s: Most powerful four-cylinder engines.  This new family of powertrains uses supercharging and twin turbocharging, as well as advanced transmissions, to provide responsive power with far lower fuel consumption and emissions. Electrification allows us to…

Swedish town of Värnamo goes electric with Volvo Electric Hybrid Buses

Electric hybrid bus getting charged “It’s impressive and really gratifying that Värnamo has now decided to lead the way and create a sustainable public transport system based on our hybrid buses. Electrically powered buses are the future for both large cities and small towns,”…

Trees & The Environment: Why Life Depends On Them

You’ve now heard it here folks! 20 million new trees would provide us with 260 million tons of oxygen and remove 10 million tons of CO2 from the atmosphere.  Did you know that an average sized tree produces enough oxygen to keep a family…