Ronen Tinman Turns Junkyard Automobile Parts Into Bespoke Furniture

Green Prophet

It’s inevitable that even the best of automobiles will eventually find their way to the junkyard , but to Ronen Tinman, that needn’t be a death sentence. Fashion & Design automobiles bespoke furniture junkyard recycled materials Ronen Tinman

Toyota Debuts Electric Bike and Car Sharing Stations

Celsias

Japanese automobile company Toyota has installed an electric mobility charging station at the Toyota Ecoful Town, the low-carbon model town in Toyota City, Japan. The Smart Mobility Park functions as a hub for electric mobility sharing but it can also generate and store electric power.

Jumpstarting Your Creativity Workshop

The Alien Next Door

Mostafa Dini, who just completed a five-volume series on neuroscience and brain function, is writing a book on dreams. Mike Ghatine''s book ''Secrets of Driving and Automobile Care'' is being published by IOWI in print and ebook form.

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Expert Interference: Enabling EV drivers enjoy the delights of radio

EcoFriend

Generally, automobile makers have to heavily insulate the motor and the engine cabling has to be shielded with extra care to ensure that radio functioning in EVs is smooth and unhindered. B.Sameer Kumar: Apparently Germany is still big on listening to the radio as it wakes up each day.

8 Reasons Cyclists Should Love Google Cars

Icebike

The cars from Google are actually among the safest automobiles in the world. With numbers like this, it is only logical that this next step in the evolution of automobiles be taken. The car can still function even if the cameras go kaput, of course.

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Qoros Electric Vehicle: China and Israel Partner with USA

Green Prophet

a 50:50 joint venture between Israel Corp and China’s Chery Automobile Co. After losing the Better Place electric vehicle company , Israel Corporation moved forward with a different holding in the same industry. Qoros Auto Company Ltd.,

Automakers Back Call for Fuel Economy Standards - Compass

Sierra Club Compass

The Information Handling Services lowered the forecast for automobile purchases for 2014 as the growing popularity of car sharing programs, well-planned communities, and public transportation systems means fewer cars are on the road - and less carbon pollution is in the air. Compass.

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Diseases Caused by Air Pollution

Greentumble

Other particles form when sulfur dioxide and nitrogen oxides from power plants, industries or automobiles and sometimes ammonia from agricultural activities, react with each other. Take a breather—something we do or.

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InnoSave Greens Big Electric Motors to Save Energy Costs

Green Prophet

The use of sophisticated electric motors are also being incorporated to power automobiles and other vehicles, including high speed electric sports cars like the Tesla Motors $100,000 sports coups and roadsters.

Honda unveils Japan's first hydrogen station powered by the sun

EcoFriend

Sonia Renthlei: Renowned Japanese automobile manufacturer, Honda, recently lifted the curtains off its Solar Hydrogen Station at Saitama Prefectural Office.

Blueair Sense air purifier is energy efficient and effective

EcoFriend

Sonia Renthlei: We’re living in a world where pollutants are the norm in view of the many factories and automobiles that exist and spew carbon emissions every second. It also enables Sense to function without consuming too much energy.

A Plastic Pollution Cocktail: Toxic Chemicals in Everyday Items

Green Prophet

Phthalates – Found in #3 plastic, and also in children’s toys, cosmetics, pharmaceuticals, baby care products, building materials, modeling clay, automobiles, cleaning materials and insecticides. Plastic is pervasive and so are the carcinogenic chemicals that leach from them.

What’s in Your Garage?

Sightline Daily

But the fact that my garage does not shelter an automobile is not at all unusual. Many garages hold everything but automobiles. During those years, my garage has never contained an automobile. Photo by Alan Durning. I have not owned a car in seven years, but I do own a garage.

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Copenhagen, city of cyclists

The Green Changemakers

Contested Streets explores the history and culture of New York City streets from pre-automobile times to the present.

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Too Many Deer: A Bigger Threat to Eastern Forests than Climate Change

Nature Conservancy - Science

2013) and likely will become more important in order to help maintain resilient, functioning forests in a warming climate (Galatowitsch et al.2009). State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Co.

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A Mom Rediscovers Her Bike

Sightline Daily

My bike, complete with a working kickstand, 24 fully functioning gears, and a trail-a-bike hitch. and an inconvenient daycare in automobile-choked Amazonia were barriers to using my bike more often.

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New Year, New Ozone Rules

Eco Friendly Daily

A person can experience coughing, throat irritation, reduced lung function, aggravated asthma or COPD, inflammation of lungs and permanent lung damage. These gases mainly come from automobiles and factories. Who owns the ozone?

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Transit-Friendly Streets

The Green Changemakers

In many cases, this means altering a street to make transit use more efficient and convenient, and less so for automobiles - while still accommodating them. In Sacramento, California, light rail operates on different streets in different ways, depending on the type and function of the street.

Tech for Transit: Designing a Future System

The Green Changemakers

It also has an enormous impact on the environment—automobile emissions represent a leading cause of global warming. How we can better design various transportion modes to function together, creating a fully integrated and more intelligent system of transportation?

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To Save Our Cities, Put Children First

The Green Changemakers

During the post-World War II era we redefined and recreated communities of all sizes to support the transition to an automobile age within the span of only three decades. The new American society was an automobile paradise, built to cater to people—and shoppers—of all ages.

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Sprawling City vs. Compact City

The Green Changemakers

The key maintainers of sprawl are road infrastructure designed with automobile use in mind and government's intentional and unintentional support for city expansion. This is made by e.g. investments in public transportation and new compact and mixed used areas where automobiles are not necessary. Low-density, single-use and automobile dependent type of development has been the key attributes with lack of planning and control being the key enablers for urban sprawl.

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Prepare Yourself: “Shocking Weather Has Just Begun”…

The Alien Next Door

They typically move, being a function of a local atmospheric instability. A hard top automobile with the windows up can also offer fair protection. Avoid: Isolated trees or other tall objects, bodies of water, sheds, fences, convertible automobiles, tractors, and motorcycles.

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The Venus Project - City Systems

The Green Changemakers

This system facilitates efficient transportation for city residents, eliminating the need for automobiles. In addition, to ensure the efficient operation of the city's various functions, all of the processes and services could be equipped with electronic environmental feedback sensors.

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Principles of True Urbanism

The Green Changemakers

Aristotle) A well-functioning public realm serves multiple important functions: It builds social capital by cementing social relations through repeated contact among inhabitants in multiple overlapping role relationships. Suzanne H. Crowhurst Lennard Henry L.

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The Venus Project: Bombastic Dream or Realizable Future?

The Alien Next Door

And we dare question why the world functions as it does? will in no short time experience any drastic changes in the way the world functions.

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Will electric motorsports be able to keep the thrill intact?

EcoFriend

In the 1980s, John Webb aimed to revive the interest in large sports prototypes with the introduction of Thundersports after prototypes saw a decline from 1976 onwards as sport car racing saw the dominance of Group 5 special production vehicles and Group 4 Grand Touring automobiles. Race car engines are powerful and need to rely on large amounts of fuel in order to function. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login.

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V+ Volteis: Electric car with golf cart like looks

EcoFriend

A Starck-Looking Electric Car for Fun Picture Gallery A Starck-Looking Electric Car for Fun It seems to prioritize form over function. We have surely come a long way since November 1881 when the first near- electric three wheeled automobile was showcased in Paris. Please login. Sign In. User Name / Email. Password. Forgot Password. Dont have an account? Join Now. Login. slideshows. Greenlists //. gallery //. Transportation. Architecture. Technology. Green Products. Solar Power.

BMW i3

EcoFriend

When one of the world’s most renowned automobile manufacturers says it want to design a car that is not only emission-free but sustainable as well, you know you’re in for a treat. In addition, the Night Vision with pedestrian recognition function allows users to drive safely at night. Sonia Renthlei: Overview.

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The Future of Human Civilization

The Green Changemakers

Soft” spaces such as parks, gardens, lawns, and eco-preserves offer vital reprieve from the brutal urban environment and function as spaces for leisure activities. During the Renaissance, European architects had focused on systematically studying and shaping of urban space, as though the city itself were a piece of architecture that could be given an aesthetically pleasing and functional order.

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The mass media and our environment

Green Blog

This so-called grassroots organization had around 50 different trade associations and corporations who were involved in the oil, coal, gas, automobile and chemical industry. What kind of role does our mass media play in how we perceive and react to environmental problems around us?

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10 Common Sense Principles for a New Economy

The Green Changemakers

The Wall Street economy wastes enormous resources on things that actually reduce the quality of our lives— war , automobile dependence, suburban sprawl, energy-inefficient buildings, financial speculation , advertising, incarceration for minor, victimless crimes.

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ICLEI Case Studies - Locally-based projects that support sustainability

The Green Changemakers

[link] ICLEI Case Studies profile locally-based projects that support sustainability. Each study documents: the local context of the project the anatomy of the project results lessons learned the project's replication potential budgeting and financial issues Please note: Case Studies 1 - 55 will be available soon.

Community Solutions for Peak Oil and Post Carbon

The Green Changemakers

The system utilizes the existing infrastructure of private automobiles and roads due to the time, expense, and difficulty of building a new transportation infrastructure amongst such a dispersed population. Click on any question for the answer: Q: What is Peak Oil?

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Back to Basics in Transportation Planning

The Green Changemakers

P rior to the introduction of the automobile, Americans' concept of what constituted a good road had a vastly different meaning from today. The growing popularity of automobiles after 1910 created pressure for the federal government to become more directly involved in financing roads.

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Freiburg: City of Vision

The Green Changemakers

These goals included improvements in Freiburg's market function, and streetscape. The goal is to reduce automobile traffic by increasing use of the more healthy and sustainable modes of transportation, walking, biking and public transit.

Traffic Calming 101

The Green Changemakers

The benefits: Provide a haven for pedestrians waiting to cross the street Shorten the crossing distance Define parking bays Deflect through traffic at a corner Function as entry points Provide space for amenities and enhancements (e.g. "In almost all U.S.

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A "Living" Built Environment

The Green Changemakers

Human Scale and Humane Places : The project must be designed to create human-scaled, rather than automobile-scaled, places so that the experience brings out the best in humanity and promotes culture and interaction.

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A “Living” Built Environment

The Green Changemakers

Human Scale and Humane Places : The project must be designed to create human-scaled, rather than automobile-scaled, places so that the experience brings out the best in humanity and promotes culture and interaction.

2010 52

Imagining Ecocities

The Green Changemakers

And yet, the way cities are built, the logic of their internal functions and their connections with resources and natural environment are virtually ignored - they are not seen as potentially whole, living organisms. In radically de-emphasizing the automobile and bringing together again a cluster of many different functions - urban planners call it "mixed uses" - the city begins again to take on a more comprehensible form, more three-dimensional than the sprawled flat city.

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The Case for Density in Sustainable Cities

The Green Changemakers

Pillar 2: A Low-Impact Transportation System A sustainable community should provide as many alternatives to the automobile as possible, including planning for convenient transit service, and supporting shared-car opportunities to reduce the need for single-person auto use. Research has shown density to be critical in shifting transportation away from the automobile to other modes of travel.

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Sustainable Communities

The Green Changemakers

For instance, changing present automobile designs to decrease pollution and increase fuel efficiency ignores the enormous land surface consumed by road transportation. Resource input per unit of end-user service: This ratio assesses resource use against the useful function gained and maintained for the end-user. It is suggested by Walter Stahel's work envisioning highly durable products delivering function to the customers of service oriented companies.

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Recommendations for Improving Health through Transportation Policy

The Green Changemakers

A lack of efficient alternatives to automobile travel disproportionately affects vulnerable populations such as the poor, the elderly, people who have disabilities and children by limiting access to jobs, health care, social interaction, and healthy foods.

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Living Wealth: Better Than Money

The Green Changemakers

Yet it is essential to democracy and social health, both of which depend on an equitable distribution of power, and an essential function of democratic government.

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