News tagged with ecological footprint

Research team develops 'smart' window

Commonplace as they are, windows are an important piece of technology. Beyond architectural aesthetics, a building's ecological footprint depends heavily on how its internal light and heat are managed. With this in mind, ...

dateApr 09, 2015 in Energy & Green Tech
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Eco-friendly pig and poultry production

Slowing the rate of climate change and improving energy use efficiency, whilst also feeding the growing global population, are key targets for the livestock sector, policy-makers and scientists alike.

dateMar 25, 2014 in Other
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What good are footprints?

In "Frontiers in Footprinting," a special feature in the new issue of Yale's Journal of Industrial Ecology, leading voices in the field of industrial ecology provide contrasting viewpoints on the value of footprinting and ...

dateFeb 18, 2014 in Environment
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High-mileage hybrids have huge payoff

Modern electric hybrid vehicles have been sold in the United States for more than a decade. Honda's two-door Insight hit the U.S. market in 1999, and Toyota marketed its first hybrid four-door sedan, the Prius, in 2000. Many ...

dateJun 20, 2013 in Energy & Green Tech
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