Wheego Electric Cars Announces Trade-Up Program

Climate Crunch | Wheego Electric Cars Announces Trade-Up Program
WHEEGO ELECTRIC CARS, manufacturer of all-electric cars, today announced it has finalized a ground-breaking Trade-Up Program for customers to move from Low Speed Vehicles (LSVs) which they are selling now, to the Full Speed Vehicles (FSVs) expected next year.

Anytime within 24 months of their purchase of the Wheego LSV, a customer may trade up their Wheego LSV for a full speed Wheego (when available) and receive a trade-up credit of 50% of the original purchase price of their LSV toward the purchase of a full speed Wheego.
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Venom power releases Eco Alkaline batteries

Climate Crunch | Venom power releases Eco Alkaline batteries
Venom Power Eco Alkaline™ batteries feature 0% Mercury, 0% Cadmium, 0% Lead and are certified carbon neutral by Carbonfund.org. Venom’s Eco Alkaline batteries are progressive, high quality consumer batteries with performance rivaling national leading alkaline battery brands.
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Is London Heading For a Water Crunch?

Climate Crunch | Is London Heading For a Water Crunch?
The warning comes from sustainability experts Envirowise and follows research which found that 70% of sustainability specialists consider the threat of dwindling water supplies to be equal to the impact of carbon emissions, while 54% believe the world will run out of water before it runs out of fuel.

It is predicted that UK groundwater will begin to decrease by 2025, with the overall amount of water available in English and Welsh rivers reducing by 15 per cent by 20502.
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Cellulose from Wastewater Can Now be Turned into Fuel for Cars

Climate Crunch | Cellulose from Wastewater Can Now be Turned into Fuel for Cars
Qteros of Marlborough, Mass., and Applied CleanTech, based in Israel, today announced that they have developed a novel solution for turning cellulose from municipal and agricultural liquid waste into ethanol fuel for cars. Joint use of the Qteros Q Microbe™ and Applied CleanTech’s Recyllose™ feedstock has been found to boost ethanol production, address sewage sludge disposal problems, and make smaller-scale ethanol plants viable for municipalities from Tel Aviv to Chicago.
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Worldfirst sustainable racing car to take on Formula 3 at Brands Hatch

Climate Crunch | Worldfirst sustainable racing car to take on Formula 3 at Brands Hatch
Can the idea of ‘green motorsport’ actually work? Yes, according to EPSRC funded researcher, Dr Kerry Kirwan at the University of Warwick , who led the research team which designed and built the worldfirst fully sustainable Formula 3 racing car.

The car is made from woven flax, recycled carbon fibre, recycled resin and carrot pulp for the steering wheel. It runs on biofuel made from chocolate and animal fats and is lubricated with plant oils. But it’s not just an environmentally friendly car, it is also fast. The car has a top speed of 135 mph, can achieve 0-60 in 2.5 seconds and is turbo charged to give it more torque.
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QinetiQ to deliver its Pyrolysis Waste Disposal system to US army

Climate Crunch | QinetiQ to deliver its Pyrolysis Waste Disposal system to US army
With military forces increasingly having to consider their environmental impact, QinetiQ has been awarded a £1.5 million, three year Indefinite Delivery Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to develop and deliver PyTEC™ – an ISO containerised Pyrolysis Waste Disposal System – to the US Army.
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eMazzanti Technologies is Running Lean and Green on Windows 7

Climate Crunch | eMazzanti Technologies is Running Lean and Green on Windows 7
Through its involvement in a new Windows 7 Professional beta program called Ignite, the eMazzanti Technologies is discovering ways to work more efficiently while reducing its carbon footprint on the environment. Features in the new operating system such as Trigger Start Services, Power Management, Problem Step Recorder and a host of enhanced navigation tools like Jump Lists, Shake, and Federated Search are speeding up workflow and helping to slow down power consumption.
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UK science body launches new planet

Climate Crunch | UK science body launches new planet
An interactive planet for the public to explore UK science and engineering was launched (30th September 2009) by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) – the UK ’s largest government agency for research.
IMPACT! World www.impactworld.org.uk is an innovative new website where users can explore how engineering and physical sciences research is helping to build the world around us and creating a healthy, productive and sustainable future for us all.

Through films, stories, and an interactive planet, the website shows how research is helping to fight crime in police stations, save lives in hospitals, develop green forms of transport, informing government decisions and much more.
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Record Crowds Due to Join Homeowners, Businesses, Educators, Environmentalists – and Hollywood – for World’s Largest Grassroots Solar Event

 	 Record Crowds Due to Join Homeowners, Businesses, Educators, Environmentalists - and Hollywood - for World's Largest Grassroots Solar Event
On October 3rd, over 150,000 people are slated to build a new solar landscape for America by participating in the non-profit American Solar Energy Society’s (ASES’) 14th Annual National Solar Tour, the world’s largest grassroots solar event.

The National Solar Tour provides solar-interested citizens an opportunity to view the real-life energy solutions people in their communities are deploying to save money, assert their energy independence and help the environment. Last year, 140,000 people in 49 states participated.
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New hydro engineering inc. instant car wash defines green technology

Climate Crunch | New hydro engineering inc. instant car wash defines green technology
Hydro Engineering Inc has made breakthroughs in “green” water technology. Their patented technology has revolutionized the way construction companies, auto dealers, and government entities wash their equipment by eliminating delays and waste. The instant car wash only requires electric power and water for operation, and can be placed on any surface. It does not even require a connection to a sewer. All the collected wash water is recycled through the Hydrokleen filtration system where it is then processed back to the Hydroblaster pressure washer. A huge advantage of the car wash system is that it can be either permanent or allow for a mobile wash. If you determine that the instant car wash needs to be relocated, it can be done with no construction involved. All along the way, making water conservation and going green easy.
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