Posts Tagged ‘environment’

Top ten eco-friendly countries

Top ten eco-friendly countries

Top ten eco-friendly countries

Today, the eco-friendly trend is visible all over the world. From simple people to governments, they all want to make the world a better place to live in. The centuries of industrial production put their mark on our environment and created a situation never seen before. Millions of tons of litter can be found floating in oceans or scattered in forests. The greenhouse gas emissions reached incredibly high rates and slowly our planet climax is changing. All these issues brought the attention of the world towards the environmental problems. (more…)

Sweden, the top most eco friendly country in the world

Sweden, the top most eco friendly country in the world

Sweden, the top most eco friendly country in the world

Sweden is famous from some time for its eco-friendly culture and politics. Ever since the 1973 oil crisis, Sweden has made a commitment to reduce dependence of fossil fuels. The Nordic country was depending on imported fossil fuels being vulnerable to price changes on the global market.

The economic politics aiming for that goal were efficient and by 2005 only 32% of the country’s energy being obtained from oil fuels, nuclear power and hydroelectricity completing the country’s energetic needs. (more…)

Clean energy advantages

Clean energy advantages

Clean energy advantages

The clean energy, also known as renewable, is the energy that comes from different natural resources like wind, sunlight, rain, tides and even geothermal heat. These natural resources are not consumed in the process of generating energy and the nature recreates them continuously. The fossil fuels currently used for generating energy pollute the environment and they can be found only in limited quantities. This is why the use of clean energy becomes a necessity rather than a temporary trend. (more…)

Oil spills consequences over the environment

Oil spills consequences over the environment

Oil spills consequences over the environment

The recent oil spill from the Gulf of Mexico brought attention once again over the consequences that these accidents have over the environment. The British Petroleum oil spill is a serious problem for the environment and is already on the largest oil spills list, although its size has not been fully evaluated.

The largest oil spills recorded are: (more…)