Louisiana – A tornado slammed a southwestern Louisiana town on Saturday, killing a woman and injuring 11 other people. More than 100 homes were damaged, many of them destroyed, authorities said, and about 1 500 people were evacuated because of natural gas leaks.
The 21-year-old woman was killed when a tree fell on her house, said [...]
The hottest “green” toy in Germany isn’t made of organic or recycled materials. That’s so 2010. This one has a solar panel and only runs if kids remember to insert bright red “energy stones” that power the rest of the space station.
Germany, a pioneer in many renewable energy initiatives, is also at the forefront of [...]
New York – The benefits for heart health of eating fish may outweigh concerns over the potential negative impact of increased exposure to mercury as a result, according to a study.
But restrictions are still needed in connection with fish high in mercury, which include species such as perch, shark, swordfish and halibut, said a Swedish [...]
Eskom are doubling our electricity prices over the course of three years and this is going to have a terrible effect on both households as well as businesses. The good news, however, is that the government has introduced the Eskom Solar Water Heating Rebate system which looks to motivate people to go green and make [...]
Tokyo – Honda plans to roll out a plug-in hybrid and an all-electric car by 2013, a news report said on Tuesday.
Japan’s number two carmaker – which already produces standard hybrid versions of its Civic and other models – may also build hybrids overseas for the first time, in the US, the Nikkei business daily [...]