Could Solar Powered Flight Become a Reality?

By |2021-05-20T22:30:12+00:00October 29, 2014|Transport|

According to Greek mythology, to escape imprisonment on Crete, the craftsman and inventor Daedalus made wings from wax and feathers for himself and his son Icarus. The legend then goes on to tell how Icarus flew too close to the sun, the wax melted, and he plunged into the sea [...]

Do Melting Ice Caps Mean New & Cheaper Arctic Shipping Routes?

By |2021-05-20T22:30:12+00:00July 7, 2014|Transport|

Things are changing on the roof of the world. The amount of Arctic sea ice has been steadily declining since the 1970’s – the extent of the ice-caps shrinking at a rate of nearly 12% a decade for the past 30 years, according to the US National Snow and Ice [...]

Algae Fuel: Can Pond Weed Really Help Wean Us Off Fossils Fuels?

By |2021-05-20T22:30:12+00:00July 7, 2014|Transport|

It’s hard to think that the annoying slime that turns your pond water green in spring and early summer could be the future of biofuels – but that’s a possibility that a surprising range of research institutions, private firms, oil companies, NASA and even the Pentagon are looking at very [...]

Sustainable Transport

By |2021-05-20T22:30:17+00:00September 11, 2007|Transport|

Going green in our lives is all about achieving sustainability meaning we’re able to complete our day-to-day activities with a minimal impact on the environment. Making a sustainable decision about travelling is particularly significant given the impact transport has on the environment overall. The way we travel is one of [...]

Good Going Campaign London

By |2021-05-20T22:30:17+00:00September 3, 2007|Transport|

Good Going is a London based campaign promoting sustainable travel options in the capital. It is helping Londoners to understand the importance and ease of choosing cycling, walking and other greener transport schemes over gas-guzzling modes of transport. Even if you don’t live in London yourself, find out how Good [...]

The Environmental and Health Benefits of Walking

By |2021-05-20T22:30:19+00:00March 29, 2007|Transport|

What’s the best form of transport of all but probably the one we first forget when it comes to getting from A to B? Walking – it’s the greenest, not to mention cheapest, method of travel. It’s something most of us could fit more of into our lifestyles. Driving a [...]

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