«Su Majestad, las turbinas están servidas»… Dos gigantescos tornillos de Arquímedes, de 40 toneladas de peso y 12 metros de largo, han llegado hasta el Castillo de Windsor para ser instalados en los próximos días en el fondo del río Támesis y poder generar electricidad ‘limpia’ a partir del mes de noviembre. Sigue leyendo
New York City officials announced the selection of Alta Bicycle Share, Inc. to develop and operate a bike share system for the Big Apple.
The company, which manages similar privately-funded systems in Boston, Washington D.C. and Melbourne, Australia, anticipates that sponsorship will be a key component of the system financing and is currently seeking partners. Sigue leyendo
UNWTO Secretary-General, Taleb Rifai, opens the first International Congress on Ethics and Tourism
United Nations officials today stressed that the tourism industry must ensure it does business in an ethical manner, saying that irresponsible travel could harm societies and the environment despite its benefits to the global economy through job creation and community empowerment. Sigue leyendo
The U.S. Army isn’t expecting green street cred for their upcoming decision to potentially replace the aging Humvee with this diesel electric hybrid L-ATV. The decision to go green may be made out of necessity, in order to increase the range of these hard-running vehicles from Oshkosh Defense. Sigue leyendo