Tag: energy efficiency


Could electric car interfaces be designed to promote less driving?

April 12, 2018

Via: TreeHugger

I’ve always been a little skeptical about what’s known as the Jevons paradox—the phenomenon by which gains in efficiency lead to increases in consumption. Yes, it’s true that when it costs less to do something, you might do it a […]


Exposing the Power Vampires in Self-Driving Cars

February 15, 2018

Via: IEEE Spectrum

By driving smarter, autonomous cars have the potential to move people around and between cities with far greater efficiency. Estimates of their energy dividends, however, have largely ignored autonomous driving’s energy inputs, such as the electricity consumed by brawny on-board […]

Impact & Regulations

Local Actions Lead The Global Efforts To Address Climate Change

June 29, 2017

Via: The Huffington Post

Climate change is happening at home and around the world. Seoul is doing its part by embracing clean energy and climate solutions, and engaging its citizens in climate actions. When it comes to fighting climate change, cities and local leaders […]

Impact & Regulations

Why stronger fuel efficiency standards are so important

March 27, 2017

Via: TreeHugger

TreeHugger used to be all about incremental steps you could take to reduce your carbon footprint, but most of our readers have changed their lightbulbs by now and we totally gave up on clotheslines. The problems we face are so […]

Impact & Regulations

Liquid hydrogen may be way forward for sustainable air travel

February 27, 2017

Via: ScienceDaily

Transport makes up around 20 percent of our energy use around the world — and that figure is set to grow, according to the International Energy Agency. With sustainable solutions in mind, a new study published by eminent physicist Jo […]