transport


Biodiesel – a reincarnation

February 4th, 2007.

Biodiesel is by no means a new development – it’s been around since the invention of the diesel engine. Biodiesel generates less emissions than fossil fuels – but also poses some other challenges for the environment and society.

Cars, trees and carbon dioxide neutrality

December 9th, 2006.

Offsetting car travel carbon dioxide emissions by buying trees to be planted on your behalf to help mitigate global warming effects is a nice idea; but there are some issues to bear in mind.

Carcinogenic cars

November 23rd, 2006.

Benzene levels in some new cars is as high as 500% above the recommended exposure limit – and that’s not the only chemical in a toxic cocktail of whiffs.

LPG (Autogas) fuel conversions

November 18th, 2006.

Converting your car to run on LPG (Autogas) cuts emissions and can also save you money!