Tag archives: environment

Look on the bright side – changing behaviors to improve the environment

Sometimes it’s easy to ignore the things that are right there in front of you to see: our forests, our lakes, our animals, and indeed the entire natural environment around us. It’s harder to ignore them however when you think that we may be ruining them with each day that passes. But our consciousness about [...]

Billion smart meters a great start

Smart meters use two-way communication to reduce energy consumption and improve efficiency. And the world is on course to have nearly 1 billion of them by 2020, thanks largely to a big push for smart metering in China. This is a great start.