Gradening vital to British economy

    Acknowledging the contributions of gardens to our mental and physical wellbeing and often the economic benefits are often overlooked, economic historian Roderick Floud steers to put it right in his latest book “An Economic History of the English Garden”.  This is the first book to question how much gardens and gardening have cost, and…

Artificial intelligence how Lidar see the future

Tesla’s CEO Elon Musk branded the laser scanning system Lidar ( light detection and ranging) which is being touted as the best way for autonomous cars to sense their environment. In April he said, Lidar was expensive and unnecessary as he believes that cameras combined with artificial intelligence will be enough to allow cars to…

Climate protest 11-day protest

Extinction Rebellion environmental activists glued themselves to the main entrance of the London Stock Exchange on the group’s final day of  direct action in London. They caused maximum disruption by staging 11-day peaceful sit-ins at several city’s busiest thoroughfares, when over 1000 people have been arrested during the protests and more than 10, 000 police…

The world’s first rotating 4D skyscraper in Dubai

The World’s first rotating 420 meters high tower, with an environmentally friendly dynamic architecture by David Fisher will be in motion changing its shape every second and will generate electric energy for itself. The kinetic architecture design concept though which buildings are designed to allow parts of the structure to move, without reducing overall structural…

Even Hybrid cars could be banned from 2040

  The Government are tightening the clean air agenda and drawing up plans to outlaw the hybrid cars that exclusively relies on traditional engines such as the Toyota Prius, by 2040 and over 98 percent currently on the road would be banned. However, Chris Grayling, the Transport Secretary, who has Toyota’s UK headquarters in his constituency is…

Central government help on its way to draught city

Scorched fields outside the city of Campina Grande in northeast Brazil, as the Boqueirao reservoir, dried up. The local farmers, serving over 400, 000 residents have lost everything bananas, beans, potatoes. The reservoir is down to 4  per cent of capacity and rainfall is expected to be sparse this year. After decades of empty promises,…

Change the Air App to control air pollution in New Delhi

New Delhi, the Indian capital, tabbed as the world’s most polluted city, is trying new technical way to help clean up its air. The “the Hawa Badlo” (Change the Air) app does just that, has two versions, one allow citizens to take pictures of likely pollutants and the other allows authorities to investigate and act…

Amazon forest tree species face extinction

According to the research published in journal, Science Advances, compared data from almost 15000 forest plots wit maps of current and predicted forest loss to estimate how many tree species have been lost like the Brazilian nut tree, food crops such as cacao, the source of chocolate, and other rare trees and how many are…