One of the mysteries of London 2012 is the line of seven wind turbines, their blades spinning in an elegant triple helix form, right in the middle of Olympic Park. Quietrevolution’s QR5 technology is not exactly new – you may have seen similar turbines made by the company in other public locations, in shopping centers,… Continue reading
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McDonald’s Filet-o-Fish: could it win an Olympic gold for sustainablity?
What did the joyous, good-natured Olympic torch-bearing carnival that passed through my local town of Aylesbury this week have to do with saving the planet, or even little parts of it? I counted a dozen police motorcyclists, half as many police cars, official torch support vehicles and a convoy of big promotional sponsors’ trucks. And… Continue reading →
Germany sets the pace in greening the London 2012 Olympics.
Have the first gold medals of the 2012 London Olympic Games already been won, and by the Germans? The games organisers LOCOG stipulated that the cars in the official Olympic fleet should fuel-efficient, and emit an average of no more than 120 grammes of CO2 per kilometer (g/km). BMW, the official supplier, have beaten that… Continue reading →