It's an interesting business, how our current move towards greener technologies has come about.
You can look to landmark forums such as Kyoto or Copenhagen which have left a political establishment informed if not necessarily involved; you can look to core green 'movement' texts like Al Gore's 'An Inconvenient Truth' which have seeded the hard facts of climate change into the public consciouness.
- The first step towards understanding how green you are is to establish your carbon footprint. For most people, their means of ...
Whatever the major movements or causes, there's no doubt that green issues have become a part of public thinking in previously unimaginable ways.
Governments are now leading manufacturers to develop new environmentally friendly vehicles. Even such petrol luminaries as Porsche and Ferrari are now wowing motorshow audiences with part-electric vehicles which promise to retain character but cut down on fuel use.
How politicians engage with car manufacturers will directly effect the consumer. And how governments tax consumers will inevitably effect our choice of new car as well as our wider driving habits.