Author: KP

Choosing the Right Roofing Material for Your Home

The roof is an integral part of your home, protecting the interior from the elements and extremes of weather outside. Choosing the right roofing material is an important decision that will impact your home for many years. There are various factors to consider when selecting roofing materials, from appearance and durability to budget and environmental […]

Environmentally Friendly Medical Technology

Plasma is an ionized gas that can conduct electrical charges and absorb energy from a source of electricity. Manmade plasma formation takes place in a low-pressured atmosphere by emptying a reaction chamber, replenishing it with a low-pressured gas, and stimulating the gas. Overall, plasma is a gas that has enough energy to deliver for releasing the electrons […]

Modernization increases savings

Modern homes can be black holes when it comes to energy. A look at your utility bills at the end of the month will stand testimony to this. There is however, ways in which homes, modern and old can be modified in order to conserve energy. To begin with, replace all incandescent bulbs with florescent […]

Bringing the Sun into your home

Considering that renewable energy resources are fast depleting it only makes sense that we work towards its conservation. An alternate means of energy that is both economical as well as efficient is the key solution. Solar power can easily be harnessed for use at home. To begin with, it can be used to illuminate the […]

Lighting schemes that conserve energy

Energy saving lamps uses a fraction of the needed energy to produce light. This makes them revolutionary products that need to be introduced to homes. There is a constantly growing demand for them considering that people are beginning to understand the need and importance of energy conservation. These products today can be bought in a […]

Pedalling to Parliament

On September 15, Pedal for the Planet riders hit Parliament Hill after riding across Atlantic Canada, Québec, Ontario, the Prairies and British Columbia. The riders relayed a message from Canadians across the country: we need to stop Canada’s backpeddling on climate change. Canada must do its fair share. At the rally on the Hill, we […]

Extreme weather frequency a key test in climate change

First published in the Thunder Bay Chronicle-Journal on Aug. 23, 2009 A huge and complex weather system covered much of Ontario last Thursday. Low pressure, centred over Lake Superior near Sault Ste. Marie, directed warm and humid air into southern Ontario. Conditions triggered intense lightning, major downpours with local flooding and a number of tornadoes. An […]

Pedal for the Planet Launches from Quidi Vidi – VOCM

Video coverage from VOCM in St. John’s

The Whitehorse Launch

Today I held a launch for Pedal for the Planet and my ride south, down the Alaska Highway, to join the rest of the team heading east in Edmonton. We gathered together 50 people in Rotary Peace Park in downtown Whitehorse, including the Yukon’s MP, Larry Bagnell, and Senoir Science Advisor, Ian Church. CBC radio […]