Appropriate technology is local industries as an alternative to expensive and inappropriate imported technologies.
A carbon tax is a term used to describe a tax on greenhouse-gas emission. In reality, the carbon tax is an important instrument used to curb greenhouse-gas emissions.
Embodied energy is a term used to describe the energy used in making a product, including fibre production, manufacturing, shipping to market and final disposal.
Energy-efficient is products and systems that use less energy to perform as well or better than standard products.
Environmental design is a new approach in planning consumer products and industrial processes that are ecologically sustainable and intelligent, and healthy both the environment and humans.
Green chemistry is a term used on an emerging field of science that develops chemicals to be benign. Rather than presuming to keep human and ecological exposures to chemicals within levels of toxicity deemed “acceptable,”, sustainable chemistry aims to make chemicals inherently safe.
Ocean thermal energy conversion (OTEC)