According to a report issued by Carbon War Room and Trimble, seven energy efficiency technologies could reduce a truck’s fuel costs by $26,400 a year.
Month: November 2012
Burton Snowboards and Mountain Dew announced the new 2013 Green Mountain Project outerwear collection which utilizes sustainable fabric made from recycled plastic bottles. This seems like a win-win from a marketing point of view, but is it also a win-win from an environmental or sustainability point of view?
U.S. Humane Society undercover investigators take enormous risks, even possible prosecution, to bring to light unsustainable farming practices.
A new Friends of the Earth campaign published a report that focused on tin mining in Indonesia, and calls out Samsung and Apple for their supply chains.
The San Diego Zoo is embarking on a new solar EV charger project consisting of five charging stations powered by ten photovoltaic canopies totaling 90 kilowatts.
Net Impact rolls out the Small Steps, Big Wins Campus Challenge, an experimental campus competition that will change the way students look at these seemingly overwhelming problems.
President Obama’s reelection has shifted the Congressional debate to the most immediate issue concerning Congress: “the fiscal cliff.” And, a carbon tax? A carbon tax, if implemented by Congress, would levy a fee on the production, distribution, or use of fossil fuels based on the carbon content of their combustion emissions.
Can the combination of Coca Cola and Dean Kamen succeed where so many other failed, helping the 780 million people who lack access to safe drinking water by adding more than half a billion liters of clean drinking water per year to the global water supply?
The Department of Energy’s online Alternative Fuel Station Locator was launched last year to help alternative fuel vehicle drivers and fleet managers find fuel stations. The DOE just released a new version of the interactive fuel map with even more details for adventurous drivers.
This month Consumer Reports came out with a “Naughty and Nice” list that focuses on what companies succeeded and failed. We have our own CSR Christmas list.
Giving Tuesday is an initiative that seeks to bring together individuals and companies to rethink what it means to participate in this annual giving season.
A report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis reveals that Mississippi Power’s Kemper County coal plant is in far worse shape than the company is saying.
Doing the impossible? Where do I sign up? My goal as a sustainability professional is to make sure that more people feel this way. I feel strongly that you need to meet people where they are on their sustainability journey. And it is a journey.