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Ford Sets Aggressive Goals For Water Savings

Back in 2000, Ford invested in a fact-finding mission to save water — and money along with it. The automaker saved 10.6 billion gallons of water between 2000 and 2015. And that’s just a start.

Dakota Pipeline Decision by Obama Administration Due As Nationwide Protests Mount

To the ire of construction company Energy Transfer Partners, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced that they will review the route and involve community groups in the discussion of the placement of the DAPL pipeline. That’s good news for the Standing Rock Sioux and a smart move for the Obama Administration as it helped defuse worldwide protests that were scheduled to take place yesterday. But will it make a difference when Donald Trump moves into the White House, since he is an investor in the pipeline?

Alaska Airlines Forest-Powered Airplane Takes Flight

The flight to D.C. was powered by a blend of conventional kerosene-based Jet-A mixed with fuel extracted from a feedstock of “forest residuals,” the limbs and branches left behind after harvesting of managed forests. Great headline, but can a project like this move the needle?

Walt Disney World’s Trashcan GPS Alerts Cause Employee Angst

Custodial employees at Walt Disney World in Florida are worried that new GPS tracking technology designed to keep the theme park cleaner will interfere with their job seniority and the right to perform their tasks as they see fit.

Renewables Tech Poised to Disrupt Fossil Fuels

Our modern-day Edisons have done their jobs. We are at a tipping point where technological innovations that have been in development for many years can now provide us with all the energy we need at ever decreasing costs.

Clean Cookstoves Attempt to Solve the Energy Paradox

Families on the margins face an energy paradox: Smoky, expensive energy sources strain finances and reduce wellness, leaving families less able to cope. BioLite wants to change all that with its smokeless wood-burning stove that reduces toxic emissions by 90 percent, uses half the fuel, and generates usable electricity. And a new financing model will make the product even more accessible to those who need it.