In this week’s installment, we cover how governments and businesses around the world have approached the problem through regulatory and other policy measures, and what is on the horizon.
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Patagonia’s new wetsuit represents a real breakthrough for high performance products made from renewable materials. Developed with the company Yulex, it uses a natural biorubber called guayule to substitute for the petroleum-based neoprene used in conventional wetsuits.
RP Siegel interviews Claus Stig Pedersen, the Director of Novozymes Sustainability Development Board about their life cycle assessment processes.
A new energy usage system, developed by Stem Energy, uses atmospheric and environmental data to make a second-by-second decision about whether a building should pull from the meter for its energy, or run on battery power.
The Tesla electric might be considered a “shocking” choice, but considering the stream of superlatives issued by the panel it really seemed to be a shoo-in.
The Spark’s “green” credentials comes with performance that will shock many drivers with its powerful torque, spry road handling and entertainment options.
The Electricity Freedom Act is nothing more than a shameless attempt to repeal Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) legislation in any and all of the 29 states (plus DC) in which it exists, for the simple reason that doing so would increase sales of fossil fuels, let the climate and the people who depend on it be damned.
England’s Department of Energy and Climate Change has just launched a new program called the Government’s Energy Efficiency Strategy. The goal is to cut the equivalent of 22 power stations worth of energy consumption throughout the United Kingdom by 2020.
Thanks to a little known Department of Energy conservation program called Better Plants, Legrand appears to have launched itself into a sustainability leadership role in the U.S. manufacturing sector.
This is the 1st in a multi-part article series on refrigerants, their effects as greenhouse gases, and the market-based solutions aimed at their disposal. Safe and effective management of refrigerants has now become a business, environmental and sustainability priority around the world.
The United Nations Global Compact and Accenture released a “comprehensive analysis” of priority actions to a sustainable clean-energy economy across 19 industry sectors, including the automobile, chemicals, construction, food, health care, forest products, transportation, oil and gas, and renewable energy industries.