A century ago, Jewish chemist Chaim Weizmann invented a method of producing acetone for explosives – helping the British with WWI efforts. Now, scientists at UC Berkeley have found a way to utilize the same formula in order to generate a greener version of diesel fuel made from plants.
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A new study reveals a consumer segment, the aspirationals, which might also offer key to sustainable consumption. Here are seven things you need to know about the aspirationals and what companies should do about them.
Ghana must generate 10 percent of its electricity from alternative sources by 2020, and it has cast an eye on quite an unorthodox, yet plentifully available resource: human excrement.
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.
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.
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.
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.