August’s massive blackout highlights the critical crossroads Indians and residents of fast developing nations around the world face: to try to emulate the fossil fuel-dependent development paths followed by developed nations or a sustainable development path centered on local, distributed renewable energy sources.
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Two studies from Portland and New York City reveal bicyclists spend more than their peers who arrive at the same neighborhoods via car or public transport.
Scoot Networks will now rent you a zippy electric Scooter, providing an urban mobility solution designed to be easy, cheap and fast as well as fun and sustainable.
Fuels America, a group of advanced and conventional renewable stakeholders joined to fight for America’s Renewable Fuels Standard (RFS). This comes after the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is looking at waiving the RFS, largely thanks to the recent harsh drought conditions over the mid-western U.S. this summer.
Getting new product ideas funded via sites like Kickstarter is gaining increasing traction. But at the same time, the reality of actually manufacturing the product at scale, let alone run a business, has caused many businesses to stop at the starting block. CrowdHut, with its diverse bank of experts, aims to fill that gap.
AT&T just announced that it is expanding its use of fuel cells to power 28 data centers and other facilities in California and Connecticut.
Today three large multinationals have agreed to charter only vessels in the shipping industry that have the highest rates of energy efficiency.
Ryder, the Fortune 500 transportation services giant that generated over $6 billion in revenues last year, recently issued its third sustainability report.
A new software company called Melon has hitched its wagon to the growing energy conservation market, and it provides a nifty demonstration of the interplay between new federal initiatives and new opportunities for entrepreneurs.
Startups are normally seen as much more innovative than big companies – but Raz Godelnik investigates whether this is true for companies in the sustainability sector.
Used to tremendous success in the real estate sector, SF’s Renewable Energy Trust proposes applying the real estate investment trust (REIT) structure to “democratize” and boost investments in solar PV projects.
Lightbulbs are common objects in most homes. Considering how much we use them, they really have not changed much since Edison’s first working model in 1879. The LIFX bulb created by Phil Bosua of San Francisco, CA is about to change all that.
A closer look at the sustainability credentials of a new building called the Crystal, Siemens’ eco showcase in London’s Docklands. The Crystal was opened last week with a program of talks.
The importance of sustainable business, requirements to become considered a green business, and how this trend will affect companies all across America.