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One Woman’s Quest to Recycle Homes, Build Green House People, and Provide Jobs to at-Risk

A former ad-exec in North Carolina, Nancy Welsh wants to stop the tear-down epidemic and use the resource of America's boarded up homes…
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Students Challenged to Find Energy Waste in Their Schools

With support from the Alcoa Foundation and the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES), the "Make an impact: Change Our 2morrow (CO2)…
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Technology for Good: GE’s Journey For Better and More Efficient Light

Second in our GE Technology for Good Series, Leon Kaye explores the company's long journey from incandescent light bulbs to LED technologies that…
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Volvo Ups the Ante on Emissions Reductions

Volvo Group has expanded its partnership with WWF Climate Savers and dramatically increased its commitment to reduce CO2 emissions.
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Beyond Lighting Retrofits: Grainger Helps Companies and Institutions Embrace Sustainability

Grainger has actively worked to increase the efficiency and sustainability of its own operations by investing in LEED certified facilities, building out sustainable…
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Cleantech Accelerator Greenstart Launches Design Practice

many big changes [ in clean-tech] come in the second chapter we are now in, where software and IT will be critical; it's…
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Walmart’s Renewable Energy Power Surge

The EPA's latest ranking of the top renewable energy buyers has Walmart moving to number three on the list from number 15 three…
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Suppliers Lag Behind in Reducing Carbon Emissions

The Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP), which has been collecting GHG emissions data from companies for nearly a decade, recently released a report which…
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Renewable Energy Mergers and Acquisitions Surge 40% in 2011

Renewable energy merger and acquisitions surged 40% in 2011, with solar energy and energy efficiency leading the way, according to a PwC report.…

Driving the Next Industrial Revolution Through Efficiency

By Ryan Matley, Rocky Mountain Institute President Obama’s call in his State of the Union address to capitalize on “the strongest two-year period…
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Energy Conservation in the Gulf: It’s Imperative

Since the discovery of oil just over a century ago, the Middle East has experienced major economic growth from this bountiful resource under…
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X PRIZE for Real-Life Diagnostic Star Trek Tricorder

In parallel with the rise of new distributed energy systems that are putting renewable energy technology into the hands of consumers, the health…
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Cisco Brings Smart Cities Within Reach

The concept of the smart city is one that holds a lot of promise and potential in terms of how computerized, networked public…
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10 Green Building Predictions for 2012

These trends, which range from a boom in certified multi-family construction to the advent of consumer friendly home energy technology, were identified by…
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Rising to the Challenge of Keeping Food and Energy from Being Trashed

This article highlights the amount of embedded energy in food waste while exploring ways to tackle America's dual problem of hunger and clean…