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Putting the Power to Conserve Energy in Consumers’ Hands – Through Technology

Neil McPhail, board member, Alliance to Save Energy and senior vice president, new business customer solutions group at Best Buy discusses how power…
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Just Add Water: Building a Sustainable Community in Africa

Location, location, location. I discovered this old cliché really did ring true during my eight years in the real estate industry – people…
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Energy Production Costs at Root of Government Belt Tightening

Eric Zencey explains why it would be wise to pay proper attention to energy return on investment.
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Super Cool Biz Summer in Japan: Yes to Hawaiian Shirts, No to Neckties!

Here’s a little experiment for you: While you’re sitting in your office, wearing your usual work outfit, set the thermostat at 82 degrees…
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Hawaiian Geothermal Energy: A Gift from the Gods?

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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The New Energy Economy: Can We Afford It?

This post is part of a blogging series by economics students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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What Government Must Learn From Disasters

By the year 2050, 9.2 billion people with robust personal and communal energy needs will inhabit the globe.  Such extreme population growth demands…

40 Years in, Solar is Ready for a Makeover

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…

Drill, Obama, Drill: Administration Advocates for Expanded Domestic Drilling

President Obama gave a speech yesterday, on a plan to cut oil imports.   While at first, it may sound like this is a…
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Give to Get: US Eyes Brazilian Oil

By Elizabeth Dolge    No doubt Obama made many fans during his visit to Brazil last weekend, charming government officials and citizens alike. …
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Cycling: An Alternative Energy Resource

By Matt Courtland I recently spent eight days working in Amersfoort, Holland, a wonderful town full of historic sites and friendly people. During my…
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TransAlta Coal Plant to Close, But Don’t Hold Your Breath

TransAlta, the last operating coal-fired plant in the Pacific Northwest, is shutting down, but not until 2025 under a deal brokered by Washington…
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The Future of Pedal Power in Remote Places

Dr. Nathan Phillips, an associate professor of geography and environment at Boston University, first worked with a bicycle-powered electricity generator while conducting research…
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Lord Anthony Giddens: The Four Mistakes of Green Growth

The Economist wrote in March 2010 that climate change doubters are right when they state that uncertainties are rife in climate science, but…
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Brilliant Stakeholder Engagement: PG&E Gives $25 to Consumers Who Save Gas

Northern California’s major utility, Pacific Gas & Electric, handed consumers a nice surprise this week in the form of $25 pre-paid debit cards.…