Making Cities More Resilient in the Face of Climate Change

Upgrading America's infrastructure to be modern and disaster-ready would infuse $1.6 trillion dollars into the economy.
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How Collaboration Helps AT&T Reduce Energy and Water Use

There are two things that jump out at you while reading through AT&T’s 2012 Sustainability Report: the company has ambitious goals to reduce…
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Business Opportunities within Obama’s Climate Change Commitment

"You’ll hear from the special interests...that this will kill jobs and crush the economy.....And every time, they've been wrong."
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Report: Liberals and Conservatives Can at Least Agree on Energy Savings

Study shows Liberals and Conservatives equally engage in energy efficiency practices and energy reduction when given comparative use data
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Justice Dept., Arkansas Take on ExxonMobil over Pegasus Pipeline Spill

The U.S. Department of Justice, along with Arkansas, filed a joint lawsuit that could give ExxonMobil a slight slap on the wrist for…
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What is the U.S. Federal Government’s Role in Creating Innovation?

Can Congress and federal agencies play a significant role in developing innovative solutions to the nation’s most intractable problems?
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Failing Infrastructure Could Cost U.S. Businesses $1.2 Trillion by 2020

America's infrastructure is in decay. A panel of labor and environmental leaders explain how investing in upgrades will create jobs, save money, moderate…

John Birch Society Goes After Agenda 21

Agenda 21 has had a lot of critics over the years, but none so passionate as the John Birch Society, which sees the…

The Solar Energy Window Plug: Sign Me Up Too, Scotty!

The solar-powered window plug is the latest rage – at least according to the chatter on the prestigious tech magazine and the…

SBIO Semi-finalist 2013 Interview: Isidore Electronics Recycling

Isidore Electronics Recycling has three distinct missions – 1) create long-term, environmentally-conscious jobs in Los Angeles, 2) divert electronic waste (e-waste) from Los…
Key Speakers At The Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) Summit

The Promise of the New Energy ROI (Resilience, Optionality, Intelligence)

Last month, BNEF introduced the concept of New Energy ROI: Resilience, Optionality and Intelligence. The idea is not to replace the traditional ROI…
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Where’s Our Sense of Urgency on Solar?

The reach of solar will spread, the scale will increase, and the impact on people’s lives will be massive. But the crucial question…

California Spearheads a Transportation Reformation to Curb Emissions

Transforming our transportation infrastructure won’t happen overnight. While policies improving the supply side are taking shape, our individual transportation choices can have a…

The Politicization of Climate Reignites Environmental Advocates

Amid a backdrop of severe and often catastrophic weather events in 2012, the environmental grassroots reignited around climate change. The politicization of climate…
Air Force

U.S. Air Force is Really Reducing Energy Use

The Air Force is on track to meet its energy reduction goals.