RP Siegel

RP Siegel, author and inventor, shines a powerful light on numerous environmental and technological topics. His work has appeared in Triple Pundit, GreenBiz, Justmeans, CSRWire, Sustainable Brands, PolicyInnovations, Social Earth, 3BL Media, ThomasNet, Huffington Post, Strategy+Business, Mechanical Engineering, and engineering.com among others . He is the co-author, with Roger Saillant, of Vapor Trails, an adventure novel that shows climate change from a human perspective. RP is a professional engineer - a prolific inventor with 52 patents and President of Rain Mountain LLC a an independent product development group. RP recently returned from Abu Dhabi where he traveled as the winner of the 2015 Sustainability Week blogging competition.Contact: bobolink52@gmail.com

Power Sector Emissions Hit Historic Low

Progress on reducing emissions slowly but steadily continues, even as schemes for pulling carbon back out of the air are gathering momentum.

GM Says Landfill-free Plants Are Just the Beginning

General Motors today is one of the leading companies, with their RE100 commitment to renewable power, their innovative line of electrified vehicles, and their unparalleled commitment to waste-free facilities.

How Electric Vehicles Can Get Even Cleaner

All vehicles, including electric cars, produce emissions from tire, brake, and road abrasion. These are particulate emissions, which are some of the most dangerous when it comes to asthma and other health conditions. This startup, however, believes it has a solution.

NRDC Prepares for Legal Battle with Trump

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) plans to take legal action to combat the Donald Trump administration’s “anti-environment” agenda, senior officers said in a telephone briefing last week.

Kashi Doubles Down On Transitional Organic Agriculture

The transitional agriculture protocol allows farmers to slowly transition to organic while charging slightly more for their wares. After releasing its first Certified Transitional product last year, plant-based food company Kashi is at it again.

Could Donald Trump Deliver a Universal Basic Income?

A universal basic income could be a relatively easy way for Donald Trump to to help the middle class recoup financial losses from the 2008 economic downturn, a key campaign promise. But would he really do it?

What We Lose if We Silence Science

Earlier this week, the Trump administration instructed employees at certain federal agencies to stop communicating with the public. It’s not unusual for a new administration to change how government agencies communicate with the public and journalists. But the precision with which these gag orders target climate science has some experts worried.