IBM has partnered with Rio de Janeiro to create an operations center that will give the Brazilian city's emergency-management team access to a vast array of data.
Rachel Botsman, coauthor of a book on collaborative consumption, details a 21st century economy rising up to take advantage of all our unused stuff.
As our economy continues to sputter, one little-noticed industry has been booming for a while now: energy efficiency.
For a host of startups that make software to manage corporate carbon emissions, the EPA action is a holiday gift that will keep on giving year-round.
We offer here our "holiday wish list" for American workers to preserve an innovation-led economy that makes stuff and creates good jobs here at home.
The nation's metro areas could be centers of innovation, green jobs, and low-carbon technology. So why do we treat them like stepchildren?
Lancaster, Calif., has embarked on a program to solarize the community -- and that includes the home ballpark of the minor-league Lancaster JayHawks.
In a low-key way, the last few days at the Cancun climate talks accomplished more than I have seen at a climate meeting for some time.
For the last seven years, Rae Lynn Sandvig, a mother of four, has been helping a local dairy farmer distribute unpasteurized milk to 35 or 40 friends and neighbors in the Minneapolis suburbs. Then she got busted by the food police.