They're the bane of urban and suburban areas alike: the vacant, boarded-up K-Marts and Home Depot Expos. But where most people see blight and a waste of space, San Francisco Bay Area entrepreneur Gene Fredericks sees opportunity: to grow food. Lots of food. Fredericks' latest venture, Big Green Boxes, offers a new, high-tech, sustainable approach to Feeding the City.
If the Gulf oil disaster doesn't make us reconsider crude, then what will? Our expert panel tackles whether and how we'll move beyond fossil fuels.
“You catch more flies with honey than with vinegar.” Inspired by this adage, we could create a positive financial incentive to induce power companies to shut down old coal plants. And because coal plants are so costly to society, a Cash for Coal Clunkers program could be revenue neutral.
California now boasts the nation's first energy storage bill, AB 2514. It promises to cement Arnold Schwarzenegger's legacy as a green governor.
What really caught my eye was the Philadelphia brand cream cheese label that said the product was made with renewable energy.
The federal government plans to grade cars based on their fuel efficiency. That C for the Ford A-150 pickup wont make everyone happy.
Drilling is on hold in the Gulf of Mexico, but it's about to hit high gear in the Arctic. It's accessible because climate change is melting the polar ice
No one said changing our century-old power system into a digital smart grid was easy. But Californias already bogged down in a fight over smart meters
As a general -- and generally very reliable -- rule, songs about green issues suck. Which makes it that much more refreshing to find this fun and catchy anthem about electric vehicles from the band They Might Be Giants. Won't you take this song for a ride?