Business & Technology

Business & Technology

For EPA regulations, cost predictions are overstated

Research shows that environmental regulations end up costing far less than both industry and the EPA predict.

Business & Technology

Is the second time the charm for Norway's electric car?

The Norwegian Think may be the little guy in the electric car market, but they're hoping city-dwellers will find smaller EVs to be a perfect fit.

Business & Technology

Rejecting free savings out of sheer dumbness: common!

A famous social science experiment shows how hotels could save 20% of their laundry costs for free. Apparently they haven't bothered to read it.

Business & Technology

Which has a bigger footprint, a coal plant or a solar farm?

It's a common assumption about energy that fossil fuels like coal are "concentrated"� and renewable sources are "diffuse." But it's not true.

Business & Technology

Another report, another BP bashing

Sure, we've heard it before, but the latest conclusion that BP dropped the ball big time comes from a group that knows how to run a big oil rig.

Business & Technology

GE names first winners of $200 million Ecomagination Challenge

Windows that darken to keep out summer heat are among the innovations from green-tech entrepreneurs scoring big bucks from GE.

Climate Next

Climate action plan: Innovate first, regulate later

Technology policy -- not carbon caps -- is our best hope for fighting climate change.

Business & Technology

Yellow Page publishers sue Seattle

As promised, Yellow Page publishers have sued to overturn a law in Seattle that lets people opt out of receiving paper phone books.

Business & Technology

Can professional sports do more than politics to save the planet?

Pro sports teams are greening stadiums, forging corporate partnerships with green themes, and encouraging sustainable practices among fans.