“I think it’s important to make a distinction between good progress and good progress. Things progress in the sense that they change. But when they reach a certain scale, they turn out to be dead ends.”
If you’ve ever watched water drip out of a window a/c unit, you’ve seen the operating principle of Eole Water’s new wind turbine in action.
[vimeo 40000072] Nine-year-old Caine didn’t build his home arcade out of cardboard because he wanted to recycle — he did it because he likes arcades, has access to a lot of boxes, and is a DIY genius. But you can’t help …
Economists have long known something that politicians apparently do not: If you need to impose expensive environmental regulations, there’s no better time than during a recession.
Unlike gluttonous American industry, Europe’s most profitable companies plan to make even more money by getting ahead of this whole peak oil trend.
FedEx owns 700 planes and tens of thousands of trucks, which is why CEO Fred Smith is crazy for energy efficiency.
Solar panels don’t put themselves up. Houses don’t retrofit themselves. Farmers markets don’t run themselves. Green projects could give the economy a major boost, Van Jones argues in his new book.
Every year fossil fuels get six times as much money in subsidies from the U.S. government — i.e. you, the taxpayer — than renewable energy.
In comparison to other crops, the relatively high value of pot is a good metaphor for a city’s decision to invest in its downtown versus sprawl, says Joe Minicozzi, the new projects director at Public Interest Projects.