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Carbon Footprints

Small Business: The 'Neglected Middle' Of Climate Change

Daniel Hill | Posted 02.07.2015 | Green
Daniel Hill

Individually, a small business might use less energy than a 50-story office building. But cumulatively, small businesses in the U.S. alone contribute roughly $60 billion in annual energy costs and nearly half a billion metric tons of annual carbon emissions each year. That's equivalent to powering half the homes in the U.S. every year. Now consider the number of small businesses across the world, and the environmental impact becomes significant.

Nuclear Reactors

Dan Rather | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Dan Rather

There's an increasingly urgent need in this country for a clean, carbon-free energy source. The answer lies with old-fashioned atomic fission.