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Greenwashing Our Cities?

Majora Carter | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Majora Carter

One problem we face with all our well-meaning legislative efforts is that not all laws get enforced equally. Let's face it, no matter what color you ...

Honda Announces New, Only Hybrid Model

AP | YURI KAGEYAMA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

TOKYO — Honda will sell a new, improved and affordable gas-electric hybrid in the U.S., Japan and Europe starting in early 2009, underlining the...

Paul McCartney Criticized For Having Hybrid Flown From Japan

AP | GREGORY KATZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

LONDON — Sometimes it seems Paul McCartney can't win for losing. The former Beatle has long been an outspoken advocate of environmental causes ...

Cloud Over Real Estate Drop Has Green Lining

Wall Street Journal | Jim Carlton | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

There's a green lining to the real-estate cloud: Developers are dropping plans to build on some choice pieces of land and instead are selling it for s...

Start-Ups Race To Produce Green Cars

Wall Street Journal | Edward Taylor | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Spurred by the belief that the market for fuel-efficient vehicles is about to take off, a slew of tiny car companies is springing up in Europe and the...

Private Equity Giant KKR Goes Green

New York Times | Felicity Barringer and Andrew Ross Sorkin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Is private equity going green? Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Company, the giant buyout firm, is planning to announce on Thursday a new partnership with t...

Buying Our Way to a Better Planet?

A. Siegel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
A. Siegel

It is worth thinking about the difference between greening our choices (and fostering a more sustainable lifestyle/economy) and using Green as an excuse for ever more consumption.

Low-Cost Electric Cars On The Way

Los Angeles Times | Ken Bensinger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Norwegian automaker Think Global said Monday it planned to sell low-priced electric cars to the masses and will introduce its first models in the U.S....

Shareholders Not Convinced "Going Green" Is Great For Business

New York Times | CLAUDIA H. DEUTSCH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Green is green has become a mantra of environmentalists and, increasingly, corporate chiefs. Between money saved by energy efficiency and money made f...

Energy In America: Carruption And Obscene Cornography

Harry Fuller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Harry Fuller

American taxpayers strapped to their chairs by a corn belt. Low population corn states like Iowa and Kansas using their two Senators each to tie-up the future, the tax dollars and the environmental health of an entire nation?

Green Energy Brings In The Dough

Fortune | Malika Worrall | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Venture investment in energy technology firms reached new highs this year, more than tripling the investment recorded for 2005, according to data rele...

Greenpeace Smacks Microsoft, Nintendo For Using Toxic Chemicals In Video Game Consoles

BusinessWeek | Aaron Ricadela | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Greenpeace is smacking Microsoft and Nintendo for using toxic chemicals in their video game consoles, while applauding longtime target Apple for impro...

Going Green Attracts Talent, Saves Companies Money

Wall Street Journal | DANA MATTIOLI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

More corporations are going "green" and discovering that helping the environment isn't the only payoff. Eco-friendly policies can also help companies ...

WSJ Handicaps The Race To Go Green

Wall Street Journal | Jeffrey Ball | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The green stampede is on. As a global economy powered by cheap fossil fuel comes under intense pressure to change, corporate executives are racing to...

Eco-Friendly Production Methods Increasingly More Attractive To Customers

Los Angeles Times | David Colker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Francisco Pinedo started making furniture as a teenager in the 1970s to make a little green. He succeeded far beyond his expectations: By 2002 his Ci...

Green Economy Boom To Create More Jobs

Newsweek | Daniel McGinn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Brad Mohring had reached a crossroads. Until recently the 31-year-old design engineer had worked for a Toledo, Ohio-based company that builds manufact...