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Regular Sleep Helps Us Exercise Better

Jackie Stroka | Posted 10.26.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Many of us know that regular exercise helps us sleep better, but what I discovered is that it's a two-way street. Regular sleep also helps us exerci...

Clean Tech A Priority In Chinese President's U.S. Visit

AP | Alexandra Ma | Posted 09.22.2015 | Green

SEATTLE (AP) — Discussing how U.S. and Chinese experts and businesses can collaborate on nuclear energy, smarter electricity use and other clea...

Create a Personal Sleep Revolution and Thrive

Jackie Stroka | Posted 08.19.2015 | Healthy Living
Jackie Stroka

Third metric industries are beginning to take on the science of sleep combining the wisdom of ancient principles with modern technology. This has seen the most innovative companies aligning state-of-the-art wellness products that deal with everyday issues - discomfort, stress, health and well-being.

10 Green Technologies That Could Help Revolutionize Our Changing Planet

The Huffington Post | Nick Visser | Posted 05.07.2015 | Green

In an era of drought, climate change and food shortages, environmental pioneers have joined forces to help tackle some of the world's most pressing is...

Environmental Innovation: Nice or Necessity?

Brian Kennell | Posted 05.11.2015 | Business
Brian Kennell

Environmental innovations are much more than nice; they are also fiscally sound practices that add value and provide a tremendous boost to the bottom line. And eventually, they have a domino effect

Innovation Earth: A Very Low-Tech Way To Stop Water-Wasters

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 01.19.2015 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

I live in California, where we're now entering our fourth consecutive year of a drought so severe you can see it from space. But every morning when I ...

Innovation Earth: The Next Green Tech Town

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 12.22.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

More than 300,000 people may have marched in Manhattan last month for a worldwide climate call-to-arms, but evidently we can't even get it together at...

Use These Gadgets To Save Water, Energy And Money

The Huffington Post | Katherine Boehrer | Posted 10.02.2014 | Green

Saving energy and water can be difficult, but now there are plenty of gadgets on the market that aim to make the process easier for you. From smart li...

Innovation Earth: Can the Massachusetts Food Waste Ban End Hunger?

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 12.01.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

When I first started writing this column, I envisioned covering breakthroughs that could enable us to live sustainably on a world inhabited by 7 billi...

Clean Energy Powers The Roof Of The World

Man Bahadur Gurung | Posted 11.24.2014 | Green
Man Bahadur Gurung

My people, the Gurung tribe, are used to our remoteness. Heavy monsoon rains, flash floods and frequent landslides make it impossible to build roads or power grids. But we refuse to live in the dark. So we have learned to make the most of what we have: water and gravity.

I Teach Social Media Courses and I Don't Own a Smartphone -- Here's 3 Reasons Why

Jennifer Rauch | Posted 05.18.2014 | Technology
Jennifer Rauch

I've almost enlisted in the zombie army before. I periodically read tech reviews, consider networks, compare prices, play with demo devices at stores. I tell myself: "I will buy this smartphone tomorrow. Or maybe next week." But I never do.

Innovation Earth: A Stylish Way to Save 21 Billion Pounds of Textile Waste a Year

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 04.14.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

Being an environmentalist with a deep-seated love of fashion is not very fun. I love shiny, pretty things as much as the next girl, but the typical sn...

How A Brewery Might Save This Town In The California Drought

The Huffington Post | Lydia O'Connor | Posted 02.03.2014 | Green

A small California town has found an unlikely champion during the massive California drought: its brewery. Bear Republic Brewing Company recently i...

Innovation Earth: This Is Like Biofeedback for Food Wasters

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 03.30.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

On a planet where one in eight people is chronically hungry, it's an almost unimaginable irony: every year, one-third of the world's food supply is wasted.

Innovation Earth: This Could Be 'The Future Of Urban Transportation'

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 03.16.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

By 2050, seven out of every 10 people living on Earth will call themselves an urbanite. So how will we navigate the throng?

Electric Car Charger Company Goes Bankrupt, Stranding 13,000 Docking Stations

Posted 10.15.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Jim Motavalli: Now here’s a fine mess, as Laurel and Hardy used to say. One of the biggest electric vehicle charging...

Innovation Earth: Innovation, Interrupted

Jennifer Grayson | Posted 01.23.2014 | Green
Jennifer Grayson

It's now Day 8 of the government shutdown, and a lot of people are hurting. But some of the greatest suffering may ultimately come to our country collectively, as potentially groundbreaking climate and energy research -- not to mention policy -- is now put on hold.

When Clean Tech Got ... Complicated

AP | By JONATHAN FAHEY | Posted 07.04.2013 | Green

NEW YORK (AP) — A decade ago, large investors in so-called clean technology had a straightforward goal: finance companies that would help eliminate ...

Capitalists and Environmentalists Agree: Green Innovation Rocks

Neil Wagner | Posted 06.04.2012 | Green
Neil Wagner

Hey, if major corporations, climate-denying vice chairmen, and Fox News can all wrap their arms around green technology, maybe our environment has a chance after all.

Nanotechnology Powered By Human Movement

Posted 12.20.2011 | Green

From EarthTechling's Laura Caseley: When it comes to nanotechnology, the seemingly smallest motions can provide reliable and renewable energy. This...

7 Game-Changing Green Advancements You Should Know About

Posted 10.18.2013 | Green

As temperatures rise and populations get larger, it's clear that breakthroughs in green technology hold the key to the survival of Earth and all the s...

Tom Zeller Jr.

WATCH: Al Gore Launches 24-Hour Call To Climate Action | Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green

Al Gore has his work cut out for him -- and a recent Gallup Poll hints at why. For nearly 30 years, when asked by Gallup to prioritize, Americans ...

Aaron Sankin

PHOTOS: California's First Green Tech High School Faces Hurdles | Aaron Sankin | Posted 11.14.2011 | San Francisco

In California, the only thing more popular than education are green jobs, so any combination of the two should be nothing short of unassailable. (...

How Focusing on Green Jobs Could Boost Employment

The New York Times | Nancy Folbre | Posted 11.12.2011 | Business


The Jobs Fiction

Edward Flattau | Posted 11.06.2011 | Green
Edward Flattau

The contention of Republicans in the House of Representatives that pending air pollution regulations will cause significant job loss is a falsehood dressed up as a scare tactic.