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The Tale of a Smarter Planet

Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

A butterfly flaps its wings in China and sometime later a thunderstorm occurs in Chicago? Not buying the butterfly effect? We've all heard it ...

Where Tomorrow's Jobs Are: Health Care And Green Tech

Daily Finance | Pallavi Gogoi | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Given America's aging population, it's no surprise that the largest growth in jobs will be in health care. "The Healthcare Reform Act will create more...

Dead Whale Found South Of BP Oil Spill: Sperm Whale Is First Dead Whale Spotted By Feds

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A dead sperm whale has been found floating 77 miles south of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. According to a news rel...

Escape Oil Before We Drown

Fernando Espuelas | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Fernando Espuelas

In short, we run the risk of drowning in oil, but we don't have a choice. But is that really true? Are we trapped for decades in the grasp of this collective addiction that destroys the nature we depend on for our very existence while emptying our national treasury?

Smart Grid: Obama To Give $3.4 Billion In Grants To Upgrade Electric Grid

Yahoo! News | Tom Doggett | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON (Reuters) -- President Barack Obama on Tuesday will announce $3.4 billion in government grants to help build a "smart" electric grid that w...

The New Arms Race

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Robert F. Kennedy Jr.

America will not win the arms race of the 21st century with rockets, but with robust investment in and support of U.S.-based green technology. While Congress dawdles, China is clobbering us.

China Hotels Go for the Upgrade

Rebecca Fannin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Style
Rebecca Fannin

The concept of customer service is still fairly new in China. That's most noticeably true if you're traveling on business.

Obama's Off To A Very Good Start

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

I think Obama's off to a very good start. But let's not clear space on Mount Rushmore yet. Just as I didn't think he deserved the Nobel, I don't think that Obama's very good start equates to a great presidency.

Dell's Sustainable Profits: Green Efforts Pay Back In 2-3 Years

Environmental Capital | Keith Johnson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Dell's internal transformation does underscore one interesting point that has gotten lost in Washington's dysfunctional debate over energy and the env...

Obama's California: The Arnold Alliance and More

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

President Barack Obama is back in the east after a whirlwind visit to California which pointed up his strengths and suggested some things he can do differently.

Sam Stein

Will The Stimulus Kick-Start A New Economy? | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While the loudest fireworks in the stimulus debate have come from Republicans on Capitol Hill, another telling, albeit quieter, argument is creating f...

Solar iPhone Case Extends Battery Life

Huffington Post | Dave Burdick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Sometimes you have to weigh the pros and cons of your green options. For example, is it better to get Stony Field Farm yogurt because you know they've...

Electric Cars On Paris Agenda: Bike Sharing Success Spurs New Ideas

AP | GAELLE FAURE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

PARIS — Parisians and tourists so eagerly embraced a citywide bike sharing plan launched a year ago that the mayor is setting his sights on a fo...

Electric Dirt Bike: Zero X Is Ready To Ride

Los Angeles Times | Susan Carpenter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The Zero X matches the performance of its gas-powered peers but propels its owner into the future. When the Zero X wheeled onto the dirt track at Lak...

7 Modern Wonders Of Green Technology

Web Urbanist | Urbanist | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Green architecture comes in many forms though lately it seems like these forms are stranger than ever. Urban skyscraper farms? Floating eco-cities? Gl...