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Climate Change: The Need for Pro-Inventor Legislation (PIL)

Robert Wilson | Posted 05.10.2015 | Green
Robert Wilson

This post makes the case for a new role for government in the context of technology innovation that impacts climate change. In particular, inventors and new innovative and truly disruptive energy generation and distribution devices and technologies need additional protection.

TiEcon Takes On Clean Energy For All

Justin Guay | Posted 07.12.2014 | Business
Justin Guay

New solar panels being constructed. Photo courtesy of Vrinda Manglik. Co-authored with Vrinda Manglik, Associate Campaign Representative, Internation...

Company Linked To Dem Candidate Falls Flat

AP | HOLBROOK MOHR and MITCH WEISS | Posted 08.12.2013 | Politics

TUNICA, Miss. -- It seemed like a win for everyone involved when a startup car company, backed by political heavyweights, wooed investors with plans t...

Why Greentech Needs Strong Brands to Survive

Marc Stoiber | Posted 07.11.2011 | Technology
Marc Stoiber

Greentech companies are an interesting study. They're dominated by logical, linear thinkers who enable great innovation, but often fall short when it comes to building brands.

To Make Green Attractive, Good Science Is Not the Only Key

David Milroy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
David Milroy

Unlike in government, it is difficult to sell green ideas on the open market when business applications have yet to be tested, even if they are backed by good science.

What American Entrepreneurs Can Learn From Their Foreign Counterparts

MIT Entrepreneurship Review | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
MIT Entrepreneurship Review

In the US, entrepreneurs, investors, and policymakers eagerly await projected growth in the energy, waste and water markets. Green startups are Americ...

GE Awards First Winners Of Green Innovation Challenge With $55 Million

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

At a General Electric event in New York on Monday, GE and four venture capital partners announced 12 investments, totaling $55 million, in the first d...

Natural Burial Is Gaining Ground: Advocates Are Speaking Up Across North America

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Anne Dilenschneider

Throughout the United States there is increasing interest in natural burial as a way to honor lives that have been lived with care for the planet.

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.

Clean Tech: The Light in Dark Economic Times?

Clint Wilder | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Clint Wilder

Looking for some good news? Try the clean energy industry. Beyond the media buzz about polar bears and fluorescent light bulbs, there is serious money being invested and huge growth potential in this sector.

FDA Clears Avastin for Breast Cancer

AP | MATTHEW PERRONE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — A Genentech drug received federal approval on Friday to treat breast cancer, a surprise decision that could represent a shift in st...