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Think Pinker: 12 Amazing BCA Goods That Give Back

Amy E. Goodman | Posted 10.15.2015 | Style
Amy E. Goodman

We're awash with pink this Breast Cancer Awareness (BCA) month and gratefully so, as this means we're invigorated about a cause that cuts too close to...

Read This Before Buying Lightbulbs

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 05.12.2014 | HuffPost Home

It's been four months since the ban on incandescent light bulbs officially went into effect, which means that stash you've been hoarding (if you're a ...

Lightbulbs As You Know Them Are About To Change Forever

Posted 12.26.2013 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Consumer lighting giant Osram Sylvania has just released the 2013 edition of its Socket Survey — consi...

All Systems Go as We Say Goodbye to the Old, Inefficient 60-Watt Bulb on Jan. 1

Noah Horowitz | Posted 02.16.2014 | Green
Noah Horowitz

Six years ago, President Bush signed a federal energy bill phasing out energy-wasting light bulbs on a staggered schedule to ensure a smooth and successful transition to more efficient bulbs - and eventually save Americans $13 billion on their annual energy bills.

LEDs: A Holiday Gift That Keeps on Giving

Noah Horowitz | Posted 01.26.2014 | Green
Noah Horowitz

Switching to energy-saving LED lighting to brighten the holidays and America's homes, businesses, and streets could lower U.S. electric bills by billions of dollars and avoid millions of tons of pollution annually. That would truly be a gift that keeps on giving.

'Green News Report' - May 7, 2013

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 07.07.2013 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'...

10 Clever Uses For Burned-Out Light Bulbs

Posted 01.03.2013 | Green

From Networx's Sayward Rebhal: I’m slowly making the switch over to energy-saving compact fluorescent lamps (which last, I think, roughly 800 yea...

U.S. Stores Begin To See LED Lightbulbs

AP | PETER SVENSSON | Posted 11.12.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- Sorry to see 100-watt bulbs disappear from stores because they were energy hogs? You can now get LED bulbs that roughly match the 100-watt...

Abundance and Problems

John Bowers | Posted 12.02.2012 | Science
John Bowers

The sun provides a tremendous amount of energy -- one kilowatt for every square meter. So how is it that 1.4 billion people don't have electricity, and another 1 billion do not have reliable electricity?

CFL Bulb UV Rays Linked To Skin Cell Damage In Study

Posted 08.10.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Matt Hickman: Not that noted fast-food chicken sandwich enthusiast/professional foot-in-mouther/incandescent lady-warr...

Seldom Acknowledged Innovation Was Edison's 'Greatest?'

Posted 04.08.2012 | Science

By: Jeremy Hsu, InnovationNewsDaily Senior Writer Published: 04/07/2012 09:45 AM EDT on InnovationNewsDaily Thomas Edison's record as an America...

Intelligent Design; the Little Light Bulb Maker That Could

Rocky Kistner | Posted 11.15.2011 | Green
Rocky Kistner

About an hour from the birthplace of Thomas Edison, in a cul-de-sac of a suburban industrial park outside Cleveland, is the biggest energy-saving light bulb company you never heard of.

Jason Linkins

Rand Uses Rand To Fight Lightbulbs | Jason Linkins | Posted 06.12.2011 | Politics

"Admit it," says Dave Weigel, "you were waiting for this." What, pray tell, is he referring to? He's talking about Rand Paul, quoting Ayn Rand at le...

I Was on The Martha Stewart Show!

Wendy Gordon | Posted 05.29.2011 | Green
Wendy Gordon

I had the great honor of being on the Martha Stewart Living Show today. A little secret: Through all the years I have been working to educate consumer...

Green News Report - September 1, 2009 (Audio)

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

IN TODAY'S AUDIO REPORT: Fires rage across California as Hurricane Jimena bears down on Baja; Lights out for incandescent lightbulbs; The Summer of...

Hey Mister Mayor, Shed Some Light for Us

Lisa Sharkey | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Lisa Sharkey

Dear Mayor Bloomberg, I see you have just implemented new green guidelines for New York City. I applaud you for your eco-consciousness. Just want to...

Even My Goose Supports Green Energy

Jenna Woginrich | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Jenna Woginrich

What the... something white, curly, and shiny was underneath my goose, Saro. It was a spiral of glass? Then I saw it. She was laying on a compact fluorescent light bulb.

Lightbulbs Aren't Enough

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The election's aftermath election continues, with lots of gossipy stuff about Governor Palin's wardrobe and how Rush Limbaugh hates John McCain and th...

New LED Bulbs Look Weirder, Save More Energy

The New York Times | Eric A. Taub | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Within the next several months, several of the world's biggest lighting companies, including Osram Sylvania and Philips, will introduce LED replacemen...

Incandescent Light Bulb Banned by European Union [VIDEO]

George Spyros | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
George Spyros

Energy-inefficient incandescent light bulbs have been around a long, long time. In the case of the record-holding, longest, continuously-burning inc...

When a Trillion Dollars Looks Like a Bargain

Carl Pope | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Carl Pope

The real challenge isn't that we can't afford a carbon-free economy -- because it's not that big a bill. The awesomely difficult -- perhaps impossible -- challenge will be getting it done in a decade.