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A Green Solution to Overseas Hunger

Helaina Hovitz | Posted 06.22.2014 | Impact
Helaina Hovitz

It all started when a 65-year-old retired carpenter named Fred Colgan met Damon Ogle, an engineer with a new "green" stove design.

Creating a Kinder Earth

Kari Warberg Block | Posted 06.18.2014 | Business
Kari Warberg Block

Earth Day comes once a year, but every day should be seen as a celebration of this amazing planet we call home.

Private Sector Leads on Clean Energy

Kate Gordon | Posted 07.17.2012 | Green
Kate Gordon

The private sector is leading the way toward a cleaner energy future. Across the country, companies are setting internal carbon reduction goals, building more efficient factories, putting up wind and solar panels -- and asking their suppliers to do the same.

Not a Cloud in the Sky

Mark Burns | Posted 07.01.2012 | Green
Mark Burns

As our insatiable appetite for instant access to all of our info-stuff expands, the number of data centers containing massive servers is expanding, exponentially. And these facilities all need power. Electricity. Lots of it.

The Attack on the Environment Must Stop

Bob Deans | Posted 06.24.2012 | Green
Bob Deans

Since Republicans gained control of the U.S. House of Representatives following the 2010 elections, the body has waged the single worst legislative assault in history against the foundational safeguards we all depend on to protect our environment and health.

Sports Can Bring Change

Leigh Steinberg | Posted 06.23.2012 | Sports
Leigh Steinberg

Sports can be a rich source of content supply to stimulate attitudinal change in the public.

Cape Spin: An American Power Struggle

Stefanie Penn Spear | Posted 05.14.2012 | Green
Stefanie Penn Spear

Cape Spin provides an in-depth look into the well-funded political tug-of-war that has transpired since the original 2001 proposal for Cape Wind's energy project.

Why the Environmental Movement Is Not Winning

Peter Montague | Posted 04.30.2012 | Green
Peter Montague

The way to build a broad movement around environment and climate solutions is to mobilize diverse communities of people around issues that are much closer to their self-interest.

Google's Green Czar to Leave Company

Alison van Diggelen | Posted 01.04.2012 | San Francisco
Alison van Diggelen

Today Bill Weihl, Google's Green Czar, confirmed that he's leaving the company as of November 8th. What does this mean for the future of Green at Google?

Retailers Go Green: Ditching Paper And Emailing Receipts

Posted 09.08.2011 | Green

Apple customers have been used to it for years, but now more retailers are following in the tech giant's footsteps by emailing receipts to their custo...

Sustainability's Faustian Dilemma

Ron Ashkenas | Posted 06.07.2011 | Green
Ron Ashkenas

The idea of sustainability -- which should be a perfectly sensible notion -- is often viewed as requiring a trade-off: In order to improve the environment, we'll have to sacrifice something.

Recycling and Reusable Grocery Bags Won't Solve the Climate Crisis: We Must Do More

Ed Haemmerle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Ed Haemmerle

Recycling and reusable grocery bags should be a part of everyones routine. However, if you pride yourself in thinking you have made a difference I must sadly report that you have not.

"HOLLYWOOD GOES GREEN" SUMMIT

Stefanie Michaels | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Stefanie Michaels

The Hollywood Event to Focus Sustainable Innovation and Corporate Responsibility It seems like everyone is hopping on the "Go Green wagon" today, so ...