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Renewable Energies

Buildings, Energy, & Transportation Choices in Tourism: A Key to protecting coastal habitat and marine environments

Dr. Dave Randle | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green
Dr. Dave Randle

As the largest industry in the world and employing over 11% of the world's workforce, tourism has the ability to significantly reduce carbon emissions through their building, transportation, and energy policies and programs.

Buildings, Energy, & Transportation Choices in Tourism: A Key to protecting coastal habitat and marine environments

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 06.12.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

The Blue Community initiative has developed 12 strategies or coastal habitat and marine environment protection for the tourism industry. Three of the...

Iterate to Innovate

Jigar Shah | Posted 12.02.2011 | Green
Jigar Shah

While the threat of carbon to our planet has been dismissed on one side -- and is Armageddon on the other -- it seems prudent that we assume the probability for Armageddon is greater than zero and that we address it.

The Supply and Demand of Renewable Energy

Dennis V. McGinn | Posted 11.26.2011 | Green
Dennis V. McGinn

After many "false starts," renewable energy technologies are beginning to take hold. As those technologies scale up, their costs decline.

Step 1: Spending 100 Percent Of Our Efforts On Next Generation Technologies

Jigar Shah | Posted 11.27.2011 | Green
Jigar Shah

Whether you are for ending our dependence on oil, job creation, safe water supplies, commodity price stability, or human health protection the answer leads to the same set of innovations and business models.

IPCC Report: Renewable Energy Key to Solving Climate Change

Kelly Rigg | Posted 07.09.2011 | Green
Kelly Rigg

Given the UN climate science panel's proclivity for producing scenarios guaranteed to make any thinking person lose sleep at night, the good news take-home message was a welcome cause for celebration.

A Sustainable New Orleans Rises After Katrina

nytimes.com | KATIE HOWELL of Greenwire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

There is a big push in the Big Easy for dramatically improving energy efficiency in homes and public buildings....

Govt Sells $9 Million In Leases To Geothermal Developers

wsj.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The U.S. Department of Energy said Tuesday that a federal auction of land leases tied to geothermal power development has generated more than $9 milli...

Green Gasoline Producer Tunes His Product

mysanantonio.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The company, called Terrabon, is perfecting a renewable fuel it calls "green gasoline" that is nearly identical to petroleum gasoline but can be made ...