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Finding Your Force Multiplier

Terry Tamminen | Posted 07.02.2012 | Green
Terry Tamminen

Finding force multipliers for your company may not be obvious, but the thing these examples have in common is that they look at existing resources and ask, "What more could we get out of what we already have or already spend?"

Make Every Day Earth Day

Natalie Pace | Posted 06.23.2012 | Green
Natalie Pace

Why Bike Power? There are huge physical and fiscal benefits to biking. With obesity on the rise in U.S. children and one out of every three American adults weighing in obese, biking is one way to get America moving again.

WATCH: Huge Solar Flare Triggers Explosion Of Plasma

Posted 04.17.2012 | Science

By: Tariq Malik Published: 04/16/2012 05:08 PM EDT on The sun erupted in an amazing solar flare today (April 16), unleashing an intense ...

Clean Energy Investments Continue to Soar: Time to "Triple Down" on Renewable Electricity

Jake Schmidt | Posted 06.13.2012 | Green
Jake Schmidt

Renewable energy is real, cost competitive in many situations, and a growing source of business opportunity. And given that other sources of electricity contribute to global warming and local air pollution, now is the time to double-down on more renewable energy.

Bill Gates Never Ran an Energy Company

Jigar Shah | Posted 06.12.2012 | Green
Jigar Shah

Last year, Bill Gates noted in an interview with Alan Murray of the Wall Street Journal that technologies like solar photovoltaics and LED lights were...

America's Pastime and Its Clean Energy Future

Brian F. Keane | Posted 06.10.2012 | Sports
Brian F. Keane

As a growing number of teams and leagues adopt clean energy measures, their fans, in turn, will hopefully do the same.

How to Fast Forward Radical Innovation -- Quickly

Marc Stoiber | Posted 05.19.2012 | Business
Marc Stoiber

For has long embraced sustainability in its operations, consistently innovating greater and greater efficiencies -- the sort of initiatives John Viera, global director of sustainability and vehicle environmental matters, describes as 'blocking and tackling.'

It's the GOP vs. the Navy -- on Clean Energy Use

Clint Wilder | Posted 05.19.2012 | Green
Clint Wilder

In 2012, if you want to reduce your use of fossil fuels in favor of clean energy sources, expect to be taken to task by Republicans. Even if you're the United States Armed Forces.

GOP Lawmaker's Solar Energy Hypocrisy

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 02.15.2012 | Green

Rep. Fred Upton (R-Mich.) has been among the most vociferous opponents of the Obama administration's energy policies. On Tuesday, he stood on the othe...

Solar Industry Struggles Could Drag On For Some Time

AP | Posted 02.15.2012 | Green

NEW YORK -- Solar panel manufacturers will have a hard time boosting revenues this year with Germany cutting government incentives at a time when the ...

Sun-Gazing Spacecraft Makes Surprising Solar Flare Find

Posted 02.11.2012 | Science

By: Staff Published: 02/10/2012 07:42 AM EST on One of NASA's workhorse space observatories, the RHESSI satellite, is celeb...

Mystery of Sunspot Formation Said Solved

Posted 02.02.2012 | Science

By: Clara Moskowitz Published: 02/01/2012 02:52 PM EST on Scientists may be one step closer to unraveling the mystery of sunspots —...

WATCH: Huge Solar Storm Could Affect Astronauts, Satellites

AP/The Huffington Post | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 03.24.2012 | Science

WASHINGTON -- The sun is bombarding Earth with radiation from the biggest solar storm in more than six years with more to come from the fast-moving er...

Stories to Watch in 2012: U.S., China, Food, Renewable Energy, Rio+20

Manish Bapna | Posted 03.12.2012 | Green
Manish Bapna

What are the top environmental and development issues that will shape 2012? While we can't predict the future, here's a rundown of the key issues to keep an eye on.

Green. Peace. The Netherlands Take the LEED.

Natalie Pace | Posted 02.29.2012 | Green
Natalie Pace

There is much to be learned from the Dutch, who have found a way, through public and private partnerships, cultural indoctrination and political will to make green peace a part of daily life.

Google Announces Big New Solar Plans

Reuters | Matt Daily | Posted 02.19.2012 | Technology

By Matt Daily (Reuters) - Google Inc and TransCanada Corp announced deals to buy solar power projects on Tuesday, just days after billio...

The Climate Post: Now All GOP Presidential Candidates Express Climate Skepticism

Mason Inman | Posted 02.08.2012 | Green
Mason Inman

GOP presidential candidate Jon Huntsman expressed skepticism about the science on climate change, so now all GOP candidates are on the record as doubting either that the planet is clearly warming, or that people are responsible for most of the warming.

Could a Small Town in Arizona Become the Solar Capital of the World?

Virginia Simmons | Posted 01.16.2012 | Green
Virginia Simmons

When Rick Buss left his position as city manager of Maricopa, Arizona, to become the town manager of a 2,000-person, economically struggling town called Gila Bend in 2008, some people who know him personally and professionally wondered why.

Keystone XL: A 'Game of Hot Potato'?

Tom Zeller Jr. | Posted 01.14.2012 | Green
Tom Zeller Jr.

When the State Department moved Thursday to postpone a decision on whether the Keystone XL oil pipeline serves the national interests of the United States environmental groups found much to celebrate. But they also surely know that the dispute over Keystone XL -- a proxy, really, for broader and still unresolved debates over oil, climate change and energy policy in America -- is far from over, not least because the delay was much more about political expediency than it was about environmental due process. In reality, the administration's punt highlights just how far environmentalists still have to go to get the country focused on clean energy policies.

Solar Industry Executives Talk About Massive Solar Jobs Growth

Mike Casey | Posted 01.11.2012 | Green
Mike Casey

In mid-October, my Tigercomm colleague Mark Sokolove and I took Scaling Green's Communicating Energy lecture series on the road to the Solar Power Int...

Part Of Sun Turns Into Stormy 'Benevolent Monster'

AP | By SETH BORENSTEIN | Posted 01.04.2012 | Green

WASHINGTON -- After years of quiet, the sun is coming alive with solar storms in a big way. The sun shot off a flare Thursday afternoon from a region...

New UT Poll Shows Americans Want Clean Energy

Nicole Lederer | Posted 12.20.2011 | Green
Nicole Lederer

A poll just out from the University of Texas shows that most Americans think we need to change how we get and use our energy.

U.S. Solar Industry Goes To Mat Against China

Posted 12.19.2011 | Green

From EarthTechling's Pete Danko: SolarWorld Industries America is taking on alleged illegal solar subsidies by China, asking the Obama administrati...

Take Your Pick from the Energy Subsidies Tree: Apples, Oranges, or Blossoms

Bill Chameides | Posted 12.19.2011 | Green
Bill Chameides

When assessing green energy subsidies, a little history helps.

Lynne Peeples

Ryan Park: Solar Energy's Future Remains Bright | Lynne Peeples | Posted 12.16.2011 | Green

Spending less on one's monthly energy bill -- that's appealing. Saving the environment at the same time, says Ryan Park, "that's icing on the cake." ...