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Daily Archives: January 6, 2010
Via GreenerComputing. This report from Info-Tech lays out seven recommendations for companies looking to deal with discarded and outdated electronics in environmentally responsible ways. The full report is available for free download from InfoTech.com.
Read the full story at GreenBiz. T’is the season for making resolutions! In case you work for a company and have not made your sustainability resolution yet, maybe this will help. Just search for your job title below and consider … Continue reading
Read the full story at GreenBiz. While the inability to come to a binding agreement in Copenhagen was surely a disappointment for many, a global commitment to a transition to a low-carbon economy does by now seem inevitable. Inevitable as … Continue reading
Read the full story at GreenBiz. [Editor's Note: This content originally ran on EDF’s Chemicals and Nanomaterials blog.] A front page article by Lyndsey Layton in yesterday’s Washington Post – spurred by an intriguing new report by the Environmental Working Group … Continue reading
Read the full story in Scientific American. Researchers have successfully tested genetic manipulations to increase oil accumulation in the leaves of tobacco plants
Read the full story in Scientific American. While the unemployment rate in the U.S. climbed to more than 10 percent in December, the job market could be gaining strength for green leaders. Already companies such as Wal-Mart, Coca-Cola Co. and … Continue reading
Read the full story at NPR. Many old factories around the country now sit dark and empty. But at a once-defunct Polaroid film factory in New Bedford, Mass., the lights are on again and a new industry is rising up … Continue reading
Via Docuticker. Existing Energy Efficiency Technologies Could Provide Major Savings Source: National Research Council Energy efficiency technologies that exist today or that are likely to be developed in the near future could save considerable money as well as energy, says … Continue reading
Report Finds New U.S. Gas Supplies a Bridge to Low-Carbon Future, But Only When Combined with Climate Policies
Via Docuticker. Report Finds New U.S. Gas Supplies a Bridge to Low-Carbon Future, But Only When Combined with Climate Policies Source: Resources for the Future Abundant new natural gas supplies can help the United States achieve low-carbon goals, but only … Continue reading
Read the full post at Sustainable IT. The holiday season is over, yet consumer electronics enthusiasts are enjoying one final gift: the bounty of gizmos and gadgetry on display at CES 2010 in Las Vegas. Green-tech enthusiasts, however, might come … Continue reading