Computing & IT

Here's why a new open source database of 100 commonly used building materials could change your workplace.
Words matter when it comes to the nuances of how we power our buildings.
Apigee and aWhere are teaming up to offer a Big Data application development platform and a few SMS apps to help smallholder farmers.
A recent report from Carbon Tracker warns: Change is rarely linear, so revisit your assumptions.
Increasing the supply of renewable energy is hugely important — but decreasing demand for power is a crucial first step.
Markets for recycled goods are nonexistent in some places, and customers ignore recycling bins. No wonder the coffee colossus is struggling to reach its goals.
Linking climate change to national security might just change the way consumers think about energy consumption.
Tech providers are looking to balance the neverending hunger for data storage with the transition to a low-carbon economy.
Retailers are going all in on connected-home tech, but a "chicken or egg" game remains at play.