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We need a better understanding of the circular economy, and chemical engineers might hold the answer.
Google's Urs Holzle, the Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance and John Goodenough have the imagination and capacity to make the impossible possible for renewable energy.
A small agricultural city is jumping at the chance to lead the way on sustainability.
Direct access to renewable electricity no longer is limited to corporate giants. Smaller operators are starting to buy solar and wind using innovative procurement strategies.
New service from the Business Renewables Center simplifies the comparison of contracts, including virtual power purchase agreements.
The latest crop of reports you need to read (or at least scan).
A new incubator from the Arizona State University and the city of Phoenix finds ways for both public and private organizations to overhaul waste.
A new framework makes it more straightforward to evaluate projects against more than 20 social, environmental, technical and economic factors.
The challenges of including disadvantaged households and communities in the renewables movement haven't largely gone unaddressed.