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Hospitality giant reveals how staff training and carbon bonuses are helping to cut energy use and slash emissions.
December 29, 2011 by James Murray
The push to build the infrastructure for electric cars in the U.S. accelerates with GE's entry into the cyber market and IKEA's latest installation of Blink chargers at stores.
December 14, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
The still-unproven carbon capture and storage technology is one of the most controversial topics among the business community at COP17. Will the ability to sequester emissions from fossil fuels save us, or doom us to rapid climate change?
December 5, 2011 by Bruno Berthon
The North American arm of LG Electronics will target its energy use to achieve its new 2020 goal.
November 28, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
What's the business driver for sustainability initiatives? Beyond a small group of no-brainers, many companies are struggling to justify investing in green projects. Embracing a new definition what's valuable can help chart the path forward.
November 2, 2011 by Todd Cort
The group's executive director, Mike Brune, explains how the nonprofit is putting Michael Bloomberg's $50 million gift to work, and how Occupy Wall Street and the Keystone XL protests tie in to the shift to clean energy.
October 24, 2011 by Marc Gunther
Although a healthy debate is generally a good thing, a debate at the COMMIT forum earlier this month -- on whether or not CSR practices are good for the bottom line -- missed the point in three key ways.
October 20, 2011 by Mike Bellamente
The first prize from a challenged issued by the Environmental Defense Fund and InnoCentive proposes a simple solution to the problem of pollution from nitrogen-rich farm runoff. It's just one of many little challenges that could add up to big solutions.
October 3, 2011 by Marc Gunther
Johnson Controls' plan to build a $100M factory for stop-start auto batteries and a new natural gas-powered turbine from GE hold promise for energy efficient and emissions-busting power solutions.
September 15, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
A system put in place in 2007 at Alcoa's Jamaican mining operations has saved the company more than $1.5 million in energy costs and cutting fuel use -- reducing emissions and saving energy at the same time.
September 14, 2011 by Charles Redell
Nothing anyone has tried has accomplished anything meaningful to prevent climate change. That's why now is the only time to start seriously working on geoengineering.
September 9, 2011 by Marc Gunther
The new rules are the third set of strict efficiency and emissions standards put in place by the Obama Administration to cover cars, light-duty trucks, and now heavy-duty vehicles.
August 9, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
Britain makes scant headway in efforts to cut use of plastic shopping bags and Emirates airline is the latest carrier to beef about the EU's cap-and-trade plan, but on the plus side smart meters are looking to be smarter than at least one utility thought.
August 9, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
From airlines to ski resorts, climate change -- and the world's attempts to address it -- will have big impacts on tourism-dependent industries and regions. Here are five ways the travel business can get out ahead of the changing climate.
August 8, 2011 by Celine Suarez
The latest episode of Energy Now! focuses on coal-fired power plants -- how did we get so dependent on coal, is it possible to make it cleaner, and when will we get beyond coal?
August 6, 2011 by energyNOW !
China's low-carbon plans, how oil supply will meet demand and the effect of breeding vegetables for higher yields are among the stories on our radar this morning.
August 4, 2011 by Jonathan Bardelline
A framework for measuring and reporting energy use and emissions from building operations may form the basis for a new ISO standard.
August 4, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
The latest from Timberland includes new 2015 sustainability goals and a web portal with all of its CSR-related information.
August 1, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Tapping the energy stored in a rock formation called the Marcellus Shale has been an economic boon to Pennsylvania, but is the state -- and the planet -- paying an environmental price?
July 30, 2011 by energyNOW !
What's the difference between a good green goal and a great one? A series of reports from Green Research enables companies to learn how to craft strong goals by comparing those set by some of the biggest global firms.<br />
July 26, 2011 by Leslie Guevarra
As the economy recovers, businesses are picking up steam -- but are they moving in a way that will put them in conflict with coming environmental laws? Three strategies can help keep your company growing, and in the green.
July 23, 2011 by Mark Coleman
The EPA's Toxic Release Inventory gives us a good look at the 20 states with the most air pollution from power plants -- and brings home the reasons why clean energy is more important than ever.
July 22, 2011 by Pete Altman
A new report released today by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) makes the case for why technologies such as virtualization and third party-hosted services, applications and websites can save big bucks for big companies while avoiding millions of tons of greenhouse gas emissions in the process.
July 20, 2011 by Tilde Herrera
Eliminating just two to three meat-based meals each week can go a long way toward reducing emissions and slowing the process of climate change.
July 19, 2011 by Marc Gunther
If the carbon bubble is allowed to keep growing -- and threatens to burst -- investors and the planet will both lose.
July 15, 2011 by James Leaton