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Clever Electric Bus Prototype Combines 2 Battery Chemistries for Max Power &...

Photo: GE Dual Battery System FTW There are about 840,000 buses on the roads of the United States, and while they are a greener way to get around than individual cars (especially for commuting in...

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Global Solar Energy Could Hit 980 GW in Under 10 Years

Photo: Jeda Villa Bali , Flickr, CC That’s the finding of a newly released report , put together by a trade group of over 20 associations around the world, that tracks the development of solar power...

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Is Empathy The Most Important Survival Skill of the 21st Century? John...

From a psychological and metaphysical perspective global climate change, just a symptom of the greater problem of unsustainable resource usage by humans, isn’t a problem of greenhouse gases, it’s a...

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Corporate Reporting Gets a New Framework for the 21st Century

The new guidelines from the International Integrated Reporting Committee reflects the changing demands stakeholders put on corporations, with an emphasis on clear and concise green reporting. The rest...

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Gray Area: Provocations on the Future of Preservation

The shops of Summerhill, Audax Architecture , Toronto The mixing of old and new is one of the toughest things to deal with in architecture. Do you try to blend in, doing faux old, or stand out in...

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Nurse Jackie, Futurama and CSI Vie for Environmental Awards

Futurama: aliens up for an environmental award? Who knew Edie Falco, Dr. John Zoidberg and Laurence Fishburne were greening television? With the 21st annual awards from the Environmental Media Awards...

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Green vs. gray infrastructure: When nature trumps concrete

Natural ecosystems can meet the infrastructure demands of the 21st century in ways that benefit both the environment and the bottom line. More:Green vs. gray infrastructure: When nature trumps concrete

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Coming soon: Sustainability ratings for real estate investments

A new green-property index promises to put portfolio managers under the microscope. Original post:Coming soon: Sustainability ratings for real estate investments

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The 4 biggest barriers to corporate sustainability

WRI examines the gap between current green practices and the environmental protection needed for the 21st century. Here is the original:The 4 biggest barriers to corporate sustainability

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Vermont boat project debuts model for carbon-free shipping

Organizers hope to prove that carbon-neutral boats can be a viable shipping method for the 21st century. Continued here:Vermont boat project debuts model for carbon-free shipping

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Brand New Pygmy Tapir is the Largest Terrestrial Mammal Found Since 1992

This week, the biggest animal discovery of the 21st century was announced. Meet kabomani, the “little black tapir.” He’s a shy and elusive fellow, living below the radar in the grasslands and forests...

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Eclipse: A Contemporary Rickshaw Fit for the 21st Century Traveler

Industrial designer Kenneth Cobonpue transformed the commonplace rickshaw into Eclipse, a high-tech and stylish means of transportation designed for the 21st Century traveler. Since the three-wheeled...

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Sou Fujimoto’s Tree-Inspired Tower Sprouts Balconies Like Leaves in Montepellier

Read the rest of Sou Fujimoto’s Tree-Inspired Tower Sprouts Balconies Like Leaves in Montepellier Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: arbre blanc , Architectural Folie of the 21st Century...

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The Solar Philéas Project Rehabilitates a 120-Year Old Building in France...

  Read the rest of The Solar Philéas Project Rehabilitates a 120-Year Old Building in France into Solar-Powered Modular Apartments Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Building remodel...

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Global Renewable Energy Capacity Has Nearly Doubled to 1,560 Gigawatts Since...

In the past nine years, global renewable energy capacity has nearly doubled from 800 gigawatts to 1,560 gigawatts, with solar and wind showing the biggest gains. According to the Renewable Energy...

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The real roots of risk

Internal threats, external forces, manufactured problems: What will shape risk in the 21st century? More here:The real roots of risk

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What the new Chemical Safety law means for business

The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act was signed into law Wednesday, replacing the Toxic Substances Control Act which left Americans exposed to many toxic chemicals. View...

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What the new Chemical Safety law means for business

The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act was signed into law Wednesday, replacing the Toxic Substances Control Act which left Americans exposed to many toxic chemicals. See more...

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The emergence of natural capital consciousness

Why — and how — the corporate pioneers of the 21st century will account for natural resource scarcity and plan for their impact on the climate. Here is the original post:The emergence of natural...

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