Your future iPod or laptop will soon bear the words “Conflict Free,” thanks to the Wall Street Reform and Consumer Protection Act, signed by President Obama last week. Apple and Intel have joined up
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PPR Group recently launched PPR Home, a major sustainability plan in order to offset its entire 2010 footprint.
With President Obama aiming to have 1 million electric cars on the road by 2015, there has never been a better time for manufacturers of EVs to think big... or in this case, small. Like the electric
President Barack Obama will be speaking at Georgetown University today on the future of America's energy security. The President's remarks are set to be focused on the goal of reducing American dependence
With the abundance of alternative energy sources available at our fingertips, coal mining seems a little archaic. But Interior Secretary Ken Salazar disagrees -- at a press conference on Tuesday he
Did you know that residential and office buildings account for approximately 40 percent of energy usage in the U.S.? As a result, making your home and workplace as energy efficient as possible saves
How many legislative bodies does it take to block efficiency? Well, it appears only one -- as Republicans in Congress try to repeal the 2007 Ban on incandescent bulbs. Spearheading the charge is Sen. Rand
As Japan's nuclear crisis worsens, nuclear energy policies around the world come under scrutiny.
The new glacier museum is located about 5 km from El Calafate and surrounded by the 4,500 sq kilometers Glaciers National Park. With 47 glaciers, the park holds the largest ice cap outside of Antarctica
BP awards two senior executives bonuses for 2010 despite the Deepwater Horizon disaster.
Just as President Obama announced his goal of placing one million electric cars on U.S. roads by 2015, China has announced plans to manufacture 1 million per year by 2015. According to an article from
As a way to meet the new fuel economy standards set by the Obama administration, requiring fleets to have an average of 35.5 mpg by 2016, Porsche unveiled the 2012 Panamera S hybrid before the Geneva Auto
In a move that shocked and outraged officials and citizens, Florida Governor Rick Scott said he will reject the $2.4 billion in federal funds allotted for a high speed rail route from Tampa to Orlando,
When the U.S Department of the Interior announced its decision to kick this year's Solar Decathlon off of the National Mall in January 2011, we doubt they expected such an uproar. One of the competing
Unlike the budget that House Republicans unveiled last week, the President Obama's new budget, which he unveiled yesterday, spares -- for the most part -- the spending he's had in the works for renewable
The United States’ Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) have done great things in the past - they have aided in the Apollo moon missions, invented the Internet, developed solar blimps and
The Ten Million Solar Roof Initiative proposed by Senator Bernie Sanders of Vermont in 2010 could get a much-needed push from Secretary of Energy, Steven Chu's recent SunShot initiative. Sen. Sanders'
President Obama's goal of building a high-speed rail network that at least 80 percent of Americans will have access to by 2025, is facing major resistance in Congress. Earlier this week, Vice President
The United States House Appropriations Committee -- a committee that helps determine government spending -- emerged from a closed door meeting yesterday with a proposed $100 billion in government spending
Vice President Joe Biden announced today a six year plan that will provide $53 billion to get the US high speed rail network on its feet. The plan is the first step to meeting President Barack Obama's
As a way to help advance President Barack Obama's goal to get 1 million new EVs on the road by 2015, U.S. Sen. Debbie Stabenow unveiled a legislative proposal on Monday that would give buyers of plug-in
Thanks to a new initiative unveiled yesterday, offshore wind energy development along the United States' coastlines could soon see rapid development.
US Secretary of Energy Steven Chu just pledged $27 million in funding for nine solar energy projects that will help with his “sunshot” effort — a plan to cut the costs of solar energy by
The United States Air Force -- already the biggest government buyer of renewable energy -- announced it will be quadrupling its on-base solar energy generation in the next four years. With the Department
Obama hopped on a plane this morning fresh from his State of the Union Address last night -- where he promised a future full of American innovation in the green technology field -- to highlight companies
President Obama reiterated his vision of seeing one million electric vehicles on the road by 2015 at yesterday’s State of the Union address. “With more research and incentives, we can break
In President Barack Obama’s State of the Union speech last night, he called our current quest for green technology our generation’s “Sputnik moment”, urging the nation to see other
After an 8 year relationship between the D.C. Mall and the Solar Decathlon competition, (a competition that challenges university teams to design and build awesome solar-powered homes) the National Park
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