Can we share our way to sustainability?

June 21, 2012 by  
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The sharing economy, exemplified by collaborative consumption-based companies like Getaround and Airbnb, are often touted as signposts on the path to a greener future. But it turns out it's hard to know if these are actually greener business models.

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Turning good data centers into better neighbors

June 4, 2012 by  
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As the demand for data storage explodes, data center owners are having to dramatically scale up operations — and resource demands. Here's what they can learn from their brick-and-mortar peers about working with their communities.

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Home Energy Management Takes Center Stage at CES 2012

January 17, 2012 by  
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Last week's consumer electronics extravaganza featured plenty of whimsical gadgets — gyro-stabilized electric unicycles, anyone? — but it also showed just how practical, and poised for popularity, home energy management systems have become.

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Will Melting Arctic Ice Provide a Silver Lining for Shipping’s Emissions?

January 4, 2012 by  
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Climate change means we'll have access to Arctic shipping passages, but the emissions savings from reduced shipping distances can't offset the release of emissions from the melting of the Arctic itself.

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Climate Risks, Insurance and the Next Financial Meltdown

January 4, 2012 by  
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The insurance industry has yet to fully recognize the risks posed by climate change. This isn't just their problem — it's ours, too.

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How to Avoid Another Deepwater Horizon Spill

December 27, 2011 by  
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Creating a culture of safety is the oil industry’s best option for avoiding another environmental disaster.

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Eco Goes Lux at the L.A. Auto Show

November 28, 2011 by  
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At last week’s auto show, car makers from around the globe — from Tokyo, Detroit, Bavaria and beyond — brought high-end electric and hybrid vehicles to show off the fact that green is not just mainstream, it’s top-of-the-line.

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Patagonia’s Conscientious Response to Black Friday Consumer Madness

November 28, 2011 by  
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The outdoor retailer used a full-page ad in the New York Times this last weekend to offer a few wise words about sustainable consumption.

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Dan Smolen and the Art of Getting a Green Job

November 28, 2011 by  
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Despite the dishearteningly sluggish economy, there are plenty of ways for job seekers to break in to the green economy. And the author of a new book about finding a good green job has plenty of advice for navigating that path.

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3 Obvious Ways Companies Can Flip the Switch and Save Millions

November 23, 2011 by  
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Cutting energy use across the enterprise can be so simple, and so cost-effective that it’s astounding there is still any of this low-hanging fruit waiting to be plucked. Here are eight case studies showing what’s possible.

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