November 26, 2013 by
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Comments Off on Tin robots and iDiot phones give an adorable reality check in this short film
This great short film looks at the humor and ridiculousness of our smart phone obsession and perpetual upgrading.
What is the full natural capital cost of your morning orange juice? A debut monthly column looks at the hidden price tags.
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The true cost of food
Comments Off on 5 management principles for a converging world
A new report looks at the business implications of the convergence of information, energy, building and transportation technologies we’ve come to call VERGE.
5 management principles for a converging world
Comments Off on 5 Management Principles to Modernize Cars, Buildings & the Grid
New products and services are working to make our infrastructure more efficient. Here's how to capitalize on the connected future.
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5 Management Principles to Modernize Cars, Buildings & the Grid
In Parentables: Should the Government be Medicating my Kids? Chemist Mom Looks at the Fluoride Debate
Comments Off on In Parentables: Should the Government be Medicating my Kids? Chemist Mom Looks at the Fluoride Debate
Much to my surprise, in socialist cheese-eating Europe they rarely fluoridate water because it is considered a government intrusion on personal freedom of choice. Christine writes in Parentables: The debate is philosophical: does the government have any business forcing fluoride on citizens, especially when it is easier than ever to get fluoride by own’s own initiative? This argument does not depend on the health effects. In Europe, the decision to stop fluoridation was made not due to hazards, but due to the activism against th… Read the full story on TreeHugger
Comments Off on Energy Efficiency From the Baseball Stadium to Washington’s Birthplace
This week’s episode of EnergyNOW looks at the Seattle Mariners’ stadium waste efforts, how to charge up with a solar-power bikini and how renewables are keeping George Washington’s birthplace heated and cooled.
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Energy Efficiency From the Baseball Stadium to Washington’s Birthplace
Comments Off on 2011 Energy Efficiency Indicator Study: European Regional Results Summary
Johnson Controls looks at the main barriers and drivers to building energy efficiency projects in Europe.
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2011 Energy Efficiency Indicator Study: European Regional Results Summary
Comments Off on Tackling Old Problems with New Solutions at Uptime’s Symposium
For all the forward-looking solutions on offer, and just on the horizon, at the kickoff of the Uptime Institute’s annual Symposium this week, there are a number of very old problems that remain to be solved.
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Tackling Old Problems with New Solutions at Uptime’s Symposium
Comments Off on Green Seal Adds Deodorant, Sunscreen to Eco-Label Portfolio
A new Green Seal standard looks at the life cycles of nail polish, lotion, hair spray and other personal care goods.
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Green Seal Adds Deodorant, Sunscreen to Eco-Label Portfolio
Comments Off on Nissan Wins $1B Contest to Give NYC Yellow Cabs a Green Makeover
The company’s NV200 minivan will replace 13,000 taxis starting in 2013, with a potential to shift to an all-electric fleet starting in 2017.