John de Graaf: Buying less is more for social sustainability

March 3, 2017 by  
Filed under Business, Eco, Green

Comments Off on John de Graaf: Buying less is more for social sustainability

The “Affluenza” director discusses decoupling economic growth from consumption and reaching out across the political aisle.

See the original post here:
John de Graaf: Buying less is more for social sustainability

AmEx, AT&T, Xerox – 81 companies join White House pledge on GHGs

October 20, 2015 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on AmEx, AT&T, Xerox – 81 companies join White House pledge on GHGs

Across industries, geographies and the political spectrum, 68 major U.S. companies committed to the American Business Act on Climate Pledge, joining 13 others.

Excerpt from:
AmEx, AT&T, Xerox – 81 companies join White House pledge on GHGs

Freewheelin Pedal-Powered Buses To Provide Transport At 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions

August 17, 2012 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Freewheelin Pedal-Powered Buses To Provide Transport At 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions

It seems that both the Democratic and Republican National Conventions will have a healthy, fun and green way to navigate host cities during the political events; health insurance company Humana Inc has announced that it will provide 20 people-powered Freewheelin pedal buses for attendees to get around. Read the rest of Freewheelin Pedal-Powered Buses To Provide Transport At 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bus cycle , democratic covention , freewheelin 2012 , freewheelin pedal bus , freewheelin2012 , human powered transport , humana inc , pedal bus , republican convention

Originally posted here: 
Freewheelin Pedal-Powered Buses To Provide Transport At 2012 Republican and Democratic National Conventions

South Korean Scientists Use Carbon to Quick-Charge EV Batteries

August 17, 2012 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on South Korean Scientists Use Carbon to Quick-Charge EV Batteries

Today’s electric vehicles may be vastly more efficient than gasoline and diesel powered cars, but the two hours it can often take to charge a lithium ion battery can be a significant inconvenience. In an effort to reduce such charging times a group of South Korean scientists has reportedly developed a battery which uses carbon , and that could be fully charged and ready to go in a matter of minutes. Read the rest of South Korean Scientists Use Carbon to Quick-Charge EV Batteries Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: batteries , battery technology , electric car , electric cars , electric charging , ford focus electric , green car , green transportation , honda fit ev , lithium ion battery , Nissan Leaf

Read the original here: 
South Korean Scientists Use Carbon to Quick-Charge EV Batteries

Tilla Theus’ Aluminum-Clad Alpine Restaurant Looks Like Something Out of Star Wars

August 17, 2012 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Tilla Theus’ Aluminum-Clad Alpine Restaurant Looks Like Something Out of Star Wars

Read the rest of Tilla Theus’ Aluminum-Clad Alpine Restaurant Looks Like Something Out of Star Wars Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Arosa , Gipfelrestaurant , Graubunden , prefabricated , Restaurant , Scherrer , swiss alps , Switzerland , Tilla Theus , Weisshorn

View original here: 
Tilla Theus’ Aluminum-Clad Alpine Restaurant Looks Like Something Out of Star Wars

Is There Any Hope for Progress on US Climate Policy?

November 17, 2011 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Is There Any Hope for Progress on US Climate Policy?

A panel of Washington insiders from both ends of the political spectrum agree: We won’t be seeing ‘comprehensive’ climate legislation any time soon. But perhaps not all hope is lost.

Read more:
Is There Any Hope for Progress on US Climate Policy?

New Leaf, SC Johnson Make the Business Case for Green Power

November 17, 2011 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on New Leaf, SC Johnson Make the Business Case for Green Power

The two firms were among several companies at the Renewable Energy Markets Conference to discuss the ways in which they’re aligning their renewable energy and business goals.

View original post here:
New Leaf, SC Johnson Make the Business Case for Green Power

How Conservation Photography Is A Political Act

October 25, 2011 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on How Conservation Photography Is A Political Act

Mike Baird / CC BY 1.0 Conservation photography is just starting to find momentum. A combination of photography that is both art and activism, it is a special niche and one to which the environmental movement already owes a great deal. Sometimes we just have to see it to believe it, to understand the resonant beauty or shocking destruction and therefore move to act on the planet’s behalf. But, what really is conservation photography as separate from nature photography, wildlife photography or oth… Read the full story on TreeHugger

Read more:
How Conservation Photography Is A Political Act

New Carbon Tax Means 1 Million Australians Won’t Have to Pay Income Taxes

October 13, 2011 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on New Carbon Tax Means 1 Million Australians Won’t Have to Pay Income Taxes

Photo credit: Señor Codo via Fotopedia/ CC BY-SA 3.0 You might have already heard that after a long and arduous political battle, Australia is on track to institute a fairly potent carbon tax . After the measure passes the upper house (where the political composition is such that it is assured to do so), the nation’s 500 largest polluters will begin … Read the full story on TreeHugger

Read more here: 
New Carbon Tax Means 1 Million Australians Won’t Have to Pay Income Taxes

What We Can Learn from Solyndra’s Failure

September 23, 2011 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on What We Can Learn from Solyndra’s Failure

The inquisition-like ‘fact-finding exercise’ about green jobs yesterday on Capitol Hill tells us a lot about the state of our political dialogue, but also about the role government should play in subsidizing energy of all kinds.

Here is the original post:
What We Can Learn from Solyndra’s Failure

Next Page »

Bad Behavior has blocked 1492 access attempts in the last 7 days.