How can we get more electric trucks on the road?

April 30, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on How can we get more electric trucks on the road?

New standards and new technologies could be the answer.

Go here to read the rest:
How can we get more electric trucks on the road?

Get set for take-off in electric aircraft, the next transport disruption

April 30, 2019 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Get set for take-off in electric aircraft, the next transport disruption

In Australia, electric vehicles — including airplanes — are growing rapidly. It’s time to prepare technologically and infrastructurally.

See the original post here:
Get set for take-off in electric aircraft, the next transport disruption

Obama Sides with Businesses, Pulls Back Proposed Smog Standards

September 2, 2011 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Obama Sides with Businesses, Pulls Back Proposed Smog Standards

Bowing to pressure from business groups, President Barack Obama put the brakes on plans to toughen smog standards and ordered the EPA to withdraw its draft of updated rules.

Read the original:
Obama Sides with Businesses, Pulls Back Proposed Smog Standards

Calls Mount for Fallen Candidate to Redeem Climate Lies

August 15, 2011 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on Calls Mount for Fallen Candidate to Redeem Climate Lies

Photo credit: Gage Skidmore Flickr/CC BY As the Republican governor of a moderate blue state, Tim Pawlenty became a leading light amongst green conservatives. Along with Arnold Schwarzenegger, he practically blazed the trail: leading his state to adopt good climate policy, he helped secure renewable energy standards and solid energy efficiency requirements. He even voiced support for pricing carbon, and came out in favor of cap and trade. And then he ran for president. Pawlenty swiftly abandoned all of the above, and retreated on his previous posit… Read the full story on TreeHugger

Go here to see the original: 
Calls Mount for Fallen Candidate to Redeem Climate Lies

Safer by Design

February 10, 2011 by  
Filed under Business, Green

Comments Off on Safer by Design

 Environment America shows how 14 companies are using green chemistry in products, manufacturing processes and facilities.

Go here to see the original:
Safer by Design

Metrics and Standards Become the Rule

February 10, 2011 by  
Filed under Business, Eco, Green

Comments Off on Metrics and Standards Become the Rule

Until now, it’s been a truism about sustainable business that there are too many standards and not enough metrics; but a number of organizations are stepping up to fill in the gaps.

Read more from the original source:
Metrics and Standards Become the Rule

UN Urges Phase Out Of Incandescent Bulbs, Guarantees Their Survival In USA

December 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on UN Urges Phase Out Of Incandescent Bulbs, Guarantees Their Survival In USA

Eco Piggy Lamp from Ariel Rojo Design Studio In America, Joe Barton introduced BULB, the Better Use of Light Bulbs Act, to repeal legislation that set minimum efficiency standards and would phase out incandescent bulbs. He’s quoted in the New York Times: The unanticipated consequence of the ’07 act – Washington-mandated layoffs in the middle of a desperate recession – is one of many examples of what happens when politicians and activists think they know better than consumers ..

See more here:
UN Urges Phase Out Of Incandescent Bulbs, Guarantees Their Survival In USA

A Picture is Worth: Factory Farms in US Mapped in Their Polluting, Graphic, Gory Detail

December 2, 2010 by  
Filed under Green

Comments Off on A Picture is Worth: Factory Farms in US Mapped in Their Polluting, Graphic, Gory Detail

As you could probably guess, the darkest red is the highest density of factory farms, and is based on data from 2007 (the newest available). Above are all the different kinds of factory farms together; scroll down for individual farm types.

See the original post here:
A Picture is Worth: Factory Farms in US Mapped in Their Polluting, Graphic, Gory Detail

New York’s Newest, Greenest Library

April 8, 2010 by  
Filed under Eco, Green

Comments Off on New York’s Newest, Greenest Library

Image credit: melanzane1013 /Flickr As resources of public knowledge, advocates of sharing and reuse, and defenders of literacy, public libraries are already pretty green. The New York Public Library, however, is taking a step further by embracing LEED standards and eco-friendly building practices….

Here is the original post:
New York’s Newest, Greenest Library

Bad Behavior has blocked 5031 access attempts in the last 7 days.