Ocean energy: Will Hawaii take the plunge?

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With constrained land resources, developers are turning their attention offshore.

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A Hunt Where Efficiency is the Prey

October 4, 2011 by  
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A growing list of companies are turning their employees into sleuths tasked with a single purpose: to identify and quantify opportunities to save energy. The process is called a Treasure Hunt, and over the last decade, more than 200 of the events at GE have uncovered $150 million in energy savings.

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GHG Protocol Launches Long-Awaited Value Chain, Product Standards

October 4, 2011 by  
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For years, companies have clamored for internationally recognized methodologies to measure the greenhouse gas emissions from products and across corporate value chains.

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Just What We Needed Dept.: The Motorized Ice Cream Cone

March 23, 2010 by  
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Consider the ice cream cone: one of the great green inventions, a form of packaging and transport that leaves no trace, no waste. Then consider what inventor Richard B. Hartman has wrought: a battery powered plastic ice cream cone, for those people incapable of turning their cone by hand.

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Local Designer Spotlight: Snoozer Loser’s Sonia Tay Talks Sustainability, Spring 2010 Photos

March 23, 2010 by  
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Snoozer Loser Spring 2010 collection. Credit: Snoozer Loser New York-based Snoozer Loser has been creating made-to-order clothing since 2005 when Sonia Tay launched its first collection out of an art collective, of the same name

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The Future of Cargo on Bikes (and the Present, Too!)

March 23, 2010 by  
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Travoy trailer with attachments on a bike – photo credit Burley @ flickr . For a long while now, bike manufacturers have as a general rule chased the sporty side of the bicycle market – mountain, road and racing bikers – and concentrated less on the “slower” urban cycling market. That’s because, according to product designer Mark Sanders , bicycles haven’t been considered a consumer product.

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EPA and DoE Tightening Up on Energy Star Testing

March 23, 2010 by  
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Photo via myuibe Americans are ready for a tightening up of Energy Star testing and so too, apparently, are the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Energy. While an independent review found a 98% compliance, there are definitely cases where Energy Star-rated devices aren’t really meeting the standards .

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