Microsoft uses carbon fee for big Texas wind power purchase

November 4, 2013 by  
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It will buy all wind power from the Keechi Wind Project in Texas, which will feed into the same grid powering its San Antonio data center.

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Rolls Royce to use hybrid sailboats to cut shipping costs

July 15, 2013 by  
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Rolls Royce draws inspiration from the past for tomorrow's hybrid ship, which will combine sails and steam for lower emissions and high efficiency.

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VERGE and the Built Environment

October 21, 2012 by  
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In this hour-long webcast, we’ll reveal the results of a new report, written by longtime green building and LEED pioneer Robert Watson and published by GreenBiz Group, examining the key trends at the intersection of buildings, energy, IT, and transportation. It is being published in the run-up to GreenBiz’s VERGE SF conference, November 12-13, which will be looking at these and other trends and technologies.

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Levi’s stitches plastic bottles into latest denim collection

October 19, 2012 by  
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The effort — which will also use recycled beer bottles — is the latest scheme by a clothing brand to incorporate post-consumer waste in its products.

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San Francisco Green Festival 2012

October 16, 2012 by  
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SF’s Original ‘Party With a Purpose’ Brings National and Local Speakers, Workshops, Vendors and Cultural Programming to Bay Area

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OfficeMax brings reusable boxes to business customers

June 19, 2012 by  
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Officemax’s business customers can sign up to receive Boomerang Boxes, which will be reused over and over until they’re worn out.

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Revenge of the Electric Car (Movie Review)

October 20, 2011 by  
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WestMidWest Productions /Promo image If You Liked ‘Who Killed the Electric Car?’, You’ll Love This… Revenge of the Electric Car, which will be released in certain markets tomorrow, is the second part of what could easily become a trilogy of films. Part one, Who Killed the Electric Car? , was a post-mortem, pointing fingers at those responsible for holding back promising technology. … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Wind Turbines May Blow Earth Out of Orbit, Coal Lobby Warns: The Onion (Video)

October 20, 2011 by  
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This Onion spoof on the fossil fuel industry’s attacks on clean energy made the rounds a few months ago, but it somehow eluded my radar. Usually, in these cases, I’d simply curse the blog-gods, and let it join the graveyard of viral videos that have completed their arc through our inboxes and Facebook walls. But this is too effing funny. Watch:… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Replacing Boxes With Bags, Office Depot Tries to Save 20,000 Trees

August 3, 2011 by  
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Image: Screenshot via Office Depot Office Depot says it expects to save 3.5 million pounds of wood-based resources by offering to deliver orders in paper bags instead of boxes—which will also eliminate the use of those plastic ‘air-pillows’ that you can almost never repurpose once you’ve opened your package. The program, GreenerOffice Delivery Service , uses bags made with 40% post-consumer recycled content. Those come wrapped in what Office Depot calls a reusable plastic tote, mad… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The Week in Pictures: Slinky-Shaped Floating Hotel, the Sad French, and More (Slideshow)

January 7, 2011 by  
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Remember Biosphere 2 ?

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