A “cobalt drought” didn’t seem like a factor in electric vehicle (EV) manufacturing just a few years ago. After all, as recently as 2013, the Union of Concerned Scientists felt the need to educate the public about what a good fit EVs would be for up to 42% of US households. Back then, EVs were
Environmental conservatism is the newest euphemism for supporting market forces before acknowledging the planetary degradation the western world has caused.
Wave power could be one of the world’s most abundant source of renewable energy, as oceans cover more than 70% of the earth’s surface and hold onto a large amount of energy. But what needs to be done so that the world’s oceans can become attainable, sustainable energy resources? And how can wave power become competitive
One kid decided that he would become an activist to save the oceans. He’s enlisted other kids to clean California’s beaches as a way to make a difference.
If you need a primer on how solar energy and solar panels work, read on.
Are the Four Freedoms that FDR explained and that Norman Rockwell painted still alive and well in the U.S.?
Petitions delivered to Japanese Embassies in Germany and Switzerland today decry the use of tropical wood as part of Tokyo Olympics construction.
An upcoming film will show the wonder and increasing deforestation of the Romanian virgin forests. A Kickstarter campaign will make it possible.
Weather forecasting has become a way for the average U.S. television viewer to learn about climate change.
An April, 2017 survey about climate change leads us to think about the importance of speaking out to protect the Clean Power Act from Trump administration dismantling.
Food system viability in the U.S. will require new policies that include the interests of various groups beyond large agribusiness especially small and local farmers.
A group of citizens in Alabama who spoke out against a coal ash landfill in their small town were vindicated, with help from the ACLU.
Many protests and action-oriented organizations are taking to the streets to reject Donald Trump’s policies and appointments.
Many countries have made initial plans to transition to renewable energy resources. Aruba has set specific goals to make those plans a reality.
Robert Reich, former Secretary of Labor, has outlined seven strategies that Donald Trump uses to control the media.
A camp of Dakota Access Pipeline protesters will be closed by December 5, 2016 by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
Tesla CEO Elon Musk is the newest target of conservative think tank fake news.
The recent announcement of the recipient of the Wave Energy Prize marks another step toward global disruption of the reliance on fossil fuels.
Renewable energy microgrids can change the way that people on isolated islands and in remote communities live.
What’s the difference between socially responsible investments and investments that advance social, environmental, and governance practices?
President-elect Trump has threatened to impose a 45 percent tariff on Chinese imports. Some say that move could spur a global recession.
America Recycles Day in November 15. Do your part to reduce litter and contribute to a healthy planet.
What do you need to consider as you choose a sustainable MBA program? Here’s a list of helpful ideas.
Hawai’i has long, sunny days and the capability to produce lots of solar energy. Why, then, is solar production so contentious in Hawai’i?
Advertisements have a way of persuading us about larger social issues. What can a Budweiser commercial tell us about sustainability and society?
A green MBA is a specialized degree that surrounds that specific study of the extent to which environmental and social sustainability can be achieved at a profit. Are you interested?
Heating a college campus with biofuel takes ingenuity, adjustments, and a commitment to sustainability. Have you been to Keene State College in NH lately?
Solar energy in Massachusetts has grown from 10 megawatts in 2009 to more than 1,050 megawatts in 2016. The state enacted much legislation to usher in solar as a renewable energy source.
Swell Energy’s EnergyShield combines rooftop solar and lithium-ion batteries from its partners, plus an energy management system.
With just one interface, a building management system designed in a Panasonic/ Schneider Electric collaboration has the potential to deliver real-time data to reduce energy consumption and drive savings.
On October 18, 2016, the League of Conservation Voters (LCV) held Climate Victory 2016 night. At the event, the non-profit, non-partisan organization Hip Hop Caucus and its President and CEO Rev. Lennox Yearwood, Jr. took home the prestigious Climate Leadership Award for activism around climate change. The organization stimulates civic and electoral activism among young
Smart homes and buildings are soon to be the norm, but many people don’t see the value in them. It will take education for smart home technologies to become commonplace.