Friday, June 10th, 2011
New Google Earth maps enable the public and scientists to observe sections of the ocean floor — often mapped less finely than the Moon or Mars — with a resolution ten times greater than previous ocean floor mapping projects.
Developed by oceanographers at Columbia’s (more…)
Wednesday, June 8th, 2011
TED, an organization whose motto is ‘Ideas Worth Spreading’, is dedicated to generating high-level conversations led by visionaries in their respective fields. They talk about a variety of issues and green technology is often in the program as well.
The editors of a website called Online College (more…)
Thursday, May 12th, 2011
Loowatt, a cleverly named company from the UK, is testing a revolutionary waterless toilet system that could help create vibrant local economies around waste treatment.
The toilet uses a unique sealing mechanism to package feces and urine into an odorless cartridge, (more…)
Tuesday, April 19th, 2011
Besides being good for the environment for reducing emissions and being a renewable source of power, wind energy also uses less water than other types of power generation, stated the American Wind Energy Association recently.
This is an important aspect of energy generation (more…)
Monday, April 18th, 2011
Hamburg, Germany, the EU Green Capital for 2011, recently launched its “train of ideas“, which will travel throughout the continent as a showcase for why Hamburg was named EU Green Capital for 2011. The train will travel to eighteen cities, including Munich, Paris, Barcelona, and Tallinn. (more…)
Tuesday, April 12th, 2011
DELL has been helping lead the way in corporate social responsibility among IT companies in recent years.
According to the company’s annual corporate responsibility report for 2010, DELL was the first in the industry to ban the export of e-waste to developing countries. The company also met 25% of its energy (more…)
Tuesday, April 12th, 2011
Three years after unveiling his plan for U.S. energy independence, which won praise from environmentalists for its reliance on wind power, Texas oilman T. Boone Pickens is back with a proposal to convert the U.S. trucking fleet to natural gas. But as his new plan gains traction, questions arise over how green it really is.
Remember the Pickens Plan? (more…)
Wednesday, April 6th, 2011
Today President Obama is traveling to the Philadelphia area to hold a town hall event with employees at Gamesa Technology Corporation, Inc. about building a 21st century clean energy economy to win the future. Watch the event live at WhiteHouse.gov/live starting at 2:10 p.m. EDT. (more…)
Wednesday, March 30th, 2011
Google does lots of cool stuff with new and emerging clean technologies. Apparently, it just comes natural.
In the past we’ve reported about Google’s investment in human-powered transportation and the newest toy on their HQ campus, a prototype wireless electric car charger. And although they like to play (more…)
Wednesday, March 23rd, 2011
The system is the first to offer consumers a simple way to charge their EVs with the ease of hands-free, automatic technology.
Google is famous for giving the digital generation what it wants, so it only makes sense that the search giant would branch out into other technologies it feels are worth of its attention. So it shouldn’t come (more…)