Industry News Archive
- Ceres Conference Offers Something for Everyone (05/13/2013)
- A Little Energy to Save a Lot: Why Your Company Should Become Energy Star Certified (04/03/2013)
- Sustainability in Supply Chain Remains Top Priority for Major Brands (03/13/2013)
- Using Technology to Drive Supply Chain Sustainability (03/05/2013)
- Getting On Board with Supply Chain Sustainability (02/20/2013)
LEED Green Building
- 7th annual Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) Sustainability Summit (04/29/2013)
- Greening the Green Building Industry (03/26/2013)
- Earth Rangers Journey to LEED® Platinum (02/21/2013)
- Energy Boost: How RECs Support LEED® Certification and Renewable Energy Development (02/14/2013)
- Making the Most of LEED® (01/31/2013)
- Reducing Carbon Emissions Becomes Mission Critical (05/14/2013)
- CDP Supply Chain Program Reporting Period Now Open (04/11/2013)
- 2013 Climate Leadership Conference (03/01/2013)
- Wind PowerED Climate Education for Colorado Kids (03/14/2013)
- 2013 GreenBiz.com Forum New York (03/08/2013)
- A Letter from the Arctic (05/09/2013)
- Eliminating Toxins from the Air We Breathe (05/07/2013)
- Our Silent Partners in the Fight Against Climate Change (04/26/2013)
- The Power of RECs to Improve Human Health (04/25/2013)
- Our Planet’s Most Precious Resource (04/24/2013)
Survey: Oil Won’t Remain Cheapest Energy Source
by Holly Hallowell on 12/12/2008
Survey: growing concern about the sustainability of oil and natural gas in the coming years.
53 percent of the oil and gas executives interviewed recently by Deloitte LLP said they think that the U.S. could run out of "reasonably priced" oil within the next quarter century and 56... [more]
33% of EU’s Electricity To Come From Renewables
by Holly Hallowell on 12/10/2008
The EU approves directive requiring 1/3 of the EU’s electricity to come from renewables.
Europe has long been a leader in the fight to fix climate change. Now they will secure their stewardship in the energy revolution by requiring one-third of the European Union's (EU's) electricity... [more]
New Technology Turns Water Vibrations Into Energy
by Kevin Maddaford on 12/12/2008
Objects in slow-moving water currents cause vibrations that are a new renewable energy source.
River currents have been a source of energy for centuries, and turbine technologies are being developed to harness the power in ocean currents. But these technologies require high current speeds,... [more]
Picken a fight with foreign oil dependence
by Holly Hallowell on 12/05/2008
Billionaire Boone Pickens discusses how renewables can reduce our foreign oil dependence.
The U.S. currently imports 38 percent of our oil from the Middle East and Africa. Global consumption of oil has reached the 85 million barrels per day mark with the U.S. guzzling through 25% (21... [more]
Plasma Technology Produces Energy from Waste
by Kevin Maddaford on 12/04/2008
Plasma gasification systems can create energy and other useful products from solid waste.
Municipal solid waste is a significant environmental issue in the United States. Organic waste fills our landfills and hazardous materials are expensive to dispose of properly. A portion of our... [more]
This little piggy produces renewable energy?
by Holly Hallowell on 12/03/2008
What if we told you that pig poo has the potential to clean up the air vs. pollute it?
Did you know that 8500 tonnes of methane can generate over 100 gigawatt hours (GWh) of renewable energy each year? What natural bi-product can produce this much methane each year? Pig poo.... [more]
Thermal Variances in Oceans Yield Renewable Energy
by Kevin Maddaford on 12/01/2008
Variations in seawater temperature at different depths could be used to generate electricity.
For years the world's oceans have been looked at for sources of renewable energy, primarily in the form of wave, tidal and current energy. But a different technology known as Ocean Thermal... [more]
Obama's New Energy Plans
by Holly Hallowell on 11/28/2008
Renewable Choice remains at the forefront of energy solutions by providing renewable alternatives.
President-elect Obama is gearing up to hit the ground running in order to accomplish the many goals he set during his campaign. On the top of his list are unsurprising issues such as... [more]
Flexing Progressive Muscles
by Holly Hallowell on 11/25/2008
New business coalition calls for climate leg with 100 percent auctions and focus on efficiency.
In 2007 a few corporations joined together to form a coalition called US-Cap which called for carbon legislation in the U.S. But now there's a new kid on the block which call... [more]
Looking for Carbon in Renewable Energy
by Holly Hallowell on 11/20/2008
What similarities and differences do Renewable Energy and Carbon Credits have?
Renewable Energy Credits (RECs) are often viewed as a carbon offset because of the important role they plan in supporting clean energy, reducing our dependence on fossil... [more]
Renewable Choice in the American Carbon Registry
by Holly Hallowell on 11/21/2008
Renewable Choice is a founding member of the American Carbon Registry, the "greenhouse gas registry of choice", launched by Winrock International.
Renewable Choice is among the few founding members of an exciting new online registry for the U.S. voluntary carbon market. Last week, the American Carbon Registry... [more]
Wood can be converted directly into sugar through a new process.
Researchers from the Max Planck Institute for Coal Research in Mülheim, Germany, are developing a technique to develop biofuels from cellulose in wood, grass... [more]
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