Climate change (sometimes "global warming") refers to the long-term change in the statistical distribution of weather patterns on Earth over time, as well as the environmental policy that seeks to address it.
Energy management software company Carbonetworks changed its name to ENXSuite and installed former Oracle VP Beatriz Infante as CEO. Here's what she had to say about the future of corporate...
June 3, 2010 5:02am |
InterContinental's new system allows it to forecast demand for rooms in 4,400 hotels across the globe -- and price them accordingly. Here's how.
1 | June 3, 2010 3:41am |
The huge food and beverage company finds a new water source for four of its potato chip factories. How? Their secret is in the spud.
2 | June 2, 2010 4:00am |
New York City seeks to take the lead on preparing an urban area for climate change, which it says will "disproportionately" feel the impacts.
3 | June 1, 2010 11:00am |
Acciona's Eric Schneider says the U.S. has wind power potential that's the envy of the world -- and the Midwest holds the key. But a major federal push is required to build out the necessary...
8 | May 27, 2010 8:36am |
Former British prime minister Tony Blair announced that he has joined Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Khosla Ventures to oversee its green portfolio.
3 | May 24, 2010 6:54pm |
By marrying local textile traditions to advanced portable light and clean energy technology, the nonprofit Portable Light Project is bringing artificial illumination to some of the darkest corners...
May 20, 2010 4:00am |
The obvious solution is to sequester the water, in the car, much as you sequester urine in your bladder, and dump it into the local water system when you fill up again. Filling the car with...
5 | May 19, 2010 9:45am |
Researchers have figured out how to make infrared satellite imaging technology stronger, which could lead to better night vision goggles and medical devices.
May 19, 2010 5:56am |
InterContinental CIO Tom Conophy says his company plans to bring intelligence and smarts to 650,000 hotel rooms around the globe.
2 | May 18, 2010 3:06am |
Speaking in Orlando, Al Gore made the business case for sustainability and said that corporations play a key role in carrying the effort forward.
2 | May 17, 2010 8:13am |
Stonyfield CEO Gary Hirshberg says the challenges of the yogurt business are made easier by scale. He's been setting up a model that looks surprisingly like--are you ready for this--Wal-Mart.
7 | May 17, 2010 2:00am |
The United Nation's new framework aims to provide practical tips to urban areas, no matter their size.
May 14, 2010 4:50am |
Attention sports fans: Maybe if you won't listen to your local politician about climate change, you'll lend an ear to your favorite athlete.
May 13, 2010 10:47am |
So far, the financial services giant has spent more than $24.3 billion on its own initiatives related to climate change
1 | May 12, 2010 4:04am |
Solar technologies respond to Moore's Law because solar panels are made using the same technology as computer chips. Carbon energy only benefits from the mass production economics of the last century.
5 | May 7, 2010 12:33pm |
If we put smart dust in the environment, the tiny sensors could track everything in real-time. It just might be what we need to measure the Earth's vital signs to help us live more efficiently.
18 | May 7, 2010 6:46am |
BP has acquired Nalco Holding's entire inventory of its Corexit oil dispersant as the oil giant tries to fight a spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The move has put Nalco, a leading water treatment...
4 | May 3, 2010 9:30am |
How green is thy IT company? Cisco, Ericcson, IBM and HP top Greenpeace's newest list out today.
1 | April 29, 2010 11:32am |
SmartPlanet has captured what thought leaders have to say about the cleantech industry. Here's a roundup of five recent cleantech talks you need to watch.
April 29, 2010 3:20am |