SmartPlanet stories related to the production and sale of energy from sources such as oil, gas, coal, nuclear and renewable sources.
The Sustainability Journey: Is it sustainable to fly to Copenhagen for the climate change conference?
How sustainable is it to fly by airplane to Copenhagen, Denmark for the United Nations conference on climate change?
6 | December 3, 2009 3:09pm |
The so-called Climate Bill is a jobs bill. By fighting it, global warming denialists, and carbon industry lobbyists, are keeping us out of markets that can grow like the Internet did in the 1990s,...
24 | December 3, 2009 11:53am |
The climate crisis is changing the way certain economists are thinking about economic growth.
18 | December 2, 2009 2:54pm |
The next-generation Audi A8 luxury sedan will recognize handwritten directions and double as a wireless Internet hotspot. How that for smart?
December 2, 2009 7:52am |
The city of the future will be covered with sensors that can enable bridges, bricks and traffic signals to communicate with its inhabitants. But are there risks to this technological revolution?
1 | December 1, 2009 2:43pm |
The Danish island of Samso has become one of the first industrialized places on Earth to qualify as completely energy self-sufficient.
14 | December 1, 2009 12:18pm |
A new armor plating system under development by the United States Army can diagnose inflicted damage as well as indicate what kind of rounds are incoming.
1 | December 1, 2009 11:33am |
Survey suggests small-business owners still view sustainability measures as an expense to be borne, rather than a competitive advantage.
6 | December 1, 2009 6:19am |
Sustainability measures could offer one answer to the U.S. Post Office's fiscal dilemma.
2 | November 30, 2009 5:49pm |
The Finnish capital of Helsinki is preparing to house what may be the greenest data center on the planet.
9 | November 30, 2009 1:45pm |
The Cloud is a lightweight structure featuring a tower topped off by bubbles resembling a large bunch of grapes. The idea is to stress "code rather than carbon" given The Cloud's myriad digital...
November 30, 2009 12:30pm |
A new biodegradable battery made of cellulose promises to offer thin, flexible, lightweight, inexpensive and environmentally-friendly batteries made without metal parts.
8 | November 30, 2009 9:59am |
CERN's Large Hadron Collider on Monday became the world's highest energy particle accelerator, accelerating its twin beams of protons to an energy of 1.18 TeV and breaking a world record held...
7 | November 30, 2009 9:20am |
The University of Pennsylvania figures the best on-campus advocates of sustainability are its students.
November 27, 2009 7:28pm |
We've all heard about smart appliances, but what are and when will they be here. Well, the smart grid infrastructure to be built and deployed first.
November 25, 2009 9:26am |
The Lancet medical journal argues that "cutting emissions to mitigate climate change will also make people healthier."
1 | November 25, 2009 9:05am |
India said last week that it will spend about $900 million on solar energy.
1 | November 24, 2009 12:08pm |
Transferring market incentives from hydrocarbons to renewables is national security, and it's sound economic policy. What excuse can there be for continuing to subsidize a failing sector?
2 | November 24, 2009 11:50am |
Hackers have exposed e-mails authored by top climate scientists that suggest that data was tampered with to support the theory of anthropogenic, or human-caused, global warming.
16 | November 24, 2009 8:44am |
To get a sense of what is happening in hydrogen energy today, multiply the efforts of Robert Dopp and QSI by 100, in cul de sacs, office parks, and university research centers around the world....
27 | November 20, 2009 8:39am |