Environmentalism is the study and social movement concerned about environmental conservation and teh reduction of human impact on it. Environmentally-friendly products or practices are also known, loosely, as "green."
CO2 and electricity prices would rise. GDP would shrink, say authors from university's Sloan School of Management and its Energy Initiative, the group headed by Obama's nominee for Energy Secy.
22 | March 6, 2013 5:42am |
EVs can spew more CO2 than conventional cars. And then there's the toxic process of manufacturing them. Green comes in many shades!
26 | October 15, 2012 3:01pm |
The new sensor can detect four different molecules, and may be a breakthrough that allows precise environmental monitoring by cells.
1 | October 9, 2012 6:57am |
Can student performance improve with the environment? Studies have shown that the educational environment can enable students to perform up to two grades better. Mark Miller, founder of Project...
5 | January 11, 2010 4:49pm
An amazing view on the future of transportation.
4 | May 3, 2012 3:56am |
For Michael Jantzen, buildings are more than their architecture. His work, ranging from a solar-powered vineyard to a house made of silo roofs, combines art, technology and engineering to create a...
1 | April 9, 2012 4:00am |
New research shows wind farms have a warming effect on the local climate, which might throw a wrench in the expansion of this new form of energy.
42 | April 29, 2012 9:10pm |
Want to improve your focus? Measure your brainwaves.
May 15, 2013 6:15am |
A graduate architecture student challenges the way we think about prisons, both in design and program.
11 | April 10, 2012 9:21am |
Researchers suggest a link between Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and parental occupational exposures.
6 | March 13, 2012 5:15am |
For generations, humans have changed the landscape around them. Today, technology is taking us way beyond our wildest dreams. Here's a look at the projects, challenges and impact of what we build.
January 26, 2012 3:00am
Business plan: Sell the gas abroad at a huge profit, build nukes at home.
5 | May 10, 2013 5:24am |
Scientists have found that biodiesel production may release more carbon emissions than a car running on traditional diesel fuel.
10 | October 11, 2011 4:00am |
Yet another peer-to-peer service comes up against regulatory hurdles in New York State.
11 | May 17, 2013 3:10am |
Treehuggers, get your head around this: Turbochargers, often associated with loud, environmentally obnoxious cars, improve fuel efficiency. Will the turbocharger kill the electric car star?
6 | September 19, 2011 2:24am |
A new study out of Kaiser Permanente found that the use of health information technology, including electronic health records, can reduce the environmental impact of the health care industry.
1 | May 5, 2011 4:00am |
Libraries already serve as de facto employment opportunity and training centers. Why not extend these supportive environments to startups and small businesses?
3 | February 19, 2013 1:24pm |
Factors such as community relations and employee policy are just as much a part of sustainability as the green movement.
March 4, 2011 4:53am |
Conservationist Wallace J. Nichols argues that environmental problems should be addressed using neuroscience and empathy, in addition to using facts, figures and statistics. People make decisions,...
24 | January 31, 2011 2:00am |
Earth, Inc. author Greg Unruh says businesses can learn from the environment to reap better profits, boost sustainability and decrease their carbon footprint. Here's how.
1 | July 8, 2010 10:07am |