SmartPlanet stories related to the movement of people and goods from one location to another - by air, rail, road, sea or space.
A substance scientists call "dry water" could help curb global greenhouse gas emissions by absorbing carbon dioxide.
16 | August 26, 2010 8:06am |
San Francisco applies laws of supply and demand economics to free up scarcity of curbside parking.
10 | August 18, 2010 3:03pm |
Footprinting pioneer Timberland is teaming up with an industry association to inspire the broader practice of eco-labeling for hiking shoes, clothing.
1 | August 18, 2010 7:09am |
Have we entered an era in which high-quality content is walled off through premium access and app stores? Or does the 'great dance' between open and closed continue?
2 | August 17, 2010 10:28am |
China bested the United States in 2009 in the race to install wind turbines, topping the U.S. in installed wind power capacity for the first time and shattering the annual record in the process.
1 | August 16, 2010 8:42am |
Vermont's Green Mountain College is at the head of the class. Stanford and Harvard also make the grade.
August 16, 2010 5:06am |
Why cities increasingly are investing in dynamic information for commuters and transit passengers, compared with 'published' information.
1 | August 12, 2010 7:04am |
Two years ago, Joshua Becker decided to cast off (some of) his possessions to live a minimalist lifestyle. We spoke about what minimalism means, how technology can help us get there and how this...
25 | August 12, 2010 4:00am |
NASA's being reorganized again, and former NASA engineer and Georgia Institute of Technology professor Bobby Braun says he has his dream job.
6 | August 12, 2010 12:03am |
The LED lighting revolution is gaining momentum thanks to strong growth in outdoor lighting and LED bulbs, Cree CEO Chuck Swoboda says.
4 | August 11, 2010 2:13pm |
Aggregate electricity usage and the community's top three fuel sources were two major criteria in the list selection.
3 | August 10, 2010 5:03am |
Five million dollars has been earmarked for the development of electric vehicle charging infrastructure in the San Francisco Bay Area.
4 | August 9, 2010 7:29am |
Solar-panel-paved roads and interstates could provide three times as much electricity now produced. But is it a workable idea on such a large scale?
29 | August 6, 2010 9:33am |
We spend 90 percent of our time indoors. So why aren't we more concerned about the environment inside a building? Perkins+Will architect Peter Syrett makes the business case.
4 | August 2, 2010 3:00am |
It's designed to smooth the load on the electric grid of charging cars with solar power.
6 | July 30, 2010 12:01am |
San Diego Gas & Electric president Mike Niggli tells SmartPlanet about what his utility company is doing to deploy the smart grid -- and the challenges he faces.
2 | July 29, 2010 6:43am |
The Big Island gets a big Recovery Act loan for a 30-megawatt wind farm.
July 28, 2010 7:21am |
Starting today, Chevrolet dealers will begin taking customer orders for the 2011 Chevrolet Volt electric vehicle.
11 | July 27, 2010 9:20am |
The U.S. federal government needs to take a holistic approach to security for its own buildings, argues Maureen McAvey.
2 | July 27, 2010 7:50am |
Michigan Tech researchers have created an invisibility cloak made of glass. Experts say invisibility cloaks will be here by 2039.
14 | July 22, 2010 2:57pm |