Business & Economics

Global climate change will have massive economic impact. Learn how changes in the environment will affect the bottom line for businesses and cost - €”or save - you money in your pocketbook.

University of Mississippi
Ole Miss dining has started a green meal plan to make students more aware. They have also began a "Meatless Monday" to encourage vegetarianism.
EarthCo Building Systems
The EarthCo Megablock is a building material that comes directly from the earth! This company transforms abundant, earthy material into giant blocks that can take the place of more common building products often shipped over long distances. The... Read More
University of Mississippi
A renewable energy grant will allow the Center for Manufacturing Excellence to feature 414 photovoltaic solar panels, making it the largest roof-mounted, solar power complex in Mississippi.
University of Mississippi
In Oxford, Miss., architect Brent Swain is using passive solar techniques to build green homes. With his ideas, one home in the city has added 1,000 square feet of space but utility costs have decreased.
University of Mississippi
Another certification system is Green Globes. This system is less expensive, and instead of using certifications such as gold and silver, it gives a percentage as to how "green" the building is.
Bicyclists need own separate elevated highways of their own crisscrossing towns and cities as well as out in the open linking to other metropolitan centers. If there is a mountain range ahead, bore a level tunnel right through it, which is not so... Read More
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I suggest that we as a nation move away from our current oil mind-set, and not fight the enemy, as your article on Facebook suggests. http://www.greatenergychallengeblog.com/blog/2011/05/04/now-that-we’ve-killed-osama-bin-laden-let’s-kill-oil/ A... Read More
Ole Miss
SmartSynch SmartMeters wireless monitor energy usage data, allowing Ole Miss to track its energy usage in real-time and form strategies to reduce consumption. ###
Planet Forward
It's the moment you've been waiting for! Hundreds of submissions, thousands of votes, and now TWO Planet Forward Innovators of the Year! See Planet Forward host Frank Sesno, announce the winners on Nightly Business Report!WATCH!
Sungevity
Meet Innovator of the Year, Danny Kennedy, founder of Sungevity, a solar company that offers a solar lease at 0 money down. We'll follow Danny and Sungevity over the next year and see if the solar coaster they're riding will expand the company to... Read More

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