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.

The National Water System would produce infrastructure and operate services to enable universal irrigation. This would enable conversion of vast underused land area into productive farms. It would also end the effects of drought and flood. The... Read More
America is facing enormous social, economic and environmental costs associated with the 20 million vacant housing units and commercial space that is dragging down the national economy. These nonproductive real estate assets (liabilities) burden... Read More
This innovative procedure is able, to transform ordinary faucet water into an exceptionally forceful sanitizing cleanser used in advanced hospital surgical rooms, emulsifying oils/de-greaser and neutral cleanser, merely by running a little... Read More
The Zero Ghetto Initiative Ghetto (noun): a section of a city, especially a thickly populated slum area, inhabited predominantly by members of an ethnic or other minority group, often as a result of social or economic restrictions, pressures, or... Read More
College campuses are energy guzzlers. I know because I just graduated from Indiana University. As an environmental enthusiast that is worried about the future of our planet, I don't know of a quicker, cheaper or more convenient way to avoid wasted... Read More
Sustainability in the City! This week we’re headed to the city, a place of great opportunity but also environmental dilemmas.  Cities are often criticized for high volumes of traffic and pollution, making them a difficult place to navigate and live... Read More
Planet Forward
By Chris Potter, Institute for Market Transportation Cross-posted from the Institute for Market Transportation In an ongoing series to highlight green buildings that go above and beyond in efficiency and innovation, this week we’re featuring a stand... Read More
Inside Pecan Street: Re-Inventing Energy Delivery
Inside Pecan Street: Re-Inventing Energy Delivery
This week we feature the Pecan Street Project, a non-profit research group that offers unprecedented insight into how much energy we use in our homes!
Background: We have work force management apps like Google coordinate which allows businesses to dispatch and track their mobile employees, be they truck, taxi drivers or pizza delivery guys, which enables the deployment of resources in a... Read More
This week on Bloomberg West, we featured NuMat Technologies. They’ve developed an innovative new method that uses tiny crystals to store alternative forms of energy. Check it out!

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