Wednesday, May 25, 2011
Planet Forward's television special, "The Energy of Innovation," or what some are calling "Innovation Idol" features some of the best ideas submitted to PlanetForward.org on our energy future. Hundreds submitted. Thousands voted.
Tags: energy of innovation
Thursday, May 26, 2011
In this week's webisode, we bring you an idea from the National Science Foundation about the benefits of green roofs. Also hear from a Planet Forward member who shows us her small business of painting roofs white for an environmental benefit.
Friday, May 27, 2011
Social networks have the power to link cultures across continents. See how energy demand response companies, such as Enernoc, wired their networks to fend off this summer's heat waves, which scorched communities from New York to Texas.WATCH!
Tags: swarm logic, enernoc, demand response
Thursday, June 02, 2011
Can your community turn tragedy into opportunity? Bill Worthen, American Institute of Architects' National Director and Resource Architect for Sustainability, sits down with us to talk about LEED certification and how disaster can provide...
Tags: GSA, LEED, Bill Worthen, AIA, ogden utah, greensburg, kansas, joplin, tornado, tornadoes
Thursday, June 09, 2011
Who knew lessons from preschool could apply to smart communities and our energy solution?! Check out this new initiative in Washington DC that takes the concept of sharing to a whole new level. Would you ditch your ride for one of these shared EVs...
Tags: hetz, connect, car sharing
Friday, June 17, 2011
When Greensburg, Kansas was devastated by a tornado in 2007 the residents took it as an opportunity to rebuild as an environmentally friendly town. Watch our latest piece from PBS' Nightly Business Report. WATCH!
Tags: LEED, architecture, greensburg, rebuilding, reconstruction
Thursday, June 23, 2011
Planet Forward met up with Bill Nye at the Toshiba/NSTA ExploraVision Awards last week. See the first item on his #EnergyToDo list. Tell us yours on twitter. (@Planet_Forward)
Tags: solar, Water, Chu, salt, heating, national press club, heat, Nye, #energytodo, science guy
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Planet Forward checks in with Innovator of the Year, Danny Kennedy of Sungevity. We ask him his plan for the next year, his goals and his biggest challenges.
Tags: danny kennedy
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Tuesday, June 28, 2011
Planet Forward checks in with Innovator of the Year, Jamie Hestekin of the University of Arkansas. We ask him about his plan for the next year, his goals, and challenges he faces in building an automated machine that converts algae to butanol.