Green

The architect of the Hanging Gardens of Babylon must have been an early member of the green movement. Green roofs, an innovative form of environmental architecture, are taking root throughout the United States. The concept involves installing ground... Read More
When using green fitness equipment, people just have to work out in order to go green. A typical 30 minute exercise routine generates 50 watts of electricity... enough to charge an iPhone six times. People tend to be pretty resistant to changing... Read More
Secretary of Energy Steven Chu spoke at the National Press Club this week and sparked conversation about alternative energy by claiming that the U.S. faced a “Sputnik” moment. He argued that it is not too late for the US to once again become the... Read More
Planet Forward
If we knew that there was a form of alternative energy that we knew was growing private sector jobs at an incredible rate, cutting our emissions, and cutting our trade deficit all at the same time, we would jump at the opportunity to invest in it,... Read More
I will openly admit that I am not a treehugger. I'm not a vegetarian, I don't watch those PETA videos about animal cruelty, and I certainly would not consider myself the most energy efficient student on the block. Don't hate me just yet.
Like most aging baby boomers, solar energy still doesn’t seem very comfortable in a business suit. Despite a new generation of entrepreneurs reducing costs and improving yields, solar energy is still a popular Republican punching bag.
Planet Forward
A look at some the green living options at The George Washington University
Much has been written about the unseasonably warm weather Vancouver has been experiencing. While it has caused much peril and pain for Olympic organizers and athletes alike, the ordinary Olympic fan couldn't ask for anything more. I can attest as a... Read More
During the New Green Economy Conference 2 blocks from the White House in Washington D.C., academics and economists presented new developments on how to reduce your carbon footprint. From planting trees to riding a bike, there are many ways citizens... Read More
When we think of UPS, the first image that comes to mind is the brown UPS truck. Now I've seen a dozen clowns crowd into a VW Beetle, but I don't know of any way a global business like UPS could fit all the packages they ship into a Prius. So how... Read More

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