Conservation & Green Economy
Colony Collapse Disorder -- CCD as it is known in the bee community -- has decimated bee populations across the country. Farmers depend on bees as pollinators to help fertilize crops.
Panasonic plans to shut its only European solar cell factory
in March 2014 and dismiss about 500 workers as part of
restructuring efforts, a news report said Friday.
California's high-speed rail system between 2022 and 2050
could remove as much as 44.9 million tons of greenhouse gases by
shifting travelers from automobiles and airplanes.
New Mexico homeowners can now lease solar electric systems
with no upfront costs thanks to a new partnership between Albuquerque and Texas companies.
The shale drilling boom that has helped create a huge supply of cheap
natural gas continues to bring more and more fracking waste into Ohio.
Signs that Hawaii's superheated solar energy market is beginning to cool have some photovoltaic installation companies pulling out all stops with giveaways and other promotions to drum up new business.
U.S. President Barack Obama said Saturday America must be "more concerned with the judgment of our children" than with "special interests" on climate change.
A proposal to build one of the world's largest solar farms south of Silicon Valley took a major step forward this week when a state appeals court
rejected claims the project could harm endangered species.
San Francisco-based solar financing startup Sunrun
has secured financing for the purchase and installation of
more than $630 million home solar projects across the U.S.
The plan President Obama outlined Tuesday to fight global warming
represents a major step forward for the federal government.
The U.S. Supreme Court gave property owners and developers across the country a
significant victory with a ruling that stands to make it tougher and
more expensive for government agencies to protect the nation's dwindling
The U.S., which
trails only China in carbon emissions,
has so far resisted definitive commitments to keep global temperatures from climbing more than 2 degrees Celsius.
People shouldn't feel guilty about
driving Hummers, lolling in their jacuzzi or splurging on
large televisions, former California governor
Arnold Schwarzenegger said Monday.
U.S. President Barack Obama said Saturday he will begin a new push on climate change with a speech next week at Georgetown University in Washington.
Tesla Motors has introduced a system is says will allow a swap of a car's battery pack in less time than it takes to fill up a traditional car's gas tank.