As Mike mentioned earlier, today is the celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.'s legacy in the US. In honor of his famous "I Have a Dream" speech, we'd like to take a moment to consider what TreeHugger might include in a similar forward-looking,
Outside magazine recently ran a spot on Green Jeans. Some of our old faves like, Edun, Howies and Loomstate got the nod. But strangely 'Planet Earth' seems to have slipped under our radar, to date. A streetwear brand of apparel, that hails from
To coincide with the 2007 Macworld Expo keynote by Steve Jobs, Greenpeace has created this fake presentation in which Apple premieres a "green" iPod with new recycling and take back policies. Unlike some of Greenpeace's recent tactics, this one
Just in case you missed this one when it first started doing the rounds of the blogsphere. Take the world’s most efficient transport and give it a petroleum- based power boost. Err. Even if it gets, as claimed, 240km (150 miles) to the gallon, we
The main picture in the New York Times article is of a jazzy mansion covered in solar panels, and the article leads off with usual the list of solar-celebs: Leonardo DiCaprio, Alicia Silverstone, Carlos Santana and Tom
Do you know what is one of the best things about Green Drinks being so popular? Well surprisingly it's that you have to wait in line! As we told you 800 people came to the Christmas Party in New York, many of who had to wait on the street to get in.
The governor of California is at it again, this time "reaffirming California's position as a world leader in advanced research and innovation that creates jobs while preserving the environment." The research package includes $30 m for a new facility
Wal-Mart has put out a request for proposals (RFP) to several large solar outfits. Apparently the request is fairly confidential, but Joel Makower seems to have seen the RFP and is making some comments about it over at his blog.
Before the comments come in, we know that second homes two hours away from LA in the middle of the desert are not the most sustainable things in the world and that nobody needs a second home. However, if you are going to have one, it might as well be
A while back we reported that Texas had surpassed California in total wind power. Each state is in the 2300 megawatt range, but Texas is currently reigning surpreme. California, however, wants its championship title back, and they're not going small.
While the effects of climate change will affect us regardless of where we live, much of the debate has occurred in major cities: Washington, DC, New York, London, etc. Yet, for Truckee, California, the climate crisis has become a hot topic (no pun
The Electrum Spyder will be unveiled this weekend at the AltCar Expo in Santa Monica, California. Look for the car, which will be produced in limited series, to go on sale at the Universal Electric Vehicle Corporation web site after the vehicle launch.
Word started spreading yesterday afternoon that California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger would be making an appearance at the LA Auto Show this morning, and that he might even use the appearance to announce a new biofuels initiative. Fifteen minutes
Treehugger has joined journalists and bloggers from around the world for the two-day extravaganza of media events leading up to the 100th Los Angeles Auto Show. We'll be bringing you news of some of the bigger developments and announcements as they
OK, we admit up front to being a tad cynical, but let's soldier on regardless. Nine car makers took on the Design Challenge set by The Greater Los Angeles Auto Show, to imagine "a time when all vehicles have technology allowing the public to enjoy
Researchers at Max Planck are taking steps toward making fuel the way plants do, with photosynthesis…
California cities opt not to renew their coal power contracts and set out to find the alternatives…
Canada nearly doubled its wind power capacity in
I'm thankful that local green stores are opening up across the globe. One I'm excited about is 'The Road Less Traveled' in Santa Ana California. One day, Delilah saw a 'for lease' sign on the window of a little store front. It was serendipity as she
A week and half ago, we discussed the brouhaha that erupted over Whole Foods' and Renewable Choice Energy's new wind power cards. It turns out that battles over renewable energy credits aren't limited to the consumer market: according to Renewable Energy