At a time when major U.S. companies are announcing job layoffs almost daily, the renewable energy industry is hiring new workers every day to build wind farms, install rooftop solar arrays, and build solar thermal and
When energy experts periodically promote combined heat and power (CHP) (sometimes referred to as "cogeneration" or "district heating,") generally speaking, it 'don't get no respect.' This needs to change, as CHP's potential to increase energy
2008 was a banner year for green tech start ups. While the economy crashed, investments in clean technology stayed relatively strong. We're taking a look at the top techy start-ups to follow as the new year begins.
OptiSolar: Planning one of the
The slowing of construction in the USA has created a once-in-a-generation opportunity for driving significant, positive environmental change. Although I hesitate to even use the word because it has so little currency in
With the economy foundering at the moment, it's not surprising that many people are proposing projects to the incoming Obama administration that will create new jobs and benefit the economy as a whole. A new report
By: Alan Fortescue (NOTE: The opinions expressed here are those of the author's, not necessarily Earthwatch's.)
I'd like to follow up on last week's blog to become an even louder squeaky wheel in search of some grease.
Last week I proposed that
Everybody and his brother in the green movement seems to be recommending that President-elect Obama make investing in clean energy and improving the United States’ infrastructure by making it more energy efficient and eco-friendly.
It's easy to become narrow-minded about climate priorities by getting stuck at the data level. Instead of responding with knee-jerk outrage to the latest greenhouse gas stories in the news, "greens" need to take on strategic thinking. Scan this
A chief executive officer wields an awesome power over his companies' policies, employees and principles—and just how sustainable each will be. So when a previously ungreen CEO decides to adopt an ecologically
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You may be asking yourself, what is the Gort Cloud and why have you never heard of it. Well, that's probably because it's a new concept developed by author Richard Seireeni in the same titled The Gort Cloud: