Cattle ranchers in Nebraska are increasingly turning to goats to get rid of their weed problems. Referred to as "walking weed eaters", the North Platte Telegram reported this morning that cattle will bypass the weeds for the
I suppose it's an unintended consequence of the booming wind industry in the United States: a new survey by Frontier Pro Services, reported on at Renewable Energy World, says that 60% of US wind turbines may be behind on
Last week when I posted on Barack Obama's acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention, I promised John McCain would get the same treatment. As much of his speech focused on his past record of service and pointing out differences between
Many of you have probably seen, heard or read about Barack Obama’s acceptance speech at the Democratic National Convention in Denver last night. For those who haven’t seen it and who have 45 minutes to spare, a video of the entire speech is embedded
Expanding the amount of the wind power deployed in the United States via proposals such as The Pickens Plan may face a number of hurdles, but one which is being lowered is educating the future engineers wishing to work in wind. The
New York City banned billboard trucks in 2002, (why hasn't every city?) so Ariel Fefer came up with AdBikes, calling it "mobile green advertising. The custom designed AdBike is a quadricycle with a fiberglass pod that contains the ad, as well as
You could have blinked and missed it, and undoubtedly the bleary-eyed masses with lighter wallets certainly did, but the National Clean Energy Summit just took place over the past two days in Las Vegas. Among the speakers at the
While the traditional economy slows down, green is booming. Riding the wave of the green trend, people are finding or creating unusual new jobs. Earn money and save the planet -- all in a day's work! To further inspire
Want a dream job? How about one where you travel to far off places, documenting all of the successful, sustainable projects that different community groups are not only trying but also excelling in? One where you meet people around the world, see
No surprise that with the growth in interest in renewable energy applications, there is a growing demand for a trained workforce and thus a need for someone to offer training courses. This year, Solar Energy
If you haven't met TreeHugger founder and fearless leader Graham Hill, the man who first mated the words "green" and "aspirational", here's an opportunity. Check out Graham being interviewed by Waylon Lewis on elephant journal's elevision.
Interface sells carpet to the tune of $1,100,000,000 each year. That is just one reason why the business world listens up when Ray Anderson speaks. Ray describes his ecological awakening as "a spear in the chest," a wound he has used to both his
If you’re a college student or recent grad out hunting for a green job or internship there’s a new online community launched by Experience, a career-advice and job search services provider, that’s aimed just at you. In fact, it hopes to help various
Ray Anderson started his company, Interface, back in the 1970s to make carpet. Like any business man, he wanted to shake up the market and make a healthy profit, which he's done, and Interface now has 17 manufacturing locations on four continents.
If I ever have to give a quip on what's the most effective way to solve our collective energy problems, I often answer with "We have to do more with less, and doing with less, period." It may not be the
MSN MoneyBlog man Charley Blaine has a very scary thought. Extrapolating from a projection by Goldman Sachs analyst Arjun Murt, he details a few key implications of US gasoline prices exceeding 7 bucks, inside two years.