Wow. Kind of a stunner, this one. It's a robotic sheep shearer. Basically, a sheep put on a rack (as if for roasting), and a robotic clipper set goes at it, methodically removing the fleece. Supposedly it's quite relaxing for the
We have written often that working from home is green. I was asked to write a guest post for No Impact Man about whether using Skype or other chat software to keep in constant touch with your co-workers was
Online social networking is changing the way we do things in our culture. Everything is faster, shorter, electronic. And that means it's also more acceptable to cut out the paper versions of resumes and cover letters. Thanks to the "now" factor that
Allowing employees to telecommute goes a long way in helping a business green up. So too does virtual conferencing instead of flying all over the place for business meetings. But just how much does it help? The
Looking for a job in clean tech and need a little help spiffing up your resume? CleanTechies has your back. They've launched a new service that will assist you in writing a clean tech resume. CleanTechies knows that the job market is tough and new
Bobby Jindal, the Republican Governor of Louisiana, gave his response to Obama's speech to Congress last night. He focused mainly on the ills of big government and earmarks—and was overwhelmingly panned by Republicans and Democrats
Whenever I write about why we have to stop needless and stupid waste like, say, patio heaters in Miami, someone will write "focus on the big issues first, and avoid nitpicking on these kind of trivial subjects that will do nothing to promote a stronger
After weeks of intense negotiations, spirited debate, and some name calling, President Obama will sign the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 tomorrow. The much publicized, lengthily titled stimulus bill has been
We've heard recently that green collar jobs in California are growing at a brisk clip, relatively speaking, and the job sector as a whole will continue to grow as more cleantech initiatives are put into place thanks to the Obama administration.
The poor economy has touched upon just about everything this year, from lemonade stands to the U.S postal service. Yes, the Postmaster General, John E. Potter, has officially sent in a request limiting the number of days the
Listening to the news alone is enough to put anyone in a depressed funk. The picture is darker now than it even was a few months ago. And in the event that you do experience a lay off, what next? SustainLane's new job
Jobs in Renewable Energy: What Does it Take?
The US is not the only place where talk of a Green New Deal has sprung up as a result of the economic crisis we find ourselves in. The UK too has seen a healthy does of discussion around stimulus plans that
It has been a rocky year for many in 2008. With an ailing economy, viral job loss, busted mortgages, roller coaster oil prices and stock markets, and a grim forecast , it is easy to neglect the good news. But the good
In the last few months, reading your savings and investment account statements is a depressing business, even if you have been dedicated to green investments. Calvert Foundation's Community Investment Note - defined as an unsecured security - says it
Despite his own confessions, Pearce isn't here to preach. He'd rather people make up their own minds about what to buy and what to snub. In the second part of our interview, the author of Confessions of an Eco-Sinner tells more tales from his
Update: For a more detailed analysis of the report's contents, check out Matt's post from last week.
Big Business Starts Warning of an Oil Crunch
While some in the business world have recognised and spoken out about the threat of peak oil — from Sh