Back in 1999 the federal government and other plaintiffs filed a lawsuit against American Electric Power. AEP was accused of violating the Federal Clean Air Act and causing acid rain with pollutants from its coal-burning generating plants.
As the global warming debate rages, Heather Clancy chronicles the smart grid, electric vehicles, alternative energy, green IT and other developments shaping the green technology movement.
Heather Clancy is an award-winning business journalist specializing in transformative technology and innovation
Savor this New York City official website photo of lower Manhattan in 1944. The coastline of the city hasn't changed much since then.
I’m sure it won’t surprise you to hear I’m getting more and more pitches every day from information technology product and services companies eager to drape their particular offering in some shade of green. Whether or not that was the original intention.
Today one Democrat running for President captured some headlines by calling for taxation of polluters. Not a new idea, but one that gets little specific endorsement from other Presidential wannabes in either party.
Green tech company BPL Global brings a new twist to the term “remote control.”The Pittsburgh-based startup is behind a pilot program in California called Easy Green that aims to cut energy consumption through the use of sensor technology installed in homes.
A Danish academic has started an online barrage of comments that summarize the polarized (nice pun) opinions on disappearing polar caps and global warming. His commentary summarizes the situation thusly: "We must accept that climate change is real and that we've helped cause it.
So THAT'S why the nuclear power plant is being touted as a greast idea for the future of America. As the "Washington Post" explains today, you taxpayres are guaranteeing loans, covering insurance costs and grantring hefty subsidies.
This goes with the Envision CEO interview story.First: the Kyocera solar grove canopy above their San Diego headquarters parking lot:SYSTEM SIZE:235...
Solar Trees. Solar Groves. The value of shade in the future economy.
If you're an IT professional who has recently been tasked with keeping tabs on green technology issues, here's another info site you might want to monitor that is affiliated with the Lean and Green Program.Called Lean & Green: Reducing IT Energy Drain for Business Gain, the site's mission is to offer tips on reducing power usage and cutting costs through more efficient IT and data storage strategies.