Wed, Apr 20, 2011 at 6:17 PM
A two-year old fuel-efficiency pledge by the EU brings new jobs to a battery maker in Pennsylvania — and hints at much bigger economic changes to come to those jurisdictions smart enough to embrace them.
Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 3:56 PM
For more than a century, a key tenet of environmentalism has been that you can't put a price tag on nature. An emerging body of scholarship suggests the best way to preserve biodiversity might be instead to assign it a dollar value.
Tue, Apr 19, 2011 at 11:40 AM
Zerofootprint's TalkingPlug device turns everyday electrical outlets into miniature communications hubs, allowing remote monitoring and control of energy use by smartphone. Think of it as two more prongs in the coming smart grid revolution.
Thu, Dec 13, 2012 at 5:54 AM
For 50 years, the 'common-sense' solution for traffic woes has been to build more and wider roads. For 50 years it has failed. It's time for a golden age of urban highway demolition.
Thu, Apr 14, 2011 at 6:19 PM
From Copenhagen to Manhattan to a reborn city block in Dallas, urbanists have found the same tool works wonders for the reinvigoration of urban neighborhoods: The 'complete street.'
Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 5:35 PM
The heated battle for control of a strip of pavement on a single street in Brooklyn highlights the battlelines in the Bike Lane Wars. Hint: It's not about bikes, it's about entitlement.
Wed, Apr 13, 2011 at 5:25 PM
Why did one little bike lane in Brooklyn attract media attention from the Wall Street Journal and London's Fleet Street? Because it speaks volumes about a revolutionary shift in urban culture worldwide.
Mon, Apr 11, 2011 at 5:41 PM
A one-stop clearinghouse for wind power facts is sorely needed to combat widespread myths about the impact of wind energy, among other things.
Thu, Apr 07, 2011 at 4:43 PM
2010 was a record-breaking year for new solar installations, and 2011 is looking brighter still. The news for the global solar industry has never been sunnier.
Thu, Apr 07, 2011 at 3:22 PM
'Third-generation' photovoltaics promise to make solar power possible everywhere, from solar roofs to see-through solar windows. Is the age of ubiquitous solar finally upon us?