Thursday, June 30, 2011 - 08:57
The No Impact Experiment is a one-week carbon cleanse. It is a chance for you to see what a difference no-impact living can have on your quality of life. It’s not about giving up creature comforts but an opportunity for you to test whether the modern “conveniences” you take for granted are actually making you happier or just eating away at your time and money.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011 - 18:23
Engineering researchers led by Professor Ted Sargent designed and developed colloidal quantum dot solar cells that gather both visible and infrared light. Because their new solar cell can absorb more wavelengths of light than the conventional solar cell, it has a higher efficiency.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011 - 09:33
The University of California Berkeley is installing SSL retrofit kits from Sentry Electric, Southern California Edison can now offer LEDs on utility-owned poles, and four more North American cities launch LED projects.
Monday, June 27, 2011 - 18:18
Suddenly, “sustainability” seems to resonate with the sex appeal of “dot com” or “start-up,” appealing to droves of ambitious young innovators.
Friday, June 24, 2011 - 11:28
With the successful completion of the UCSF Residential Efficiency Project last year, which recently won a best practice award from the UC Office of the President, Green Campus, in conjunction with Gail Lee and the Office of Sustainability, officially launches the new Green Certification Program.
Friday, June 24, 2011 - 11:28
"This year, The Green Initiative Fund has funded more projects than ever before, aiding the campus in reaching ambitious reduction targets in waste, water, and energy," said Jasmine Syed, UCSB's new sustainability coordinator. "I hope that many of this year's projects will set examples for further implementation at other campuses. TGIF offers the entire campus community –– especially students –– an opportunity to meet environmental challenges with creative solutions, in a very tangible way."
Friday, June 24, 2011 - 11:27
Users can start with the map introduction and points page and explore by clicking whole categories of points open (such as green buildings or recycling), or start with the sustainability map and by clicking the ”Sustainability Information” link for each point, jump to the map introduction and points page for more information.
Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 09:58
KOCHVILLE TWP. — Three Saginaw Valley State University students and a professor have found a way to make composting fast and simple.May SVSU graduates Jason Haubenstricker, Douglas Butterfield and Brennan MacMillan took Professor Edward Meisel’s idea for a compost machine, redesigned it and built it.The result is the WFARM, or Worm Factory; Automation and Recycling Matter.
Thursday, June 23, 2011 - 09:56
Wednesday, June 22, 2011 - 10:34
Water purification and treatment techniques continue to attract bright ideas from researchers and entrepreneurs, but getting beyond a nifty prototype is challenge they all face, said a panel here at the TechConnect World conference on clean tech and nanot