“Ski Resorts Fight Climate Change with Snow Guns and Buses”

AFTER A WIMPY winter, spring break has arrived, and skiers and snowboarders from Maine to Mammoth Lakes are stoked. More than 18 feet of snow has dropped at Squaw Valley, Calif., in March; Utah’s famed powder resorts have finally broken the 100-inch mark; and New England has been pummeled by four big storms pushing closing dates to late April.


“Did Project Drawdown miss a crucial climate solution?”

Most discussions on solutions to climate change are too centered on renewable energy and electric vehicles. That is why Paul Hawken, in his recent book "Drawdown: The Most Comprehensive Plan Ever Proposed To Reverse Global Warming," measured and published the top 100 solutions to climate change.


“Nanomaterials Hold Promise for Producing Hydrogen from Water”

Hydrogen holds promise as an inexpensive form of clean energy, but finding an efficient and affordable way to produce the fuel from water – a technique known as water-splitting – remains a key scientific challenge.


“Norway plans to buy electric planes, mimicking green car success”

Norway said on Thursday it wants to buy electric passenger planes in the coming years to help slow climate change, building on its success with big tax breaks that have made it the world leader in electric car sales.


“Property sector turns eye to social sustainability”

It is accepted as a truism in energy efficiency circles that “you can’t manage what you don’t measure”. And with social sustainability a rising trend in terms of industry focus, the push is now on to find ways to apply a similar metrics-based approach to people-focused initiatives.


“Drone Company Hangs On to Win Clean-Energy Bet”

Clean earns more money. That's the mantra for investors reaping the reward of alternative energy outperforming fossil fuel. They've known since 2013 that you don't have to drive a Tesla or own its shares (they're up 826 percent) to benefit from green companies lapping the carbon crowd with superior perennial returns.


Penn State and United Nations Partner for Sustainable Building

"Penn State University and the United Nations are partnering in the Global Building Network program, a system of professional organizations and research institutions that intends to document and suggest frameworks for healthier and more sustainable buildings."


“The biggest solar parks in the world are now being built in India”

"When completed, the Pavagada solar park is expected to produce 2,000 megawatts of electricity, enough to power 700,000 households — and the latest milestone in India's transition to generating more green energy."


“Why rooftop gardens cool cities”

"City rooftops are getting a makeover. Instead of concrete, many are now covered by grasses, flowers, and even small trees. Andy Creath, president of Green Roofs of Colorado, says green roofs are not just pretty. They benefit the climate too. Creath: 'Green roofs actually cool cities.'"