fastcoexist.com - About the author Ben Schiller is a New York staff writer for Fast Company. Previously, he edited a European management magazine and was a reporter in San Francisco, Prague, and Brussels. More
Online marketplace Etsy is known as a place to buy home-made items, clothing, artworks, and jewelry created by individuals or produced in limited runs by small businesses. But not everyone using the site
Environment / Updated Jan. 25, 2015 / 11:31 AM GMT Promising technological advances and a host of lucrative new contracts and incentives are encouraging signs to alternative energy watchers who say that
At 3:59 am on 8 November 2009, Spain’s renewable energy control center registered a milestone: For a gusty moment, more than half of Spain was powered by wind. The brief spike was cause for celebration.
The revelation late last week that global average temperatures set a new record in 2014 seemed to underscore a political and cultural shift on climate change that, by many accounts, was already well underway.
Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. In recent months Ebola has ravaged West Africa, and there currently
In state capitals across the country, legislators are debating proposals to roll back environmental rules, prodded by industry and advocacy groups eager to curtail regulations aimed at curbing greenhouse
Renewables are now a lot cheaper and better than they were when the last IPCC report came out seven years ago. It's time to put them to use. The U.N. Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change's latest
A group of Stanford University researchers may have to celebrate with a round of tequila sunrises for their work on, well, tequila sunrises. Kind of. Solar technology in the desert is tough—dust from collects
OK, can we please stop pretending biofuel made from corn is helping the planet and the environment? The United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change released two of its Working Group reports
There is no such thing as a truly green car. All cars require raw materials and energy to produce, use energy during their time as transport, and require energy to recycle–the components that can be recycled,
California has not experienced a drought the likes of the current epic crisis since the year 1580 - as evidenced from tree ring growth. Furthermore, at stake are almost half of all U.S. grown fruits, and