July 23rd, 2013 | by Andrew
US society needs to make the right choices today in order to assure adequate, affordable supplies of both energy and water. Pursuing a strategic pathway centered on low-carbon renewable energy resources and energy efficiency gains can get us there, according to a comprehensive study undertaken by the "Energy and Water in a Warming World Initiative" (EW3)
June 22nd, 2013 | by Andrew
With ThinkBlue, the world's third largest automaker is raising the stakes in its sustainability drive, including allocating $500 million-$600 million for renewable energy investments. VW management recently hosted an energy management workshop and site tour of its green manufacturing facility in Chattanooga, Tennessee. CleanTechnica was there.
December 12th, 2012 | by Andrew
The USDA's Natural Conservation Service has worked with private landowners and a host of other partners in restoring and conserving more than 2.6 million acres of U.S. wetlands since the Wetlands Reserve Program was created 20 years ago
June 22nd, 2012 | by Andrew
Confounding pessimistic expectations for Rio+20, Ban-ki Moon announced encouraging news regarding the UN's "Sustainable Energy for All" program. The UN Secretary reiterated his assertion that "sustainable energy is the golden thread that weaves together the economy, the environment and equity."
June 12th, 2012 | by Andrew
The drive to develop and deploy renewable energy worldwide has been no 'blip on the radar screen,' but rather a sustained effort, the cumulative magnitude and effects of which are laid out in two industry standard reference reports released yesterday: the United Nations Environment Programme's "Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2012" and the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century's (REN21) 2012 Renewables Global Status Report
April 8th, 2010 | by Derek Markham
Earlier this week I had the opportunity to visit Orlando to see first-hand some of the sustainability initiatives the city [&hellip