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A requiem for ethanol?

Nov 22, 2008
Representatives attending the recent American Banker's Association's Agricultural Bankers Conference predict over 40 ethanol companies will fail by...
Posted In: ethanol

Corporations team up on climate fight

Nov 19, 2008
Corporate leaders are banding together to push Congress for more aggressive green mandates, from renewable energy to a stricter cap and trade system. Sarah Gardner reports what else the new coalition, BICEP, is pushing.

Calif. climate summit's global impact

Nov 18, 2008
In California, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger convenes a two-day summit today on climate issues with over 600 officials and activists attending. Sam Eaton reports how this could be helpful globally.

Greenwash alert: Minnesota jobs policy

Nov 11, 2008
Yesterday, Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty presented an extension of JOBZ (Job Opportunity Building Zones) to incorporate jobs related to renewable...
Posted In: green jobs, Minnesota, policy

Eco-labeled pesticides! Are your hands on fire yet?

Nov 5, 2008
As I write, millions of you are using EPA-registered pesticides, likely without knowing it, in a marketing-induced frenzy to rid the world of...
Posted In: Clorox, eco-labels, EPA

The greenwash lurking across the street

Nov 3, 2008
A couple days ago, I wandered into my bank - my secondary bank. I've been loyal to a local bank that has the most incredible community investment...
Posted In: Banks, local business, recycling

Bizarre ad: greenwash, or just a guy in a bear suit?

Oct 28, 2008
I'd skipped this article when skimming Slate today, but directed toward it, I watched the HSBC ad on YouTube with the same puzzlement that both the...
Posted In: HSBC, values

Both candidates tout "Clean Coal" -- but it doesn't exist!

Oct 27, 2008
Holy crap. Is the onslaught of "clean coal" internet ads driving anyone else nuts? You can't open a news website without being subjected to...
Posted In: 2030 Blueprint, clean coal

Does production cut make OPEC green?

Oct 24, 2008
When I heard the news this morning that OPEC will cut its production by 1.5 million barrels per day next month, I thought they made a good decision...
Posted In: green biz, oil prices, OPEC, sustainable energy

Biofuel investors hot for pond scum

Oct 23, 2008
The second annual Algae Biomass Summit is going on today in Seattle, and the substance has garnered serious attention from investors for its biofuel potential. Sarah Gardner gives us more algae plus points.

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