Sustainability - Most Commented
Jan 30, 2013
Mike Pethel has pieced together what may be the fastest electric car anywhere, using two DC motors and enough batteries to power 750 homes.
Dec 7, 2012
It took nearly two decades for Texas oil man George Mitchell to develop fracking for natural gas. Now his process has unlocked an energy bonanza for the U.S.
Apr 12, 2011
A study out this week says the carbon footprint of clean-burning natural gas is bigger than coal's because extracting gas releases methane.
Dec 27, 2010
The former pesticide of choice, methyl bromide, was banned internationally. The alternative is methyl iodide, which scientists is toxic. But the state of California says its toxicity can be minimized through regulation. Marketplace's Adriene Hill reports.
Dec 22, 2010
While the Obama administration tries to stick up for American wind power, one major investor is taking it out of his plan for America's future. Scott Tong reports.
Jan 4, 2010
Green can be found everywhere these days, even on rooftops. Some farmers are responding and moving their crops skyward. Kevin Maki reports.
Jan 8, 2009
Sustainable Industries predicts that in 2009, going green will go down -- because everyone's done it. Thanks to its prevalence, it's harder for...
Oct 19, 2012
There's a California proposition that could change packaging requirements for some foods. If it passes, it'll require labels on some foods made with genetically engineered ingredients. What's at stake for the food business and consumers?
Oct 17, 2012
A California ballot initiative would require labels on foods that contain genetically engineered ingredients. Food makers and producers of genetically modified seeds say the crops are safe and labels will only frighten consumers.