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New report: Greenwash grows in a bad economy

Apr 15, 2009
(Images via Terrachoice) Greenwashing is up an average of 79% since 2007 (a rare expanding economic sector these days). Apparently, companies h...
Posted In: advertising, certifications, sin of worshipping false labels

Eco-Christians are wary of carbon sin

Apr 10, 2009
A group of Christians staying vigilant over their carbon footprint for Lent is just one example of what the religious sect is doing to stay conscious of their eco-impact. Jennifer Collins reports on the effectiveness of a carbon fast.

Nature's Source feels so natural naturally - did I mention natural?

Apr 9, 2009
Ever wonder what "natural" means? S.C. Johnson just released a line of new cleaning products called Natures Source (tm) and in the company's press...
Posted In: cleaning products, natural, S.C. Johnson

Washingtonians sneaky to be squeaky

Apr 7, 2009
Residents of Spokane County, Washington are at odds with a county-wide ban on phosphates, which are bad for the environment but tough on grease in household products. Jennifer Collins explores the lengths some will go to get their dishes clean.

Green schemes for U.S. power projects

Apr 6, 2009
National Grid, the U.S.'s second-largest electricity supplier, is angling for some U.S. stimulus money and using green energy projects as its pull. Stephen Beard reports on the company's pilot scheme.

Get foolish about climate change

Apr 1, 2009
Environmentalists in the U.K.'s Together campaign spend most of their time spreading the word about the dangers of climate change. But for April 1, they're reveling in the joys of energy wasting. Caitlan Carroll explains.

Nuclear power a less toxic subject

Mar 27, 2009
There's been a huge shift in how nuclear power is perceived, which some experts attribute to a renewed focus on safety. Danielle Karson reports issues like disposal are currently among the nuclear industry's most pressing concerns.

Shell to renewables: I don't want to see you anymore. Don't call me, don't text me.

Mar 27, 2009
In a stunning yet not entirely unexpected move, Royal Dutch Shell PLC recently announced it will withdraw its support from any future investment in...
Posted In: renewable energy, Shell

New ways to curb old tech waste

Mar 25, 2009
A House committee is looking at old electronics waste, which the EPA says is growing two to three times faster than any other kind. As Caitlan Carroll reports, this is largely because no one knows what to do with it.

A pivotal push to Go Green at expo

Mar 20, 2009
Cash Peters reports from a Go Green Expo in Los Angeles, where environmentalists say it's a critical time for the green movement.