Cheryl Heller is not naive. She knows that real social or environmental change will not happen overnight, nor will it be easy or perfect. As founding chair of the School […]
Gesture recognition technology has been fascinating researchers for years. The concept that we could one day control the TV, sound system and utilitie ...
To say that we’ve seen a broad range of responses from public utilities to the “onslaught” of rooftop solar would be an understatement. On the o ...
As the U.S. Government begins drafting a landmark National Action Plan on business and human rights, it is facilitating a series of consultations across the country. One of four was [...]
March is Employee Spirit Month, which indicates several things, including that a lack of spirit is so pervasive in workforces that a cheerleading month is contemplated as a possible solution. [...]
There can be no question that our energy supply is undergoing profound changes, driven first by concerns over peak oil that have been superseded by concerns over greenhouse gas emissions. [...]
I grew up in New Jersey in the 1950’s. I remember riding down the turnpike with my parents and getting hit with a godawful smell, as we passed Newark. What [...]
The year 2014 was another very strong growth year for renewables. Based on data from the US Energy Information Administration (EIA), generation from non-hydro renewables grew by 10.9% compared to [...]
A newly proposed Canadian terrorism bill is raising some eyebrows among environmental groups. A document entitled “Critical Infrastructure Intelligence Assessment,” that was obtained by Greenpeace, classifies anyone concerned about clim ...
Solar and wind installations were on the rise last year, thanks in part to the gradual introduction of the federal Clean Energy Plan, which was formally unveiled last year. Areas [...]