Policy & Trends

Around the World, Protests Against Trump, While Right-Wing Celebrates

Around the World, Protests Against Trump, While Right-Wing Celebrates

Saturday’s Women’s March has gone global with 600 “sister” marches in 57 countries. At the

Energy Department Protects Scientists From Trump With New Policy

Energy Department Protects Scientists From Trump With New Policy

DOE announced a strengthened scientific integrity policy that ensures they can do their work without

Last Minute Efforts by Energy Department Draw Stark Line With Incoming Trump Administration

Last Minute Efforts by Energy Department Draw Stark Line With Incoming Trump Administration

DOE launches national program for Wave Energy, an accelerator for zero energy schools, and more


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Climate Change

Energy Department Protects Scientists From Trump With New Policy

Energy Department Protects Scientists From Trump With New Policy

DOE announced a strengthened scientific integrity policy that ensures they can do their work without

Cities, States Take the Lead on Climate Under Trump Administration

Regardless of what his administration does, multiple efforts are underway in the US and around

Teenagers Take the US Government to Trial Over Climate Change

Teenagers Take the US Government to Trial Over Climate Change

In a huge victory, 21 teenagers won the right to go to trial against the


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Renewable Energy & Efficiency

Scientists Protest as Trump Transition Team Signals Possible Witch Hunt

Scientists Protest as Trump Transition Team Signals Possible Witch Hunt

When climate scientists go out on the streets and protest, you know something is up.

Remember, Energy Efficiency & Renewables Mean Lower Electric Bills

Remember, Energy Efficiency & Renewables Mean Lower Electric Bills

When the GOP tries to turn Americans against renewable energy, remember, sky high electric bills

Solar for India, Tidal Energy for Scotland, and Fracking for Trump

Solar for India, Tidal Energy for Scotland, and Fracking for Trump

As the world’s largest solar farm opens in India and tidal energy in Scotland, Trump


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Green Building

Green Buildings In Developing Countries, Significant for Climate Change

Green Buildings In Developing Countries, Significant for Climate Change

Advanced building codes in developing countries can be implemented quickly, preventing decades of much higher

Successful Better Buildings Challenge Expands to 4.2 Billion Square Feet

Successful Better Buildings Challenge Expands to 4.2 Billion Square Feet

Launched in 2011 by President Obama, 34,000 buildings are now partners in making buildings 20%

Fossil-Heavy Energy & Water Appropriations Bill Passes Senate

Fossil-Heavy Energy & Water Appropriations Bill Passes Senate

Launched in 2011 by President Obama, 34,000 buildings are now partners in making buildings 20%


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Organic Food & Agriculture

Beyond Lead, Water Contamination Widespread in the US

Beyond Lead, Water Contamination Widespread in the US

Any river or stream that winds through farm country suffers pollution to the point of

Senate Votes Down GMO DARK Act! What a Surprise

Senate Votes Down GMO DARK Act! What a Surprise

The votes just weren’t there to pass this egregious bill.

How Can 9 Billion People Get Protein Without Destroying the Environment?

How Can 9 Billion People Get Protein Without Destroying the Environment?

NGOs and corporations have come together under The Protein Challenge 2040.


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New Green Technologies

Carbon XPRIZE Challenges Researchers to Reimagine Carbon

Carbon XPRIZE Challenges Researchers to Reimagine Carbon

The $20 million prize will accelerate research that converts carbon emissions into products, from raw

Greenwave Wins 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

Greenwave Wins 2015 Buckminster Fuller Challenge

GreenWave is developing the world’s first ecologically sustainable ocean farms.

Check Out General Electric's New Energy Business

Check Out General Electric's New Energy Business

Current rolls up GE’s LED lighting, renewable energy generation, and energy storage businesses into one


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Corporate Sustainability

Corporations Challenge Utilities to Ramp Up Renewable Energy

Corporations Challenge Utilities to Ramp Up Renewable Energy

The Renewable Energy Buyers Alliance wants utilities to add 60 GW by 2025.

SUNY Buffalo Leads Universities on Using Renewable Energy

SUNY Buffalo Leads Universities on Using Renewable Energy

And other highlights from our most sustainable colleges and universities.

22 Years Later, Interface Still Leads Corporate World, Uses 96% Renewable Energy

22 Years Later, Interface Still Leads Corporate World, Uses 96% Renewable Energy

Thankfully, many major companies now have similar goals, and fossil-free indexes are leading investors to


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Transportation

2016 Has Been A Great Year for Electric Cars

2016 Has Been A Great Year for Electric Cars

By the end of this year 2.1 million plug-in electric vehicles (EVs) will be on

Tesla Raises $1.7 Billion For Model 3

Tesla Raises $1.7 Billion For Model 3

After receiving 375,000 pre-orders, got to ramp up production!

Tesla's Success Marks New Age for Electric Cars

Tesla's Success Marks New Age for Electric Cars

By 2025, EVs will be cheaper than conventional cars, and without subsidies.


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Fossil Fuels

Obama Prevents Sonic Blasts in Atlantic, Mostly Closes Arctic to Drilling

Obama Prevents Sonic Blasts in Atlantic, Mostly Closes Arctic to Drilling

Obama added to the flurry of final actions to protect the environment against the incoming

Tar Sands Pipelines Shut Down By Activists

Tar Sands Pipelines Shut Down By Activists

5 activists shut down all the pipelines from Canada to the US in an act

Speaking of Pipelines, Energy East Threatens US & Canada

Speaking of Pipelines, Energy East Threatens US & Canada

TransCanada’s Energy East and tanker combination would threaten us with 900,000 barrels of oil every


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Natural Resources & Wildlife

World Comes Together To Protect Antarctic Wildlife

World Comes Together To Protect Antarctic Wildlife

In a wonderful surprise after years of haggling, 24 countries and the EU created the

Great News!! President Obama Keeps Maine WILD

Great News!! President Obama Keeps Maine WILD

Obama created the Katahdin Woods & Waters National Monument today.

Norway Pledges to Buy Only Zero Deforestation Products

Norway Pledges to Buy Only Zero Deforestation Products

Norway’s government is the first to make this pledge, and while many corporations have, they


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