Archive for April, 2012

Plus: U.S. Economic Growth Slows, Durable Goods Orders on the Decline and Jobless Claims Fall at Modest Pace. Read more


Pie chart showing world energy consumption by sectorAccording to automotive industry publisher WardsAuto, the world population of automobiles surpassed one billion for the first time in 2010. All those cars — not even including all trucks, buses, trains, airplanes, ships and so on — add up to a lot of energy consumption for transportation. Read more

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Plus: Space Travel on Earth, Tiny Organisms Seen through a Microscope and MORE. Read more


During the final days of Earth Month, businesses of all sizes reported sustainability efforts ranging from long-term strategies to everyday solutions. Here’s how companies are practicing green. Read more


Recently Rodale compiled a list of “The 50 Sexiest Environmentalists.” Evidently writers for Green & Clean were ineligible for consideration. Nevertheless, we did our journalistic duty and carefully perused the slides. Read more

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Machine shops and other U.S. parts manufacturers have been performing well in recent months and are optimistic about the future, despite a looming shortage of skilled workers, according to a new report. Read more


We green building enthusiasts get excited about the vision of the net zero energy building — a structure that is energy-self-sufficient, using design and technology to harvest what it needs without any assistance from fossil fuels or the electrical grid. Read more

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