Last week, at San Francisco's new Academy of Sciences museum, IBM gathered a host of industry leaders to discuss how IT can help companies green much more than their data centers. Here are some of the highlights of the event.
The Carbon Trust expanded eligibility of an interest-free loan program that will dole out £100m (US$165.6 million) over the next two years to help small- and medium-sized businesses replace old and inefficient equipment and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Friday’s historic House vote on the climate change bill will go down as one of the most important votes of our era. Congress has taken a vital step toward launching the first national action plan to address climate change, and moving America down the vitally needed path to a new economy.
Sunil Paul thinks big. He also is well-connected in D.C. and has an exquisite sense of timing. He released his report Gigaton Throwdown in the company of green jobs czar Van Jones and key players from Energy Secretary Steve Chu’s brain trust on the eve of the House vote on the climate bill.
Today, the Waxman-Markey bill, otherwise known as the American Clean Energy and Security Act (H.R. 2454) is set to be voted on in the House of Representatives.
The U.S. House of Representatives narrowly passed a sweeping climate change bill today that will significantly change the way Americans use and produce energy. The American Clean Energy and Security Act (ACES), which passed on a 219-212 vote, now moves to the Senate, where experts predict another battle.
Rarely does an industry come to Washington and hold a press conference to talk about why it wants to be given a leg up over the competition. But that's what the solar power industry did this week.
A new regulation adopted today will force more than a dozen California landfills to design and install equipment that captures methane gas created by decomposing solid waste.
The Waxman-Markey bill is a giant step in transitioning toward a low-carbon economy, but it will not, as some proponents claim, solve the grave problem of U.S. oil dependence.
In a speech delivered from the Rose Garden today, President Barack Obama called the American Clean Energy and Security Act a chance to curb greenhouse gas pollution while also significantly boosting long-term employment and business opportunities. A vote on the bill is scheduled for tomorrow.