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40 Eco-Apps that Put Technology to Work for the Environment

Technology may not be a panacea to solve the climate crisis, but green applications (eco-apps) are helping to drive awareness and foster responsible action. There was a time when eco-apps did little more than provide lists of so-called “green” products and services. Now green-themed apps have turned mobile devices into portals for environmental education and […]Read More

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Carbon Disclosure Project Launches Program for Cities to Report Carbon

Over the past decade the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has built the largest database in the world of primary corporate greenhouse gas emissions information reported by 3000 organizations from 60 countries. The information is gathered on behalf of 534 institutional investors managing a total of more than $64 trillion in assets. Through this program of […]Read More

Renewable Energy

EarthTalk: Harnessing Volcanic Energy

EarthTalk® is a weekly environmental column made available to our readers from the editors of E/The Environmental Magazine Dear EarthTalk: Is there any way to harness volcanic energy to meet our electricity and other power needs? – Antonio Lopez, Chino, CA The short answer is yes: Heat generated by underground volcanic activity can and has […]Read More

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New York Universities Receive “Gold Star”: Government Nods to Universities’

Two universities in New York, Ithaca College and Hamilton College, have received the federal government’s version of a “gold star.”  Ithaca College has been awarded two Energy Star certifications for residence halls Clarke and Hood and a platinum LEED award (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) established by the U.S. Green Building Council, for a […]Read More