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How Robots Are Making Solar Power Cheaper - Forbes

Solar panels have gotten so cheap that installers are
seeking new ways to push down the cost per clean
kilowatt. One answer: Get rid of the humans.
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San Francisco: Zero Waste by 2020

San Francisco: Zero Waste by 2020 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
San Francisco has established itself as a global leader in waste management by diverting 77 percent of its waste away from landfills and incinerators. It is on track to meet its goal of zero waste by 2020.
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Mr. President: 5 Ways to Salvage Your Environmental Legacy (and Our Future)

Mr. President: 5 Ways to Salvage Your Environmental Legacy (and Our Future) | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
When it came to tackling the most important environmental issues of our age, President Obama's first term was a disappointment. He has a chance to salvage his legacy (and ours) in his second term.
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Project Zero: A Roadmap For Local Energy Security And Carbon Neutrality In Southern Denmark - Forbes

Project Zero: A Roadmap For Local Energy Security And Carbon Neutrality In Southern Denmark - Forbes | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Sønderborg, Denmark – Denmark boasts forward-thinking top-down and bottom-up energy policies.
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Junk food

Junk food | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
THE 21m residents of Mexico City have far too much rubbish and not enough healthy food. Now they can swap one for the other. A new monthly market run by the city...
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Oil Firms Fund Political Outreach to Employees

Oil Firms Fund Political Outreach to Employees | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The U.S. oil industry says it is spending 'tens of millions of dollars' to persuade its employees and others to support and promote oil-friendly candidates this November.
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The First Net-Zero-Energy Stadium Will Be In The Next World Cup

The First Net-Zero-Energy Stadium Will Be In The Next World Cup | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Brazil is about to do double-duty hosting international sporting events--first, the 2014 World Cup and then the 2016 Olympics. That means some serious sports center remodeling is in order.
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Superstorm Sandy’s climate change connection

Superstorm Sandy’s climate change connection | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Frankenstorm Sandy is a freak of our decidedly human-damaged nature. Scientists mostly agree that climate change had a hand in crafting it. But how, exactly?
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IBM, HP, Sprint retain top spots in Newsweek Green Rankings

IBM, HP, Sprint retain top spots in Newsweek Green Rankings | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The tech and finance sectors dominated the magazine’s highly anticipated annual review of the top 500 publicly traded U.S. and global companies.
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How to go Green with Silv: Green Babies - EcoPlum!

How to go Green with Silv: Green Babies - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Congratulations! Your baby boy or girl has finally arrived and you’re now ready to dive into motherhood (or fatherhood – hello, dads).
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The Science is Clear: Hydraulic Fracturing is Putting the Lives of our Children at Risk

The Science is Clear: Hydraulic Fracturing is Putting the Lives of our Children at Risk | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In this guest post, Sandra Steingraber warns of the dangers to Colorado's water supply if natural gas fracking is allowed to continue.
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World's Largest Community-Owned Solar Project Launches in England

World's Largest Community-Owned Solar Project Launches in England | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Imagine 5MW of community-owned solar generating clean, renewable energy. Now imagine it in rainy old England...
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12 Ways to Help Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts

12 Ways to Help Hurricane Sandy Relief Efforts | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
How to volunteer, where to donate, and more handy post-Hurricane Sandy info.
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Obama Responded to Sandy too Quickly, Says Failed FEMA Director

Obama Responded to Sandy too Quickly, Says Failed FEMA Director | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Former FEMA Director Michael Brown offered criticism of President Obama’s early responses to Hurricane Sandy yesterday.
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Ben & Jerry’s Now Certified B Corp

Ben & Jerry’s Now Certified B Corp | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Ben & Jerry’s is the latest B Corp because of its work on community, environmental, governance and employee engagement issues.
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Comptroller says obesity costing NY $12B yearly

Comptroller says obesity costing NY $12B yearly | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Comptroller Thomas DiNapoli's new report shows that health care expenses cost state taxpayers millions annually.
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How To Be Happy: Eat Lots of Fruits and Vegetables

How To Be Happy: Eat Lots of Fruits and Vegetables | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Researchers have found that people who eat seven servings of vegetables and fruits a day are happiest.
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Levi's stitches plastic bottles into latest denim collection

Levi's stitches plastic bottles into latest denim collection | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The effort -- which will also use recycled beer bottles -- is the latest scheme by a clothing brand to incorporate post-consumer waste in its products.
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Holy Grail of Fuel? Scientists Make Synthetic Gas from Air and Water

Holy Grail of Fuel? Scientists Make Synthetic Gas from Air and Water | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Scientists at a company in England are making strides toward sustainable fuel production by producing synthetic hydrocarbon fuels from air,...
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Generational First: No Mention of Climate At Debates

Generational First: No Mention of Climate At Debates | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
History was made at the third and final presidential debate at Lynn University on Monday night. President Barack Obama and his Republican challenger, Mitt Romney, sparred over American policy in Libya and Iran.
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