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Cone-Shaped Spinning Solar Cells Claim to Generate 20x More Electricity

Cone-Shaped Spinning Solar Cells Claim to Generate 20x More Electricity | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A design for a cone-o-solar that spins to collect sunlight aims to be the next big thing for the solar industry.
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Green airports on carbon cutting mission - CNN.com

Green airports on carbon cutting mission - CNN.com | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The aviation industry has a reputation as a carbon intensive business but an increasing number of airports are looking to change that.
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Wind Farm Planned For Town Of Denmark

Wind Farm Planned For Town Of Denmark | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
OwnEnergy is hoping to put around 50 wind turbines in the town of Denmark, centered around the village of Copenhagen. Now, the energy company is trying to sweeten the deal.
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Fish Could Become 24% Smaller as Oceans Warm

Fish Could Become 24% Smaller as Oceans Warm | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In warmer, less-oxygenated seas fish may stop growing sooner, reducing the maximum body weight they can attain.
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South Texas wind farm developers cautious as tax credit expires

South Texas wind farm developers cautious as tax credit expires | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The future of the South Texas skyline could hinge on a dogfight among Washington lobbyists between now and the election.
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After years of pondering, FTC releases marketers' Green Guides

After years of pondering, FTC releases marketers' Green Guides | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
After nearly five years of deliberations, the Federal Trade Commission has finally issued revised “Green Guides.”...
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Slow Food for Thought: The Organic Debate - EcoPlum!

Slow Food for Thought: The Organic Debate - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The public debate over whether eating organic versus non-organic food matters has been a hot topic for years. The U.S.
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How going green saves Kaiser $26 million annually

How going green saves Kaiser $26 million annually | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Greener health care products means healthier patients and fuller prockets for hospitals.
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Your Dust Bunnies are Likely Toxic, Study Reports

Your Dust Bunnies are Likely Toxic, Study Reports | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new study found 66 hormone-disrupting chemicals in household dust.
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In Five Years, You May Be Wearing A Lab-Grown Leather Jacket

In Five Years, You May Be Wearing A Lab-Grown Leather Jacket | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
"By the end of the year, I think we’ll be able to produce a two centimeter by two centimeter sample of leather that’s made without killing an animal." That’s a prediction from Andras Forgacs, the CEO of Modern Meadow, a Peter Thiel-backed startup...
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McDonald’s Wants to Know Whether Its Beef Is Sustainable

McDonald’s Wants to Know Whether Its Beef Is Sustainable | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Energy is “the big kahuna,” for McDonald’s Corp., the world’s biggest restaurant chain, according to Bob Langert, its vice president of sustainability.
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Climate Change Shifting US Plant Zones, Will Shift Pacific Ecosystems Hundreds of Miles

Climate Change Shifting US Plant Zones, Will Shift Pacific Ecosystems Hundreds of Miles | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In the past 20 years, 20% of places in the US have shifted one zone in the USDA plant hardiness map, with one-third shifting half a zone.
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AT&T Invests in More Bloom Energy Fuel Cells

AT&T Invests in More Bloom Energy Fuel Cells | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
AT&T invests in more Bloom Energy fuel cells for cleaner, more reliable energy supply for data centers and other facilities.
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Starbucks Builds Drive-Through From Modular Trailer Greenwrapped With Recycled Snowfence, Gets LEED Certification

Starbucks Builds Drive-Through From Modular Trailer Greenwrapped With Recycled Snowfence, Gets LEED Certification | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Let's go through this again. A drive-through can't be green and it is an inappropriate use for LEED certification.
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Not Your Grandparents' Vocational School | District Administration Magazine

Not Your Grandparents' Vocational School | District Administration Magazine | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
News, Articles and Community for district-level decision makers in K-12 education. Magazine published monthly, with daily news and blogs and online content. Archives available.
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Dim Your LED Lightbulb with Your iPhone

Dim Your LED Lightbulb with Your iPhone | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
LIFX is a WiFi enabled, multi-color, energy efficient LED light bulb that you control with your iPhone or Android.
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Cornell and Israel's Technion Unveil Net-Zero Energy Tech Hub Plans

Cornell and Israel's Technion Unveil Net-Zero Energy Tech Hub Plans | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Middle East Environment news for the Middle East.
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Chryso’s Eco Friendly Beauty Buys: Highlighter - EcoPlum!

Chryso’s Eco Friendly Beauty Buys: Highlighter - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
 
It’s morning in New York and there is a chill in the air – time to dig that Scarecrow out of the basement and perch it on my front lawn alongside the yellow and purple mums that have begun to flower.
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Data centers, accusations and the fallout

Data centers, accusations and the fallout | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The New York Times provokes reactions, near and far, on the pollution and wasteful power use of data centers.
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Starbucks, J&J, Yahoo! fight to extend wind energy tax credit

Starbucks, J&J, Yahoo! fight to extend wind energy tax credit | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Progressive businesses lobby congress to extend the wind energy tax credit.
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One in Three Hospitals Is Switching to Greener Purchasing, Survey Finds

One in Three Hospitals Is Switching to Greener Purchasing, Survey Finds | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A green healthcare survey finds a majority of hospitals are looking for greener products, signifying that sustainability is going mainstream in healthcare.
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Sharp Unveils See-Through Solar Panels

Sharp Unveils See-Through Solar Panels | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The panels are designed to be used as balcony railings or windows in tall buildings where they can generate energy, but also let light in.
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Dunkin’ Donuts Opens Supply Chain to Cage-Free Eggs

Dunkin’ Donuts Opens Supply Chain to Cage-Free Eggs | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
On Wednesday Dunkin’ Donuts announced it will slowly revamp its supply chain to purchase cage free eggs and humanely raised pork.
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Tesla To Build National Electric Car Charging Network - Forbes

Tesla To Build National Electric Car Charging Network - Forbes | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
VideoPhoto: Tesla Motors Tesla Motors chief Elon Musk unveiled a solar-powered supercharger Monday night that the Silicon Valley company has begun deploying across California and which will eventually let electric car owners drive coast to coast.
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