By Timothy Hurst on March 5, 2012
In October, the UK will embark on a national program to make millions of homes and businesses more energy efficient. Until then, officials are busy educating the public and talking to foreign businesses and policymakers about the economic opportunity it creates.
By Silvio Marcacci on December 28, 2011
The minerals known as rare earths are likely the most important, but least understood factor in our transition to a low-carbon, clean-energy future. But, China dominates worldwide rare earth supplies and production, and their monopoly could corner the world economy. energyNOW! chief correspondent Tyler Suiters explores how U.S. dependence on China’s rare earths could affect our energy future and high-tech lifestyles.
By Timothy Hurst on December 12, 2011
The seemingly annual rite whereby the wind industry argues why extending the wind energy Production Tax Credit makes good sense is once again upon us.
By Allison Leahy on June 23, 2011
ForageSF’s Underground Market has brought together hundreds of passionate players in the flavor game–the supportive community of creators, makers, eaters, and enjoyers sees 50 new vendor applications each month. Now, with more members than the health department can snap a latex glove at, they are saying “cease and desist”.
By Allison Leahy on February 23, 2011
PepsiCo, Inc. has set itself up for a bright future with Mexican sunflower growers. The global snack leader made a commitment to purchase 100% of sustainably grown sunflower crops in a deal cosponsored by the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB), the largest multilateral lender in Latin America.