By Allison Leahy on August 10, 2012
A lot of music festivals give lip service to the idea of sustainability; maybe they compost or have a small solar-powered stage. Outside Lands, a yearly San Francisco summer music festival, takes it about 10 steps further. In addition to the basics–recycling and composting facilities and yes, a solar powered stage–Outside Lands has a green streak [...]
By Silvio Marcacci on March 1, 2012
A new survey from Pike Research finds consumer support for clean energy technologies dropped seven percent from 2009 to 2011. While all technologies declined in support, solar and wind energy remained the most popular but biofuels saw the most dramatic drop.
By Allison Leahy on February 18, 2012
The SFMTA’s 2011 Bicycle Count Report indicates a 71% increase increase in ridership in San Francisco and with an e-bike share program rolling out this year, the city may soon have the highest per-capita bicycle use in North America.
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By Timothy Hurst on January 18, 2012
US physicist Dr. Ashok Gadgil was recognized with the Lifetime Achievement award for his efforts to develop cleaner cookstoves and safe drinking water.