Energy

A 72-unit development in Rotterdam—the town in upstate New York, that is, not its namesake in The Netherlands, is one of the first in the United States to be called net-zero: it consumes as much energy as it produces.
Yesterday   News 10 ABC
Researchers at MIT have developed a radical new approach to electric vehicles: a liquid fuel carrying electrically-charged particles that could refuel cars just like gasoline.
Jun 9, 2011   Grist
General Motors CEO Dan Akerson told <em>The Detroit News</em> that he wants the gas tax boosted to "nudge" consumers towards more fuel-efficient cars.
Jun 9, 2011   The Detroit News
Last night Apple CEO Steve Jobs pitched plans for a new campus development to the Cupertino city council.
Jun 9, 2011   Huffington Post
Calling California's attempts at environmental responsibility a "green jihad," Joel Kotkin argues that the state's "ideological extremism" has led to illogical economic and political decisions - similar to those made in the Islamic Republic of Iran.
Jun 8, 2011   New Geography
Architect Michael Liu asks, "Is it appropriate for a private fee-generating nongovernmental organization to assume what amounts to a regulatory role in the building industry?"
Jun 6, 2011   ArchitectureBoston
Panasonic and a group of companies are planning on building a new demonstration "smart town" in Kanagawa Prefecture on a site the tsunami destroyed.
Jun 6, 2011   Popular Science
Fast Company lines up the greenest skyscrapers in the world, from the Pearl River Tower in Guangzhou, China to London's famous Gherkin.
Jun 6, 2011   Fast Company
Castle Square Apartments in Boston is currently being retrofitted in what is said to be the largest energy savings project of its kind. The low-income housing towers are receiving $6.7 million from HUD's Recovery Act Green Retrofit Program.
May 31, 2011   Metropolis Magazine
The new stickers offer significantly more useful information for comparing a new vehicle's gas mileage to other cars, including how much a year's worth of gas will cost you and the impact of that car on the environment.
May 30, 2011   Fast Company
The Natural Resources Defense Council has prepared a 44-page 'Citizen's Guide' to the green building principles contained in the LEED-Neighborhood Development rating system for the layperson and organizations to apply in their own neighborhoods.
May 29, 2011   The Atlantic