Salesforce dives headfirst into water recycling with new HQ

Meet the largest commercial “blackwater” system in the United States.

5 Hacks to Successfully Start Anything –

Care2.com5 Hacks to Successfully Start AnythingCare2.comYes, eating the pie is your ultimate goal, but to get there, you must take many small bites. And odds are, you'll be more focused on enjoying each individual bite than you are on finishing the pie. Think: what is one thing you can do

Green light for Edinburgh Marina retirement living scheme – Scottish Housing News

Scottish Housing NewsGreen light for Edinburgh Marina retirement living schemeScottish Housing NewsA 'unique' waterside retirement living scheme which will form a key element of the forthcoming £500 million Edinburgh Marina redevelopment has secured detailed planning permission. Living for Retirement has been designed by Wilson Gunn exclusively for …

The Key To Slowing Global Warming

We all know that global warming is causing climate change characterised by increasingly severe weather events which damage property, destroy food crops and is likely to have catastrophic effects with multi metre sea level rise later this century. Strong winds and floods, forest fires and droughts are more common and cause damage which, each year, is more expensive to repair and may eventually be

The ‘imminent mini ice age’ myth is back, and it’s still wrong

This post has been incorporated into the rebuttal to the myth A grand solar minimum could trigger another ice age Roughly every two years we’re treated to headlines repeating the myth that Earth is headed for an imminent “mini ice age.” It happened in 2013, 2015, and again just recently at the tail end of 2017. This time around, the myth appears to have been sparked by a Sky News interview with Northumbria University mathematics professor Valentina Zharkova. The story was quickly echoed by the Daily Mail, International Business

Counterpoint: Net positive is a move in the right direction

It isn’t a perfect term, but we need to know whether our sustainability actions are taking us where we need to go.

Evidence links ESG performance to better investments

A new report looks at the impact of ESG on cash flow and profitability and exposure to risk factors. “The results are unequivocal,” says an MSCI expert.

Kuli Kuli: A superstar of superfoods

First in a monthly series highlighting women-led ventures in the green economy.

This solar startup wants to help you and your business kick the water bottle habit

If the electric grid can be decentralized, why can’t the water system?

Who’s Googling Environmental Terms? –

Earth911.comWho's Googling Environmental Terms?“We need to continue connecting to people and exploring the social interest in sustainability and green living if we're ever going to move forward in a way that is good for the planet and good for the people living on it.” As the Salt Lake City results …

Green Blades Garden Club: Designer Gillian Drummond on living with flowers – Tryon Daily Bulletin

Tryon Daily BulletinGreen Blades Garden Club: Designer Gillian Drummond on living with flowersTryon Daily BulletinThis Thursday, Jan. 11, at 1:30 p.m. at Tryon Fine Arts Center, the Green Blades Garden Club will host its January program, The Inspiration of Living with Flowers, featuring guest speaker Gillian Drummond of Drummond House Interiors. Audience

Fear of missing the mark can subvert ambitious targets

But here’s evidence about why that belief is short-sighted.

Colorado hits lowest renewables and storage bids to date

The state will deliver reliable renewables plus storage projects at a price that is cheaper than operational coal capacity.

The Inconvenient Youth: Pestering others on pro-social behavior

Two researchers set out to learn how, and how much, young people can influence others to change their environmental behaviors.

Why voluntary climate risk disclosure is going mainstream

When the G20 speaks, investors and companies listen.

Cut Your Energy Bills with One Simple Step –

Care2.comCut Your Energy Bills with One Simple StepCare2.comIf you live in a cold climate, it can be expensive to keep your home comfortable during the winter. You may have buttoned up your home by putting weather stripping on your doors and windows, programming your thermostat, switching your ceiling fans to …

Tips for Living With Blind Cat or Dog – One Green Planet

One Green PlanetTips for Living With Blind Cat or DogOne Green PlanetBlind dogs and cats are just like any other animal; they feel, they love, and they can lead perfectly normal and healthy lives. But of course, just like living with a dog with three legs, or a cat who has experienced previous trauma, there are certain …and more »

Evaluating biases in Sea Surface Temperature records using coastal weather stations

Science is hard. Some easy problems you can solve by hard work, if you are in the right place at the right time and have the right skills. Hard problems take the combined effort of multiple groups looking at the problem, publishing results and finding fault with eachother’s work, until hopefully no-one can find any more problems. When problems are hard, you may have to publish something that even you don’t think is right, but that might advance the discussion. The calculation of an unbiased sea surface temperature record is a hard problem. Historical sea surface temperature observations come from a variety of sources, with early records being measured using wooden, canvas or rubber buckets

What an integrated Western grid means for California

The electricity grids of the Western U.S. are home to major electricity innovation — as well as major grid challenges.

These entrepreneurs are democratizing data to predict flood risks

The co-founder of Cloud to Street discusses the catalyst for her venture and why she organized her venture as a business, not a nonprofit.

Why Siemens, GE and Rolls-Royce are turning to 3D printing

Inside the pluses and minuses of additive manufacturing.

The circular economy keeps innovation in play

The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: Dame Ellen MacArthur discusses how the circular economy is transforming businesses.

The Cooking Oil that Could Damage Your Memory and Cause Weight Gain –

Care2.comThe Cooking Oil that Could Damage Your Memory and Cause Weight GainCare2.comWhen we think of dementia, most people think of aging, brain injury or a symptom of a brain disease. Few people consider their cooking oil as a culprit in memory loss or dementia, but research suggests maybe we should look no further than our frying …