Environmental Protection

Conservation


Direct Energy's Solution to U.S.'s Energy Waste Problem

Holiday lights don't have to raise the power bill if they are energy efficient.

Carrying Capacity India

Carrying Capacity

At the moment, we need 1.3 Earths to effectively sustain our collective way of life but ─ we can change this if we want to.

William Ford Jr. and Gary Lock

10 Tasks to Help Business Government Restore Economy

The National Summit has created consensus recommendations for increasing U.S. competitiveness in technology, energy, environment, and manufacturing.

African Forest People Should Get 50% of REDD Payments

University of Leeds scientists suggest that Reducing Emissions from Deforestation and Degradation carbon credit payments should be shared with people who live in the forests.

Conservation Makeovers a Plus for San Antonio Homes

Water authority lends a hand to qualifying homes with limited incomes.

Cooking Doesn't Have to Use a Lot of Energy

Florida Power & Light Company of Juno Beach, Fla., offers a number of tips on how to conserve energy while cooking during the holiday season.



Philadelphia Tree Planting Part of Skyline Initiative

City will pilot EPA initiative as part of its sustainability framework.

Abbott Reports 1 B-Gallon Water Savings Annually

Company adopted new manufacturing practices and technologies to help achieve its goal of a 40 percent reduction in water use by 2011.

California American Water Kicks Off Winter Conservation

The education campaign includes free water audits, leak detection kits, rebates and more.

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Warning: Future Fusion Facility Contains Coconuts

The first commercially-viable Tokamak fusion facility is using coconut-shell charcoal as an absorption mechanism.

Cambodian Wildlife Park also Protects Carbon

The project is a model for demonstrating how reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation can be implemented.

Fixing Leaks Can Be Elementary with EPA Curriculum

WaterSense has developed lessons for grades 3 through 5 that focus on savings water by fixing leaks.

NAWC Presents Award to Arizona American Water

The American Water subsidiary lowered its water reclamation facility's water consumption.

WaterSense Now Available on Commercial Flushing Urinals

EPA says these products will use half the water of standard urinals.

FHWA Honors Flatiron for Innovative Construction

Company used erection gantry to drive pile and protect Pamlico-Tar River and wetlands.

Rain Bird Announces 2009 Award Winners

Naples Botanical Garden wins leadership award; four state/local municipalities and water agencies receive the State of the Union Award.

NYC Pilots Zumbox Paperless Postal System

The program is expected to cut paper waste, printing and mailing costs.

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