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November 1, 2012 Digital, Energy Efficiency, Smart Grid

Meet George Church of Harvard’s Wyss Institute for Biologically Inspired Engineering. Recognizing the masses of detailed information stored in our genes, his team is investigating how to harness...

How to tweet in 0 characters
July 19, 2012 Content Marketing, Social Media, Strategy

Tweet cheats for cleantech. A few tips for mastering the art of 140-character (or less) communication for green businesses.

Beer with us - sustainable brewing is here
July 12, 2012 Green Chemistry, Waste Management, Water Treatment

A look at how Sierra Nevada, the sixth largest brewery in the nation, produces sustainable brews that are good to the last drop.

Crop that: biodiesel can be best of all worlds
June 18, 2012 Biofuels, Green Chemistry, Renewable Energy

At about 300 million years, nature takes its sweet time turning plant matter into combustible oil.

Attempts to expedite the process through biofuels have been maligned for taking arable...

A shot in the arm for solar
May 15, 2012 Cleantech, Energy Efficiency, Solar

Described as “the Apollo Mission of our time,” recent figures suggest the Department of Energy’s ambitious drive to achieve grid parity for solar has been embraced by the private sector.


No more "Second City": Chicago as a cleantech leader
May 4, 2012 Cleantech, Renewable Energy

Chicago’s green credentials are well established.

How to save the world in 5 minutes: pitching cleantech
April 30, 2012 Cleantech, Creative, Strategy

You’ve got 5 minutes to convince me you can save the planet. Oh, and save lots of money. All while mastering powerpoint. Now, go.

Rolling out chemistry’s green carpet
April 10, 2012 Batteries, Cleantech, Energy Efficiency

After 40 years, green chemistry is finally getting some clout in the U.S. We look at what's new with the biennial AkzoNobel Science Awards and what it means for sustainable science.

What is Greenwashing?
March 19, 2012 Content Marketing, PR, Strategy

Greenwashing began in the 1970s and intensified during the 1990s, when the environmental movement really took off. We all have an idea of what it means, but what do the experts say?