Tag Archives: Environment

President Obama

What President Obama Could Learn from Joe Oliver

President Obama is trying to lead his nation forward in the climate debate. But leadership isn’t always about proving that you are right. Joe Oliver demonstrates another approach that may be more effective. […]

Toast Marshmallows. Charge Gadgets. Save the World

BioLite’s camp stove requires half the fuel of an open fire, reduces emission by 95% and creates electricity which can charge small electronics.

The inventors have now turned their attention to a larger stove for home use, with the intention of bringing these benefits to the developing world. In doing so, they have deliberately chosen a market approach rather than a charitable model based on fundraising. […]

What Do Google’s Green Efforts Teach Us?

Google has set itself the goal of becoming carbon neutral. The company’s efforts over recent years have included getting into the clean energy business, buying carbon offsets, investing in energy efficiency and providing free transportation for employees.

Do Google’s free buses and electric pool cars have any real environmental benefit, or is this just greenwash? […]