How to Green Your Office
From energy-efficient lighting to recyclable building materials, there are a host of new ways to make your workplace more environmentally friendly
LED There Be Light
More energy-efficient light-emitting diodes are rapidly becoming the preferred lighting solution worldwide
Can Videoconferencing Replace Travel?
Use of new video meeting systems is already reducing the greenhouse gas emissions from planes, trains and automobiles
A Magnificent Seven: Green Buildings Show How to Build Better
More energy-efficient buildings are the cheapest, fastest way to reduce energy demand--and the greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change
Three Ways to Green Up Your Office on the Cheap
How to create a work space that uses the least amount of energy, creates the least amount of waste, and provides a healthy environment for the people working there.
Leaving PCs on overnight wastes billions in energy costs, study says
The computer you're reading this on may not seem like a huge energy waster, but the power consumption adds up when joined by the other PCs worldwide (Stamford, Conn., research firm Gartner estimates there are more than one billion)...
Chicago's Plans to Go Green
Mayor Richard Daley has unveiled an aggressive plan to transform the old, gritty city. If he can pull it off, other cities might follow
How Business Can Influence Climate Policy
Businesses can influence government action on climate in many ways—as long as they start by building their own environmental credibility
Green Buildings May Be Cheapest Way to Slow Global Warming
By building green--and retrofitting existing buildings--the countries of North America could cut greenhouse gas emissions by more than 25 percent
Is Your Printer Polluting the Air You Breathe?
Could be. A new study shows some laser printers emit potentially harmful particulate matter
LEED Compliance Not Required for Designing Green Buildings
Constructing buildings to the LEED standard can conserve energy and materials-or be exploited for promotional gain
Are Compact Fluorescent Lightbulbs Dangerous?
Compact fluorescent lightbulbs contain a minuscule amount of mercury, and you can't safely ignore potential contact with it
Combating Climate Change: Building Better, Wasting Less
Drafty buildings, inefficient appliances and mountains of waste will all need to be transformed to control global warming
Smog Can Make People Sick, Even Indoors
When the air is thick with pollution, "sick building" complaints become more common
Not in My Backyard: Stopping Illegal Export of Junked Televisions and Computers
A new standard would certify that old cell phones, iPods and other toxic-laden electronics are recycled responsibly, but needs government backup