Ernest Moniz earned bipartisan approval Thursday as the Senate voted 97-0 to confirm the nuclear physicist as the next secretary of the Department of Energy. The support for Ernest Moniz is in contrast to divided opinions over Gina McCarthy, President Obama's pick to head the EPA.
Paying too much for gas? Hamm offers fourteen pieces of advice that will help you save on the fuel costs of your commute. These tactics will improve either the efficiency of fuel consumption on your commute or will reduce the number of miles you put on your car.
Major disparities in the listed MPG and the actual performance of two Ford hybrids have put the EPA's mileage tests under scrutiny. With most vehicles, the EPA is essentially on target, but changes might be on the horizon.
Replacing even a couple of conventional light bulbs with CFLs results in huge cost savings for poor families in India. But with carbon markets failing new ways to fund bulb replacement are being sought.
A recent study on the effect of 'green' marketing on light bulb purchases underscores the role ideology plays in energy efficiency. To sell more energy efficient products, companies should rethink eco-advertising.
The risk of mortgage default is one-third lower for people with energy efficient homes, according to a recent study. Energy efficient homes can save up to $250 per month, Alic writes, an amount that for many households could be the difference between foreclosure and mortgage repayment.
With Earth Day 2013, here are five ways to head down a greener path. Sometimes, setting goals to shrink your carbon footprint are like New Year's resolutions. They don't last, and you move on. However, if you're serious about leading an eco-friendly lifestyle, there are some green gadgets that can help make the transition easier.
More bicycle lanes, biomass generation, public transit, cooling buildings with seawater – it's all intended to make Copenhagen the world’s first carbon-neutral capital by 2025.
Electric cooperatives have served rural Americans for generations. Some are taking advantage of their member-owned status to begin weaning their regions off of fossil fuels.