Archives: November 2008

What if a solar powerhouse bought Opel, GM's euro subsidiary?

Posted by: Adam Aston on November 21

Ironic as it might be, it's not so far fetched. Such are the divergent fates of the US auto giant (plummeting), and SolarWorld, one of Germany's top solar powers (soaring,...

Inside BMW's new electric car: The Mini E

Posted by: Adam Aston on November 19

Here's a first look of BMW's Mini E. Matt Vella and I had a chance to check out some advance details early this week: check out the details here. And...

UPS: Delivering Savings

Posted by: John Carey on November 13

UPS is famous for cutting energy use—and costs. Delivery drivers’ routes are plotted to maximize the number of right turns compared to potentially time-wasting left turns. The company has developed...

Another Shot in the Ethanol Wars

Posted by: John Carey on November 11

Ethanol has taken a beating this year. Not only is the industry sucking up taxpayer dollars through subsidies, critics charge, but the use of corn and other crops for fuel...

Malkin, Hannity and Rove Try to OutFox Obama on Election Eve: Clean Coal in all their stocking this Xmas.

Posted by: David Kiley on November 03

God help me, I tuned into the special Sunday edition of Hannity and Colmes last night, two days before the election. I heard Hannity raving about how Obama was caught...

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BusinessWeek correspondents John Carey and Mark Scott, cover the green scene, keeping on top of the business aspects of energy, the environment and climate change, as well as the technologies, policies, markets and people that are shaping how the earth's resources will be used in the century ahead.

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