Archives: December 2008

GE "ship in a bottle" CFL reinvents the compact flourescent lightbulb

Posted by: Adam Aston on December 19

Compact fluorescent bulbs (CFLs) have improved so much in the past few years. Yet much as I know about how wasteful old-school incandescents are, I'm one of those folks who...

For free, a Swiss-cheese font that saves toner

Posted by: Adam Aston on December 18

I go to great lengths to avoid wasting paper: I try hard as I can not to print big documents and I've even mined old file drawers, to reclaim...

Our Energy Future: the View from the Oil Industry

Posted by: John Carey on December 10

What do oil and gas executives see in their future? In many cases, a switch from oil and gas to alternative forms of energy. That’s one of the findings from...

High or Low CARB Diet?

Posted by: John Carey on December 05

In 2006, California passed a landmark bill requiring the state to reduce its emissions of greenhouse gases to 1990 levels by 2020. Of course, the legislation didn’t say how to...

Ethanol: The Blend Wall Looms

Posted by: John Carey on December 05

As if ethanol producers don’t have enough woes already, there’s a new problem looming. The industry has been hit by plunging oil prices, the recession, and the perception that the...

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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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