Vertical Farming



Vertical, Hydroponic Farming the Future of Farming? (via Clean Technica)

 This interesting piece below is on a topic we don’t cover much here on CleanTechnica — farming (in particular, vertical and hydroponic farming) — but it seems like a good fit once in awhile, and this is a great piece by Herman Trabish that a reader recommended, so figured I’d repost it (with…

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Affordable Biofuel



Food Waste Could Create Hydrogen Fuel (via Gas 2.0)

The world of the 21st century faces some incredibly daunting challenges that, unless dealt with soon, may eventually reach the point of no return. Overpopulation, water shortages, and climate change is just some of the long list of problems facing the world. Researchers in the UK may have come up with…

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Corporate Lessons Learned



10 Lessons from 11 Business Sustainability Journeys (via Global Warming is Real)

There are many valuable lessons to be learned by reviewing the ways companies relate to sustainability. An increasing number of companies around the world are engaging major sustainability initiatives ahead of government regulation and in the absence of strong public demand. Corporate sustainability…

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Sustainability’s Neglected Frontier



Sustainability’The Young and the Entrepreneurial (via Ecopreneurist)

This post by Andrea Learned was originally published on April 9, 2012 on HuffingtonPost  Where should we be looking for sustainable business change today? Perhaps it should not be toward the usual corporate suspects, many of which are slow to decide on even minor operational and product development…

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An Act of Green



Get Schooled on Sustainability, Add an Act of Green (via sustainablog)

Via SpringofSustainability.com, presented by The Shift Network and Sustainable World Coalition. By Peggy Duvette One billion is a big number. But it’s not unreachable. Earth Day Network is collecting a Billion Acts of Green, and has just passed the three-quarter mark of 750,000 (786 million-plus…

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1,400 miles on Nothing but Hydrogen



Hydrogen Hyundais Cross Europe, Longest Hydrogen Journey Ever (via Gas 2.0)

As an alternative to oil, hydrogen seems so promising, and yet so impossible. The only emissions from hydrogen fuel cells is water. Alas, the expense and lack of infrastructure mean they’re pretty much just a pipe dream for now. But over in Europe, two teams of drivers have driven hydrogen-powered…

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Calculating Your Water Footprint



The Importance of Calculating Your Water Footprint (via sustainablog)

If you consider yourself eco-minded, then you’re probably comfortable bandying about words like carbon footprint, solar panels and electric cars. “Water footprint” should be part of your green vocabulary as well. Water shortages are hitting the headlines as summer creeps across North America,…

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The Sustainability Sweet Spot

Alison Singer – Worldwatch Institute –

What does a truly sustainable country look like?  How do you measure true sustainability in a country? One way has been to compare how well a country achieves human needs, and at what ecological cost. Continue reading “The Sustainability Sweet Spot”