The vast amount of glass in skyscrapers and office buildings represents enormous potential for an emerging technology that turns windows into solar panels. But major questions remain as to whether solar windows can be sufficiently inexpensive and efficient to be widely adopted.
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In a single new scientific publication, 24 new species of lizards known as skinks, all from islands in the Caribbean, have been discovered and scientifically named.
As the Rio+20 summit approaches, the United Nations' Assistant Secretary General, Liz Thompson, urges a bigger role for business in the sustainability discussion -- and a better role for women.
In its quest to find new sources of energy, China is increasingly looking to its western provinces. But the nation’s push to develop fossil fuel and alternative sources has so far ignored a basic fact — western China simply lacks the water resources needed to support major new energy development.
The Innovation Center for U.S. Dairy has released two tools to help companies calculate and cut emissions from processing plants and milk transportation.
Rhinoceroses worldwide are under siege as their habitat shrinks and poachers slaughter hundreds annually for their valuable horns. Now, in Indonesia, conservation groups are engaged in a desperate struggle to save the last 40 Javan rhinos on earth.
Unless companies begin to connect compensation to sustainability performance, they'll continue to sacrifice long-term competitiveness for short-term gains, writes Ceres Vice President Andrea Moffat.
Janine Benyus has shown time and again in her work on biomimicry that life creates conditions conducive to life. Here's how the business world could do that.
What does it take for a major bank to make a major environmental commitment? Why would it do that?
Britain's cuckoo population is in sharp decline, so ornithologists have tracked five migrating birds to try to find out why