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A Finnish designer has made a working surfboard from broken skateboards.
On the second to last day of school, 60 seniors from Kenowa Hills High School in Walker, Michigan, rode their bikes to school. It wasn't an improvised things either, as they had police escort and did it safely, and even the mayor joined them...
The recently-announced planned ban on plastic shopping bags in L.A. is creating a ripple effect across the manufacturing and retail industries.
In the wake of the Fukushima disaster, Japan has idled all 50 of its nuclear reactors. While the central government and business leaders are warning a prolonged shutdown could spell economic doom, many Japanese and local officials see the opportunity for a renewable energy revolution.
Biotech company Novozymes has launched an energy-and-fuel company in Mozambique that makes ethanol from cassava for use as a cooking oil.
Virgin teams up with Strauss to sell home water-purification systems in the U.K. Can it tap into the flood of demand for consumer water purification?
Employees who feel they can make an impact on social and environmental issues while on the job are twice as satisfied with work as those who don’t, a new study shows.
A planned carbon capture and storage plant in West Texas is being billed as the “cleanest coal plant in the world.” But can the $3 billion project help move the global power industry toward the elusive goal of low-carbon electricity, or is it just another way of perpetuating fossil fuels?