In an attempt to accelerate economic diversification and growth, alongside alternative and efficient energy technologies, President Obama recently visited Cree, located in Durham, NC. As a primary manufacturer of LED lighting products and compact fluorescent lights, Cree represents the critical relationship between economic growth and advanced energy technologies.
"I was a GM brat myself," says Kris Ockomon, the imposing mayor of Anderson, Indiana, in his spirited Hoosier twang. "Both my parents retired after 30 years of service. It's been a way of life around here."
Two Seemingly Small Approvals by Two Major Organizations Lead to Big Things on Earth Day for one LED Company
As Earth Day week comes to a close, it is important to highlight some accomplishments of growing companies in the ‘Green’ sector. The Energy Revolution is not just about big oil companies going green, or companies like GE and Siemens changing the world. Smaller companies are taking great strides to help reduce energy consumption in the U.S. and create jobs here at home.
There’s nothing more precious to parents than their kids -- nothing more important than making sure they are as healthy and as safe as possible. Earth Month is the perfect time for parents to put their kids first by making small, easy changes that protect the health of both their little ones and the earth.
Efficiency and Better Cars Will Fuel America Faster than Drilling
The United States consumes 19 million barrels of oil a day, 25 percent of the global supply, but we have less than 2 percent of the world’s proved oil reserves. That means no amount of domestic drilling will reduce gas prices or provide enough to meet America’s daily demand for oil.
No, it's not your imagination—it definitely is getting hotter. The eight warmest years on record occurred over the past decade. But staying cool this summer doesn't necessarily mean you have to pay a fortune to keep the air-conditioning running day and night.
As the Green movement sweeps across the nation, many people and organizations are beginning to focus their efforts in specific areas. There are so many different ways to be more energy efficient. It seems that the new ‘best way to go green’ pops up every day.
Raising environmentally savvy kids is one of the most powerful ways to help them enjoy a protected planet. To foster your children’s eco-education, encourage their schools to go green.
New Standards Promise Cheaper Light and Fewer Emissions
The horse-and-buggy era light bulb we still rely on wastes up to 90 percent of the electricity it consumes as heat, burning up hundreds of dollars every year in each American household and increasing air pollution that harms human health and the environment. In 2007, the U.S.
MI scientists: Assault on EPA threatens public health, economy
LANSING – More than 160 scientists from universities across Michigan today called on Michigan’s congressional delegation to oppose further attacks on the Environmental Protection Agency’s authority, calling the EPA essential to protecting the public health.