Much more than just an alternative to cooking with butter and animal fats, oilseeds hold the promise of additional benefits to our health, economy, and environment.
Does a shift toward renewable energy sources mean choosing between wind turbines and wildlife? Author William H. Funk weighs in.
Oberlin researchers hope to change the public’s personal habits by offering tools to help track resource use in buildings and cities.
Learn more about claims that hydraulic fracturing helps people.
Learn about the concerns some people have about the practice of fracking.
Samuel Weatherwax is an insulation and coatings technician for a geothermal power plant.
Central Waters Brewery in Amherst, Wisconsin is committed to using green technology in their manufacturing process and local sources for their ingredients. And, it benefits the bottom line.
Wisconsin produces a quarter of all the cheese made in the United States. Since only about ten percent of the milk becomes cheese, there is an abundance of milky-water waste. Comstock Creamery and GreenWhey Energy have teamed up to turn this wastewater into natural gas and electricity.
Scientists and researchers are turning to new and innovative online funding methods to pay for their projects. And the public is buying in.
Watch students from the Missouri University of Science and Technology as they compete in the Solar Decathlon; a contest that challenges university teams to build energy efficient homes powered entirely by the sun.