Earth & Industry
Welcome to Earth & Industry...
The world can no longer think of the earth and industry as competing interests that only thrive at the expense of the other; that world view is not sustainable on any level. Today’s businesses must balance people, planet and their profit to be successful. Earth & Industry focuses on the intersection of these three elements, leading the discussion on how companies are maximizing profits while being responsible citizens of this earth.
Timothy B. Hurst | Editor
In addition to his work at E & I, Tim is also the founding editor of Ecopolitology and the executive editor of the LiveOAK Media Network. Before joining the team at LiveOAK, Tim was a writer and editor covering energy and environmental politics, renewable energy and the energy industry for several of the web's leading green blogs.
Tim has an M.A. in political science (environmental policy) from Colorado State University and a B.A. in international relations from Lynchburg College. When not reading, writing, thinking or talking about environmental politics and green business to anyone who will listen, Tim spends his time skiing, hiking with his dog, and getting dirty in his Colorado vegetable garden.
The recent projections of $4 - $5 gasoline this summer has been flooding the news, with repercussions predicted for everything from vacation trips to the housing market.
Companies have began stepping up their efforts to realize one of the holy grails of biofuel: commercial-scale cellulosic ethanol.
As 21st century business leaders approach improved ecological and economical models of conduct, they increasingly find these two concerns often intertwine.
A 350-mile undersea electricity transmission project designed to be the "backbone" of offshore wind energy on U.S. Atlantic Coast received a boost on Thursday.
Looming above a test plot full of mirrors like some kind of Transformer-inspired arachnid, the tower at the center of Masdar City's concentrating solar power plant is almost menacing at first glimpse.
It hasn’t sounded very promising for cleantech startups lately.
"Climate change is not a mirage," says Masdar Carbon Director
Several cars were revealed at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit this week that will give consumers looking for fuel efficient vehicles very exciting new options.
Two large foreign-owned oil and gas companies announced plans to invest billions of dollars to develop shale resources in the United States.
Since the early days of the internet, people have used search engines to find stuff on the web. And ever since those early searches, SEOs, SEMs, strategists, researchers and other quantoids have aggregated that data to track social trends.
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Last Wednesday was a big milestone for people who care about public health and a livable climate. Two utilities announced the planned closure of nine coal plants.Read more ...
Today, in the UK, the world's oldest nuclear power plant shut down.Read more ...
The U.S. led the world in clean energy investment in 2011, but China retained the top spot in the latest Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index from Ernst & Young.Read more ...