In 1935 construction started on a massive New Deal project proposed by FDR in Passamaquoddy Bay. The Quoddy Dam Project would have stored the rising tide behind multiple dams and then slowly released the water through turbines, producing electricity. But…
By Kristin Miller
One of the big obstacles to clean energy is that most renewable sources are unreliable. A Maine company has installed the nation’s first commercial, grid connected tidal energy project. Water power is estimated to nearly double by 2030 and provide…
Senior correspondent Judy Woodruff spoke to espnW’s Brant James about Danica Patrick.
Following our "do good" business reporting in B Corps and how to turn a building sustainable in "Bein' Green," we're highlighting the AIA's ten best green projects. Browse through our slideshow to see 2012's winners.
By Elizabeth Shell
A new documentary explores green burial - and how it can be used to conserve land.
After the Obama administration-embraced solar-panel company Solyndra collapsed and defaulted on its government-backed loans, the surging U.S. solar industry is suddenly worried that the subsidies it receives -- tax credits and loans guarantees -- could dry up in the face…
By Paul Solman
Today's "Tool$ We Use" features three on the carbon emissions you generate by driving, with a bonus global warming video attached for your viewing discomfort. On the broadcast Monday: a story about electric cars, with a focus…
As President Barack Obama stresses the need for independence from fossil fuels, filmmaker Emma Cott examines one alternative energy project that is looking to harness wind power from Mexico to help meet California's energy demands.
For Earth Day, we take a look at two companies in the music industry that have made environmentally-friendly practices a priority.
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