Sustainability News

Green elementary school opens in Chicago

Green elementary school opens in Chicago Green elementary school opens in Chicago AP October 1, 2005 CHICAGO - Youngsters at Tarkington elementary started their first day of classes Tuesday at…

High oil prices make Asia pursue green energy

High oil prices make Asia pursue green energy High oil prices make Asia pursue green energy By David Fogarty Reuters September 9, 2005 For energy-hungry Asian governments, the answer could…

Guidelines to promote a sustainable tourism

Guidelines to promote a sustainable tourism released Guidelines to promote a sustainable tourism UN press release September 8, 2005 With massive growth in tourism predicted in the coming years, two…

Wal-Mart builds environmentally-friendly store

Wal-Mart builds experimental environmentally-friendly store Wal-Mart builds environmentally-friendly store Reuters July 26, 2005 MCKINNEY, Texas (Reuters) - The 120-foot (36.5-meter) wind turbine in the Wal-Mart parking lot is the first…

Biomimetics, technology that mimics nature

Engineers, scientists, and business people are increasingly turning toward nature for design inspiration. The field of biomimetics, the application of methods and systems, found in nature, to engineering and technology,…