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Governments See Dollars in Re-Grown Forests

via Voice of America | GNN staff | Tue November 10, 2009
As international attention shifts to Copenhagen and the coming United Nations conference on climate change, reforestation is emerging as a critical issue for the environment and as a source for government revenue.

Sierra Club names Fowler one of nation’s coolest cities

via KOAA | GNN staff | Tue November 10, 2009
Tuesday, at 11:00 a.m., a news conference, with Sierra Club in Fowler's Gerard Park, will celebrate Mayor Ray Ward's commitment to reduce the town's global warming pollution by putting into place local energy solutions which save taxpayer dollars and reduce energy use.

From tree to green, urban forest plan takes root

via Edmonton Journal | GNN staff | Tue November 10, 2009
Edmonton's urban forest could sprout a slightly different look under the city's first management plan expected by the end of the year.

New Green Jobs Don’t Require College Degree

via GREENandSAVE | GNN staff | Sat November 07, 2009
As solar incentives kick off during Energy Awareness Month, new jobs are opening up all across the nation.

Cité du Design: Solar Powered International Design Center Unveiled

via Inhabitat | GNN staff | Sat November 07, 2009
Situated in an defunct arms manufacturing facility in Saint-Etienne, the recently unveiled Cité du Design is a stunning international center for design.

Dell Plants Solar Trees in the Parking Lot

via EcoGeek | GNN staff | Thu November 05, 2009
Dell is doing it again, this time on-site, with a series of solar trees that will not only help power its headquarters in Round Rock, Texas, but also serve to charge electric vehicles parked there.

New forest helps save villages

via Philippine Daily Inquirer | GNN staff | Wed November 04, 2009
Over the past month, typhoons “Pepeng” and “Ramil” lashed northern Luzon, but residents of a town in Cagayan province are thanking their young trees for sparing their place from killer landslides that buried villages in other mountainside communities.

Alabama Schools Make $2.9 Million Green Commitment

via AltEnergyMag | GNN staff | Wed November 04, 2009
The Florence City Schools in Florence, Ala., are implementing $2.9 million in facility enhancements designed to improve operations, comfort and efficiency at nine district buildings totaling more than 925,000 square feet.

Disney Spends $7 Million to Conserve Forests in Peru, Congo, USA

via ENS | GNN staff | Tue November 03, 2009
The Walt Disney Company, which for 60 years has portrayed the glories of nature in film, today announced a $7 million investment to protect forests in the United States, in the Peruvian Amazon and in the Congo Basin.

Fisker To Retool Former GM Plant To Make Electric Cars

via Wall Street Journal | GNN staff | Wed October 28, 2009
Electric-car start-up Fisker Automotive said Tuesday it will invest nearly $200 million to buy and retool a former General Motors plant in Wilmington, Del., facing off against Honda Motor Co., Toyota Motor Corp. and other big manufacturers in the nascent market for electric vehicles.

UN casts Disney’s Tinker Bell to raise environmental awareness among children

via UN News Centre | GNN staff | Wed October 28, 2009
The United Nations today named the Disney animated character Tinker Bell an “Honorary Ambassador of Green” to help promote environmental awareness among children.

Creative bus stops ease the commute

via Yahoo! Green | GNN staff | Wed October 28, 2009
Taking the bus can be a cheaper commute than driving a car.

A pioneering solar energy project is using green technology to improve the lives of isolated village

via Yahoo! Green | GNN staff | Tue October 27, 2009
A pioneering solar energy project is using green technology to improve the lives of isolated villagers living beyond the reach of power lines on Argentina's windswept Andean plains.

Arizona Air Force Base Community to Rely 75% on Solar

via Environmental Leader | GNN staff | Tue October 27, 2009
The Soaring Heights Community at Davis-Monthan Air Force Base will become the largest solar-powered community in the continental U.S., upon completion, according to a press release.

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