IT Execs to Gather in Orlando for Green Enterprise Computer Event

If green technology is your thing (and it must be if you’re reading this blog), take note: later this month more than 400 executives from data centers and IT organizations will descend on Orland, Florida for the Uptime Institute Symposium... continue reading...

Green Tech Not 'Sexy' Enough?

Green technologies companies, CNet News blogger Michael Kanellos said in a Tuesday posting, may face an uphill battle getting customers excited about their products because those products simply aren’t “sexy” enough.   Kanellos pointed out that solar and wind companies... continue reading...

Investments in Green Tech Exceed $5 Billion for 2007

The business world took “being green” seriously during 2007, not only by espousing environmentally friendly practices, but also by putting their money where there mouths are. Reuters reported that investments in green technology by businesses increased 44 percent (the same... continue reading...

TSA, Continental Airlines Go 'Green' and Secure with Encrypted Boarding Pass Info On Mobile Devices

Passengers flying out of the George Bush Intercontinental Airport in Houston, Texas airport during the next three months will have an opportunity to make their travels a little bit more ‘green.’ Continental Airlines and the U.S. Transportation Security Administration are... continue reading...

Business Link in UK Intros New Green Business Web Site

UK-based businesses have a new tool to help them be more “green.” BusinessLink.gov.uk, a resource Web site for businesses, part of the UK government’s Business.Gov agency, this week added a new section devoted to green business practices.   The “Environmental... continue reading...

Green Technology and IP Communications

If you ever wondered how IP communications and green technology are similar, take a look at this blog post explaining how it all works. We hope to see you at Green Technology World conference very soon. The show kicks off... continue reading...

Ultracapacitor

Is the ultracapacitor the ultimate green technology? Capacitors charge and discharge rapidly but can can hold less energy. By contrast a battery charges and discharges slowly but holds more energy. The ultracapacitor is designed to be the best of both... continue reading...

Green Technology Conference Doing Well

Thanks to all the readers of TMC’s green blog for supporting the Green Technology World conference taking place next week in Los Angeles, CA. Our attendance numbers are far ahead of where we thought they would be based on the... continue reading...

Green Barbeque

It isn’t easy eating green but the good news is your backyard cookouts aren’t as bad for the environment as you might think. Still there are things you can do to become an even better world citizen. Make sure you... continue reading...

Eco One

I have a confession to make. I like sports cars. Does that make me a terrible person? Well the answer from an environmental perspective was a resounding yes – until now that is. While every auto maker is going green,... continue reading...

Al Gore’s Green Tips

Following up on a recent blog post on my other blog regarding green technology, here are the top five ways you can become green from none other than Al Gore.   1)      Florescent light bulbs: These bulbs are getting better... continue reading...

TANDBERG

Rick Snyder, president of TANDBERG Americas, recently took the time to answer questions about the telecommunications industries role in the green movement, his company’s efforts to stay ahead of the pack and the upcoming Green Technology World Conference this September... continue reading...

Polycom

I recently had the opportunity to ask Jessica Kersey, senior director of corporate communications with Polycom, about the green movement and how Polycom is helping companies transition into a new era.   Polycom delivers end-to-end, rich media collaborative applications for... continue reading...

BMW Hydrogen 7

Does Will Ferrell have a place in a green blog? Of course he does as BMW has seen it fit to give him the keys to the first BMW Hydrogen 7 for everyday use. This is all part of the... continue reading...

Green Technology Conference

Please accept my invitation to be part of TMC’s newest event. Here is a recent invitation we sent out. In case you missed it, here it is. Hope to see you at this show. Our attendance is already ahead of... continue reading...

Drink The Green Kool-Aid? Consumers Not Convinced

Despite overwhelming media attention, it seems many consumers are not buying in to the thinking that we are in environmental crisis mode. In fact, Yankelovich recently published research showing that only 34% (of a sample survey of 2,763 consumers) feel... continue reading...

China’s Green Olympics

Although air quality problems plague the world’s fastest-growing economy, China is doing what it can to have a true green Olympics. The city of Beijing plans 80 percent of buses and 70 percent of taxis will be fueled via clean... continue reading...

CO2Sink

We often read of reducing carbon emissions but another way to minimize carbon emissions is to bury them underground. Here is a fascinating article on an experiment to bury carbon in Ketzin, Germany. How is it done you wonder? In... continue reading...

Automotive X Prize

Is a 100-mpg car in reach? We will soon find out. Thirty-one teams have signed up to see if they can win the $10 million prize being offered by the X Prize Foundation. All you have to do to... continue reading...

The Real Carbon Footprint of a Web Page

If a banner ad falls in the woods, does anybody see it? Seriously, does a banner ad have a carbon footprint? Over at Internetnews.com, David Needle has a fascinating discussion about the whole banner ad Vs. print ad debate regarding... continue reading...

Plant a Tree for Six Dollars

For a paltry six dollars you can have a tree planted for you in order to soak up a ton of carbon dioxide. A federal agency the U.S. Forest Service and a non-profit group the National Forest Foundation came together... continue reading...

Vietnam Green Fund

I am intrigued with government initiatives such as this which allow for a trust fund to be set up whose purpose is to help companies go greener. In theory, companies in Vietnam of a certain size who qualify will be... continue reading...

Green Menu

I am very impressed with Neal Fraser who has designed a green menu meaning 90% of foods served come from within 400 miles. Of course Neal is in California which helps. In Kansas or TMC’s home state of Connecticut... continue reading...

Fujitsu Siemens Primergy TX120

Since when did Fujitsu and Siemens start working together. This has to be the best kept secret around or I have just been napping on the job. But if your company is going to be such a well kept secret... continue reading...

Save the Earth. Save a Buck. It's all good!

  I came across an article in Medill Reports. Medill Reports is written and produced by graduate journalism students at Northwestern University’s Medill school.   Medill reporter Elizabeth Ryan penned an interesting article entitled Six Tips On How To Save... continue reading...

Greenocrite Hunt

I am growing increasingly concerned by people who are eager to point out greenocrites everywhere they look. Madonna is the latest target as a fund she controls has been shown to have investments in companies which are environmentally unfriendly.  ... continue reading...

Live Earth Recap

Here is a great recap of the Live Earth discussion… The good, bad and ugly.... continue reading...

Did Live Earth Mean Anything?

Absolutely according to this article from Time Magazine. The article on the topic does talk about the concept of just staying home as a better way to cut carbon emissions. But in the end, as the author points out… If... continue reading...

Live Earth Awareness

It is pretty amazing to be sitting here listening to Live Earth concerts around the globe all directed at raising awareness regarding the environment. Can all these concerts help make the world a better place for our kids? Yes. If... continue reading...

Live Earth More Harm Than Good?

A reader posted a comment to the Live Earth Update blog entry, essentially asking if it wasn’t a contradiction to even have an event, which would by its very nature generate lots of trash and generate huge amounts of carbon... continue reading...