This two mile stretch of road in Chicago incorporates pretty much everything city planners could come up with to cut energy use, fight pollution, reduce waste, manage water use and help build a sense of community.
2012 marks record year for global solar, wind, and biofuels development.
Wind has overtaken nuclear as an electricity source in China, with a growth in wind power of 80 percent per year since 2007.
The mass media seem to love stories about building-mounted wind turbines, even though bona fide manufacturers, professional installers and knowledgeable rebate program managers actively discourage their purchase and installation. Read more.