Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

Don't lose faith in clean technologies

4/22/2014

  • McKinsey Quarterly (free registration)

The high-profile failures of individual clean-tech companies shouldn't be taken as a strike against the sector as a whole, write Sara Hastings-Simon, Dickon Pinner and Martin Stuchtey. Much like previ… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

10 ways the wind energy industry is innovating

4/22/2014

  • CleanTechnica

The wind energy industry remains a tremendously innovative and disruptive force, writes Mike Barnard. From better wind modeling systems to more advanced turbine-blades and maintenance protocols, compa… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Cellulosic ethanol study doesn't reflect real-world scenario, advocates say

4/22/2014

  • Des Moines Register (Iowa) (tiered subscription model), The

A study by University of Nebraska-Lincoln associate professor Adam Liska used a worst-case model in a report concluding that cellulosic ethanol carbon emissions are higher than those of gasoline, crit… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

EU looks to eliminate landfills

4/16/2014

  • Cities Today

The EU sends 37% of municipal waste to landfills, with only 40% composted or recycled, according to Eurostat data. EU environment official Janez Potocnik hopes to eliminate landfill use in targets set… Read More