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Coal mine makes eco-friendly homesupdated: Wed Nov 23 2011 09:54:00

Anglo American, the South African mining company, is turning its waste into homes by recycling waste gypsum into bricks.

New Zealand building is 'green'updated: Mon Nov 07 2011 00:30:00

The Auckland NZI Center in New Zealand uses new green technology to make the building more environmentally friendly.

CNN's Going Green: 'Your Green World' updated: Thu Oct 06 2011 13:08:00

The third installment of our Going Green series looks at cutting-edge ideas from around the globe.

Bali's 'green' seat of learningupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 08:27:00

The Green School was set up by retired businessman John Hardy after seeing Al Gore's "An Inconvenient Truth."

Green School sustains pupil's interestupdated: Tue Jul 19 2011 08:27:00

Learning Shakespeare under a thatched roof in a building made almost entirely from bamboo. The Green School in Bali, Indonesia, is like no other.

'Extreme Science' and 'Green Pioneers' with Philippe Cousteauupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 11:01:00

CNN International's "Going Green" is back for another series of special programming with "Extreme Science," a special one-hour documentary that will take viewers on a journey where scientists study global warming in one of the coldest places on earth.

Extreme science in the Arctic Circleupdated: Wed Jul 13 2011 11:01:00

CNN Special Correspondent Philippe Cousteau looks at the impact of climate change in one of the coldest places on the planet.

The seven stones of simpler livingupdated: Thu Apr 14 2011 14:00:00

When I was a kid, my parents would sometimes take us to a campground called Paradise Park. It was a little camp in the California foothills: a woodsy reserve dotted with old oak trees sloping down to a well-shaded river.

Quebec City: Europe without the carbon footprintupdated: Mon Nov 29 2010 07:56:00

Cobblestone streets, sidewalk cafes and public art have helped Quebec City earn the moniker, "Paris without the jetlag." The thriving urban agriculture scene, local boutiques and restaurants, electric buses and green hotels should inspire a new nickname: "Europe without the carbon footprint."

Eco-friendly superyachts of the futureupdated: Thu Jun 24 2010 12:09:00

The world of luxury yachts is not typically regarded as the most eco-friendly. Vast, gas-guzzling diesel engines, noisy jet-skis and lavish on-board entertainment systems are often at odds with the delicate marine environments they inhabit.

Prisons going greenupdated: Thu May 20 2010 15:15:00

Prisons in Washington state are going "green." CNN's Patrick Oppmann reports how they offer inmates new opportunities.

Green solutions as Earth Day turns 40updated: Fri Apr 16 2010 12:06:00

Golden, Colorado, got its name because of its role in the Gold Rush, but these days the land of gold has gone green.

Gold rush town turning 'green'updated: Fri Apr 16 2010 12:06:00

A city built on gold is now home to a lab focused on finding renewable energy. Video shot by CNN's Jeremy Moorhead.

Cabs go green in Cape Townupdated: Thu Mar 25 2010 06:12:00

CNN's Nkepile Mabuse tours Cape Town in an environmentally friendly transport.

CNNMoney: Green homes face a red lightupdated: Wed Mar 10 2010 04:00:00

Lots of people, especially those trying to battle high utility bills, believe in energy-efficient homebuilding.

Green living with Ed Begley Jr.updated: Mon Mar 08 2010 00:35:00

Actor Ed Begley Jr., best known for his roles in "St. Elsewhere," "The West Wing," and "Best in Show" (he's also twice appeared on "The Simpsons"), is the star of "Living with Ed."

Green Oscarsupdated: Mon Mar 08 2010 00:35:00

Once again, a handful of green films will be competing for this year's Academy Awards.

Is 'golden age for inventors' at hand?updated: Tue Jan 12 2010 11:14:00

Some people follow rock stars. Steve Greenberg follows inventors.

Apps of the Week: Going green, or at least trying toupdated: Thu Dec 10 2009 13:49:00

The word "green" has become a vague and overused marketing term for something that's supposed to be good for the environment.

Going for gold in the Solar Decathlonupdated: Thu Oct 15 2009 02:10:00

For two weeks the National Mall in Washington D.C. has been transformed into a boulevard of homes of the future.

'Going Green: Eco Pioneers' -- on CNNupdated: Wed Oct 07 2009 11:00:00

CNN International's Going Green is back for another special series of in-depth reports, this time looking into the world's green pioneers.

The Rainman of Rajasthanupdated: Wed Oct 07 2009 11:00:00

Locally known as the Rainman of Rajasthan, Rajendra Singh teaches Indian students how to capture and utilize rain.

Danny Seo's top green home appliancesupdated: Mon Jul 27 2009 22:17:00

Danny Seo is a green lifestyle expert who champions green consumerism.

Stressed-out parents plus pollution boost asthma riskupdated: Tue Jul 21 2009 09:36:00

There may be a reason that children's asthma rates are so high in urban areas. Youngsters with stressed-out parents and exposure to air pollution have a higher risk of asthma, according to a study in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.

Making green by going greenupdated: Mon Jul 20 2009 00:53:00

CNN's Anjali Rao talks with Jonathan Lash of the World Resources Institute about going green -- corporate style.

'Going Green' with CNNupdated: Tue Jul 07 2009 05:58:00

In just six months' time, the world will be watching as several thousand delegates descend on Copenhagen for the most important climate change talks since the Kyoto Protocol was adopted in Japan in 1997.

House OKs $6.4 billion to make schools greenerupdated: Thu May 14 2009 16:20:00

The House on Thursday passed a $6.4 billion school modernization bill that would commit funds for the construction and update of more energy-efficient school buildings.

After tornado, town rebuilds by going greenupdated: Mon May 04 2009 09:24:00

On May 4, 2007, a monster tornado tore through this rural town, killing 11 people and leaving little more than empty slabs and stacks of debris. Greensburg, 109 miles west of Wichita in south-central Kansas, faced the daunting task of rebuilding from scratch.

Greensburg, Kansas goes greenupdated: Mon May 04 2009 09:24:00

Greensburg, Kansas reinvents itself two years after a devastating tornado nearly wiped the town off the map.

8 ways to protect your health -- and the planetupdated: Wed Apr 22 2009 09:41:00

Doing the environmentally correct thing can be a challenge. After all, there aren't many of us who actually have the time or enterprise to compost or the spare cash to replace the washer, dryer, or other appliances with the latest energy-efficient models.

Green Solutions in Focusupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 10:33:00

In observation of Earth Day, CNN photojournalists look at solutions to address the issues affecting the planet. From saving the Chesapeake Bay to addressing the Los Angeles water crisis, people are trying to make a difference before it's too late. "Green Solutions in Focus" is the sixth installment in the multi-platform, award-winning "In Focus" series.

CNN turns spotlight on environmental issuesupdated: Mon Apr 20 2009 07:54:00

Building upon the success of the Green Week franchise, CNN International expands its environmental coverage this year with special Earth Day reports on April 22, and plans additional specials in July and October and a series of comprehensive reports around the Copenhagen Climate Conference in December.

FSB: Save cash by going greenupdated: Fri Mar 27 2009 12:31:00

In early 2008, Sander Coovert was feeling pretty good about his business, Absolute Tile and Stone. The previous year had ended with sales up 27%, to $2.8 million, at the St. Louis company, which cuts tile and slabs of marble and granite and installs them in residential kitchens and bathrooms. That year Coovert, 40, saw his largest profit ever. But by the end of 2008, as the housing bubble burst and the recession hit, revenue dropped to $2.1 million and the company lost money.

Green burials: A dying wish to be 'home for fish'updated: Wed Feb 18 2009 10:13:00

Carole Dunham, 69, loved the ocean. Last July, she was diagnosed with cancer and had only a few months to live. Dunham knew her last footprint had to be a green one, and she started looking into eco-friendly alternatives to traditional burial.

Oil takes a hitupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 09:41:00

Royal Dutch Shell CEO Jeroen van der Veer joins CNN to discuss the impact of the global economic crisis

Dear Davosupdated: Fri Jan 30 2009 09:41:00

From January 28 to February 1 CNN is broadcasting live and reporting online from the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, as the world's leading power brokers and moneymakers gather to discuss the state of the world in 2009.

Green pragmatism from Thomas Friedmanupdated: Mon Jan 19 2009 02:37:00

Like that other famous environmentalist, Thomas Friedman began his talk at the Asia Society in Hong Kong on December 16 with a simple PowerPoint slide. But that's where the similarities between Al Gore and The New York Times columnist end.

Going green in daily lifeupdated: Sun Jan 18 2009 22:55:00

Learn some creative ideas for saving the environment and money by changing simple habits.

Going green for the holidaysupdated: Sun Dec 14 2008 22:29:00

CNN's Anna Coren gets tips for making the holidays green from Christina Dean of Eco Chic Fashions.

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