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Calling its decision to abandon a green certification system for electronics "a mistake," Apple on Friday announced it would again submit its products for EPEAT certification.

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Who's funding the green energy revolution?updated: Tue Jun 12 2012 05:15:00

Money invested in renewable energy reached new heights last year, topping $257 billion.

Mary Kennedy: 'Green' designer, wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr.updated: Thu May 17 2012 13:56:00

Mary Kennedy, the estranged wife of Robert F. Kennedy Jr., had been in the headlines for her alcohol and drug problems, but is remembered by relatives as a devoted mother and pioneer of "green" architecture.

Study: Organic yields 25% lower than conventional farming updated: Fri Apr 27 2012 05:59:00

Organic farming is widely perceived to be a healthy, more environmentally-friendly alternative to conventional agricultural techniques.

Give your dog a green burialupdated: Fri Mar 30 2012 07:39:00

I don't know if I've watched too many scary movies lately, but I've been pondering natural burial alternatives for dearly departed pets. I know eco-sensitive burial methods are increasingly popular with humans, but I wasn't sure about pets, so I checked it out.

CNNMoney: 3.1 million 'green jobs' number casts a wide netupdated: Thu Mar 29 2012 05:21:00

The 3.1 million "green jobs" the government reported last week was a large number -- it's nearly five times the number of people that work making cars and trucks and over half the amount employed in the construction industry.

Green lessons from Mughal architectureupdated: Thu Mar 08 2012 12:25:00

Award winning architect Manit Rastogi looks back to his Mughal heritage to create green buildings of the future.

Why the environment is a Latino issueupdated: Wed Feb 22 2012 11:41:00

Amid all the jockeying of the primary debates, President Barack Obama's 2013 budget was a breath of fresh air that underscored the priorities we should have as a nation. Sure, politicos may call it a campaign document, but even if you view it as only that, it is a much needed reminder of just what we should be focusing on.

Green is this season's color at Nigeria Fashion Weekupdated: Tue Dec 20 2011 08:11:00

Nigeria Fashion Week has always featured bold colors, but this year the focus was on one color in particular -- green.

Nigerian fashion goes 'green'updated: Tue Dec 20 2011 08:11:00

Designers and modes at Nigeria Fashion Week in Lagos raise awareness for the environment.

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.

CNNMoney: Energy Secretary Chu defends Solyndra loanupdated: Wed Nov 16 2011 16:27:00

Energy secretary Steven Chu is hitting back at criticism of a government loan program for renewable energy in the wake of the Solyndra scandal, saying the U.S. must "compete or accept defeat" in the clean tech race.

CNNMoney: Bill Clinton: How I'd fix the economyupdated: Tue Nov 08 2011 16:41:00

Move over Congress. Move over President Obama. Bill Clinton is back -- and he has a lot of economy-fixing ideas.

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.

New Zealand's heart of glassupdated: Mon Nov 07 2011 00:30:00

It might have a meeting room named after grizzled New Zealand rugby legend Wayne "Buck" Shelford, but the NZI Centre presents a sleeker appearance on the streets of Auckland.

African fashion onlineupdated: Fri Oct 28 2011 10:51:00

More and more African fashion designers are taking their business online, hoping to capitalise on a growing trend of boutiques.

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.

CNNMoney: Google expands its rooftop solar fundingupdated: Wed Sep 28 2011 11:55:00

Google announced another investment in companies selling rooftop solar panels Tuesday, putting $75 million into a fund that solar contractors and designers can draw on to finance solar systems for homeowners.

Military going green to save lives, moneyupdated: Thu Sep 22 2011 13:16:00

In 2010 alone, there were roughly 1,100 attacks on U.S. fuel convoys. This has cost the men and women of our armed forces dearly.

CNNMoney: FBI raids bankrupt solar venture Solyndraupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 12:56:00

FBI agents, acting with inspectors from the Department of Energy, raided the offices of solar panel maker Solyndra on Thursday, just days after the DOE-backed company filed for bankruptcy.

Why a green economy is still part of jobs solutionupdated: Fri Sep 09 2011 11:58:00

Unlike in previous jobs speeches, where he's been a cheerleader for clean energy and a green economy, President Obama didn't say the word "green" once in his address to a joint session of Congress on Thursday night. That seems to fit the mood of the country, but in fact, Obama is missing a stimulus program in every American gas tank.

CNNMoney: New SolarCity deal will double U.S. rooftop solar powerupdated: Thu Sep 08 2011 10:14:00

Residential solar power provider SolarCity and the U.S. government announced a deal Wednesday to put solar panels on military housing units, a move that could double the number of rooftop solar power installed in the United States.

CNNMoney: Energy innovation: From a garage to the Pentagonupdated: Tue Sep 06 2011 06:18:00

Spurred by a desire to save money and lives by reducing the number of vulnerable fuel convoys they depend on, the Marines last month invited 13 companies to their desert base to pitch them the latest in battlefield solar and fuel efficiency technology.

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 other E. coli threat? Raw milkupdated: Fri Jun 10 2011 11:27:00

The strain of E. coli that has killed at least 25 people and sickened more than 2,600 others in Europe is a terrifying reminder that killer microbes lurk in places where we least expect them. Though it is not a reason to panic, this incident should force us to rethink some important food safety issues.

Fortune: The big city fix for climate changeupdated: Fri Apr 22 2011 10:07:00

Jay Carson is CEO of the newly formed C40 Clinton Climate Initiative, which combines previous efforts led by former President Clinton and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg to leverage big cities in the fight against global warming. He'll have a budget this year of $12 million and a staff of 65.

Skanska goes 'deep green'updated: Fri Apr 15 2011 10:15:00

Construction giant Skanska is a leader in "green building" and now wants to move to "green" retro fit.

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.

Marlins turn Florida's Orange Bowl greenupdated: Fri Dec 03 2010 11:59:00

The tools and tradesman building the new home for the Florida Marlins are typical of any construction site. The difference here is that this building is green.

Fortune: Can business leaders create clean jobs?updated: Tue Nov 30 2010 05:36:00

Everyone is talking about creating more green jobs, but few people seem to know how to actually do it. That got Chad Holliday, the former CEO of DuPont and current chairman of Bank of America, thinking about solutions. Earlier this year he helped form the American Energy Innovation Council (AEIC), a bipartisan group of business leaders who believe that the U.S. needs a long-term energy strategy to transition to a low-carbon economy and create American jobs. Besides Holliday, the council's seven members are Bill Gates, GE CEO Jeff Immelt, Cummins CEO Tim Solso, Xerox CEO Ursula Burns, former Lockheed Martin CEO Norm Augustine, and John Doerr, a partner at the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins. The AEIC is supported by the Bipartisan Policy Center and the ClimateWorks Foundation. Holliday spoke with Fortune's Brian Dumaine on how the AEIC will work.

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."

A green economy will keep growingupdated: Tue Aug 24 2010 15:08:00

After decades of watching good jobs disappear, we need solutions that will provide continuous economic growth. The U.S. unemployment rate is hovering around 9.5 percent; for African Americans, around 17 percent.

Green buildings won't save the planetupdated: Tue Aug 17 2010 12:46:00

The United States has the third largest ecological footprint per capita, behind only the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia. We face an extraordinary challenge in overcoming our environmental deficit.

Fortune: Renewable energy: The government piggy-bankupdated: Fri Aug 13 2010 17:40:00

If the government truly wants America to go green, it's going to have to shell out to support the nascent but important sector of our economy. Green jobs and renewable energy were boldly funded in the stimulus bill, yet whenever Congress and the Obama administration need to scare up capital to fund some other program, they chip away at the initial $37 billion allocated for climate and energy-related efforts.

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.

Fortune: A motorcycle on a missionupdated: Thu Jun 10 2010 08:04:00

On the Bonneville Salt Flats, a prototype bike recently racked up a world speed record for electric motorcycles -- 150 mph. This is not your daddy's Harley. The interesting thing about it, however, is that the San Francisco startup that designed it is not really a motorcycle company. Yes, Mission Motors plans to start selling a limited number of the $68,995 bikes by mid-2011. But CEO Jit Bhattacharya sees his company as much more than that. In essence Mission is a software firm that will license cutting-edge electric power systems for all types of machines, from bikes to cars to lawn mowers. Mission takes the best lithium-ion batteries available and packages them with a proprietary cooling and management technology. Think of it as a green version of Intel Inside.

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.

Money Magazine: Secret 1: Show how your talents translateupdated: Tue May 18 2010 08:18:00

Laid off from her job as head marketer of an IT firm last year, Cynthia Curtis knew where she wanted to go next: into green industry. "Investment in it was expanding, and there weren't a lot of people with years of experience clamoring for jobs," she says. Curtis also had a personal interest, having built a green-certified home.

Fortune: The next 'hot' careersupdated: Tue May 04 2010 14:56:00

Dear Annie: I'm a sophomore in college, majoring in business. Even though I still have two more years of school ahead of me, I'm trying to figure out what kinds of jobs are likely to be available when I graduate. For one thing, having a handle on that would help me choose a minor. I'll also be graduating with loans to pay off, so I'll need to start working right away.

Green monastery is heavenly for Benedictine sistersupdated: Sun Apr 25 2010 09:36:00

Green living is a spiritual calling for a group of Christian women in the upper Midwest. Call it a heavenly approach to being good stewards of the Earth.

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.

No reason to 'drill, baby, drill'updated: Fri Apr 02 2010 15:19:00

Wednesday's speech from President Obama unveiling his new strategy on offshore drilling, which will keep some sensitive coastal areas open for drilling, hits close to home for me.

School lunch gets an upgradeupdated: Mon Mar 29 2010 11:34:00

Advocates for improved school nutrition hope the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010, a bill cleared for a final vote by the Senate this past Wednesday, might pave the way for lunch programs across the country to replicate the success of a deliciously successful pilot project in Berkeley, California.

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.

Obama urges green job growthupdated: Fri Mar 05 2010 12:42:00

President Obama says jobless rate is better than expected and tomorrow's jobs will be in the clean energy sector.

Fortune: Getting a green job isn't so easyupdated: Mon Mar 01 2010 10:30:00

Dear Annie: I lost a pretty good job as head of the training department at a financial-services company a few months ago and, rather than look for another similar position, I want to change careers. I'm passionate about the outdoors and would like to do something related to protecting wildlife and the environment. But I'm having trouble figuring out where to focus my search. Can you point me to some good sources of information about green jobs? -- Boston Birdwatcher

NAACP president: Van Jones a misunderstood treasureupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 14:14:00

Van Jones is an American treasure.

NAACP to honor Van Jonesupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 14:14:00

CNN's Suzanne Malveaux talks to NAACP President Benjamin Jealous about honoring a White House official who resigned.

Can e-waste be turned to gold?updated: Wed Feb 24 2010 12:32:00

The champions at the Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver can stand on the podium proud of their achievements, but the eco-minded among them can be extra proud that their medals are made with traces of precious metals recovered from e-waste.

Fortune: China's ahead in the green-tech raceupdated: Wed Feb 24 2010 12:09:00

Quick: which nation builds the most wind turbines? If you guessed America, with its blustery Great Plains dotted with whirring GE blades, you'd be wrong. In 2009, China became the planet's largest producer.

NAACP Image Award to be given to former White House 'green czar'updated: Wed Feb 24 2010 11:35:00

While Van Jones may have left the White House under a cloud, the NAACP says that's not his whole story.

Incentives to going 'off grid' bring power to the peopleupdated: Sun Feb 07 2010 21:24:00

The price of power has always been a political issue -- but now campaigners argue it could be the key to starting a green energy revolution.

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.

CNNMoney: Demystifying green jobsupdated: Wed Dec 09 2009 11:43:00

"Green jobs." You may have heard President Obama use this phrase often. But what does it really mean? It's one of those phrases that isn't really specific -- so we set out to demystify the phrase -- digging down into the sectors of business that people are referring to and actual job titles when they reference green jobs.

Obama's China trip is high-stakes mission for environmentupdated: Thu Nov 12 2009 09:19:00

When President Obama visits China next week, global climate change will top the agenda. The stakes could hardly be higher -- for the two Pacific powers and for the world.

Green museums and more in San Franciscoupdated: Wed Nov 11 2009 08:02:00

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Fortune: 15 best places for green jobsupdated: Mon Oct 26 2009 05:17:00

Dear Annie: I graduated from college with a civil engineering degree last spring, and I'm planning to go to architecture school. I want to focus my training on learning how to retrofit existing buildings and power plants to be more energy-efficient.

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.

Opinion: 'Green finance' vital lubricant in climate battleupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 04:00:00

At the UNIDO/UNEP/UN ESCAP/ILO conference on green industry in Asia, held in Manila, the Philippines in the second week of September, I proposed the formation of an International Green Finance Association in support of green industry and green economy in general.

Prepping for climate changeupdated: Fri Oct 09 2009 04:00:00

CNN's Barbara Starr reports on how the U.S. military prepares for future ecological challenges.

'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. Watch Brad Pitt to Speak Live About New Orleansupdated: Thu Sep 24 2009 16:48:00

The actor will speak as part of the Clinton Global Initiative

Pittsburgh in spotlight as G-20 summit approachesupdated: Wed Sep 23 2009 07:41:00

Pittsburgh conjures up visions of steel mills and gritty sports teams for many. The host city of this week's Group of 20 summit hopes to update that image.

Money Magazine: Extreme green goes mainstreamupdated: Tue Sep 08 2009 09:23:00

Just a couple of years ago the only people putting solar panels on their houses wore Birkenstocks and preferred tofu to T-bones. But now that energy bills are skyrocketing and it has become downright fashionable to reduce your carbon footprint, the idea of adding solar electricity to your home doesn't sound all that far-fetched to the rest of us.

Commentary: Make every job a green jobupdated: Thu Aug 13 2009 12:16:00

In a recent CNN commentary entitled "Green jobs: hope or hype?" Samuel Sherraden argues that green job creation will be insufficient to bring America out of recession. But Sherraden narrowly defines green as a "sector," and fails to see its potential as a strategy for the revitalization of the entire economy.

Farm fresh food to consumersupdated: Wed Aug 05 2009 12:42:00

Community Suported Agriculture members say they get better products thanks to a direct relationship with farmers.

Growing local-farm movement expanding to meatupdated: Wed Aug 05 2009 12:42:00

In a parking lot in suburban Atlanta, customers mill in the summer heat, waiting for freezer bags full of beef, pork, chicken and other meats.

Seven emerging jobs poised for growthupdated: Wed Aug 05 2009 08:55:00

In today's uncertain job market, even the jobs once marked as "recession-proof" are not as safe as we thought. So where should you focus your job search?

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