Turns out the cost of fighting climate change will increase 40 percent for every decade of inaction.

  By Elaine Hsieh, Program Director & Senior Analyst – VERGE Turns out the cost of fighting climate change will increase 40 percent for every decade of inaction. That’s one of the eye-opening findings from a new White House report released yesterday, serving as an important reminder that action is …

GreenBuzz Oct 14th

Get Your Free VERGE Interconnect Expo Pass Taking Care of Business By Joel Makower, Chairman & Executive Editor It’s nearly showtime! Tomorrow morning we’ll kick off VERGE San Francisco. (You can download the official program here.) We’ve got more than 1,000 people coming, so it’s going to be quite a gathering (and party!). There’s still …

Green Buzz: Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses?

  Money Matters Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses? By Heather Clancy Upgrading aging water infrastructure is costly, but advanced technology can help utilities detect leaks or unbilled water usage faster. …Read More How can solar companies get new customers? Cold, hard cash By James Mandel …

Green Buzz: Which energy resources are gulping down our water?

    In The Flow     Which energy resources are gulping down our water? By Kate Zerrenner Here’s what we can learn from Texas’s current approach to energy and water policy. …Read More       HP travels ‘modern Silk Road’ to cut freight footprint By Sustainable Business News …

Verge: The value, interconnection, and opportunities of water

    By Elaine Hsieh, Program Director & Senior Analyst – VERGE We don’t typically talk about water here at VERGE, but that’s about to change. While there may still be a disconnect between the cost and value of water, global drought has squeezed our energy and food systems to the point that the …

Google, Cisco share first place on Greenpeace’s 2013 Cool IT list

  On The Brink Climate change as real business risk By Michael Kramer Politicians might debate them, but the risks of climate change and their potential impact on businesses are all too real. …Read More How to prevent the natural resources economic bubble  By Nathan Havey Climate change and natural …

Civic App Turning Residents into Agents of change

From The Ground Up How a civic app is turning city residents into agents of change By Kristine Wong Communities across the U.S. are collapsing the gap between needed services and civic improvements through an innovative citizen-to-city communications system. …Read More Why we should enable the autocatalytic city By Benjamin …

GreenBuzz: Inside H&M’s design for a new water management strategy

Register today for the 2013 GreenBiz Forums Water, Water (Not) Everywhere Inside H&M’s design for a new water management strategy  By Harry Stevens WWF will help the clothing giant address water scarcity in its buildings, product design and supply chain. …Read More Intel aims to make matches for wastewater heaven …