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On-demand smartphone apps are known for addressing the whims and desires of the comfortable. It turns out they can also serve the greater good.
What's the going rate to get a celebrity to join Twitter? In Larry David's case, about $10,000 in charitable donations.
DVRs and set-top boxes consume, and waste, a lot of energy. Boosting energy efficiency requires changes in how electronics are designed and what consumers demand from service providers.
The Natural Resources Defense Council says HD DVRs and HD set-top boxes together use more energy every year than a recent-model refrigerator. The problem? There's no real on/off switch or low-power mode.
Game consoles made in 2010 consume about 50 percent less energy than their 2006 counterparts, a study from the Natural Resources Defense Council finds.
The alliance--endorsed by six professional sports leagues--will focus on environmental sustainability at stadiums and training centers.
To determine whether man-made charcoal, or biochar, can significantly cut carbon levels in the atmosphere, large-scale systems need to be tested, according to an NRDC analysis.
TVs made after May 2011 will sport the yellow EnergyGuide label showing estimated annual energy use and how they compare to similarly sized models.
In a PSA in support of the Clean Energy Jobs and American Power Bill, "Get a Mac" icon Justin Long encourages you to e-mail your senator. He also reminds you he's the Mac guy.
Consumer electronics and IT associations are challenging a New York City e-waste recycling law. Recycling advocates worry that state programs could be stalled.