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Apple's environmental chief to now head all social policy programs

In a sign that Apple is aiming to expand its voice on social issues, Lisa Jackson is promoted to the company's first vice president of environment, policy and social initiatives.

By June 23, 2015


Crave Ep. 215: Futuristic shower head cleans up on Kickstarter

The highly scientific Nebia Shower system is supposed to somehow get more water onto you with less waste. Is this the perfect cross between luxury and environmentalism or will over $1M in Kickstarter pledges go down the drain?

By August 13, 2015


Apple envisions environmental sensors for wearables

Two patent applications describe environmental and temperature sensors that could be outfitted into "wrist-watch devices" as well as other wearable gadgets.

By April 24, 2014


Not so fast: Environmental concerns halt Atari E.T. cartridge dig

Filmmakers planned to excavate millions of the cartridges, buried as part of Atari's 'corporate shame,' but New Mexico regulators say an environmental report is required first.

By March 21, 2014


IFTTT adds new environmental triggers with Netatmo channel

Users of the Netatmo Weather Station will now be able to trigger anything on IFTTT using noise, temperature, humidity, or air quality levels.

By January 23, 2014


Environmentally friendly cars

Cars have a come a long way in efficiency over the past decades, so a new car can also be an environmental statement, if it replaces an older model.

6 Images By October 31, 2013


Apple names former EPA admin as environmental officer

Apple's hired Lisa Jackson, the former administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency, to oversee its environmental efforts.

By May 28, 2013


BP accused of rewriting environmental record on Wikipedia

A British Petroleum representative allegedly rewrote 44 percent of the oil giant's Wikipedia page, including the environmental sections. Some Wikipedia editors are crying foul.

By March 20, 2013


Oh, Apple. Did you have to?

Apple's Earth Day ad, squarely aimed at Samsung, undercuts Apple's sincerity in dealing with the environment. But some may love seeing a little arrogance back in Apple's ads.

By April 22, 2014


The environmental pitfalls at the end of an iPhone's life

Recycling or throwing out any piece of consumer electronics has an environmental cost. Apple is among the most progressive companies dealing with the problem. But is it enough?

By September 26, 2012