Technology has a home in hipster-ville, especially when it's environmentally friendly, local or green.
Living the green hipster life isn't all about retro tech. You can have the latest environmentally friendly innovations and still keep your hipster cred.
Jim Balsillie, the former co-CEO of BlackBerry maker Research in Motion, is appointed to chair of Sustainable Development Technology Canada.
Heavy rainfall has allowed the Central American country of Costa Rica to be powered almost entirely by its hydroelectric plants.
In the wake of Beacon Power's bankruptcy, other clean-tech companies with loan guarantees could be in for trouble, too.
Cheap natural gas from "fracking" shale rock and other unconventional fossil fuels are making life tough for cleantech.
With political paralysis and the turmoil of Solyndra in Washington, states are taking the lead on green technology action, pitting individual states against other countries.
Green-tech startups are splitting between those which swing for the fences and others who just try to hit safely but there's a need for both types to foster innovation.
Investor Steve Jurvetson is bullish on green innovation because entrepreneurs can tap into the rapid advances in genetic engineering and IT.
There's a real risk that innovation in green technologies will slow for lack of money and interest. Here's why we need a leaner, meaner green tech 2.0.