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Earth Day 2009: For a greener future

To mark the annual celebration, CNET creates a green electronics guide, a new weekly show focusing on eco-living, and tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint.

To mark the annual celebration, CNET creates a green electronics guide, a new weekly show focusing on eco-living, and tips on how to reduce your carbon footprint.

CNET's green electronics guide

At CNET, we take sustainability seriously. Here, you can find information about buying green, starting with our new energy-efficiency ratings and our new weekly video, The Green Show.
(Posted in Reviews by CNET staff)
April 22, 2009 4:00 AM PDT

Images: NASA's biggest achievements for Earth

In time for Earth Day, NASA ran an online contest to let Earthlings pick the top 10 biggest accomplishments in the agency's five decades of observing the planet. The winner: GPS.
(Posted in Image Galleries by CNET staff)
April 22, 2009 8:25 AM PDT
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How to reduce your impact

With Earth Day here, many of us are thinking of ways to help the environment. We have five online services that assist you in doing just that.
(Posted in Webware by Don Reisinger)
April 22, 2009 6:00 AM PDT

Energy-cutting apps for PCs

Earth Day may or may not appeal to your eco-conscience, but keeping the reins steady on your computer's carbon footprint and energy consumption makes good technological and financial sense.
(Posted in Green Tech by Jessica Dolcourt)
April 21, 2009 11:50 PM PDT

Photos: Early views of Earth from space

NASA's Earth Day commemoration includes a historic look at our home planet, beginning with images taken in 1947 from a V-2 rocket.
(Posted in Image Galleries by CNET staff)
April 21, 2009 1:00 PM PDT

Green technologies to watch

The pace of change surrounding technology in clean energy and efficiency hasn't been this fast in years. On the eve of Earth Day, we take a measure of which areas look most promising.
(Posted in Green Tech by Martin LaMonica)
April 21, 2009 4:00 AM PDT

My year as a green-living beta tester

CNET News reporter Martin LaMonica has spent the past year in the multifamily competition Energy Smackdown to lower household energy use. He finds a little effort goes a long way.
(Posted in Green Tech by Martin LaMonica)
April 20, 2009 4:00 AM PDT

Photos: Getting your green on for Earth Day

CNET Green Tech reporter Martin LaMonica lists ideas for an eco-conscious lifestyle, ranging from energy conservation for your home to recycling your gadgets.
(Posted in Image Galleries by Martin LaMonica)
April 20, 2009 4:00 AM PDT

From Earth Day 2008

Photos: Plastic by the numbers

Chemists have spun hundreds of kinds of plastics, but most common containers fall in one of seven categories.
(Posted in Image Galleries by Elsa Wenzel)
April 22, 2008 7:45 AM PDT

Photos: Guide to green labels

Reading between the lines on labels can be tricky. But labels created by independent groups--rather than suppliers and retailers--can help identify truly eco-friendly goods.
(Posted in Image Galleries by Elsa Wenzel)
April 21, 2008 4:00 AM PDT

How to green your life

Eco-perfection is impossible, but these tools can help to shrink a carbon footprint, inch by inch.
(Posted in Green Tech by Elsa Wenzel)
April 21, 2008 4:00 AM PDT