Biofuel test flight marks a 'green' step
Air New Zealand conducted a two-hour test flight Monday in which one of four Rolls-Royce engines on a jetliner was powered by a biofuel blend, another step down the long path the airline industry is taking to reduce carbon emissions.
County acts on global warming
Saving water, using more renewable energy and protecting undeveloped land were strategies announced Wednesday by King County Executive Ron Sims to respond to global warming.
Global Climate Change: Cheap insurance
At last month's "climate change summit" hosted in Seattle by state Insurance Commissioner Mike Kreidler, it was King County Executive Ron Sims who stole the show.
Clean tech revs up investors
Clean tech has come of age. That was one of the messages Wednesday from the "Investing in Clean Energy" conference at the Washington State Convention and Trade Center.
Sustainable building specialist Thor Peterson offers a tip on an important job as we head into heating season.
Energy-efficiency measure rejected
The prospect that developers would scrap dozens of downtown Seattle apartment towers because of a proposed energy-efficiency measure helped kill the proposed rule Friday.