Filmmaker James Cameron wants us to be technologists with a conscience

In a conversation with Google chief executive Eric Schmidt, film director James Cameron urged technology-minded people to become better stewards of the planet. That was a fundamental message of Cameron’s blockbuster film Avatar, and it’s also the advice he has for people who have their heads down building cool technology in Silicon Valley.

Doerr’s crusade on global warming

When John Doerr spoke at the Ted conference in March, he broke into tears at the end of a 20-minute talk about global warming.

President Bush to push ethanol

In his State of the Union address tonight, President Bush is expected to call for a doubling of ethanol use in gasoline.

Global warming continues, Schwarzenegger to boost green tech

Amid continued evidence global warming is speeding up, Calif. Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger has proposed new regulations requiring a 10 percent reduction in the carbon content of all passenger vehicle fuels sold in California by 2020.

Silicon Valley leaders prove clout on global warming bill

Turns out, a group of Silicon Valley venture capitalists, including Kleiner Perkins’ John Doerr, and other business folks helped tipped the balance on the landmark global warming bill passed last week.