Triea Systems is a green tech startup that converts heat from rejected, existing sources — like animal manure — into a usable resource.
Oroeco combines your spending and investment data with data about global climate change to help users track the sustainability of their lifestyle.
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.
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.
Here’s the latest on environment developments:
In his State of the Union address tonight, President Bush is expected to call for a doubling of ethanol use in gasoline.
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.
The latest roundup of the action happening in Silicon Valley:
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.