Senior leadership from PepsiCo's Frito-Lay North America division was joined earlier this month by California Governor Edmund G. Brown Jr. to announce the growth of Frito-Lay's California electric truck fleet.
For most businesses, the question increasingly is not whether or not you should do a sustainability report. It has become: “Are you doing ongoing sustainability reporting and integrating your environmental efforts with your finances?”
The U.S. Department of Energy has announced more than $7 million to fund four projects in California, Washington and Oregon to advance hydrogen storage technologies to be used in fuel cell electric vehicles.
A thriving electric-vehicle industry could energize our economy, improve our environment and break our addiction to imported oil. But there's a lot of spadework to be done before EV adoption takes root.
A Purdue University student who built a street-legal motorcycle that can be powered by plug-in AC current or solar energy is looking to build and commercialize a second-generation version that will be faster and more powerful.
With the crisis unfolding at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant, it is too soon to draw final conclusions. But watching the struggle to bring the site under control, we cannot help but wonder: What exactly is going on, and what lessons might be learned?
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