Geisinger shows how data drives change


Source: Healthcare IT News 24 April 2014
Geisinger shows how data drives change

Geisinger Health System, the pioneering integrated care network, is "perfectly designed to do a huge number of experiments in both the provider...

Renewable energy project to bring green jobs and growth to Merseyside


Source: bdaily 24 April 2014
Renewable energy project to bring green jobs and growth to Merseyside

A major renewable electricity project has been unveiled in Merseyside as part of the government’s world leading electricity reforms...

Healthcare security stuck in Stone Age


Source: Healthcare IT News 24 April 2014
Healthcare security stuck in Stone Age

Healthcare has a few things to do differently in the privacy and security arena -- one of them being: Start taking it seriously...

The Future is here | Renewable Energy Source 2014


Source: YouTube 24 April 2014
The Future is here | Renewable Energy Source 2014

This is the Rawlemon Spherical Solar Energy Generator discovered by German architect André Broessel. This is 35% more efficient than current solar...

Britain’s renewable energy investment boom is a story rarely told


Source: The Guardian 24 April 2014
Britain’s renewable energy investment boom is a story rarely told

Low carbon energy investment is the cornerstone of Britain’s energy future – and is already playing a leading part in the coalition’s...

Scania Focusing on Becoming Industry Leader in Sustainability


Source: TorqueNews 24 April 2014
Scania Focusing on Becoming Industry Leader in Sustainability

Volkswagen released a report today indicating that sustainability is the way of the future at Scania, as well as the overall transport industry...

How Urban Landscape Technology Is Changing The Oil Industry For The Better


Source: Sustainable Cities 24 April 2014
How Urban Landscape Technology Is Changing The Oil Industry For The Better

The Scandinavian countries have taken the lead with respect to making the world oil-free. In 2005, the Swedish government announced a plan to...

FBI Warns Health Care Sector Is Especially Vulnerable to Cyberattacks


Source: Time 24 April 2014
FBI Warns Health Care Sector Is Especially Vulnerable to Cyberattacks

The agency says health care providers have particularly lax security systems. Reportedly, health care data sold on the black market can be...

IBM Smarter Buildings


Source: IBM 24 April 2014
IBM Smarter Buildings

Smarter Buildings: Given their environmental impact, it's time we designed from the earth up.

Sustainability in schools: give young eco-warriors space to grow


Source: The Guardian 24 April 2014
Sustainability in schools: give young eco-warriors space to grow

Sustainability may be a 21st century buzzword, but turn the clocks back 15 years and few were talking seriously about separating waste...

New York City's Most Serious Pollution Continues to Plague its Residents


Source: Planetizen 24 April 2014
New York City's Most Serious Pollution Continues to Plague its Residents

Imagine living high above Manhattan but unable to open your windows because of soot-laden smoke from surrounding buildings. Toxic emissions from...

IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development


Source: IBM 24 April 2014
IBM Institute for Business Value: Transportation and economic development

High unemployment, languid economic growth and growing urbanization make transport’s role in driving growth more important than ever...

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Shape and innovate: How to master the sustainability two-step


Source: GreenBiz 24 April 2014
Shape and innovate: How to master the sustainability two-step

In my 10 years at Forum for the Future, I have seen a shift in the mindsets of senior executives at leading companies. In the early 2000s...

John Bird, founder of the Big Issue, asks: what makes a social business?


Source: The Guardian 24 April 2014
John Bird, founder of the Big Issue, asks: what makes a social business?

The first tip you would give a business seeking to become more social is to ensure that their staff are paid a living wage. Businesses need to be...

Lufthansa develops taste for 'alcohol to jet' fuel


Source: BusinessGreen 24 April 2014
Lufthansa develops taste for 'alcohol to jet' fuel

Lufthansa is set to trial biokerosene jet fuel made from alcohol after signing an agreement with Total-backed US biofuel producer Gevo...

Future Megacities - Energy and Climate Protection in Gauteng, South-Africa


Source: Cross Docs 24 April 2014
Future Megacities - Energy and Climate Protection in Gauteng, South-Africa

The project is a research and demonstration project of the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research..

The DH needs to be more innovative in primary care


Source: Health Service Journal 24 April 2014
The DH needs to be more innovative in primary care

The new Department of Health document, Transforming Primary Care, mostly looks to improve services for those with the most complex needs...

What is kinetic energy? Can it be harnessed to power our stuff?


Source: TreeHugger 24 April 2014
What is kinetic energy? Can it be harnessed to power our stuff?

So what is kinetic energy? There's motion everywhere in our world. What if we could harness energy that would otherwise be wasted to power...

Evolution: Smart Grid Technology Requires Creating New Business Models


Source: IBM 24 April 2014
Evolution: Smart Grid Technology Requires Creating New Business Models

A century ago, the first great business model innovation in the electric power industry was set in motion with the move from...

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How Earth Day is Just Like New Year's Eve


Source: The Energy Collective 24 April 2014
How Earth Day is Just Like New Year's Eve

I’m not eager to spoil the party of Earth Day. For the environmentalist crowd, a group to which I pledge my philosophical, if not always explicit...

Renewable Energy Gains in 2013 but Coal and Gas Still Dominate


Source: The Energy Collective 24 April 2014
Renewable Energy Gains in 2013 but Coal and Gas Still Dominate

There is still a significant swath of the U.S. that will continue to run on coal and gas even as many states meet their renewable portfolio...

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