US in love with eco-friendly burgers

America is in the grip of a plant-based food craze. And California's Impossible Foods, backed by investors including Bill Gates, is one of the companies feeding the demand. Its Impossible Burger has been ...

US cities stick to clean energy path

A growing number of American cities are pledging to shift to using 100% renewable energy. California's Goleta City Council is the latest to join the club, backing a resolution this week to move the city to 1...

Fifty US cities back clean power

Fifty American cities have now pledged to move towards getting their energy from 100% renewable sources. Truckee has the honour of being the location that achieves the new landmark, joining cities like San D...

Americans like local clean energy

(USA) A new report reveals Americans are increasingly buying their clean energy locally. The appeal of distributed wind power - where energy is generated close to the place it will be used - is on the ris...

New high for wind and solar energy

(USA) Wind and solar energy provided Americans with more than 10% of their electricity in March for the first time, according to new data. The country's Energy Information Administration (EIA) released fi...

Immigrants spur US startup success

(USA) Startup activity is on an upward trajectory in America, according to a new report. The 2017 Kauffman Index of Startup Activity indicates the upward trend of recent years continued in 2016, in a larg...

New economic system on the rise

(USA) A major tech provider to the waste industry has announced it is backing efforts in America to advance the circular economy. Headquartered in Ireland, AMCS operates internationally in servicing the n...

Americans using more green energy

|11 April 2017| Americans used more clean energy last year than they did in 2015, according to new research. Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) new energy charts show solar energy adoption sa...

Robot housekeepers find work in America

|6 February 2017| USA By the end of the decade 1 in 10 US homes will have a robot housekeeper, according to a new report. Increased time pressures and urbanisation were cited by Juniper Research as rea...

Americans would pay more for sustainable biofuels

|8 December 2016| USA American consumers are willing to pay a premium price - around 11% more than conventional fuels - for second generation biofuels, according to new research. A team at Washington S...