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Bill Weihl.

Google likes equations. Here's one that's bracingly simple: RE A former professor at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Weihl, 52, began by helping...

Borneo Says No to Dirty Energy

Coal has been expelled from Eden. On Wednesday the government of Sabah, the ecologically rich state on the northeast tip of Malaysian Borneo, announced it...

Blackout '03: Getting By Without the Grid

There's nothing like a multistate summertime blackout to get environmentalists and industry groups throwing spitballs at one another. Extreme greens wag...

Green Concerns Over the Energy Bill

Environmental groups are anxiously watching three votes this week that could significantly water down the energy bill currently before the Senate. The outcome of...

Going Green: How Business Saw the Light

On a cloudless afternoon early last fall, Honda CEO Takeo Fukui stood by his company's test track outside Tokyo and watched a group of journalists take the...

Five Best Ideas of the Day: April 17

1. Your mobile phone — working with everybody else’s — might give you a headstart to brace for an earthquake. By Jessica Leber in Fast Co.Exist 2. This is the...

Tim Cook

A courageous innovator

Five Best Ideas of the Day: November 24

1. A bipartisan plan in North Carolina shrunk prison population and cut costs while the crime rate continued to fall. Can it serve as a model for other states?...

Tower of Power

Don't look directly at the tower. It's tempting, but really--don't." Mike Bobinecz, vice president of construction management at BrightSource Energy, is just...