Survey reveals how personal concerns, income shape consumer attitudes about energy
Americans are just as concerned about energy's impact on the environment as they are about its affordability, according to first-year results of the University of Michigan Energy Survey.
In next 15 years, Gates Foundation sees big jump for poor
The $42 billion Gates Foundation says the lives of poor people around the world will improve more over the next 15 years "than at any time in history."
Starving the energy monster for energy efficient buildings
There are one and a half million commercial buildings in the U.S. Less than ten percent of them have energy management systems. Technology from a Siemens company in Austin, Texas has what it takes to steadily ...
People often withhold key facts to win negotiations, and don't think they've done wrong
It was a deft explanation that, to many observers, gave credence to the nickname "Slick Willie." President Bill Clinton, facing increasing questions about his relationship with White House intern Monica Lewinsky, ...
Your info has been hacked. Now what do you do?
Criminals stole personal information from tens of millions of Americans in data breaches this past year. Of those affected, one in three may become victims of identity theft, according to research firm Javelin. ...
Study reveals how much people understand Internet
The Internet generation doesn't actually know much about how it works.
Senate blocks NSA phone records measure (Update)
The Senate on Tuesday blocked a bill to end bulk collection of Americans' phone records by the National Security Agency, dealing a blow to President Barack Obama's primary proposal to rein in domestic surveillance.
Documents show how White House defended Clinton
The White House made a public push to defend President Bill Clinton during a series of investigations related to his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky and other matters, according to thousands of pages of documents released ...
Clinton papers on Lewinsky, others released (Update)
The White House strategy to defend President Bill Clinton against the political fallout of his affair with intern Monica Lewinsky is detailed in documents the National Archives released Friday, part of a ...
Isaacson's new book tells of digital revolution
Walter Isaacson has a different way of looking at history.
A platform to help consumers achieve sustainable energy consumption
While promoting sustainable electricity supplies requires coordination at the EU level, the actual implementation has to happen locally. If local actors – such as consumers – are to make a difference ...
Mark Zuckerberg's chilly charity challenge to Bill Gates
Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg has become the latest celebrity to be doused by a bucket of ice-cold water—and now he wants Bill Gates to follow suit.
When it comes to energy's environmental impact, Southerners think differently
Southerners are less likely than Americans in other parts of the country to believe that energy affects the environment by at least a fair amount, according to the latest findings of the University of Michigan ...
Research proves there is power in numbers to reduce electricity bills
Consumers can save money on their electricity bills and negotiate better deals by joining forces with similar groups of customers to switch energy suppliers according to new research.