DEAR READERS Due to the Thanksgiving Day holiday in the U.S., SmartPlanet Daily will not be published tomorrow or Friday. SmartPlanet Daily will resume its regular publication schedule Monday, November 28, 2011.
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The industrial artistry in these photos of Siemens locomotive skeletons illustrates that steel is highly recyclable. That's good, because steelmaking emits copious carbon dioxide. Industry's on it. Read the full story
Circle of Blue's J. Carl Ganter spoke to me about the global water shortage and why he is traveling with top journalists and scientists to tell the most important story of the planet: the fresh water crisis. Read the full story
San Francisco's Transamerica Pyramid has ascended to the top two percent of energy-efficient buildings in the nation, thanks to efficiency retrofits as well as the building's design. Read the full story