Tag Results for earth day (4)

  1. Earth Day founder Denis Hayes on spring, Obama, and social networking

    Yesterdayâ''s spectacularly sunny and windy weather here in Palo Alto, Calif., was a shoutout for renewable energy of all kinds. And it was the perfect setting to hear the organizer of the first Earth Day, Denis Hayes, speak at Stanford to kick off the universityâ''s Earth Week celebration. Hayes was happy to be back on the campus where he was a student in the late 1960s. â''Itâ''s particularly wonderful to be here in the spring,â'' he said, â''when I can remember my own youthful spring at Stanford, …

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  2. That tangle of power cords under your desk may make you a winner

    Gearing up for Earth Day on April 22, Green Plug, the manufacturer of a universal charger, has issued a call for below-the-desk photos. Green Plugâ''s product was one of the highlights of Demo 08, a showcase for emerging companies. The company has developed universal power connector that talks to products that contain its licensed technology. The products tell the connector what voltage they need and when theyâ''re done charging; it saves energy as well as eliminates heavy power â''bricksâ'', the kind that you may be kicking …

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