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In this week's show, our green tech expert Martin LaMonica talks about solar power and we show a few devices powered by wind and water, as well as a cheap Netbook made from biodegradable materials.
In the Green Show this week, we stop by the Solar Decathlon, find out what causes 17 percent of greenhouse gas emissions, and look at why Volkswagen would invest in high-tech stairs.
The Solar Decathlon, a competition among 20 universities to build the best solar-powered house, opened last week at the National Mall in Washington. CNET News.com's Martin LaMonica talks with students, government officials and advisers about the market viability of solar energy, as well as the secrets to winning.
This week on the Green Show, the "Renew America Roadtrip" kicks off in New York City, Wal-Mart implements green labeling, and find out what it costs to power a heavy-duty gaming PC.
On the Green Show this week, we look at the PS3 Slim's energy efficiency, Newsweek names the greenest corporations in America, and Honda's U3-X gets us up to speed at 4 mph.
On the Green Show this week, Samsung pledges billions to go green, energy efficient appliances of the future, and a supercomputer in the UK computes and pollutes.
On the Green Show this week, Google is working on a greenhouse gas map, California is testing offshore wind farms, and "Star Trek" alumnus William Shatner is spearheading an intergalactic battle for greener gadgets.
Some gadgets billed as "green" can power electronics off the grid. Others help you reduce energy use at home, work, or on your daily commute. CNET editors Elsa Wenzel and Wayne Cunningham talk about some of the latest tools on the market.
On the Green Show this week, energy-efficient light bulbs, a look at the Maingear Pulse gaming PC, and a study on the greenness of an e-reader.
Samsung and Sprint have jumped on the green bandwagon: they launched a new eco-friendly phone last week, the Samsung Reclaim. Speaking of green, some handset manufacturers and carriers think we're rolling in money and are charging some jaw-dropping prices for their devices. We're not quite sure what they're thinking, especially after a Gartner study finds that North Americans pay more for cell phone service than other parts of the world. We've got all this and more on this week's Dialed In podcast.