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GLOBE 2014 keynote speaker line-up announced

Vancouver, CANADA – The 13th edition of the GLOBE Series of events, a leading sustainable business summit, has unveiled its keynote speakers for the upcoming event being held March 26-28, 2014 in Vancouver, Canada. Framed around the thematic concept of ‘Building Business Resilience through Sustainability Strategies & Innovation’, the GLOBE 2014 agenda ... keep reading

Written by Lindsey Horne in December 2013, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Consumerism, Economics, Emissions, Energy Saving, Events, Green energy, Industry & Business, Smart Growth, Water

Renewable Energy in East Africa is Praised.

Last month we reported that Ethiopia had just opened the largest wind farm in Africa. A third of Ethiopia, the continent's second most populous nation, conducts their day to day without any access to electricity. The new wind farm has the potential to change the lives of millions.  Ethiopia ... keep reading

Written by Daniel F Benson-Guiu in December 2013, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Emissions, Politics & Government, Smart Growth

Improving soil quality by not ploughing.

Recently there have been many reports about the negative sides of ploughing. The productivity of our soils has constantly increased thanks to the invention of the plough millennia ago, but now ploughing could be a cause for the decline in soil productivity. Dr John Baker, an international soil scientist who ... keep reading

Written by Daniel F Benson-Guiu in December 2013, about Agriculture & Food, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Emissions, Smart Growth

Renewable energy growth statistics released from NREL

The National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) has released the 2012 Renewable Energy Data Book on behalf of the Energy Department’s Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy. The annual report is an important assessment of U.S. energy statistics for 2012, including renewable electricity, worldwide renewable energy development, clean ... keep reading

Written by Lindsey Horne in November 2013, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Energy Saving, Green energy, Industry & Business, Smart Growth

Self Driving Cars: Coming Soon to a Highway Near You

  Imagine standing on a street corner in Manhattan, in need of a taxi to take you from Union Square up to Columbia University. You punch your destination into an app on your phone, which tells you the cab should be there in 30 seconds. A car pulls up as promised ... keep reading

Written by Dave Levitan/Yale e360 in August 2012, about Coal & Oil, Design, Electric vehicles, Lifestyle & Behavior, Smart Growth, Transport, Travel

US Solar Companies Can Compete With China With a Bit of Innovation

     The US solar industry is undergoing some serious growing pains, with bankruptcies and mergers a necessary part of that process; meanwhile, competition from Chinese solar panels has many believing that American solar simply cannot compete. Not so. Solar's track record is certainly not inspiring: The past couple of years ... keep reading

Written by Jen Alic/ in July 2012, about Green energy, Industry & Business, Politics & Government, Smart Growth, Solar

Drive-By Thermal Imagine Helps Save Energy loss and Lower Costs

DRIVE-BY THERMAL IMAGING HELPS SAVE ENERGY LOSS AND LOWER COSTS By Lamya Hussain on March 28, 2012    in Share2   Essess is a SAAS-based provider, which collects data and analyzes the overall building energy efficiency performance. Essess products mainly focus on energy loss detection, diagnostics, artificial intelligence and physical modeling ... keep reading

Written by PSFK/Lamya Hussain in April 2012, about Energy Saving, Industry & Business, Smart Growth

Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize Goes to New York

The Lee Kuan Yew World City Prize 2012 has been awarded to the Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg and the Departments of Transportation, City Planning and Parks and Recreation for orchestrating the remarkable transformation of the city. Chairman of the Prize Nominating Committee, Kishore Mahbubani said: "The City ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in March 2012, about Design, Earth, Soil, & Landscape, Events, Lifestyle & Behavior, Politics & Government, Smart Growth

The Sustainability Tripod: Communication, Collaboration, Innovation

  Despite the noticeable upward trend in sustainable business practices, many companies are still hesitant to take this leap.  Incorporating sustainability into a vision statement often demands sweeping changes to the financial, social and environmental objectives of an organization.  Companies such as Coca-Cola, Wal-Mart, and Johnson & Johnson are proving that implementing ... keep reading

Written by Kaitlyn Nakagoshi in January 2012, about Climate Change, Education, Energy Saving, Industry & Business, Lifestyle & Behavior, Smart Growth

Zayed Future Energy Prize Announces Winners

 Zayed Future Energy Prize – awarded annually to large corporations, individuals, small businesses and non-governmental organizations that have made significant contributions to the future of energy, climate change and sustainability – today announced its 2012 awards winners from the World Future Energy Summit, distributing US$3.5 million to winners and runners-up ... keep reading

Written by Celsias in January 2012, about Climate Change, Events, Green energy, Health, Industry & Business, Poverty & Development, Smart Growth

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