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When it comes to power generation - Small is Beautiful 1° (1 reply)

Amory Lovins, chief scientist at Rocky Mountain Institute, negawatt guru and all around energy expert, has written a piece in the NY Times freakonomics blog regarding big power plants compared to small distributed generation power systems. It's fascinating stuff and the way forward. Yet another nail in the coffin of ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Biofuels & Alternative Energy, Clean Technologies, Coal & Oil, Energy Saving, Green energy, Industry & Business, Nuclear, Smart Growth, Solar

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Which vehicle manufacturer creates the greenest vehicles? 3° (3 replies)

I'm looking to buy a new car right now, and an unsure about which to go for - especially as it's so tough filtering out truth from 'greenwash'. Can anyone help? And does anyone know where I can find them?

Started by Matthew W. in June 2008, about Climate Change, Industry & Business, Transport

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The US can reduce energy use by 30% through efficiency alone. 1° (1 reply)

"Rocky Mountain Institute's Energy and Resources Team has just published a report that shows the opportunity for 30 percent energy savings in the United States. Assessing the Electric Productivity Gap and the U.S. Efficiency Opportunity analyzed electric productivity state by state, and found a significant gap between the highest and ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Energy Saving

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Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM). 1° (1 reply)

Voluntary carbon market (VCM) is still a problem many developing states. Can great investment on Climate change adaptation and mitigation knowledge make the 'sinking boat' float?

Started by Joseph Bukula in November 2012, about Air Quality, Carbon Sequestration, Carbon Trading, Clean Technologies, Climate Change, Coal & Oil, Economics, Emissions, Energy Saving, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Green energy, Pollution, Transport

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Sustainable Building at or below conventional cost 1° (1 reply)

Using our tradmarked project delivery method called Total Project Management: Driven to the POWER of g, we continue to deliver buildings that are at least LEED Gold Certified below conventional budgets Northland Pines High School - Eagle River, WI -23% below the national average cost of all public high schools ...

Started by Pete Hoffman in November 2008, about Air Quality, Architecture, Design, Economics, Education, Emissions, Energy Saving, Finance & Money, Green energy, Industry & Business, Recycling

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GM crops increase pesticide use 8° (3 replies)

From Organic Consumers Association "According to a recent (December 2008) global summary report from the Worldwatch Institute: 1) The U.S. leads the world, by far, in genetically engineered crop production and consumption. 2) The widespread planting of crops genetically engineered to resist specific pesticides (which allows farmers to apply more ...

Started by C Robb W. in February 2009, about Agriculture & Food, Environment & Wildlife, Environmental Disasters, Genetic Modification, Organic, Rivers, Lakes, and Oceans

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Free Home Energy: 1° (1 reply)

'Here's to an 'ECO Christmas & Free House -Hold Energy Generating NEW YEAR' - Michael http://freepoweratgeneratorbuild.com/Articles/free-energy-innovation-for-a-balanced-earth-life/

Started by Michael S. in December 2011, about Clean Technologies

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New Website For Sustainably-Minded Entrepreneurs 1° (1 reply)

New York City Business SMART (Business Sustainably Minded Action Roundtable), a diverse group of eco-entrepreneurs has opened itself up to the world. Our goal is to help one another build vibrant, sustainable businesses while caring for the environment and fostering community. The group used to be open only to New ...

Started by Bruce K. in April 2011, about Industry & Business

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Common Good Bank - A social mission with a bank 1° (1 reply)

I'd like to bring to your attention this project: http://commongoodbank.com/ -- Vision For many of us, life is very good. Still, we share a vision for a better world: * a world where everyone is guaranteed adequate food, clothing, shelter, health care, education, and fulfilling work; * a world where ...

Started by Elifarley C. in June 2009, about Finance & Money

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Climate Change and Business Conference - Can we lead the world? 1° (1 reply)

The recent 5th Australia - New Zealand Climate Change and Business Conference - held in Melbourne - Australia last week highlighted the opportunities for new dimensions of change to be added to the mix. Are regulated responses to climate change able to generate the sort of action that is required? ...

Started by Nick G. in August 2009, about Clean Technologies

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