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Walmart's Emerging Role in Sustainability Consulting 15.3.2010 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

Three years before Walmart announced it would squeeze 20 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its supply chain, the retailer rolled out its Supplier Energy Efficiency Program with the goal of helping its suppliers save electricity and money, in turn bringing down the price of products.

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Walmart's Emerging Role in Sustainability Consulting 15.3.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

Three years before Walmart announced it would squeeze 20 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its supply chain, the retailer rolled out its Supplier Energy Efficiency Program with the goal of helping its suppliers save electricity and money, in turn bringing down the price of products.

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Walmart's Emerging Role in Sustainability Consulting 15.3.2010 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com

Three years before Walmart announced it would squeeze 20 million tons of greenhouse gas emissions from its supply chain, the retailer rolled out its Supplier Energy Efficiency Program with the goal of helping its suppliers save electricity and money, in turn bringing down the price of products.

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The other half of Kerry-Graham-Lieberman is weak too 15.3.2010 Grist Magazine
  The second half could be enough to make you cry.Sens. John Kerry, Lindsey Graham, and Joe Lieberman (KGL) are supposedly going to unleash their long-awaited tripartisan climate/energy bill soon. Based on the (extremely tentative) information that’s gotten out so far , it looks like it will implement some sort of cap-and-trade system for electric utilities, levy a carbon tax on transportation, return some level of dividends to consumers, and delay any cap on industrial facilities for an as-yet undetermined period of time. That’s the carbon-pricing piece, anyway, which has been the subject of most political dispute. Said Kerry , “What’s the mechanism for pricing carbon is the real key here. That’s what ...
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New Agency Puts Clean Energy on Front Burner 15.3.2010 Truthout - All Articles

While Arunava Majumdar says America urgently needs to come up with clean-energy “game changers,” until now there hasn’t been a systematic approach to develop them.

The job of developing really big clean-energy initiatives is perhaps beyond the capacity of the private sector. Lacking any assurance that radically different new products will be accepted by consumers, the market provides few incentives for companies making money from their current products to take the risk to research radical new energy concepts.

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Scientists say they've found the most efficient way yet to turn carbon dioxide back into fuel 15.3.2010 TreeHugger
Scientists say they've found the most efficient way yet to turn carbon dioxide back into fuel
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Renewable energy effort needs wind to get momentum rolling again 14.3.2010 Science / Technology News

Early last year, wind energy appeared poised for new heights, buoyed by a new administration, a push to cut greenhouse gases and dependence on foreign oil, and a Congress with comfortable Democratic majorities.

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Cuba’s green revolution — achieving sustainability 14.3.2010 Green Left Weekly issue #780
Cuba's successful models of sustainable development — in areas of food, housing and health — are now being widely replicated throughout Latin America.
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Peter Bosshard: China's Green Leap Forward 13.3.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Improving its energy intensity by one fifth would be a proud achievement for any country. Yet in China, such gains are not sufficient to outpace growing demand.
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Good News: EU Is On Track To Meet Its Renewable Goals 13.3.2010 TreeHugger
Good News: EU Is On Track To Meet Its Renewable Goals
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Ontario Power Authority Will Pay Citizens to Generate Green Energy 13.3.2010 ENS
Ontario Power Authority Will Pay Citizens to Generate Green Energy
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On March 15, Take Action to Stop Dumping Mine Waste Into Our Water 13.3.2010 AlterNet
This post was co-written by Mary Anne Hitt, deputy director of the Sierra Club Beyond Coal Campaign. There is nothing clean about destroying homes and communities to get coal out of the ground. Mountaintop removal coal mining is a dirty secret in our nation’s energy supply. More than 470 mountains in Appalachia have been destroyed by [...] ...
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Jonathan Kim: Petition to Kill California's Anti-Pollution Legislation Is Off to a Rocky, Slimy Start 13.3.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
With only a month to get almost 434,000 signatures, the anti-AB 32 petition drive is off to a rocky start. But one thing that's for sure is that you should never, ever count the Republicans out.
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Is Creating Green Jobs a "Sensible Aspiration" for Governments? 13.3.2010 TreeHugger
Is Creating Green Jobs a "Sensible Aspiration" for Governments?
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Richard Branson Aims to Rock the Boat for Green Shipping 12.3.2010 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

The billionaire's new NGO, Carbon War Room, puts the global shipping industry's massive carbon footprint under the spotlight, and spread the word about simple ways to shrink its impact.

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Richard Branson Aims to Rock the Boat for Green Shipping 12.3.2010 Small Business | GreenBiz.com

The billionaire's new NGO, Carbon War Room, puts the global shipping industry's massive carbon footprint under the spotlight, and spread the word about simple ways to shrink its impact.

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Richard Branson Aims to Rock the Boat for Green Shipping 12.3.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

The billionaire's new NGO, Carbon War Room, puts the global shipping industry's massive carbon footprint under the spotlight, and spread the word about simple ways to shrink its impact.

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Time-Lapse Shows Mountaintop Mining Depleting Forests Over 25-Year Period (VIDEO) 12.3.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
A series of satellite views of a Boone County, West Virginia coal mine in the Appalachian Mountains, taken from 1984 to 2009, offer scientists much-needed...
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Why are we Afraid to Tax the Super-Rich 12.3.2010 AlterNet
Our nation is already deeply in debt. How can we possibly afford to invest in our infrastructure, renewable energy, health care, our schools — and create the millions of jobs that our unemployed desperately need? We are told that we’re already living well beyond our means — that entitlement programs like Medicare and Social Security will [...] ...
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World Crude Oil Production Projected to Peak a Decade Sooner 12.3.2010 TreeHugger
World Crude Oil Production Projected to Peak a Decade Sooner
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