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Colorado Law Will Retire or Retrofit Coal-Fired Power Plants 24.4.2010 Environmental News Network
Colorado Law Will Retire or Retrofit Coal-Fired Power Plants
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Andrew Winston: "There is No Planet B" And Other Things I Heard on Earth Day 24.4.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
Much of the discussion on Earth Day in D.C. was about business and growth. Key quote: "I'm done with the false choice between the economy and the environment."
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Senators Announce "Half-Assed" Energy Reform Bill 24.4.2010 TreeHugger
Senators Announce "Half-Assed" Energy Reform Bill
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Cisco DeVries 23.4.2010 Gristmill
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Office Depot, Staples Promote Green Shipping, Product Design 23.4.2010 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com

Office Depot will give product rebates to companies that eliminate small orders and receive less-frequent orders. Staples has named the winners of its first contest for greener product ideas.
 

Office Depot, Staples Promote Green Shipping, Product Design
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Rebounces Gives Tennis Balls Longer Lives 23.4.2010 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com

Rebounces wants to give tennis balls longer lives by repressurizing them and putting them back on the court.

Rebounces Gives Tennis Balls Longer Lives
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Office Depot, Staples Promote Green Shipping, Product Design 23.4.2010 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com

Office Depot will give product rebates to companies that eliminate small orders and receive less-frequent orders. Staples has named the winners of its first contest for greener product ideas.
 

Office Depot, Staples Promote Green Shipping, Product Design
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Tying Compensation to CSR Performance 23.4.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

We need to tie compensation to sustainability performance in every company, across every sector, and ensure the incentives deliver tangible performance improvements in order to effectively deal with today's global realities: a changing climate, rapidly emerging economies, and the expected arrival of some two billion additional humans.

Tying Compensation to CSR Performance
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Astute climate bill analysis from DJ Biz Markie 23.4.2010 Gristmill
Everything you need to know: Via Repower America . Related Links: Federal climate policy should preempt state and regional initiatives TED talk on building a greener house Save Bette Midler, er, Mother Nature! ...
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Students Study Solutions for Solar-Powered Pasteurization in Peru 23.4.2010 TreeHugger
Students Study Solutions for Solar-Powered Pasteurization in Peru
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Clean Energy Vehicles Face Barriers in China Auto Market: Video 23.4.2010 Science / Technology News

April 23 -- Bloomberg's Stephen Engle reports on the Beijing Auto Show. As many as 89 vehicle models will make their worldwide debuts today at the show as the industry trade fair kicks off in the Chinese capital, according to an estimate by HIS Global Insight.

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More lessons from Wales for moving beyond coal 23.4.2010 Gristmill
Guardian columnist George Monbiot reported recently on the unlikely groundswell of environmental progress in Wales, the Appalachia of the U.K. Its national Plaid Cymru party is more progressive and more ambitious than Britain’s three leading parties when it comes to building a low-carbon economy. Monbiot argues that it’s the unusually flexible and open political climate that enable Wales’ success: “The English like to think of themselves as a modern and sophisticated nation, and sometimes ignorantly view the Welsh as backward and uncouth. But as far as democracy is concerned, the English are light years behind.” I tried to make a similar case last month. After visiting Welsh cleantech businesses ...
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Morocco's National Earth Charter a First for the Arab World 23.4.2010 ENS
Morocco's National Earth Charter a First for the Arab World
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Office Depot, Staples Promote Green Shipping, Product Design 23.4.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

Office Depot will give product rebates to companies that eliminate small orders and receive less-frequent orders. Staples has named the winners of its first contest for greener product ideas.
 

Office Depot, Staples Promote Green Shipping, Product Design
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David Gordon: This Earth Day: Recommit to Think Globally and Act Locally 23.4.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
The environmental movement is among the most effective of civil society movements in Russia.
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Rep. Ed Markey: The 40-Day Pledge on the 40th Anniversary of Earth Day 23.4.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
For forty years, we have fought against the polluters to create a safer, healthier planet. For the next forty days, we must continue the fight.
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How Big is the Home Efficiency Improvement Market? 23.4.2010 TreeHugger
How Big is the Home Efficiency Improvement Market?
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Bruce Nilles: Earth Day: Profiling Coal's Eco-Heroes 23.4.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
As we remember the first Earth Day happening 40 years ago, it's also worth spending some time today thinking about our eco heroes, too.
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Earth Day, Labor and Me 23.4.2010 Truthout - All Articles

The approach of the 40th anniversary of Earth Day on April 22 provides us an opportunity to reflect on the "long, strange trip" shared by the environmental movement and the labor movement over four decades here on Spaceship Earth.

A billion people participate in Earth Day events, making it the largest secular civic event in the world. But when it was founded in 1970, according to Earth Day's first national coordinator, Denis Hayes, "Without the UAW, the first Earth Day would have likely flopped!"

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Confessions of a Former Oil Industry Consultant 23.4.2010 Truthout.com
Jeremy Leggett has undergone quite a few large career changes, from oil industry consultant to Greenpeace scientist to solar power entrepreneur. A geologist by training, he worked with the oil industry until his studies brought him face-to-face with the growing evidence of climate change. In an industry refusing to change, Leggett went to work for Greenpeace and was part of the first Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) talks up to the non-binding, international climate change treaty, the Kyoto Protocol . read ...
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