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Buy Clean Energy 2010 Asks: It's One Month to Earth Day, Are You Buying Clean Energy? Participants in Buy Clean Energy 2010 have purchased over 65,000 new kilowatt-hours of clean energy for the campaign, representing nearly 1.8 million kWh in clean energy purchases overall. Will you join us? 25.3.2010 ENN Network News - ENN
Buy Clean Energy 2010 Asks: It's One Month to Earth Day, Are You Buying Clean Energy? Participants in Buy Clean Energy 2010 have purchased over 65,000 new kilowatt-hours of clean energy for the campaign, representing nearly 1.8 million kWh in clean energy purchases overall. Will you join us?
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James Boyce: NRDC's New Videos On Clean Energy Reveal the Faces and Potential of the Green Economy 25.3.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
You can see the videos this review is about at CleanEnergyStories.org All too often, discussions about so-called green job creation are placed in the future...
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Colorado: Powered by 30% Renewable Energy by 2030 25.3.2010 TreeHugger
Colorado: Powered by 30% Renewable Energy by 2030
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Green Restaurant Certs More Than Most Small Shops Can Take On 24.3.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

The new green certification standard for restaurants from Green Seal is a valuable tool for improving efficiency and reducing waste, but some of its requirements will keep mom and pop businesses from doing anything more than the bare minimum.

Green Restaurant Certs More Than Most Small Shops Can Take On
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Green Restaurant Certs More Than Most Small Shops Can Take On 24.3.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

The new green certification standard for restaurants from Green Seal is a valuable tool for improving efficiency and reducing waste, but some of its requirements will keep mom and pop businesses from doing anything more than the bare minimum.

Green Restaurant Certs More Than Most Small Shops Can Take On
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Green Restaurant Certs More than Most Small Shops Can Take On 24.3.2010 Small Business | GreenBiz.com

The new green certification standard for restaurants from Green Seal is a valuable tool for improving efficiency and reducing waste, but some of its requirements will keep mom and pop businesses from doing anything more than the bare minimum.

Green Restaurant Certs More than Most Small Shops Can Take On
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Greenwashing is Only Getting Worse 24.3.2010 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com

Yes, many businesses are taking green to heart, but even those corporations that are leading the charge are still conducting toxic business as usual behind the scenes.

Greenwashing is Only Getting Worse
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Hanes Tries on New Hemp-Based Fibers for Size 24.3.2010 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com

A new fiber derived from the part of hemp plants typically discarded offers numerous environmental and performance benefits over cotton and is being tested by Hanesbrands.
 

Hanes Tries on New Hemp-Based Fibers for Size
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The Secrets a Water Footprint Can Reveal 24.3.2010 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com

The specific issues created by international commerce and virtual water have led to an explosion of activity around water management, and so-called "water footprints" in particular. But what is a water footprint and why is all of this activity necessary?

The Secrets a Water Footprint Can Reveal
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The Secrets a Water Footprint Can Reveal 24.3.2010 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com

The specific issues created by international commerce and virtual water have led to an explosion of activity around water management, and so-called "water footprints" in particular. But what is a water footprint and why is all of this activity necessary?

The Secrets a Water Footprint Can Reveal
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New "Smart Pickup" from UPS to Trim Emissions from SMEs' Shipping 24.3.2010 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com

UPS yesterday released a new, on-demand shipping pickup service targeted at small to medium-sized businesses that promises to make shipping more efficient and to cut emissions along the supply chain.

New "Smart Pickup" from UPS to Trim Emissions from SMEs' Shipping
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What a Thorny Devil and Camel Nose Can Teach Us About Water 24.3.2010 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com

The issue of water and how best to use it touches every aspect of our lives. As varied as the challenges are, many of them have already been faced by other organisms, and many of their solutions - provided by crabs, beetles, plants and blood plasma - are worth studying.
 

What a Thorny Devil and Camel Nose Can Teach Us About Water
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Jared Bernstein: Recovery Act in Action: A 48C Story 24.3.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Cree, Inc. -- America's foremost producer of LED lighting -- is making important economic advances. And at the center of this story is a Recovery Act tax credit that helped to pull a lot of this together.
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CRO Awards Spotlight What's Wrong with Awards 24.3.2010 GreenBiz.com

A list of the "best corporate citizens" that ignores the Googles, Timberlands and GEs of the world, but puts ExxonMobil, Chevron and Occidental in the top 100 must have something seriously amiss.

CRO Awards Spotlight What's Wrong with Awards
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100% Renewable Energy for Cities Is Possible 24.3.2010 Commondreams.org Newswire

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 24, 2010

World Future Council

Climate change is to a large degree caused by the fossil fuel consumption by cities and is a huge threat to urban areas at the same time. It is alarming that neither industrialised nor developing countries have coherent strategies for efficient, renewable energy supply for their cities. And there is little sign of appropriate, practical measures being taken.

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Amy Davidsen: The US Needs to Price Carbon - and Soon 24.3.2010 Politics on HuffingtonPost.com
Amidst one of the most partisan political climates of this generation and conventional wisdom that insists US climate and energy policy is dead, Senators Kerry...
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Jesse Jenkins: Without Affordable Clean Alternatives, South Africa Turns to Coal 24.3.2010 Green on HuffingtonPost.com
South Africa's finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, has an op ed in the Washington Post that illustrates the multi-faceted challenges facing developing nations as they struggle...
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Tapping the power of energy efficiency 24.3.2010 Gristmill
One of the fastest-growing states in the nation has the potential to save its residents billions of dollars over the next decade and a half and create thousands of new jobs to boot. How? By adopting several common-sense policies to save energy and investing more in clean-energy research. So concludes a new report focused on North Carolina by the Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. “North Carolina’s Energy Future: Electricity, Water, and Transportation Efficiency” offers a set of policies that could meet nearly a quarter of the state’s energy demand while boosting its economy with 38,000 new jobs by 2025. “Adoption of the energy efficiency policies ...
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Without affordable clean alternatives, South Africa turns to coal 24.3.2010 Gristmill
South Africa’s finance minister, Pravin Gordhan, has an op ed in the Washington Post that illustrates the multi-faceted challenges facing developing nations as they struggle to provide the affordable access to modern energy needed to pull citizens out of poverty.  The piece highlights the current tension between such objectives and simultaneous concerns about the environmental and climate impacts of energy development. With South Africa’s economy growing rapidly—it’s expanded by two-thirds since 1994, when Nelson Mandela first took office—the nation’s demand for energy has grown apace. As Gordhan notes, “Millions of previously marginalized South Africans are now on the grid.” And that’s ...
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A Coal Town Fights for a Clean Future 24.3.2010 TreeHugger
A Coal Town Fights for a Clean Future
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