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Environmental Regulations Create Jobs, Economists Say

Environmental Regulations Create Jobs, Economists Say

Posted Mon, 31 Oct 2011 12:16:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

Contrary to popular myth, we don't need to choose between jobs and a healthy environment. If you look at the facts, job creation vs. economic regulations shouldn't even be a debate. A briefing from Economics for Equity and Environment (E3) states, as its first point, that ''Reduced oil imports would create jobs.''

Environmental Regulations Create Jobs, Economists Say

New vehicle charging standard will juice up electric car market say manufacturers

New vehicle charging standard will juice up electric car market say manufacturers

Posted Wed, 12 Oct 2011 14:56:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Seven of the world's biggest car makers have got together to agree a standardised charging system across two continents which, they say, will be a big boost to the electric car market.

New vehicle charging standard will juice up electric car market say manufacturers

UK sustainable business - Making progress but must try harder

UK sustainable business - Making progress but must try harder

Posted Mon, 10 Oct 2011 14:44:00 GMT by Dave Collier

Findings show a mixed set of results for sustainable business in the UK. With the British economy on shaky ground, many might assume that the concept of sustainable business practices might be put on the back burner. A report from Environmental Data Services would suggest that this is not the case.

UK sustainable business - Making progress but must try harder

Occupy Wall Street: Taxes, Jobs, and Environment

Occupy Wall Street: Taxes, Jobs, and Environment

Posted Mon, 10 Oct 2011 08:10:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

Environmental and human rights are inseparable parts of the same struggle for justice. The Occupy Wall Street movement is still developing its focus, but the basic point is hard to miss: The wealthiest 1 percent of Americans are profiting at the expense of the rest of us, and our environment.

Occupy Wall Street: Taxes, Jobs, and Environment

Green grows the building sector

Green grows the building sector

Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2011 12:19:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The world's largest green building conference will hear this week that the sector is booming with nearly half of architects, engineers and contractors set to be working in 'green jobs' within three years in North America.

Green grows the building sector

Could algae power flights of the future

Could algae power flights of the future

Posted Wed, 05 Oct 2011 11:11:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Algae could be a source of aviation fuel of the future if a new deal bears fruit and with the ancient organisms feeding on our pollutants it could be a double green win. Heliae, an Arizona company are the specialists in the magical green stuff, and they have just announced the first stages of an agreement to work with Dutch renewable jet fuel specialists SkyNRG to produce the juice that keeps our planes in the air.

Could algae power flights of the future

The End of Growth by Richard Heinberg

The End of Growth by Richard Heinberg

Posted Tue, 04 Oct 2011 13:30:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

New book review, The End of Growth, by renowned eco-author Richard Heinberg, which clearly defines the problems our society faces. The world, and everyone in it is subject to environmental limits. Conventional economics believes that these limits are not there and anything can be substituted if the price is right. Acclaimed environmentalist Richard Heinberg disagrees.

The End of Growth by Richard Heinberg

Energy management booming in tough times

Energy management booming in tough times

Posted Mon, 03 Oct 2011 18:05:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

A meeting of energy managers will hear the latest developments in a business that is booming despite - or perhaps because - of the fragile world economy. The 34th Annual World Energy Engineering Congress which meets next week in Chicago is sponsored by the Association of Energy Engineers (AEE) and will attract more than 4,000 workers in the field.

Energy management booming in tough times

Seriously shining green light on New York traders

Seriously shining green light on New York traders

Posted Mon, 03 Oct 2011 17:20:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The New York Stock Exchange might not be an obvious green pioneer, but the historic building's new windows are saving CO2 emissions. The windows, which have been approved by the Landmark Preservation Commission which safeguards national landmarks, will improve the building's thermal performance by 60% and reduce the solar heat gain by 40%.

Seriously shining green light on New York traders

New hybrid power for giants of the bus world

New hybrid power for giants of the bus world

Posted Mon, 03 Oct 2011 16:30:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

BAE Systems says its new hybrid system will bring the green and economic The HDS 300 is aimed at articulated vehicles - dubbed 'bendy buses' in the UK - which can carry more passengers, making them a greener option from the outset.

New hybrid power for giants of the bus world

Green Brands for Green Places: Good Idea or Liability?

Green Brands for Green Places: Good Idea or Liability?

Posted Wed, 21 Sep 2011 14:09:00 GMT by Melanie J. Martin

Green branding is a novel idea whose time has not come, research shows. Researchers question whether the 'green branding' of countries could help to bring the right kind of tourists there: those who want environmentally friendly adventures. But are countries prepared for green branding?

Green Brands for Green Places: Good Idea or Liability?

Tackling the electric car doubters

Tackling the electric car doubters

Posted Fri, 09 Sep 2011 15:21:00 GMT by John Dean

Electric cars are being hailed as a major breakthrough in the battle against greenhouse gas emissions - but reservations remain. One of the major criticism of electric cars is their range between refuelling stops, that they cannot go much more than 100 miles without grinding to a halt.

Tackling the electric car doubters

UPS introduces zero-emission electric fleet for use in California

UPS introduces zero-emission electric fleet for use in California

Posted Thu, 25 Aug 2011 15:41:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

UPS buys 100 zero-emission vehicles for use in California. EVI is still a small company but it's a significant account win for the electric commercial vehicle manufacturer that operates by putting their green technology into chassis made by other companies.

UPS introduces zero-emission electric fleet for use in California

Vegas water bills could double: maybe not such a bad thing

Vegas water bills could double: maybe not such a bad thing

Posted Tue, 23 Aug 2011 17:44:00 GMT by Michael Clark

A recent study indicates the proposed Southern Nevada Water Authority groundwater project could double Vegas water rates. Perhaps they should be doubled anyway. The current average water bill for families using 15,000 gallons per month is $31, but could increase by $36, to cover the costs of the pipeline project.

Vegas water bills could double: maybe not such a bad thing

The Farmer's Share

The Farmer's Share

Posted Tue, 16 Aug 2011 16:44:00 GMT by Angela Lovell

If we want agriculture to be more eco-friendly, we have to encourage and reward the conservation practices that many farmers are already implementing on their own. The Farmer's Share research project was commissioned by KAP, the Agricultural Producers Association of Saskatchewan, and Wild Rose Agricultural Producers of Alberta.

The Farmer's Share

Emerging economies fragile when disaster strikes says report

Emerging economies fragile when disaster strikes says report

Posted Thu, 11 Aug 2011 21:05:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Despite their growing wealth, emerging countries such as China and India are vulnerable to major dislocation from natural disasters on their doorstep, says a report from a UK risk consultancy. Although the US and Japan are amongst those at highest risk to an economic loss, their societies are resilient enough to bend, and not break, suggest the authors.

Emerging economies fragile when disaster strikes says report

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A fly in your ear!

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Ghosting human function: the robot future

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The end of elephants?

Posted Fri, 04 Jul 2014 08:19:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Tea Team Produces Results

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Solar electricity comes to your home-free!

Posted Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:40:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The last of the Indonesian forest?

Posted Thu, 02 Jan 2014 11:40:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Saving forests requires a focus on farming, says report

Posted Wed, 08 Jun 2011 13:15:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

The environmental impact of the disposal of waste in large scale pig production

Posted Thu, 10 Mar 2011 07:44:00 GMT by Michael Evans

REC Solar moves east, away from sunny heartlands

Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2011 13:11:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Vacuums clean up ocean plastic

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No Transition without Transmission - Friends of the Supergrid

Posted Fri, 30 Mar 2012 18:43:39 GMT by Julian Jackson

Aviation increases prompts environmental concern

Posted Fri, 22 Jul 2011 10:19:00 GMT by John Dean

Environmental accolade for US company GE Aviation

Posted Thu, 07 Apr 2011 13:59:00 GMT by John Dean

FedEx doubles CO2 savings targets

Posted Tue, 28 Aug 2012 14:55:07 GMT by Linden Volsun

UK firms illegally dumping e-waste in Africa

Posted Tue, 24 May 2011 09:19:00 GMT by Laura Brown

Any colour as long as it's green: Ford's sustainability report

Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2011 13:56:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts