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AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah, IBM, and Expanding Business Sustainably

Good news from the world of (at least increasingly) sustainable business growth: AAA Northern California, Nevada & Utah (AAA NCNU) is expanding, and…

U.S. Firm First Solar Plans to Build World’s Largest Solar Plant – in China

The BBC recently reported good news for the typically strained environmental relations between the U.S. and China. Although the two countries are among…

Health Care Debate Could Slow Passage of Climate Legislation

Congress’ debate over health care reform could slow the passage of climate legislation, since, practically speaking, lawmakers must choose one battle over the…

Japan’s New Carbon Target – Good News or Bad News?

This just in from the is-this-good-news-or-bad-news file: Japan’s incoming Democratic Party-led government has promised a more aggressive emissions-trimming policy than the outgoing government.…

NYMEX’s The Green Exchange Cuts Emissions Traders a Deal

Reuters reported good news for the carbon traders of the world today. For three months (beginning September 2nd), NYMEX’s The Green Exchange will…

“Once Upon a Job” – Nightly Business Report Series Explores Unemployment in the Current Economy

Oh, the good old days, when jobs were plentiful, stable, well-paying, and benefit-providing. The fact that those days are over is the lament…

EU: Ban on Harmful AC Chemicals in Autos Starts Now

The European Union has proved that it means business when it comes to banishing climate-damaging chemicals in cars. On Tuesday, the EU refused…

The EU’s Unlikely Greenhouse Gas Buster

The European Union has found an unlikely helper in the fight to cut its greenhouse gas emissions: the recession. According to a Reuters…

Alternative Fuel Trade Alliance to Receive $1.6 Million Grant from DOE

Looks like “alternative fuel” may soon become more mainstream, if a recent grant by the Department of Energy has the intended effect. The…

U.S. Plans Subsidies for Energy Efficient Appliances

The US government is in the process of forming a new program designed to boost struggling home appliance manufacturers and retailers (and the…

U.S. Chamber of Commerce Seeks Global Warming Trial

A recent Los Angeles Times headline could easily appear in the News of the Weird: “U.S. Chamber of Commerce Seeks Trial on Global…

The National Climate Seminar – Preparing the Public for the UN Climate Change Conference

This December could be a make-or-break month in terms of, well, saving the world. “Decisions that we will make – or not make…

The U.S. Capitol’s New Energy Efficient Hat (Maybe)

If lighting is the jewelry of a piece of architecture, the U.S. Capitol may soon be dressing to impress – if Speaker of…

Australia Breaks its Own Record in Renewable Energy Goals

Australia’s Parliament passed a law Thursday that set the country’s renewable energy goals for the next 11 years: the country must draw 20…

Southern California Edison to Complete Big Solar Power Project

Southern California Edison signed a deal with Arizona’s First Solar, Inc., in which the companies will construct two solar power facilities (one near…