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Why the EU is Freezing its Airline Carbon Emissions Law

The EU explained that its decision to “stop the clock” on the regulation is nothing but “a gesture of good faith, giving ICAO…
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Why Qatar Is The Right Choice to Host COP18

It would be easy to question why COP18 should be held in Qatar, a nation built upon petroleum and natural gas riches. But…
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5 Insights From Experts Behind the Scenes of the 2012 CDP Global 500 Report

The release of the new CDP report was accompanied by a global teleconference with some very interesting participants from around the world discussing…

Study Shows Stock Prices Rise After Companies Disclose Carbon Emissions

A UC Davis study finds that it pays to be green, as companies that are open about their greenhouse gas emissions and carbon…
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North America on Top of Carbon Capture and Storage

Last week, the North American Carbon Capture & Storage Atlas (NACCSA), a joint effort between U.S., Canadian and Mexican governments, created the first…
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Coal Industry Bribes “Activists” with T-Shirts and Lunch to Fight the EPA

a Chicago-based environmental group sent out a tweet over the rumor of a pay-to-protest ad that was posted on Craigslist by an alleged…
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Beyond Recycling: Alcoa Slashes CO2 Emissions and Water Consumption

Last week Alcoa issued its annual sustainability report, which outlines some of the progress the company has achieved on the environment, water stewardship,…
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Microsoft Commits to Carbon Neutrality

Microsoft has committed to become carbon neutral beginning on July 1, the start of the company’s new fiscal year. Employees within at all…
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Korea Will Launch Cap-And-Trade in 2015

Last week the South Korean National Assembly passed legislation to start a cap-and-trade system by 2015 to reduce greenhouse gas emissions and increase…
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Abbott Increases Sustainable Packaging, Decreases Carbon Emissions

Abbott’s focus on its corporate responsibility agenda lies in four major areas: innovation, access to medical care, supporting consumers and environmental protection.
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Helveta: Supply Chain Software Firm Tackles Deforestation by Digitizing Trees, Timber

Rooted in a strong environmental ethic, Helveta's garnering international recognition for its supply chain management technology and efforts to reduce deforestation and eliminate…
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Harley-Davidson Embraces Sustainability, but Will Its Customers?

As Harley-Davidson begins to ramp up their sustainability initiatives, it's unclear how the company will balance the masculine, rebel-like nature of the brand…
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Climate Leadership Continues in the European Union

The European Union might be going through a lot of financial turmoil at the moment, however they are still leading the way when…
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Introduction to Technology for Good: A Historical Perspective From GE

This is the first in a series of Technology for Good: A Historical Perspective From GE. We start with the toaster, which for…
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Proof that Disclosing Carbon Emissions Increases Stock Prices

A new study by the University of California provides evidence that companies that publicly announce information about their carbon emissions will see a…