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Why Bankruptcy is Not Such a Bad Idea for USPS

Bloomberg Businessweek reported last week that USPS is on the verge of bankruptcy. There are many reasons for that, but one thing I…
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Calculating Your Travel Carbon Footprint is Priceless Thanks to MasterCard

The sustainability consultancy Brighter Planet has partnered with MasterCard to provide a carbon accounting solution. Last week at the Ceres Conference in Oakland,…
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Are Reusable “Paper” Towels the Next Eco-Conundrum?

This post is part of a blogging series by marketing students at the Presidio Graduate School’s MBA program. You can follow along here.…
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Pencils Give New Life to Old Fridges – Good Idea?

Next time you sharpen a pencil, consider whether those shavings came from a sustainable source. French manufacturer BIC has considered this, and they…
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New Analysis on the Carbon Impact of Electric Cars: Still Better than Gas

A new study released this month by Ecometrica, comprehensively extrapolates the carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions of cars powered by either gasoline, diesel, or…
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EPA Examines Consumption and the Environment

Will understanding the psychology, patterns, and economics behind over-consumption help us navigate the road ahead? The West Coast EPA is hosting a year long…
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Lord Anthony Giddens: The Four Mistakes of Green Growth

The Economist wrote in March 2010 that climate change doubters are right when they state that uncertainties are rife in climate science, but…
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Will Ebooks Jeopardize the Carbon Reduction Goals of the Book Industry?

By Raz Godelnik The shift towards ebooks is having a significant influence on every part of the book industry, from publishers working to…
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Top Five Trends for Green Data Centers in 2011

Last year, Triple Pundit took an in-depth look at how companies are greening their data centers. Now, it’s time for us to revisit…
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The Green Brewhaha: Sustainability at Squatters Pub Brewery

Squatters Pub Brewery: Our brewery is housed in our flagship full service, 450 seat restaurant; therefore we have invested most of our efforts…
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Why California Should Adopt a Global Warming Gas Emission Fee

By: David A. Bainbridge Failed states are growing in number–Somalia, the Congo, Afghanistan, Iceland, Greece, Ireland, and California? If California can’t eliminate its…
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How Manufacturers Design for Environmental Compliance

This post is a guest contribution to share some interesting research on product compliance and sustainability with a special invitation for Triple Pundit…
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A Postcard from Cancun: The COP16 Update

The odds that the COP16 talks in Cancun this week will produce much in the way of meaningful international agreement aren’t very high.…
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Why My New Years Resolution is to Cut Back on Carbon

By: Chris Boeckx Several months ago, I found myself standing at the super market surrounded by, of all things, an aisle of Christmas…
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Fiji Water Threatens to Pull Out of Fiji

If Fiji Water pulled out of Fiji, wouldn’t that make it just Water? Would people care? Or is it just the square bottle…