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A Sustainable Supply Chain in the Garment Industry Saves 4 Major Companies $15M Annually

The global textile and garment industry is one of the world’s largest polluters due to its massive impacts on water, soil and of…
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Couture Smog Masks Unveiled At China Fashion Week

We’ve all seen the powerful images of residents in China’s most polluted cities wearing face masks to protect themselves against the dangerous levels…
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Documentary on China’s Air Pollution Spurs National Debate, Government Censorship

Last week, "Under The Dome," a biting documentary about China’s air pollution problem went viral in the country, garnering more than 300 million…
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Has China Reached Peak Coal?

According to energy data released by the Chinese government last week, the country’s consumption of coal fell by 2.9 percent in 2014 –…
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China Leads in Contributions to Pacific Garbage Patch

A team of researchers looked at coastal communities with mismanaged waste to figure out the largest culprits.
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Indian Government Blocks Greenpeace Activist From Traveling

While the Indian government is very progressive in its policies regarding energy, there is a hard stop when there is a perceived threat…
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GE Signs Its Largest Wind Turbine Deal in China

China's Huaneng Renewables will install 151-megawatts worth of GE's Brilliant 2.7-120 wind turbines at a site in southwestern Yunnan province. The contract marks…
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Will China’s Mining of the Moon Make It the Indisputable Global Power?

The Chinese space exploration program, now targeting the moon, has some enthusiasts excited over the viability of mining helium-3 as a safe form…
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Path of First Round-the-World Solar Flight Now Public

Bertrand Piccard and André Borschberg of Switzerland announced the path of Solar Impulse 2, the first round-the-world solar flight that starts next month.
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Chinese Court Clears the Way For Environmentalists to Bring Suit

The Chinese Supreme People’s Court just announced that it will reduce the court fees required for environmental groups to bring lawsuits against polluters,…
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Top 10 Carbon Market Predictions for 2015

Last week, the Climate Trust, a mission-driven nonprofit that specializes in climate solutions, announced its second annual prediction list of 10 carbon market…
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Good and Bad News For Climate Change Performance

Looking at the 10th edition of the Climate Change Performance Index, there is good and bad news.
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Luxury Tourism: Going Green in China

China is relatively new to domestic tourism, but as is typical of most things Chinese, its tourism industry is developing on a grand…
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Has the Global Trade Engine Stalled?

Global trade may have reached its peak, and some economist are suggesting peak trade is why we've had a sluggish economic recovery.
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3 Reasons Why Oil Prices Have Collapsed

3p economics correspondent Bill Roth offers three reasons for falling gas prices. Here's a hint: Increased production isn't one of them.