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Coal’s Share of World Energy Mix Hits Record High

A recent Worldwatch Institute report points out that while oil still represents the largest energy source, both coal and natural gas have seen…
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New Report Offers 5 Lessons on the Perceptions of Manufacturers and Consumers

Based on interviews with manufacturers and consumers in the U.S., China, Germany and India, UL's new report covers a wide range of issues,…
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7 Things You Need to Know About Aspirational Consumers

A new study reveals a consumer segment, the aspirationals, which might also offer key to sustainable consumption. Here are seven things you need…
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1,200 Proposed Coal-Fired Plants in 59 Countries, Concentrated in India and China

Nearly 500 power companies are planning new coal-fired plants, lead by India and China.
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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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The Future of Coal Shows Continued Decline

As You Sow, just released an update to their 2011 white paper on The Financial Risks of Investments in Coal.
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How The New Mobility Grid Can Spark Transportation Solutions

Imagine a day when steps from your door, you could enter a vital network or grid of New Mobility options, places that connect…
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Asian Philanthropy Includes Social Entrepreneurship, Corporate Giving

Last week, Give2Asia, a $25-million-a-year international charity, celebrated ten years of philanthropy. Over its history, the charity has given out $201 million in…
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Corporate Social Responsibility in China: Outlook and Challenges

We explore the current state of Corporate Social Responsibility in China.
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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…
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China Beats U.S. to Become Number One In Installed Wind Power

China surpassed the U.S. this year to become the number one in the world for installed wind power generating capacity.
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Global Sales of Electric Buses Will Quadruple by 2018

With the cost of fossil fuel spiking and battery technology improving, electric drive buses are a long term prospect that benefits everyone.
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Should the US Be Exporting Coal?

You might be surprised to learn that coal consumption in this country has fallen significantly. In fact, coal, which provided 50% of the…
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Tower Tariffs: The Winds of a Trade War with China?

Renewable energy trade conflicts with China are heating up and blowing strong. The latest action by the Commerce Department has set tariffs that…
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Saab’s New Chapter: Manufacturing Electric Cars for the Chinese Market

Earlier this week, a Chinese-Swedish-Japanese investment group has agreed to buy bankrupt car maker for an undisclosed sum and announced it will aim…