Companies will use their carbon price as a planning tool to “help identify revenue opportunities, risks, and as an incentive to drive maximum energy efficiencies to reduce costs and guide capital investment decisions.” The post Carbon Pollution Pricing: Risk and Reward? appeared first on Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit.
Originally published on Planetsave. We know that bike-sharing programs get people to switch from driving to bicycling. We know that good bike-sharing programs increase bicycle commute rates dramatically. We know that bike-sharing programs keep the air cleaner and citizens healthier. Show More Summary
Planet Money's expose on T-shirt manufacturing provides some great lessons for sustainable businesses. The post 4 Sustainability Lessons from Planet Money’s T-shirt appeared first on Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit.
“Made in America” labels aren’t exactly a common sight these days. Check the tag on the shirt or pants you are wearing, and chances are it will read “Made in… [China], [Bangladesh], [Vietnam] or...” Well, you get the point. Yet, many Americans prefer to buy American made when given the opportunity. Show More Summary
Taking care of new businesses helps Dell build its own business. Find out how. The post Dell Innovates Again by Making Entrepreneurship Its Cause appeared first on Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit.
Ulrich Kelber is the expert for energy questions at the SPD, which is the junior partner in the coalition government coming up in Germany as a consequence of the latest elections. PV Magazine has published an interesting interview with him (in German). Show More Summary
A sustainable economy will depend on a sustainable workforce, one that is educated, adequately compensated and valued humanely. Here are three important policies that will help The post Policy Points: Policies for a Sustainable Workforce appeared first on Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit.
Summary Summary text: An EU-funded scheme aims to provide low-cost heating for Londoners. An EU-funded scheme aims to provide low-cost heating for Londoners. A journey on the London Underground is hot and sticky at the best of times. Now, a waste heat recovery scheme hopes to make it worth the sweat by finding good homes for all excess warmth. read more
Originally published on Skeptical Science. By Stephan Lewandowsky. “Iraq is developing a long-range ballistic missile system that could carry weapons of mass destruction up to 700 miles.” Iraq is progressing towards “dirty bombs that...Show More Summary
The Abu Dhabi Art Fair commissioned cardboard master Ban to design a temporary mobile pavilion, which was just unveiled this past November. The unique cardboard shelter attracted a great deal of attention for its clever use of a single standard building material.
Did you know that every year about 1.3 billion tons of food go to waste? That's about a third of all food produced - and yet 870 million people are undernourished around the world. NeoMam Studios just created a new infographic for DebtAdvisoryCentre.co.uk
An impressive new means of producing graphene has been created by researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Boulder, Colorado — one that the researchers think will help to bring the commercial production of graphene one step closer to reality. Show More Summary
(This article was published in "The Louisiana Weekly" in the Dec. 9, 2013 edition.) North of New Orleans, ambitious drilling plans in the Tuscaloosa Marine Shale or TMS deposit--estimated to hold 7 billion barrels of recoverable oil--could be a windfall for some residents. Show More Summary
A conservation photographer had up-close and personal encounter with crocodiles in Mexico, and brought home beautiful (but toothy!) photos of the experience.
I recently learned about something that happens on Craigslist that so disturbs me, I had to share it. My sole intention is to educate and assist well-meaning dog and cat owners in their need to re-home their furry friends. I don't hold a vendetta against Craigslist. Show More Summary
Unfortunately, air pollution doesn't get the attention it deserves.
TWITTER: @GreenNewsReport FACEBOOK: Green News Report The 'GNR' is also now available on your cell phone via Stitcher Radio's mobile app! IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: The climate action legacy of Nelson Mandela; Historic water compact in...Show More Summary
Monsanto and Novozymes announced a long term strategic development plan for microbes today. Will the project make Monstanto a more sustainable company? The post Monsanto Teams Up with Sustainability Darling Novozymes appeared first on Triple Pundit: People, Planet, Profit.
Giant popcorn tins are as common as Christmas trees around the winter holidays. But let's face it, though delicious, these popcorns are far from healthy. As an alternative to all those sugar, butter and cheddar laden handfuls, we've scouted a few vegan-friendly
There seems to be a consensus going around that farmers have no choice when it comes to the seed they choose to plant. Or if they do have a choice, large corporations like Monsanto force it upon them. And if anybody tries to voice their...Show More Summary