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Business Leaders Call For Dramatic Emissions Reductions

Business Leaders Call For Dramatic Emissions Reductions

COPENHAGEN – More than 500 leaders of the world’s top companies met in Denmark over the weekend at the World Business Summit on Climate Change to discuss how businesses can help in solving climate change and to urge aggressive emissions reduction goals to governments negotiating the next international climate treaty at the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP15) in December 2009 in

No More Plastic Food Storage Containers

No More Plastic Food Storage Containers

In an effort to make my home environment more green, I am boycotting plastic food containers. I have been reading about the possible harmful effects of the chemical BPA (Bisphenol A), and that the chemical could promote breast cancer cell growth in people.

Planning Your Grocery Shopping – Saving Time, Money and the Environment

Planning Your Grocery Shopping – Saving Time, Money and the Environment

One of the simplest ways to save money as well as free up a couple of hours each week, is to plan what food you will purchase at the grocery store or market.

The Year of the EcoSummer

The Year of the EcoSummer

The glorious months of summer are quickly approaching, and it’s getting harder and harder to concentrate on anything else besides that. For some, this means the freedom to behave like a beach bum and not get any flack.

U.S. CO2 Emissions See Biggest Cut Since ‘82

U.S. CO2 Emissions See Biggest Cut Since ‘82

The Energy Information Association has reported that U.S. carbon dioxide emissions for 2008 dropped significantly compared to the previous year, by the steepest figures in nearly thirty years. Carbon dioxide is the most prevalent of the greenhouse gases, and lessening the amount we put into the atmosphere is crucial in order to slow global warming.
The Problem With Plastics

The Problem With Plastics

If your breakfast consists of eggs, toast, a yogurt, a mineral water and a straw, by 8am you’ve already encountered five different types of plastic; and then if you can’t muster up the appetite for it all, you might use two more plastics to preserve it in Tupperware or cling wrap.
Sip Smart with Honest Tea

Sip Smart with Honest Tea

This summer one beverage company has bottled a great way to stay cool, organic and environmentally conscious all in one sip at a time. Honest.
Biofuels Working Group Formed

Biofuels Working Group Formed

On May 5, President Barack Obama announced the formation of an interagency group to manage policies for developing and distributing next-generation biofuels, increase flexible fuel vehicle use and support retail marketing efforts.
Green Computing with Netbooks

Green Computing with Netbooks

Let’s face it – for better or worse, a large part of the day is spent sitting at the computer. The average desktop consumes around 130 watts while the average notebook eats about 45 (and this does not take into account monitors or other peripherals)

Chevy Volt Counters Comedian's Charges: Cost-effective and Practical

Chevy Volt Counters Comedian's Charges: Cost-effective and Practical

Facing a pounding from financial markets, GM has been taking its lumps from late-night comedy as well. On May 20th, retiring Vice Chairman Bob Lutz appeared on CBS' Late Night with David Letterman

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