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Can consumers drive corporate sustainability?ClimateBiz | 09 Apr 2012
Consumers say they want green products, but sales of cleaner cars and household products remain small. Companies such as GoodGuide hope to help consumers make a bigger difference.
Sowing seeds, reaping energy with Harvest PowerClimateBiz | 08 Apr 2012
Paul Sellew, the CEO of the company that turns food and agricultural leftovers into energy, talks about community-building, the importance of organics management in renewable energy, and why compost and power are all entertwined.
Ingersoll-Rand's secrets to green product developmentClimateBiz | 06 Apr 2012
The $14 billion manufacturing giant shares some of its secrets for integrating sustainability into product design, and explains how companies can set their own innovation goals and ramp up their green design processes.
Why we need carbon capture technologiesClimateBiz | 27 Mar 2012
GreenBiz senior writer Marc Gunther's ebook, Suck It Up: How capturing carbon from the air can help solve the climate crisis, has reached the top of an Amazon best-sellers list -- on books about environmental economics.
How Republicans saved the ozone layerClimateBiz | 27 Mar 2012
The new documentary "Shattered Sky" reminds us that conservative leaders -- not just liberals -- have historically played key roles in protecting the environment. Why has conservation become a Democrat issue?
Why the world needs a better way to measure cities' emissionsClimateBiz | 22 Mar 2012
There's a mountain of research that indicates cities are the prime laboratories to create real solutions to climate change. And the recent launch of new guidelines for cities means that they can start taking action today.
Damage to world's oceans 'to reach $2 trillion a year'Reuters | 20 Mar 2012
LONDON (Reuters) - The cost of damage to the world's oceans from climate change could reach $2 trillion a year by 2100 if measures to cut greenhouse gas emissions are not stepped up, a study by marine experts said on Wednesday.
No more spreadsheets: Microsoft picks CarbonSystems to manage footprintClimateBiz | 14 Mar 2012
The debate about whether spreadsheets are good enough to track emissions for large companies is over: Microsoft, the world-leading developer of spreadsheets, has signed up to use CarbonSystems' sustainability and environmental reporting software. Here's why other big corporations should follow.
Sustainable dairies: The cream of the cropClimateBiz | 09 Mar 2012
With cows emitting all that methane, the milk-production industry contends with a carbon footprint as large as the airline industry's. But many dairies are doing something about it -- including making energy out of manure -- and the industry has launched its first U.S. Dairy Sustainability Awards to recognize the leaders.
13 Governments That Embrace Voluntary Carbon MarketsClimateBiz | 01 Mar 2012
A new global climate-change regime is years away, but governments around the world are leveraging voluntary tools developed by the private sector to incubate climate-change solutions. A new Ecosystem Marketplace report takes stock of the leaders.
What You Need to Know About Scope 3 EmissionsClimateBiz | 29 Feb 2012
Just 38 companies currently report four or more of the 15 categories of Scope 3 greenhouse gas emissions, but there's no doubt this number will grow rapidly. Here's what you need to know.