Daily Archives: September 16, 2009

Efficiency, Reduced Consumption Should Be Focus

Read/listen to the full story at NPR. Not everyone is sold on alternative fuels as the solution to energy problems. Time magazine senior correspondent Michael Grunwald is a skeptic when it comes to renewable fuels. He tells Steve Inskeep instead … Continue reading

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Renewable Energy Needs Land, Lots Of Land

Read/listen to the full story from NPR. Pending climate and energy legislation puts a lot of stock — and money — into switching from fossil fuels, like coal and oil, to renewable energy such as wind, solar and ethanol. But … Continue reading

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The Product Stewardship Institute Informational Networking Conference Calls – 8th Series

Interested in receiving in-depth information on cutting edge issues in the product stewardship field?  PSI networking conference calls offer a carbon- free alternative to in-person workshops and meetings.  PSI networking call participants can listen to expert presentations and ask questions … Continue reading

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Video archive of the September 9th Sponsored Research Symposium now available

An archival video of ISTC’s Sponsored Research Symposium, held at the Center on September 9, is now available for your viewing pleasure.

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Clean Pools, Less Chlorine … With Moss?

Read the full post at Green Inc. As its license plates proclaim, Minnesota is the Land of 10,000 Lakes. Now a Minneapolis-area company says it has figured out the secret to the state’s famously crystalline watering holes: moss.

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Workshop Report: Climate Change Mitigation: Considering Lifestyle Options in Europe and the US

Via Docuticker. Workshop Report: Climate Change Mitigation: Considering Lifestyle Options in Europe and the US Source: Institute of European Studies This report summarizes the presentations and outcomes of a European-American Workshop about lifestyle changes as a mitigation strategies for global … Continue reading

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Who's the Greenest Generation? New Study Finds Out Who Isn't…

Read the full story at GreenBiz. As the famous singer once said, I believe the children are our future; and while we at GreenBiz.com spend most of our time covering the actions of business and the grown-ups who run them, … Continue reading

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Why putting climate change on trial is a terrible idea

Read the full story at Ars Technica. The US Chamber of Commerce is upset that the EPA has chosen to regulate CO2 emissions as a pollutant, and are calling for a public trial on both the policy decision and the … Continue reading

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How to Talk About Climate Change

Read the full post at GreenBiz. First, the good news: A vast majority of Americans — as many 90 percent, depending on how you phrase the question — think the U.S. should act to curb global warming. Most expect the … Continue reading

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Shattering the Stereotype of the Green Consumer

Read the full story at GreenBiz. A new national study of green consumers is busting the stereotypes about them: The environment is not their top concern, their kids are not influencing them to be green, and while many know what … Continue reading

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