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Daily Archives: February 22, 2011
Read the full story at Smart Planet. Let’s be real, when it comes to philosophical shifts in business management, some companies prefer to let their peers take the leading-edge risks, so they can develop their own strategy with the benefit … Continue reading
Read the full story at SmartPlanet. The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) today announced that it had drafted a blueprint for transitioning the world to a greener future while preserving – and potentially even accelerating – predicted economic growth.
Environmental Health Perspectives (EHP) is pleased to announce the launch of its iPhone app, which gives readers of the peer-reviewed journal access to research and news as soon as it is published online. This new format is another step in … Continue reading
Read the full post at Treehugger. I must admit I have never really understood the environmentalist obsession with plastic bags. As I noted in my post on a ban plastic bags rap that went viral, I’ve always felt there are … Continue reading
Read the full story at Physorg. Tiny Antarctic marine creatures collected 100 years ago by Antarctic explorer Captain Robert Falcon Scott give new clues about polar environmental change. By comparing present-day bryozoans – a sea-bed filter-feeding animal that looks like … Continue reading
Read the full story (and see pictures) at Fast Company. The contemporary Swedish furniture manufacturer Offecct develops a collection of tables, pedestals, and, sofas — for your indoor plants.
Read the full post at Tainted Green. With the proliferation of Kindles and Nooks and iPads, perhaps it is worth revisiting if such E-readers are really more environmentally friendly than paper books. Unfortunately, the answer to that question is not … Continue reading
Net Zero is a U.S. Army sustainability initiative designed so that Army installations are: producing as much energy on site as they use; limiting consumption of fresh water and returning water back to the same watershed; and reducing, reusing, and … Continue reading
Read the full report from the Pew Center on Global Climate Change. The United States consumes over 10 million barrels of oil per day moving people and goods on roads and rail throughout the country. Surface transportation generates over 23 … Continue reading