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Top 10 Green Business Watch Posts in 2012

Out of the hundreds of posts published on Green Business Watch during 2012 we have chosen 10. From tax incentives to movies about fracking, from rivers catching fire to recycling plastics, our top 10 covers our most popular green business topics. Continue reading

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Natural Gas Prices See US Coal Power Dying Out

Coal power in the US is dying out twice as fast as previously predicted. The main cause doesn’t seem to be the EPA regulation the industry feared. Instead, market conditions are driving utility companies away from building new coal plants, towards cheaper natural gas. Continue reading

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Senator Byron Dorgan at SXSW: Is the US Missing Out on Economic Opportunities in Clean Energy?

Senator Byron Dorgan, senior policy advisor at Arent Fox LLP, gave a keynote address at the South by Southwest ECO conference in Austin Texas last week. In it he suggests that the US has been missing out on many of the economic opportunities offered by clean energy technologies. Continue reading

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Matt Damon to Star in New Movie About Fracking

December will see the launch of a new movie with Matt Damon, the Promised Land. The question is: will our promised land flow with the riches gained from supplies of natural or with water polluted by the process of ‘fracking’? Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – August 21st 2012

Today’s top Green Business Stories: New US energy capacity dominated by natural gas and renewables … Green energy startups being rejected by investors? …. Shell to invest $1bn a year on fracking in China. Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – June 22nd 2012

Most Americans Don’t Know What Fracking Is? The process of hydraulic fracturing has been big news in the environmental and energy spheres over recent months. A controversial topic that makes the news almost daily, fracking is already changing the global … Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – January 19th 2012

US Replaces China as Top Clean Energy Investor Environmental Leader reports that in 2011 the USA took over from China as the worlds leading investor in clean energy.  The article quotes figures from Bloomberg New Energy Finance which have US … Continue reading

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