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President Obama Throws Down The Gauntlet on Climate Change

“We can choose to believe that Superstorm Sandy, and the most severe drought in decades, and the worst wildfires some states have ever seen were all just a freak coincidence. Or we can choose to believe in the overwhelming judgment of science……if Congress won’t act soon to protect future generations, I will.” Continue reading

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Climate Change – Erring on the Side of Least Drama

A study published by Global Environmental Change points out that the tendency of climate scientists to ‘err on the side of least drama’ has led to underestimations of the damage caused by global warming. Continue reading

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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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Why is Green Investment Critical to the Future of the Earth?

Green construction company, Vector Foiltec, argues that investment in green technologies, products and solutions is an urgent issue for commercial investors. We cannot wait for governments. Even when the will is there, the process is too slow. Continue reading

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We Can Reduce CO2 Emissions IF We Want To

Global warming and CO2 emissions may be worse than we thought. But there are things we can do if we really want to. The Boston Consulting Group has revealed at Doha that Information Technology could cut world emissions by 16.5% by 2020. Continue reading

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The Montreal Protocol, 25 Years On

The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer opened for signing on September 16th, 1987. 25 years on, it is considered one of the most successful international agreements. To celebrate, Bloomberg, gives us a list of other environmental success stories. Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – April 5th 2012

As businesses count the cost of weird weather, scientists continue to try to make sense of it all. Japan changes the rules in favor of geothermal energy and a 2 year tuna fishing ban is partially lifted. High gasoline prices are proving a silver lining for sales of electric cars. Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – January 16th 2012

IBM Working on EV Battery With 500 Mile Range Nicholas Brown reports on Cleantechnica that IBM have invented a new battery. The Lithium-air battery technology can create more energy from less mass. It’s lighter basically. These batteries could potentially give … Continue reading

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Agreement on Climate Change Goes Down to the Wire in Durban

It took two extra days and some desperate last minute efforts by exhausted delegates, but agreement was reached in Durban. We look at what is being said about the agreement. While there is a general welcome and important steps have been taken there are very serious warnings that the delay to 2020 could be a catastrophic mistake. Continue reading

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Green Business Roundup – December 14th 2011

Apple plans massive solar installation on roof of new Cupertino headquarters, Why Americans aren’t buying climate change, Solar Power is cheaper than we are told and Could the Sahara Sun Power the World? A roundup of news and compelling commentary from across the web. Continue reading

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