Social media: the new capital markets activism

December 10, 2019 by  
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Increasingly, consumers and social media users are voicing their concerns — and companies are listening.

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Automakers can build better cars, but we need strong standards to get there

December 10, 2019 by  
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Policies to promote innovation and prevent pollution can help consumers and move the auto industry towards new progress.

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The auto industry’s bumpy ride towards sustainability

December 9, 2016 by  
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A columnist shares her concerns about the BMW i3 electric vehicle.

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Siemens To Reduce Its US Wind Energy Taskforce By 38% Over Concerns About Federal Tax Credit

September 21, 2012 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock Wind turbine producer Siemens has announced that it will reduce its US wind energy workforce by 38% due to adverse market conditions caused by the uncertain future of the wind energy tax credit,  price competition from natural gas and sluggish growth in electricity demand. The company said the cutbacks were necessary until market demand for turbines revives. Recent estimates suggest that while US turbine installations could reach 12GW this year, the figure could plunge to between 1.5GW and 3GW in 2013, as developers freeze projects depending on Congress’ willingness to extend the federal production tax credit (PTC). Read the rest of Siemens To Reduce Its US Wind Energy Taskforce By 38% Over Concerns About Federal Tax Credit Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: bio mimicry , biomimicry , dinosaurs , enhancements , siemens , wind energy tax credit , Wind Farms , wind turbine add-ons , wind turbines

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How To: Make Organic Apple Chips In 3 Easy Steps

September 21, 2012 by  
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Read the rest of How To: Make Organic Apple Chips In 3 Easy Steps Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: baking , DIY , food , how-to , Organic , seasonal

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New CDC Study Links Highway Noise Pollution to Widespread Sleep Disturbances, Risk of Heart Attack and High Blood Pressure

September 21, 2012 by  
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A new study from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has found that 2.3 percent of people in Fulton County, Ga., where the city of Atlanta is, are exposed to significant levels of highway noise that can disrupt sleep. Extrapolated to other urban areas, this research suggests that rates of such sleep disturbances could be very high in the U.S – and annoyance and sleep disruption from road traffic noise have been connected to health problems such as heart attacks and hypertension. Read the rest of New CDC Study Links Highway Noise Pollution to Widespread Sleep Disturbances, Risk of Heart Attack and High Blood Pressure Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Atlanta , CDC , fulton county , georgia , Health , heart disease , highway , noise , noise pollution , research , sleep disturbance , study , traffic

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Toxic Concerns Spur Greener Alternatives

February 11, 2011 by  
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Revelations of toxics ingredients in consumer products reached a crescendo in 2010, even as companies and governments work feverishly on new, safer alternatives.

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Climate Confidence Monitor 2010

October 29, 2010 by  
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This fourth annual survey of 15,000 people across 15 countries revealed that most believe the business community must take a larger role in addressing climate change. As in past years, emerging markets perceived climate investment to be a path to prosperity and job creation

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Growth in Fish Farming Raises Concerns for Environment

October 27, 2010 by  
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Large-scale farming of fish that themselves have low environmental impact can nonetheless lead to higher environmental damage, according to an assessment of farmed fish and the countries that produce them.  

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Musings on Nature and Man’s Place in It (Slideshow)

February 17, 2010 by  
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Photo credit: Florian Möllers for Wild Wonders of Europe Do you ever feel like the shit rolls in faster than you can get out from under it? Then take a minute to relax and think about the bigger picture

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