As the UN’s latest climate summit wraps up with still too little action taken to mitigate and adapt to climate change, businesses are likely to be the best hope for quick action on the scale the world needs.
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3 Ways Businesses Can Pick Up Where COP17 Fell Short
Anvil Knitwear, which won an award for its first corporate responsibility report, has followed up with a refreshingly candid update that declares, "We’ve got some good news and some bad news …"
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Anvil Knitwear’s Emissions Rise 32% with Increased Production
OneReport aims to take away some of the pain from the ever-growing surge of sustainability information requests.
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How OneReport Combats ‘Sustainability Survey Fatigue’
October 21, 2011 by
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© Shawn Heinrichs for the Pew Environment Group Pew Environment Group this week released a series of photos that are simply jaw-dropping as they reveal the scale of shark fishing for fins. The group released a report earlier this year noting the world’s 20 largest shark catchers, including Taiwan, which is where these photos were taken. … Read the full story on TreeHugger
oskay via Flickr CC / CC BY 1.0 It is not news that our energy consumption has greatly increased in the last 40 years. Nor is it news that our rate of consumption of appliances and gadgets is outpacing the gains we are making in energy efficiency . However, a new report by The Energy Saving Trust puts the scale of growth in bold relief. According to the UK-based study, consumer electronics energy consumption in the UK … Read the full story on TreeHugger
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Gadget and Appliance Energy Use up 600% in 40 Years
In a keynote interview today at the GreenBiz Innovation Forum, GE’s Mark Vachon described how the ecomagination program has grown at the company against a backdrop of regulatory stalemate in the U.S.
An image from artist Maya Lin’s ” Unchopping a Tree ” Deforestation . It might seem obvious that rainforests are needed to continue life on earth – but why? Maya Lin lays it out in a gorgeous video with a message that will make every viewer pause and consider the scale of deforestation.
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Unchopping A Tree – A Video That Puts Deforestation In Perspective
Sustainable developments spark debate at the EcoCity 2009 conference.
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Eco-Villages: Sustainable Oases or Insular Islands?
The huge environmental impact of the simple lightbulb offers a perfect example of the scale and scope of the challenges the world faces in reducing humanity’s footprint — and also points out the five hurdles that must be overcome to make it happen.
The Big Picture on Eco-Engineering Our Environmental Impact