Tag: green economy

Striking a Balance for Forests, from the Boreal to Borneo

Written by | July 20th, 2011

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Saving the world’s forests, and the species that depend on them, is very much like having relatives over for Thanksgiving dinner. The Conservancy’s Jack Hurd explains.

Why I’m Hopeful We Can Save the Oceans

Written by | March 8th, 2011

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Marine scientist Mark Spalding sometimes gets down about the future of the oceans. Find out why the Conservancy has him riding a new wave of optimism.

Reporting the Real Story on REDD+

Written by | December 6th, 2010

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The climate change talks in Cancun this week will spend significant time on issues caused by deforestation. But to make a real impact, our writer says an entirely different audience must be reached.

Business as Unusual: Growing Industry Support for Sustainable Forestry in Asia

Written by | September 24th, 2010

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Many business leaders in the forest products industry have changed attitudes and are now aligning their interests with conservationists. Are there lessons to be learned for the fishing, agricultural and mining industries?

Cool Green Morning: Tuesday, May 4

Written by | May 4th, 2010

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Heard any good news lately? In addition to the latest on the Gulf oil spill, which is still very bad news, we’re bringing you some positive stories on a growing green economy (weeee!) and new developments in recycling (yay!):

  1. A bummer for non-coastal U. S. songbirds: the side effects of the oil spill might mess up their migrations. (Mongabay)
  2. A new study claims that the U.S. could completely get rid of coal emissions in 20 years, using only current technologies and/or stuff that will be ready to go within a decade. (EcoGeek)
  3. Will the oil spill spur changes in public opinion– and policy– toward climate and clean energy? (CleanTechnica)
  4. A new report shows that the green economy is growing, but slowly. (Green)
  5. Pepsi rolls out a sort-of reverse vending machine that recycles cans and bottles and gives out prizes. (GreenBiz)

Unprecedented Investment in Restoring Our Battered Environment

Written by | February 14th, 2009

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On Friday, Congress approved a $787 billion Economic Stimulus Bill that will now be signed into law by President Obama. While the analysts are busy debating the politics of the bill and its likely impact on America’s battered economy, there is one aspect of this legislation that, thankfully, seems quite certain — it will provide […]

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