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The Dairy Industry and the 2 Percent Solution

What's the carbon footprint of a glass of milk? It's more than a mere trivia question. Calculating, managing, and reducing the emissions of everyday products is a growing quest for companies across the business spectrum. But most products are multi-company affairs. So, it's one thing for a company to do this. It's altogether another thing to address climate change across an entire industry.

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20 Technologies to Save the Climate: Are Breakthroughs Mandatory or Icing on the Cake?

by: Michael Hoexter

(With this post I’m skipping a little ahead of my series on the Renewable Electron Economy but policy debates are starting to heat up as we head into the election year.)

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Top Green Business Stories of 2006

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Building the Electron Economy Part V.1: Generating Electricity Cleanly…Using Solar Energy

by: Michael Hoexter

sunpower_main_400 In the first 4 posts in this series, I’ve started an outline of the bright future for an energy delivery system that will meet our increasing demands for power/energy and also tread more lightly on the planet than the current fossil fuel dependent system.

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Is There a Green Business Bubble?

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Yahoo! Spins a Web of Climate Influence

by: Joel Makower

Yahoo! Inc. has just announced that it will become carbon neutral by the end of 2007, yet another big climate commitment from another big company.

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Building the Electron Economy, Part II; Smartgrids, Supergrids, Ecogrids and Hypergrids

by: Michael Hoexter

In my previous post on the electron economy, I discussed the desirability of building out the electricity-based energy system as a means of harnessing most renewable and carbon-neutral forms of energy.

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Is 'Carbon Neutral' Good Enough?

by: Joel Makower

The bar on climate change keeps rising, at least among a handful of companies seeking to be leaders in this arena. The announcements have been steady of late, with more and more companies claiming some kind of carbon neutrality.

In just the three weeks since New Year's:

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