environment

The Green Future of the 'New GM'

What to make of this week's bankruptcy filing by General Motors? The beginning of the end? The end of the beginning? A death? Rebirth? Something in between?

Given the months-long anticipation of this development, much already has been written and said, and many fingers pointed. GM, as Paul Ingrassia recently opined in the Wall Street Journal, made "decades of dumb decisions."  

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5,000 Days

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Carbon Pricing Is Just One Piece of the Puzzle: Towards a Comprehensive Climate and Energy Policy - Part 2

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The Environmental Impact of Green Buildings

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Environmentalism and Software

by: Sigurd Rinde

Drive a hybrid. Buy carbon-dioxide offset points when flying. Use the bike. Things you and I can do.

Renewable energy. R&D funding. Taxes on fuel. Tax rebates. Stuff our governments can do.

All good, all important.

Then I read Robert's post about the trend of VCs leaving the computer world and embracing environmentalism - investing in energy saving technologies and the like.

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The (Renewable) Electron Economy as the Solution to the Oil Crisis: A Summary for Policymakers - I

by: Michael Hoexter

Lines formed at gas stations during the 1973 OPEC oil embargo. Today, in the near future, rationing is more likely to take the form of high prices rather than through limits on consumption.

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Cradle-to-cradle: Desirable but Difficult

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Driving Engagement and Viral Impact in the Green Space: Part II - Original Content

by: David Wigder

While creating and sharing user-generated content is an effective way to facilitate consumer engagement and viral marketing, it is not the only approach that marketers can take. Professionally produced original content is another proven way. Increasingly, agencies or production studios create and seed content on behalf of their clients for consumers to view and share online.

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The Latest Reports: Solar Utilities, Carbon Offsets, and the Emperor's New Clothes

by: Joel Makower

The spring rains have yielded a bumper crop of new reports on the business of green. I've been a bit behind in fielding them, given my travels and last week's highly successful Greener by Design conference. Here are five of the latest:

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Actress Kristin Scott Thomas Drives a(n electric) G-Wiz!

by: Michael Hoexter

On a Top Gear show aired last night on BBC America, the well-respected actress Kristin Scott Thomas (”The English Patient”, “Four Weddings and a Funeral”,  “Mission: Impossible”) confesses to the bloviating but funny Jeremy Clarkson that she drives the G-Wiz electric mini-car when she is in London.

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