environment

The Renewable Electron Economy Part XV: Is the EV Revolution Already Here?

by: Michael Hoexter

In the leisurely way I have been writing and posting on my blog, I have not yet completed my series on how energy supply and energy demand will look in the future, what I am calling the Renewable Electron Economy. Yet, as events are unfolding more rapidly in the world around us, we may see some form of an Electron Economy, perhaps fueled by renewable energy, sooner rather than later.

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Green Is Now a Cliche´

by: John Caddell

I agree with Tim Berry--the term "green" has been overused to the point of meaninglessness. Here's the latest example I've seen:

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Managing Environmental Risk by Looking through the Rear-view Mirror

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Eco-labels Impact Consumer Behavior

by: David Wigder

Eco-labels influence consumer behavior in two ways. First, they introduce green as a considered attribute at the point of sale. Second, they enable consumers to comparison shop based on green. Over the past few years, there have been many new eco-labels launched by governments, manufacturers and retailers. Many of these labels are listed on Consumer Reports’ Greener Choices site.

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Office Buildings as Peaker Plants

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Exxon, the Rockefellers, and the Future of Big Oil

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The Renewable Electron Economy XIII: Valuing Energy and Energy Services

by: Michael Hoexter

The events of December when the US Congress dropped an extension of the existing tax credits for renewable energy from the 2007 energy bill have highlighted the need for the renewable energy industry to take a different tack in the area of policy support and marketing strategy.

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Investing in Green Innovation

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French Supermarket Casino Labels Eco-Friendliness of its Products

by: Alain Thys

Now here's a green programme that's pragmatic, inspiring and at the same time simple enough that it could make consumers care.  In 2008, the French supermarket Casino intends to label its products according to their eco-friendliness.  The move follows an earlier announcement by Britain's Tesco who will start tracking the CO2 footprint of its products.

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Just Say Yes

by: Sebastian Campion

The Yes Men has done it again.

At the 20th anniversary of the chemical disaster in Bhopal, Andy (one of the Yes Men) disguised himself as a representative of Dow Chemicals and in a live interview on BBC World, he stated that Dow Chemicals would finally accept full responsibility and offer the people of Bhopal decent compensation.

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