Environment Forum

Top 10 trends in sustainable business

April 28, 2010


— Giselle Weybrect is author of The Sustainable MBA: The Manager’s Guide to Green Business. Any views expressed¬† are her own. —

from James Pethokoukis:

Volcanoes, healthcare reform and global warming

April 27, 2010

Over at Edge, a variety of scientists give their take on the Iceland volcano eruption and its impact on air travel. Two really stood out to me. The first also highlights the problem of defensive medicine; the second shows the downside to action dealing with global warming:

Will ‘range anxiety’ limit the electric car?

April 26, 2010

Will consumers be buying hybrid-electric cars like today’s Toyota Prius and Ford Escape for the next few decades or are the hybrids just a milestone on the road to all-electric vehicles?

Greenpeace International Executive Director talks US Senate climate bill and campaign strategies

April 22, 2010

Kumi Naidoo, Greenpeace’s International Executive Director, sat down with Reuters in San Francisco and chatted about the US Senate climate bill and where the non-profit is focusing its campaigning energies.

Introducing 100 innovations

April 22, 2010

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One man alone does not make a movement. But can he influence one?

There are no limits is the attitude espoused by PhD, MBA, entrepreneur, eco-designer, and visionary Gunter Pauli (above), who is now pouring his life’s work into a project to spark a new way of doing business, ergo a new economy.

A better way to clean water?

April 22, 2010

Treating water for human consumption is costly and energy intensive. Is there a more efficient way to do it?

This Earth Day, call for clean energy

April 22, 2010


— Michael Brune is Executive Director of the Sierra Club, the largest grassroots environmental organization in the United States and author of Coming Clean: Breaking America’s Addiction to Oil and Coal. —

Bolivia global warming summit: a lifeline for “Mother Earth”?

April 22, 2010

boliviaChanging the world is no doubt a daunting task but that’s what leftist Bolivian president Evo Morales and thousands of environmental activists, representatives of grassroots groups, and the envoys of some 90 governments are striving to do this week in the small village of Tiquipaya, in central Bolivia.

from Global News Journal:

Biofuels’ green credentials called into question

April 22, 2010

Biofuels were once seen as the perfect way to make transport carbon-free, but a series of EU studies are throwing increasing doubt on the green credentials of the alternative fuel.