No nukes, No problem: Germany’s rapid transition to renewables

kristy Trendspotting

No nukes, No problem. Germany is proving a rapid transition to renewable energy is possible ClimateProgress.org: 16 May 2011 06:52 AM PDT Within four decades, one of the world?s leading economies will be powered almost entirely by wind, solar, biomass, hydro, and geothermal power. Stephen Lacey: As Germany is showing, …

Why Companies like Intel, P&G and Walmart Keep Investing in Renewable Energy

kristy Sustainability News, Resource Efficiency

A publication from SustainableLifeMedia.com Why Companies Keep Investing in Renewable Energy One of the big misperceptions about going green is that is always costs money. In reality, seeing your business through an environmental lens will greatly lower costs and risk. But of course, beyond the quick payback of eco-efficiency projects, …

Engage the largest community focused on doing business better

kristy Trendspotting, Wealth of Networks

News Distribution Engage the largest community focused on doing business better. Learn more >> Job Posting Find your key talent from the community focused on doing business – better. Learn more >> Editorial Highlights A Story of Kidnap and the Influence of Web 2.0 in China Exclusive Interview: Professor Jennifer …

Latest LCA: Recycled Glass Superior to Virgin Materials

kristy Resource Efficiency, Greentech

Latest LCA: Recycled Glass Superior to Virgin Materials ShareBy Thomas Miner The Glass Packaging Institute has coordinated the industry’s first complete cradle-to-cradle life cycle assessment which concludes that given glass’s endless recyclability, the use of recycled glass in manufacturing results in a decreased primary energy demand and reduces carbon emissions.

Invitation: Women’s Earth and Climate Caucus

kristy The Power of Yin

Women’s Earth and Climate Caucus Facing the Climate Crisis, Collaborating for Solutions Working Session on Four Thriving Initiatives Men are also very welcome! Bay Area Gathering September 17th 2010, 7:00 PM New Location: Book Passage Conference Room, Limited Seating the Book Passage has two buildings, go to the one in …

Markets v. Commons by Hazel Henderson

Ethical Markets Sustainability News, Articles by Hazel Henderson

My comments are part of a conversation with my colleagues on the Advisory Board of the Capital Institute,  founded by our Ethical Markets Advisory Board member John Fullerton, about the limits of markets in moving humans toward sustainable forms of living. – Hazel Henderson, Ed. By Hazel Henderson  ©   2010 …