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Does production cut make OPEC green?

Oct 24, 2008
When I heard the news this morning that OPEC will cut its production by 1.5 million barrels per day next month, I thought they made a good decision...
Posted In: green biz, oil prices, OPEC, sustainable energy
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Biofuel investors hot for pond scum

Oct 23, 2008
The second annual Algae Biomass Summit is going on today in Seattle, and the substance has garnered serious attention from investors for its biofuel potential. Sarah Gardner gives us more algae plus points.
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EcoBroker standards: got transparency?

Oct 21, 2008
Sarah Gardner reported on the EcoBroker Program this afternoon on Marketplace. The program attempts to address two critical issues in combating...
Posted In: EcoBroker, green building, standards
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Economic downturn to bring change, not collapse to green sector

Oct 9, 2008
The economy is in bad shape, and green businesses will definitely feel it in the months ahead. But firms that deliver great products at competitive...
Posted In: economic downturn, efficiency, green biz, solar, wind
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Response post: renewables can't be stopped

Oct 3, 2008
It looks like Michigan and Washington are closely aligned with their renewable portfolio standards of 10% by 2015 and 15% by 2020, respectively....
Posted In: bailout, renewable energy, Washington
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The bailout plan and prospects for renewable energy

Oct 2, 2008
Sustainable thinking often requires the luxury of a long term perspective: If you don't have fuel to prepare the evening's meal, whether the...
Posted In: bailout, Michigan, renewable energy
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Portland, OR tops 2008 eco-friendly city rankings

Sep 25, 2008
(Image courtesy of SustainLane) I love the annual SustainLane City Rankings, and the 2008 results came out this week, with Portland, OR at the t...
Posted In: Atlanta, Austin, green cities, Minneapolis, Portland, SustainLane
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Just like Wall St., the Earth is overdrawn (two weeks ahead of '07)

Sep 23, 2008
Today is Earth Overshoot Day. I'm not certain about the marketing savvy of this phrase as my immediate association is playing basketball at the...
Posted In: Earth Overshoot Day, ecological debt, Footprint Network, marketing
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The case of Trek: Can an ambitious green initiative still be greenwash?

Sep 19, 2008
Yesterday, I got into a bit of a debate with my boyfriend. He was showing me a cool site, 1 World 2 Wheels, a Trek initiative with a goal of...
Posted In: sin of irrelevance, Trek

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