GE Announces Advancement in Incandescent Technology
GE Consumer & Industrial's Lighting division, a world leader in the development of energy-efficient lighting products, today announced advancements to the light bulb invented by GE's founder Thomas Edison that potentially will elevate the energy efficiency of this 125-year-old technology to levels comparable to compact fluorescent lamps (CFL), delivering significant environmental benefits.
More Communication of Climate Change Science Won't Spur Problem Solving
The notion that more information about the science of human-caused climate change will spur effective problem solving by American society is just flat wrong, according to a University of Colorado at Boulder climate policy analyst.
U.S. Consumers Hold Big Business Accountable for Global Warming
Independent market research firm, The MindClick Group, today released the findings of a new study detailing consumer attitudes toward climate change: more than 60 percent of US consumers hold government and big business directly accountable for global warming.
Argonne National Laboratory Plays Key Role in New Climate Simulations
The Model Coupling Toolkit created by the US Department of Energy's Argonne National Laboratory played a key role in the climate simulations used in preparing the new UN report "Climate Change 2007: The Physical Science Basis.
Technology and Innovation Are Changing More-Relevant-Than-Ever Corporate Citizenship Programs
Progressive-thinking world business leaders, CEOs concerned with global warming and other pressing environmental issues, and investors will meet in New York later this month to analyze the opportunities and risks that come with the major changes in corporate citizenship programs brought on by technology and innovation, open markets, and worldwide brands.
Gov. Blagojevich Sets Goal to Dramatically Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Illinois
Gov Rod Blagojevich today announced a statewide goal to slash the production of heat-trapping greenhouse gases (GHGs) to 1990 levels by 2020 and 60 percent below 1990 levels by 2050.
Consumer Awareness of Carbon Offsetting Yet to Translate Into Action
mycarbondebt has just released data from one of the UK's largest face-to-face consumer surveys to examine attitudes to carbon offsetting.
MIT Sloan's New Laboratory for Sustainable Business Committed to Countering Global Warming
A future marred by stronger storms, rising sea levels and a dramatic increase in global temperatures unless stronger efforts are made to reduce carbon emissions is depicted in the new report by the UN Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change.
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