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Tag: carbon-reduction


In the U.S., our buildings — schools, homes, and offices — consume one third of the energy we use. That makes them a major source of carbon dioxide emissions. And when your home isn’t properly insulated, you need more energy Read more…


As far as renewable energy goes, the London Olympics, which will take place next year, is already a loser. According to a BBC report, the Commission for a Sustainable London 2012 said only the original 20% target will not be Read more…


Economy versus the Environment. This is a slogan for many when they consider the challenges of dealing with Climate Change and the reduction of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. In 2007, McKinsey issued Reducing US Greenhouse Gas Emissions: How Much at Read more…


In spite of the fact that President Obama is facing an uphill battle – in his own party – on domestic climate change legislation; and, with China taking every opportunity to hide behind their “developing” status, both the US and Read more…


European nations are wary about a perceived trend in France and the United States to use international competition as a reason to back off on carbon-reduction pledges. They are concerned that carbon tariffs could be used to fend off competition Read more…