Low Carbon Footprint Self-Employment Ideas

Green Prophet

To help inspire you, here are some low carbon footprint self-employment ideas to consider. As awareness around the toxins contained in many household products today grows, demand for more health-conscious alternatives is soaring. Buy Nothing Days every day.

Muntons leads the world - Low Carbon commitment

Green (Living) Review

In a bold move, Muntons plc has become the first maltster in the world to make a dedicated appointment to ensure that it will meet its commitment to produce 100% low carbon malt within the next five years.

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Energy demand and low carbon power generation

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) We must have nuclear power stations otherwise the UK will not be able to meet the low carbon targets for energy production nor the demand, Tim Yeo MP, chair of the subcommittee on climate change and energy, keeps saying. There is no need with regards to most electrical appliances, in general, to have anything higher in voltage than 12volts and this case direct current rather than the high-voltage alternate current.

Low Carbon Economics Aligns With the Sharia Law of Islam

Green Prophet

To spur investment, financial vehicles that support a low-carbon economy are being developed to align with Islamic Sharia law. The standard simply provides assurance that a particular bond delivers on a low carbon action.

Leading Low Carbon Economy Solutions showcase in Bath, UK

Green (Living) Review

Cleantech start-ups are gathering at the University of Bath ’s Low Carbon Start Up Fest on Friday 14th May to present to potential investors, partners, and fellow entrepreneurs. May 11 2010 - Bath: Cleantech start-ups are gathering at the University of Bath ’s Low Carbon Start Up Fest on Friday 14th May to present to potential investors, partners, and fellow entrepreneurs. Low Carbon Start-up Fest is on Friday 14 May 2010.

Low Carbon Urbanism Campaign

The Green Changemakers

Low Carbon Neighborhoods, High-Quality Living is an initiative from the Congress for the New Urbanism (CNU) that emphasizes how neighborhoods are one of the best remedies for combating climate change. Fortunately, the traditional mixed-use neighborhoods favored by members of the New Urbanism and Smart Growth movements are a convenient, low-carbon alternative.

Unity College Sets the Standard for Passive Living

Living Green & Saving Energy

alternative energy eco-innovation green building green construction green manufacturing Green News saving energy solar energy clean energy energy efficient living Green living low carbon footprint save energy solar power sustainability TerraHaus Unity CollegeYou thought the potato-powered light bulb and solar-powered garage door were innovative and cool, but you haven’t seen anything yet! Maine’s Unity College is setting a new standard for eco-friendliness on its campus.

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Renewable Revolution: Low-Carbon Energy by 2030

The Green Changemakers

As a result, target-setting has failed to achieve needed reductions in energy-related carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions to date. Put a price on carbon that increases over time. Author: Janet L. Sawin And William R.

Online Resources for Low-Carbon Energy and Development

The Green Changemakers

At one of the first events, discussion focused on how individual households, communities, cities, companies, and nations find and use tools to develop low-carbon, pro-growth, gender-sensitive, pro-access energy solutions.

Israel’s Yofix offers dairy and soy-free yoghurt alternative

Green Prophet

Yofix starts full production of its plant-based yogurt alternatives using zero-waste process. the winner of PepsiCo’s European Nutrition Greenhouse Programme 2018 announced last week , launches its first dairy-free, soy-free yogurt alternative line with three fruit flavors.

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A roadmap for a secure low carbon energy economy

The Green Changemakers

Secure Low Carbon Energy Economy Roadmap Publish at Scribd or explore others: Academic Work economy Green This “roadmap” presents the results of a year-long effort by the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) and WRI to identify a set of policies to address energy security and climate change simultaneously. Without scalable low-carbon replacements for these fuels, actions to reduce emissions could destabilize the current energy system.

Britain Increasing Alternative Fuel Sector

Eco Friendly Daily

In the United States many are pushing for alternative fuels in order to decrease or eliminate dependence upon foreign oil. The condition of the environment, particularly global warming, is also playing a role in why governments are turning to alternative fuels. Alternative Energy

6 Secrets of Happiness (Living with Less Carbon) From the Green Sheikh

Green Prophet

Although the Middle East’s carbon emissions make up a fraction of the global average, the Green Sheikh urges readers to follow these 6 tips to reducing their carbon habit. Carbon emissions in our region have doubled in the last few decades.

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Driving the Alternative Energy Marketplace at the VERDEXCHANGE Conference

Green (Living) Review

Regarding a regional low-carbon economy, Los Angeles County Supervisor Mark Ridley-Thomas declared, “We’ve begun to see the long-term payback of green infrastructure.

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Church of England groups tentatively back fracking

Green (Living) Review

The stance is at odds with some Christian environmentalists, but the church says there are caveats to its support The fracking industry has praised the Church of England (CoE) after two groups at the church tentatively backed the controversial technology as a way to help the UK cut carbon emissions.

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Wind Turbines and Birds: What’s the Real Story?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Our society needs more low-carbon, renewable energy to help reduce greenhouse gas emissions and slow climate change, but it must be developed in ways that account for and minimize impacts such as wildlife mortality. By David Mehlman.

Fears mount over Green Investment Bank sale as MPs warn of asset-stripping

Green (Living) Review

Without mechanisms in place to ensure that the GIB can continue as a low-carbon investor, MPs insist that the sale should not proceed. EAC Chair Mary Creagh MP said: “Ministers have rushed to privatise the it without consultation or proper consideration of the alternatives.

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I signed the "Economists' Statement on Carbon Dividends"

Environmental Economics

Here is the statement: Economists' Statement on Carbon Dividends.  A carbon tax offers the most cost-effective lever to reduce carbon emissions at the scale and speed that is necessary. By correcting a well-known market failure, a carbon tax will send a powerful price signal that harnesses the invisible hand of the marketplace to steer economic actors towards a low-carbon future.  To prevent carbon leakage and to protect U.S.

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European Commission Calls for “Post-Industrial” Revolution

Eco Friendly Daily

It is time to embrace our low-carbon future, said EC President José Manuel Barroso. Alternative Energy Black Gold Climate Change Environment On Wednesday, European Commission officials unveiled an ambitious set of proposals to encourage investment and innovation in the European energy sector, reduce dependence on imports, and cut greenhouse gas emissions. We have already left behind our coal-based industrial past.

China to Help Saudis With Novel Nuke Power

Green Prophet

Saudi Arabia has signed an agreement with China for assistance in the development of nuclear power , using the last of its oil wealth to invest in the most controversial form of a low carbon energy future for its energy hungry nation.

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"The Case for a Higher Gasoline Tax"

Environmental Economics

Third, the impact of adding a fuel economy standard to the CAT policy depends on the availability and cost of abatement opportunities in transport—if advanced biofuels provide a cost-competitive, low carbon alternative to gasoline, the fuel economy standard does not bind and the use of low carbon fuels in passenger vehicles makes a significantly larger contribution to GHG emissions abatement relative to the case when biofuels are not available. Valerie J.

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British politicians advocate electric cars

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Top figures from both side of the political spectrum in Britain have spoken out in favor of electric vehicles this week, saying consumers need to be encouraged to switch to low carbon cars. Both announcements are slightly vague - details on the government scheme are thin on the ground while Mr Johnson has simply said he wants to see more electric vehicles out there 'as soon as possible' - but both also promise political support for low carbon vehicles.

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Green Money Makes the World Go Round

Green (Living) Review

CIWEM hopes that during this anniversary year politicians will realise that running economies in the way we’ve always done is clearly not working and will look at an alternative and far more sustainable economic model. Practically speaking, a Green Economy is one whose growth in income and employment is driven by public and private investments that reduce carbon emissions and pollution, enhance energy and resource efficiency, and prevent the loss of biodiversity and ecosystem services.

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Budget still failing poorer households

Green (Living) Review

His measures to reduce and limit the cost of fuel mean that once again we are incentivising people to use their cars while failing to offer alternatives that would provide a transport lifeline to poorer households without access to a car. Jason Torrance, Sustrans' Policy Manager says “Mr Osborne has missed a golden opportunity to invest the £2bn from the oil companies in providing alternatives to car travel.

Why Do We Still Use Fossil Fuels & Can Non-Renewable Sources of Energy Be Replaced?

Greentumble

A major contributor to anthropogenic climate change, which our planet is experiencing right now, is the large concentration of carbon dioxide and other greenhouse gasses that are being continuously released into the atmosphere from the transportation, commercial, residential, and industrial sectors.

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Is Nuclear Energy a Fuel With a Future?

Celsias

Nuclear advocates argue that it is a low-carbon alternative to fossil fuels that can provide more baseload power than renewables. Nuclear energy has always been a controversial issue.

Does Nuclear Energy Have a Future?

Celsias

Nuclear advocates argue that it is a low-carbon alternative to fossil fuels that can provide more baseload power than renewables. Nuclear energy has always been a controversial issue.

200 years on the bicycle is more needed than ever

Green (Living) Review

With climate change this is, more than likely, not going ever be a return to normal and we will have to look to the bicycle as a low-carbon alternative for travel. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Does it have to be a brand-spanking-new bicycle?

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Green Investment Bank and Masdar Ink Agreement to Link Mideast to Britain

Green Prophet

UK Energy and Climate Change Minister Greg Barker has praised the new agreement and hopes it will help propel the UK into new alternative and renewable sources of energy for years to come. Given the pioneering Low Carbon achievements of Masdar, it makes strong strategic sense too.”.

Renewable portfolio standards don't raise prices?

Environmental Economics

 The Renewable Portfolio Standard (RPS) requires that a state's utilities purchase a given percentage of their power from low carbon sources such as wind, solar and hydro.  There is also the issue of "insurance"  Given the variability of wind and sunshine, power producers must have alternative backup generators ready to produce. Matt Kahn : An interesting debate is playing out.

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Amgen announces renewable energy training courses and five-fold expansion of Carmarthenshire facilities

Green (Living) Review

By sharing our knowledge of a wide range of alternatives, we aim to help both trade practitioners and consumers make more informed choices and to advance the cause of low carbon technologies through this initiative.” Amgen is demonstrating its products and services at Low Carbon Expo 2011 in Cardiff Motorpoint Arena on 16–17 September.

Shale Gas and The Ugly Truth: It is NOT Green(er)

Green Prophet

In Tunisia, shale gas is being marketed as low carbon and more environmentally-friendly but the latest research by scientist shows that it is far from that. Despite lower-carbon rhetoric, shale gas is still a carbon intensive energy source.”

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LowCarbonEconomy.com

The Green Changemakers

There is an urgent need to transition to a low carbon economy to address the global challenges of diminishing fossil fuel reserves, climate change, environmental management and finite natural resources serving an expanding world population. Many say that the transition to a low carbon economy offers the greatest economic opportunities ever known.

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The benefits of investing in green businesses

Green Prophet

For many, this boils down to the renewable energy projects that are springing up, but in fact, there are many other kinds of businesses that have low carbon footprints that can help promote a greener future. At times, the battle against a waning climate seems lost.

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A little cool indoors during the cold of winter?

Green (Living) Review

But there is a cheaper, smarter, low-carbon alternative to turning up the heat, namely a jumper.

2010 144

Nuclear Power: The Facts & The Fiction

Green Living Ideas

On one hand, nuclear provides a huge, baseload energy source that has no real carbon footprint. Variation in low-level, natural background radiation was found to have small, but highly statistically significant, negative effects on DNA as well as several measures of health.’.

Rare Earth Metals Limits Clean Technology’s Future

Green Prophet

If you think renewable energies will become an increasingly cheaper alternative to petrol – think again now that there’s peak minerals. What will be the alternative then?

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Nuclear power loses its luster in a sustainable energy future

Green (Living) Review

Fifty-four percent of those surveyed on "The Future of Energy" contend that "society can achieve a sustainable, low-carbon energy future without nuclear power."

Coal Is On The Decline: Decreased Use of Coal Is Inevitable, With.

Living Green & Saving Energy

With the descriptive title “Natural Gas and Renewables: A Secure Low Carbon Future Energy Plan for the United States,” this report provides the following data. Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Coal Is On The Decline: Decreased Use of Coal Is Inevitable, With or Without “Clean Coal” by greenwise on February 18, 2011 No new coal-fired power plants broke ground in the USA in 2010.

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Ex Im Bank: New Dirty, Controversial Coal Plant? Where Do We.

Sierra Club Compass

Instead it failed to convene an expert panel to screen the project because they might realize that low carbon alternatives exist. All of that finance despite having a 'low-carbon' policy. View an alternate. Carbon Neutral Digest. Compass.

Forecasting global oil demand

Environmental Economics

It seems odd that there isn't one given their attention to the potential impact of climate policy in this passage from a report  posted on their website with no title page :  We also address the potential for future climate-related controls, including the potential for restriction on emissions, through the use of a proxy cost of carbon. Funny, their "proxy cost" of carbon is not a social cost of carbon

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Coal Is On The Decline: Decreased Use of Coal Is Inevitable, With.

Living Green & Saving Energy

With the descriptive title “Natural Gas and Renewables: A Secure Low Carbon Future Energy Plan for the United States,” this report provides the following data. Home About Us Contact Us Products Green Tips EBooks Going Green: Questions and Answers Subscribe Living Green and Saving Energy Coal Is On The Decline: Decreased Use of Coal Is Inevitable, With or Without “Clean Coal” by greenwise on February 18, 2011 No new coal-fired power plants broke ground in the USA in 2010.

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Energos shows how to maximise efficiency of energy from waste

Green (Living) Review

Energy from waste (efw) facilities must utilise their heat potential to maximise efficiency and carbon dioxide emissions savings, according to Nick Dawber, Managing Director of UK-based clean energy recovery from waste business Energos.