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The last ice age: Melting ice sheets caused climate change
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New insights into the potential consequences of disappearing ice sheets in the Arctic have emerged from a study into climate conditions around the North Atlantic approximately 10,000 years ago, the end of the last ice age. Today, North West Europe and North West Africa experience opposing winter weather thanks to a phenomenon known as the […]

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Why China Is Suddenly So Interested In The Arctic
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TROMSO — Officials in China, now the second-largest economy in the world and a major global emitter of greenhouse gasses, now acknowledge that the country is important in the fight against global warming. It and many other Asian nations such as Singapore are also voicing

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Casinos Go Green
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As public and business opinion finally begins to see sense regarding climate change, the importance of making buildings, homes and businesses energy efficient and environmentally friendly is coming to the fore. We’ve seen environmentally friendly stadiums, airports, shopping centres and so on, but the casino industry- one that you might imagine wouldn’t be particularly fussed […]

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Casinos Go Green
eco-echo.greenpartnernews.com

As public and business opinion finally begins to see sense regarding climate change, the importance of making buildings, homes and businesses energy efficient and environmentally friendly is coming to the fore. We’ve seen environmentally friendly stadiums, airports, shopping centres and so on, but the casino industry- one that you might imagine wouldn’t be particularly fussed […]

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How HP and Kyocera are applying circular economy to printing | The Guardian
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Businesses are innovating, but limited consumer participation and legislative barriers are limiting the potential impact. HP were Green Apple Award Winners in 2014

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Climate change hampering world food production – scientists
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Rappler Reports Scientists warn that climate change acceleration will have a lasting impact on agricultural production and require ‘profound societal changes’ in the coming decades to feed the world’s population. At the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, scientists there argued that food production will have to double over the next […]

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DS Smith is lead partner for 2015 Resource event
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Green Apple Award Winners 2014, DS SMITH for the second year running a€™re proud to be lead sponsors of Resource 2015, the largest free-to-attend circular economy event in the UK at London’™s Excel Arena from 3rd – 5th March. The exhibition brings together 11,000 professionals from businesses large and small to connect, learn and explore […]

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Ecopaint Angola | Innovative Building Product of The Year
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Summit of Leaders is an independent corporation for the development and management of economic, social and humanitarian collaboration. Project: OctoBuilding Authors: Amorim, Rui, and Santos Pereira, Duarte ECOPAINT is a company in the African market (6 years), but now with over 30 years experience in Europe (Germany, Portugal, Spain, France, etc.), the maintenance of buildings. […]

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Are we headed for a green revolution in food and water?
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The following is an excerpt from “Beyond the Energy-Water-Food Nexus: New Strategies for 21st-Century Growth.” I don’t believe in business­-as­-usual projections. While they are helpful in calling attention to an issue to catalyze change, we seldom follow the projections; resource stress and scarcity drives innovation. Innovation kills business-as-usual projections, and innovations can also solve the […]

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