The budget projections for the California high-speed rail seem like a runaway train in and of themselves. Neglecting the initial connection to San Diego, the project is only financed to stretch from San Francisco to Anaheim in its first phase. Originally the project was estimated to cost $45 billion in 2008 but has recently been…Details
Mandatory greenhouse gas reporting is an important step towards the low carbon economy, says Colin Baines You wouldn’t go on a diet without weighing yourself, and the same goes for carbon emissions. Companies need to know how much they emit so they can reduce it. Photograph: Paul Vozdic/Getty Images The mandatory reporting of greenhouse gas…Details
Keller Williams Realty East Valley in Tempe, Arizona is a great example of a company that focuses on the Triple Bottom Line; People, Profits, and Planet. Creating a paperless transaction is just one example of their commitment to sustainability.
It was a cold rainy day in San Diego, but not letting that get the better of us we headed to the Museum of Photographic Arts in the Balboa Park Museum district. In what was a welcome coincidence, the Infinite Balance exhibition was being held and is the first U.S. presentation of artists shortlisted for…Details
It’s that time of year again. Thanksgiving is over and instead of worrying about what’s filling our stomachs, it’s time to think about filling those stockings. Didn’t want to be involved in the Black Friday extravaganza? Not to worry, large retailers are still offering lucrative deals on hot Christmas items. However, what about those who…Details
Article Written by Brian Merchant Every year, the U.N. gathers negotiators and world leaders to attempt to craft a global framework for reducing worldwide greenhouse gas emissions. Every year (with the exception of Kyoto in 1997), they fail. Even so, given all of the noise and pomp leading up to the 15th Conference of the…Details
An extra £100 million will be made available to support green energy projects in Scotland after a deal was stuck between Holyrood and Westminster. Chancellor George Osborne announced the Scottish Government would be able to spend half of the cash in the fossil fuel levy fund. The fund, currently worth about £200 million, is held…Details
Tuesday November 8, 2011 will go down in history as a significant milestone in the international climate change debate, for this was the day the Australian Federal Parliament passed its Clean Energy Future Package and put a price on carbon pollution.
U.S. Green Chamber Member ActionCOACH San Diego sets a great example for local and small business owners to establish themselves as leaders in Corporate Social Responsibility with an emphasis on sustainability issues. Even if your business isn’t directly involved in environmental issues, you can be an advocate for sustainability issues through CSR initiatives. Stacey McKibbin,…Details
Late Thursday the Air Resources Board unanimously approved cap-and-trade regulations as part of an on-going effort to reduce greenhouse gas emissions which are contributing to climate change. This landmark set of air pollution controls is the first in the nation to be implemented at the state level. The regulations were originally brought to the board…Details