Archives: November 2007

Climate Change Legislation: Don’t Believe the Opponents’ Numbers

Posted by: John Carey on November 28

The U.S. Senate is now working on a bill that would require cuts in greenhouse gas emissions, and the opposition is pulling out all the stops to block its passage....

FTC Tackling Green Marketing Guidelines

Posted by: Heather Green on November 27

Good thing too. The Washington Post reports that the FTC is speeding up a review of its green marketing guidelines to get them more in step with the rush of...

Gas Tax: Courage We Won't See in 2008.

Posted by: David Kiley on November 15

Every sane person knows that the only way to significantly change the impact of our driving on the environment is through gas taxes that make gasoline over, say, $5 per...

Better mileage measures for green cars: Why MPDs will beat out MPKWHGs

Posted by: Adam Aston on November 06

Car mileage, as it's widely understood, is naturally expressed as "miles per gallon", as in miles traveled per gallon of fuel consumed. So what happens when you begin to substitute...

"Free range Chinese silk worms!"

Posted by: Adam Aston on November 06

"We made sure our second home was green, all 10,000 square feet of it." "Do we really need to cage our silkworms?" "Who needs the Kyoto protocol when we can...

Choosing Column A

Posted by: Adam Aston on November 04

A compellingly clear simplification of the choices we face in dealing with the risks of global warming. Check it out....

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BusinessWeek correspondents John Carey and Mark Scott, cover the green scene, keeping on top of the business aspects of energy, the environment and climate change, as well as the technologies, policies, markets and people that are shaping how the earth's resources will be used in the century ahead.

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