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  • Use a cover to maximise energy content

    The Walki Biomass Cover is a paper-based material used to cover and protect stored energy wood from rain, snow and frost. The resulting higher level of dry matter increases the energy content of the biomass. “Covering your energy wood saves you time and money,” says Magnus Andersson of Walki. Biofuel use is constantly increasing. One important biofuel ...


    By Elmia AB

  • Asia`s Future Prosperity Requires Major Change in Energy Use

    Asia is moving along a dangerously unsustainable energy path that will result in environmental disaster and a gaping divide in energy access between rich and poor unless the region dramatically changes course, says a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report. “Asia could be consuming more than half the world’s energy supply by 2035, and without radical changes carbon dioxide emissions ...


    By Asian Development Bank

  • Smart city programs will be increasingly standards-based

    The momentum around smart city programs has continued to grow during 2013, as new city initiatives and supplier innovations drive the worldwide smart city market. Suppliers are devising innovative solutions and business models, particularly in terms of partnerships with city governments and other stakeholders. Click to tweet: According to a new tracker report from ...

  • Global environmental crisis changes how banks do business

    Amidst the financial crisis, banks are continuing their push for improved corporate environmental performance. If you thought the current financial downturn would reduce private sector interest in environmental issues, think again. With severity rivaling that of the economic crisis, the global environmental crisis is also changing the way banks operate. Last year, some in the media predicted that ...

  • Sub-Saharan Africa news in brief: 28 July–August 11 2010

    Below is a round up of news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period 28 July–August 11 2010. Uganda's effort to curb methane emissions is a global first Uganda has registered a programme with a series of activities aimed at cutting down methane emissions, according to the World Bank. The programme will promote financially and environmentally sustainable waste composting ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • $254,282 in Grants Awarded to Remove Derelict Fishing Gear from Long Island Sound

    Restoration of the Long Island Sound marine habitat took a major step forward today with the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation's announcement of two grant awards to Cornell Cooperative Extension of Suffolk County (CCE) to identify and remove more than 118 metric tons (260,000 lbs.) of marine debris, including abandoned lobster pots, from the Sound. Through these awards, ...


  • Teaching Business Sustainability

    We are pleased to announce the publication on April 3rd, 2007 of TEACHING BUSINESS SUSTAINABILITY 2 CASES, SIMULATIONS AND EXPERENTIAL APPROACHES Edited by Chris Galea Saint Francis Xavier University, Canada April 2007 208 pp 234 x 156 mm Hardback ISBN 978-1-874719-73-1 £35.00 USD65.00 EUR52.50 ********************************* To place an order for ...


    By Greenleaf Publishing

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