environmental economics News

  • Environmental protection is good for economic growth

    'If we all do our part, Americans 40 years from today will look back and remember this generation as one that helped build a better future for ...

  • China: Challenges for Economic and Environmental Sustainability

    'Greener Management International' Issue 50 is a special theme issue: CHINA THE CHALLENGES OF ECONOMIC GROWTH AND ENVIRONMEENTAL SUSTAINABILITY Edited by Betty J. Diener, Barry University, USA, and Anna Lee Rowe, Curtin University, Australia ********************************* This Special Issue of ‘Greener Management International’ provides an overview of the interplay ...


    By Greenleaf Publishing

  • Providing quality assurance to data delivered by Copernicus Climate Change Service

    The Centre for Carbon Measurement at NPL, in collaboration with the University of Reading and Telespazio France, has launched a major new project to ensure the Copernicus Climate ...

  • Environmental protection is good for economic growth

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson spoke last month at the National Press Club about EPA"s progress and explored the challenges and opportunities of leading an environmental agency in a time of economic challenge and technological innovation. Stated Jackson, "If we all do our part, Americans 40 years from today will look back and remember this generation as one ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • The economics of recycling

    Aluminum has always played a large role in the recycling game. If we were to recover 75 percent of the aluminum cans we throw away, recycling them instead, we would save 11.8 million metric tons of carbon generated to produce new cans. Though steel and iron were recycled before aluminum, this infinitely recyclable metal, was the source of a 1968 Reynolds pilot can-recycling program which was a ...

  • The economics of recycling

    Aluminum has always played a large role in the recycling game. If we were to recover 75 percent of the aluminum cans we throw away, recycling them instead, we would save 11.8 million metric tons of carbon generated to produce new cans. Though steel and iron were recycled before aluminum, this infinitely recyclable metal, was the source of a 1968 Reynolds pilot can-recycling program which was a ...

  • Environmental talent key to economic growth, says Defra

    Britain must remain at the forefront of the green industrial revolution, creating jobs and economic growth, ministers said today as they published plans to work with business to build a low carbon economy in Britain. The Government has committed to working with business to make the UK one of the best places in the world to develop and introduce low carbon, resource efficient products and ...

  • Protecting our rivers is a sound economic and environmental investment

    Ladies and Gentlemen, good morning, Let me start by asking you a few questions. Have you ever thought of Paris without the Seine? … What would Lisbon look like if ever the Targus river dried up? ... What would have been the history of Austria, where we are today, without the Danube river? … I know it is a bit of science-fiction but I personally could not imagine my home country, ...

  • Use of green infrastructure for environmental and economic benefits

    The US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is launching a new strategy to promote the use of green infrastructure by cities and towns to reduce storm water runoff that pollutes the nation’s streams, creeks, rivers, lakes and coastal waters. Green infrastructure decreases pollution to local waterways by treating rain where it falls and keeping polluted storm water from entering sewer ...

  • Protecting our rivers is a sound economic and environmental investment

    Ladies and Gentlemen, good morning, Let me start by asking you a few questions. Have you ever thought of Paris without the Seine? … What would Lisbon look like if ever the Targus river dried up? ... What would have been the history of Austria, where we are today, without the Danube river? … I know it is a bit of science-fiction but I personally could not imagine my home country, ...


    By European Commission

  • UN: Environmental Protection Enhances Economic Development

    NEW YORK, New York (ENS) - Egypt, Peru, Vietnam, and Mongolia are among the countries putting the environment at the core of their plans to cut poverty by 2015, according to a report issued Friday by two United Nations agencies. Environmental sustainability and economic development work best when they are linked, the report demonstrates by documenting progress in 158 ...

  • Nalco Reports on Economic, Environmental and Social Sustainability Progress

    Nalco (NYSE:NLC), providing essential expertise for water, energy and air, has published its 2010 Sustainability Report which documents actions and progress toward Nalco's vision to earn customers for life and enhance the lives of employees while protecting the planet. "As one of the world's largest sustainability services companies we work daily to deliver water and energy savings and reduced ...


    By Nalco - an Ecolab company

  • ProMinent at drinktec 2013 - Environmentally-friendly, economical and sustainable

    At drinktec 2013, held in munich from 16 to 20 September 2013 ProMinent will be presenting Smart Disinfection in hall A3 booth 314. The Heidelberg-based manufacturer will be presenting environmentally-friendly, economical and sustainable disinfection solutions with in-house developed and manufactured components and systems. A particular highlight at this year's drinktec will be the ...

  • China introduces second environmental economic policy

    Vice Minister of SEPA Pan Yue told the news media today that SEPA and China Insurance Regulatory Commission has jointly issued the Guiding Opinions on Environmental Pollution Liability Insurance, officially drawing the roadmap for establishing the environmental pollution liability insurance system. This year, the two departments will conduct pilot projects in enterprises that produce, operate, ...

  • Green IT economic summit

    Join us Thursday, April 22nd in Tysons Corner for an International Green IT Economic Summit to learn how you can reduce the energy demands of your organization's Infrastructure through PC Power Management, server consolidation and dynamic management of computer assets across a pool of servers. Attendees of this Green IT Economic Summit 2010 will learn how Green Technology initiatives can: ...

  • Economic Growth with Fewer Resources?

      Carbon dioxide emissions skyrocketed in 2010, according to new data. This is due largely to fossil fuel burning in developing countries. But Germany shows that economic growth and consumption of natural resources can also be uncoupled. Germany is a leading exporter of technologies that help conserve resources - especially water and ...


    By Germany Trade & Invest

  • Economic benefits of open space

    One tenet of the 'smart growth' movement is that communities should strive to preserve open space, farmland, natural beauty and critical environmental areas. The New York State Comptroller Office has prepared a report that reviews a number of policy issues associated with open space planning and protection. While many of the figures and calculations are specific to new York State, the message is ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Sustainable industries economic forum

    Join the Sustainable Industries Economic Forum series featuring Cameron Sinclair, eternal optimist and visionary social entrepreneur who co-founded Architecture for Humanity. On the heels of his presentation as the sole architect at January's World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Sinclair addresses the challenges and opportunities in rethinking design for accelerating social and ...

  • The economics of ecosystems and biodiversity

    The largest-ever global study on The Economics of Ecosystems and Biodiversity (TEEB) was released today in Nagoya, Japan, at the Convention on Biodiversity's 10th Conference of the Parties. The study, Mainstreaming the Economics of Nature, was led by a top international banker (Pavan Sukhdev) and sponsored by the U.N. and a host of countries. It finds that nature provides trillions of dollars in ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Speech: The economics of sustainability

    Transcript of the speech by Rt. Hon Gregory Barker MP, UK Minister for Energy & Climate Change and Minister for Business Engagement with India in Hyderabad on 2 July 2013. Originally given at Hyderabad, India . This is a transcript of the speech, exactly as it was delivered. Check against delivery I am delighted to be here in Hyderabad. I have visited India many ...

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