Posts Tagged china

The Long March to Clean Energy Development

March 29, 2010
The Long March to Clean Energy Development

The PEW Environment Group recently published a report showing global investment in renewable energy in the last 5 years. One important conclusion,  China has a significant lead on the U.S. in the world of clean energy. Of other significance in the report: Globally, clean energy investments have increased 230 percent since 2005. Investment by nearly […]

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What is Green? What is Brown?

February 9, 2010
What is Green? What is Brown?

I have a pet peeve. When Californians brag about how much local produce they rely on, I want to say, “Really, that’s funny–the entire country relies on your produce, but it just happens to be local for you.” Today’s article in the Economix blog on the NY Times, Keeping China (Relatively) Green made me think […]

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Eco City Was A Dream

May 18, 2009
Eco City Was A Dream

But Not Looking Like It Will Become A Reality Most media sources that lean green covered the exciting emergence and development of China’s first eco-city, Dongtang. Actually, it would have been the world’s first start-from-scratch eco-city. Meant to be car free, renewable energy powered, and full of water recycling features, this city of 50,000 residents […]

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Mister Trash Can

February 3, 2009
Mister Trash Can

Is Feeling A Bit Overstuffed While there is somewhat of a Sesame Street appeal to it, the content of this video put out by GOOD Magazine is anything but childish, save for the little tyke narrating it. Waste streams, per capita trash production and the breakdown of what is actually in our trash versus in […]

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Ecofied Fonts for Your Office

January 7, 2009
Ecofied Fonts for Your Office

Even Easier than Changing the Light Bulbs People are quick to scoff at the idea that changing light bulbs and reusing bags will have any sort of true impact on environmental protection. Seeing as India’s Tata Motors unleashed a new car for just $2,500 last year and China has now surpassed the United States as […]

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