Environment

The Environment – Climate Change

Our planet is fragile and we should all work together to protect it for our future generations. The planet’s climate is changing and scientists now have proof that human activity is causing global warming on a major scale. Greenhouse gas emissions, waste gases from fossil fuels such as oil and gas burned for our energy requirements, are causing warming. Over …

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Green Business

Green Business Practices to Help the Environment: New Ways Green Companies can Engage in Environmental Conserveration

Green business practices are now being emphasized in corporate offices across America. It’s nice to see that companies can improve their workplace environment while creating a greater awareness towards using eco-friendly products, while saving money at the same time. Going green can start with the basics like switching out the light bulbs to a more energy efficient brand, and recycling. …

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Green Cleaning Companies

Green Cleaning Companies: Environmentally-Friendly

According to The Renewable Planet, Green cleaning companies are sprouting up across the country as demand grows for environmentally-friendly cleaning products and related services. An increasingly busy lifestyle has resulted in a population with fewer hours left in the day. While people are busier than ever, this does not mean that they aren’t concerned that their homes are clean and …

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Emissions Trading

The Pollution Trade

In 1968 Canadian economist John Harkness Dales introduced a concept where the right to pollute was traded on the open market, arguing that it could achieve environmental goals more cost effectively than direct government regulation. The system involves permits being issued to polluters that would represent a ceiling on the total quantity of pollution that they can emit under an …

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The Development of European Union Environmental Policy

The Development of European Union Environmental Policy

Throughout the early days of the European Union, while under the guise of the European Economic Community, there was very little focus on environmental issues, with economic cooperation the main order of the day. After the UN’s ‘Conference on the Human Environment’ in Stockholm in 1972, this began to change – but it was in fact still due to economic …

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Sustainable Agriculture

Sustainable Agriculture in CIS: Agricultural Sustainablity in Common Wealth of Independent States

The agricultural sector declined after the Soviet Union’s collapse and this is a result of the transition from a state economy to a market economy as well as from centralized to decentralized planning. Effects of the Decline on the People in CIS: Since the majority of the rural populations are excluded and isolated from information, they have had the most …

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Mining

South African Environment Pays Price for Century of Mining

Concern has grown in recent months that acidic water flooding abandoned mine tunnels under Johannesburg, the country’s industrial capital, will soon spill over into the water table of the surrounding Witwatersrand basin, threatening the health of millions of residents. On 15 September 2010 the government announced a 10-year plan to clean up damage to the environment caused by some 6,000 …

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Wind Energy

Saving The Environment With Renewable Energy

Each day of the year, the sun gives off enough energy to support the world for almost 30 years- yes, just in a single day. And there are many other alternative energy sources available, including geo thermal and wind energy. We will now cover the types of renewable energy available, to help you to make a more informed decision. Alternative …

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Offshore Oil

Sustainable Energy or Offshore Oil?: Will More Drilling Result in Lower Prices at the Pump?

In the year 2000 the number of federally leased oil wells increased a great deal but gas prices still continue to rise. Even though the number of drilling permits had increased 361% by 2007 gas prices have continued to spike years after the fact. The U.S. burns 21% more oil than it has, so even if the United States drilled …

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Marketing Environments

Marketing Environments

Planning around the marketing environment can be incredibly crucial to your business. And we aren’t talking about the environment in terms of the outside fresh air environment right behind your window. We mean the everyday world that any one consumer is currently living and interacting with. This marketing mix will mean looking at different factors that affect your consumer and …

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