And here is this week’s Green numbers:
Like Sept.11, volcano plane ban may hold climate clue | Reuters
Plane-free skies over Europe during Iceland’s volcanic eruption may yield rare clues about how flights stoke climate change, adding to evidence from a closure of U.S. airspace after September 11, 2001, experts say
Taiwan to launch 50 low-carbon communities | Earth Times News
Taiwan said Friday it would launch 50 low-carbon communities by 2012 as part of its effort to cut carbon emissions and become a leader in environmental protection.
Under the 10-year plan, by 2012, at least two districts in each city or county will be asked to cut carbon emissions by using wind or solar power, electric vehicles and energy-saving lighting and appliances”
CSR/Sustainability Reporting: 6 recent myths
there are a number of myths to CSR and Sustainability, especially in relation to reporting. This article discusses what I think are six myths, though certainly not the only myths, surrounding CSR and Sustainability reporting today. These myths include, and are discussed in detail below
Green:Net: 5 Questions With IBM’s Smart Grid Exec Allan Schurr
There is no single “smart grid” out there today, but rather a welter of different systems that all need to be tied together. That’s the job IBM has chosen for itself in the smart grid space, and so far the IT behemoth has made some significant strides in its ambitions
Superb infographic on which is better volcano and no planes, of planes and no volcano!
EirGrid upgrade to create 300 jobs
About 300 jobs are to be created by upgrade work on the Ireland’s electricity transmission network
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