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Sony will cut CO2 emissions from both operations and its product range as part of a deal struck with WWF.
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After recent interviews with large renewable power purchasers, Deston S. Nokes says he?s learned a few remarkable things. One is that there’s a deeper ethic at work than simple branding. And two, leadership is coming from citizens, businesses and local governments, not from Washington, D.C.
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Global Photonic Energy Corporation (GPEC) announced that its research partners at the University of Southern California (USC), Princeton University and the University of Michigan have demonstrated organic solar cells that are semitransparent to visible light while delivering approximately half the power output of a non-transparent cell.
The P2 Recognition Project serves as a means to acknowledge companies for developing innovative chemistry and technologies that further pollution prevention and other environmental goals. EPA’s New Chemicals Program believes that the honoring of such innovations by the Agency (and the publicity associated with it) will serve as a stimulus to further innovation both to the company receiving the letter and to other chemical companies.
E: THe Environmental Magazine has a sustainable products roundup in it’s current issue.
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A Michigan State University (MSU) partnership with DaimlerChrysler seeks to turn industrial brownfields green with a project that would grow crops for biofuels.
Kurt Thelen, MSU professor of crop and soil sciences, is leading the investigation to examine the possibility that some oilseed crops like soybeans, sunflower and canola, and other crops such as corn and switchgrass, can be grown on abandoned industrial sites for use in ethanol or biodiesel fuel production. Another partner is NextEnergy, a nonprofit organization that supports energy technology development.
Environmental Protection magazine provides U.S. EPA tips on reducing waste during back-to-school. For more information, see EPA’s Make a Difference Campaign for Middle School Students, which is adaptable to other grade levels.