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Where the clean-tech jobs are

Monday, October 19th, 2009

General unemployment may be on the rise, but the clean-tech sector should be a bright spot for job seekers, according to a report released Thursday by Clean Edge research. Read More

Google SketchUp ‘plug-in’ offers energy analysis

Monday, October 19th, 2009

An updated software tool combines energy-use evaluation with Google’s 3D-modeling program to help improve building design in its early stages.

OpenStudio, a free, open-source tool introduced last year, now integrates EnergyPlus building analysis with Google SketchUp, the National Renewable Energy Laboratory announced this week. Read More

Google debuts climate modelling tools

Thursday, September 24th, 2009

Business will soon have access to a simpler way of assessing how global
warming could affect their operations, thanks to a new series of online tools
launched this week by Google. Read More

Climate revenue soars 75 per cent as businesses lead global warming fight

Friday, September 18th, 2009

Global revenue at firms providing climate change-related products and
services grew by a record 75 per cent during 2008 to $530bn (£324bn), making the
fast-growing sector larger than the aerospace and defence industries.

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BRE Group signs up to new 10:10 carbon reduction commitment

Friday, September 18th, 2009


As part of the BRE Group’s continued drive to cut its carbon emissions, it has signed up to a new voluntary carbon initiative 10:10. In doing so BRE joins hundreds of other forward thinking individuals and organisations from across the country to deliver one goal – to cut 10% of CO2 emissions in 2010.

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One simple solution to the Carbon Reduction Commitment

Friday, September 18th, 2009

16 September 2009: This month the Environment Agency is distributing qualification packs to all UK electricity billing addresses with settled half hourly meters.


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New Climate Registry reporting system due in 2010

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Hundreds of organisations that report their greenhouse gas emissions to
The Climate Registry (TCR) will
experience a new and improved online system …..

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Better Place software tallies electric cars’ charge

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

Better Place founder Shai Agassi is ready to show off that he’s applying his software….. Read More

BREEAM Alliance to drive international sustainability standards

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

BRE Global announced today that it has created a powerful new BREEAM Sustainability Alliance to provide the direction and decisive leadership that will improve the sustainability of buildings throughout Europe and beyond.

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How green is green – environmental profiling explained

Thursday, September 17th, 2009

On October 26 BRE Global will run a free event discussing how to validate claims about the environmental performance of building products.

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