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Links for September 22nd through September 28th

by Mel Starrs on September 29, 2010

in News

These are my links for September 22nd through September 28th: Climate Committee tells government to simplify CRC – 24 Sep 2010 – BusinessGreen.com – “Although a capped scheme could potentially cut overall emissions by 30 per cent by 2017 relative to 2008 levels, the committee warned that there is too much uncertainty over the extent […]

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Del.icio.us.ness

by mel starrs on June 10, 2008

in News

What I’ve been reading about: Arup director on sustainability: communities should be retrofitted – 10/06/2008 – Contract Journal – Peter Head and Chris Twinn appear to be on completely different pages… Monbiot.com » Small Is Bountiful – Monbiot on why small is better:There is an inverse relationship between the size of farms and the amount […]

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Redefining ‘green’

by Mel Starrs on December 18, 2006

in Economics

One of my favourite books of 2006 was ‘The World is Flat‘ by Thomas L. Friedman. It’s a long read at nearly 600 pages, but worth it. The guy can write (he’s got a Pullitzer) and puts forward a convincing case for the flattening of the world and some of the the benefits of globalisation. […]

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