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  • Published: Jan 1st, 2010
  • Category: Global
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Carbon emission reduction not a impediment to development

President Mohamed Nasheed has said that the reducing carbon emissions would not be an impediment to development, but such bold actions will bring in advantages in future.

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  • Published: Dec 27th, 2009
  • Category: UK
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Scotland to assist Maldives efforts to go carbon-neutral

Scotland has decided to assist Maldives in its plans to go carbon-neutral by 2020. Speaking from Scotland Ahmed Shafeeg, Special Envoy for Science and Technology said that Scotland is a country which already operates large wind farms and a country which had already got green technology. He also said that Scotlands decision to assist Maldives is a great achievement for the President Nasheeds carbon-neutral policy.

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Venture investment in green tech jumps -report

SAN FRANCISCO, June 30 (Reuters) – Venture capital investment in green technology worldwide jumped 43 percent in three months to $1.2 billion in the second quarter, Greentech reported on Tuesday.

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  • Published: May 13th, 2009
  • Category: USA
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Carbon Consolidation Begins With SAPs Latest Buy

| Sourced From GreenTechMedia.com |

It’s shopping time in greentech.

SAP, the software giant that competes against Oracle, IBM and Microsoft for large corporate accounts, announced today that it would buy Clear Standards, a privately held firm that helps businesses track and report greenhouse gas emissions and energy consumption.

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Green tech a money saver in global downturn – UN

BANGKOK, (Reuters) – Business should use the global downturn to forge ahead with green technologies that will save hard pressed firms money as well as the planet, a U.N. environment agency said on Thursday.

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Green Goal of ‘Carbon Neutrality’ Hits Limit

| Sourced From The WallStreet Journal |

ROUND ROCK, Texas — Computer giant Dell Inc. said this summer that it has become “carbon neutral,” the latest step in its quest to be “the greenest technology company on the planet.”

What that means, and what it doesn’t, may surprise Dell customers and other consumers who have been bombarded with bold environmental promises from major corporations.

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Smart Lighting Will Save Trillions of Dollars, Gigatons of CO2

| Sourced From Environment News Service |

TROY, New York, December 18, 2008 (ENS) – A new generation of lighting devices based on light-emitting diodes, LEDs, will supplant the common light bulb in coming years, according to a paper published this week by two professors at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.

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