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Report Warns Drastic Changes Needed to Prevent Temperature Rises

IPCC Working Group III: Efforts to Reduce Carbon Emissions Have Not Been Able to Stop Greenhouse Gases Reaching Unprecedented Levels
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Dual Turning Point for Biofuels

Industry Executives Say this is the Year Biofuel Production Will Finally Lift Off
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Big-Box Sustainability

Target and Wal-Mart are Making Sustainable Food an Economical Choice for Consumers
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China Cuts in Coal Use May Mean World Emissions Peak Before 2020

Is This the End of China's Coal Boom?
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Should We Ditch The 'Green Economy'?

Pressure to Lower their Carbon Footprint and the High Cost of Setting Up Sustainable Energy Supplies, Businesses & Government Have 3rd Option
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Preparing Supply Chains for the Green Future

Understanding Cap and Trade and Carbon Taxes
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Vendor Compliance Is Green

Vendor Compliance Optimization is key to building a truly Green Supply Chain. Learn how.
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Case Study: Combining Transportation Planning with Network Design to Reduce Transportation Costs and CO2

Learn how one manufacturer incorporated carbon emissions into its optimal supply chain network design.
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SCDigest Letter on the Green Supply Chain

e-version of the full 16-page version of the SCDigest Letter on the Green Supply Chain 2009
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White Paper: Benchmarking the Perfect Order

How well are companies in the consumer goods to retail channel doing in terms of perfect order achievement? This study looks at results from shipments from over 4500 suppliers - and the results are surprising.
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Green Supply Chain News: Walmart CEO on its Sustainability Progress

The Challenge: Much Progress has been Made, but Overall Carbon Emissions Continue to Grow
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Green Supply Chain News: Latest Addition of IPCC Climate Report Predicts Range of Woes from Global Warming, Changes Focus to Risk Management

IPCC Expects Significant Impacts from Warming, but Admits Difficulty of Accurate Predictions
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Green Supply Chain News: Climate Change Impact to Bring War, Dramatic Social Change, New UN Report Says

Violence, Hunger, Coastal Devastation Among Woes Coming, IPCC Predicts
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Green Supply Chain News: Palm Oil Battles Continue, as Greenpeace Accesses Procter & Gamble Headquarters, Unfurls Protest Banners

Report Says Consumer Products Giant Exaggerating its Palm Oil Progress; Does Greenpeace Know More about Company Supply Chain than P&G Does?
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Green Supply Chain News: Apple Releases 2014 Supplier Progress Report

Apple Continues to Set the Gold Standard in Supplier Performance Monitoring on a Range of Sustainability Issues
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Green Supply Chain Comment: Massachusetts Town Tilting at Its Two Windmills

Residents Says Just Two Turbines Making them Sick, Creating Huge Noise, and Want them Gone; An Industrial Machine is an Industrial Machine
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Green Supply Chain Comment: PepsiCo Struggles Might Give Pause to Aggressive Healthy Food Strategies as Part of Sustainability Programs

CEO on Hot Seat as Healthy Food Strategies Lead to Losing Share in Core Soda Business
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Green Supply Chain Comment: Could Walmart's Green Supply Chain Push Lead to Different SKU Bases?

New Walmart Program Can be seen as Successor to Top-Down Cost Reduction of GM's Lopez 20 Years Ago; What Happens when GHG Emissions Reduction and Supply Chain Cost Decreases Diverge?
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It's not an impossibility, but it's certainly not a slam-dunk and never has been. The healthcare debate has basically sucked all the oxygen out of the room.

Frank O'Donnell, president of the activist group Clean Air Watch, on prospects for the US Senate passing Cap and Trade legislation any time soon.

 

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