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New Report: The Big Downturn? Nanogeopolitics

New Report: The Big Downturn? Nanogeopolitics | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

The Big Downturn? Nanogeopolitics, ETC Group’s new 68-page report on global governance of nanoscale technologies, is an update of our 2005 Nanogeopolitics survey. In the intervening five years, policymakers – some kicking and screaming – have begun to acknowledge that fast-tracking nanotech has come at a price and that some sort of regulation is needed to deal with at least some of the risks nanoscale technologies pose. But governments and industry, hand in hand, have come too far and invested too much to give up on nanotech’s promise of becoming the strategic platform for global control of manufacturing, food, agriculture and health – a pillar of the 21st century’s “green economy.” This report revisits nano’s geopolitical landscape, providing a current snapshot of global investment, markets, governance and control, including intellectual property.

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Tougher 30% emissions cut would be cheaper than expected: report

Tougher 30% emissions cut would be cheaper than expected: report | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
Chris Huhne's support for higher 30% emissions cut target gets boost as European Commission analysis concludes it would actually save money over a smaller cut (Tougher EU carbon target would present UK with little problem, contrary to what some business...
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One Trillionth Dollar Invested in Clean Energy in 2011: Will American Business Capture the Second Trillion?

One Trillionth Dollar Invested in Clean Energy in 2011: Will American Business Capture the Second Trillion? | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Today, two opposing visions are being crafted for the future of American jobs, international competitiveness and environmental stewardship. Which vision will America choose.

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THE WINDSTALK PROJECT: Wind Power Without the Blades: Big Pics

THE WINDSTALK PROJECT: Wind Power Without the Blades: Big Pics | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

Tall, cattail-like stalks generate electricity by swaying in the wind. PICTURES

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U.N.'s New Sustainability Plan: Double Renewable Power Worldwide, Give Energy Access to All

U.N.'s New Sustainability Plan: Double Renewable Power Worldwide, Give Energy Access to All | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it
UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon announces the official launch of the ambitious sustainability initiative.
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Green economy for sustainable development

Green economy for sustainable development | Corporate "Social" Responsibility – #CSR #Sustainability #SocioEconomic #Community #Brands #Environment | Scoop.it

DUBAI: Shaikh Mohammed announced today the launch of a long term national initiative to build green economy in the UAE under the slogan: “A green economy for sustainable development “.

 

Through this initiative, the UAE aims to become one of the world leaders in this area as well as a centre for the export and re-export of green products and technologies, and to maintain a sustainable environment to support long-term economic growth.

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