November 28, 2007
EcoLogoMis North America’s most widely recognized and respected multi-attribute environmental certification mark. By certifying the environmental leaders in over 300 categories of products, EcoLogo helps environmental marketers win customers, and helps buyers – both consumer and corporate – find and trust the world’s most sustainable products.
A cute logo with doves of peace nestling into the maple leaf, doesn’t this make business seem just ever-so friendly!
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November 21, 2007
The Energy Star program was started in 1992 by the U.S. government. The site has a lot of information for consumers, businesses and public sector organizations. It’s a joint program of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Energy about “helping (Americans) all save money and protect the environment through energy efficient products and practices”.
In the European Union, the EU Energy Star programme is concerned more specifically with energy efficient office equipment (not as easy to navigate, but still useful). This is managed by the European Commission.
October 30, 2007
“We are afraid that the United States will take over Greenland if the Danes get out,” he says. “If Americans can take Iraq, then why not Greenland?”
Aqqaluk Lynge, head of the Inuit Circumpolar Council‘s Greenland chapter, in
As a land thaws, so do Greenland’s aspirations for independence,
CSMonitor, October 16, 2007.
Greenland‘s resources are astonishing. With a little more climate change, they will be available to anyone with the desire to enjoy them.
All you could need? Here’s what’s on offer…