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New Climate Change Report Says Ocean Warming Is Far Worse Than Expected

New Study: Impacts of Warming Oceans, Includes Rainfall Intensity, Rising Sea Levels and Declines in Ice Sheets, Glaciers and Ice Caps
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Can Private Industry Solve Our Climate Crisis Where Governments Fail?

Energy Sector: Replace Fossil Fuels With Non-Fossil Fuels and Become More Efficient and Conserve Energy as Much as Possible
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Use of Plastic in Food Packaging may Reach 'Tipping Point' in 2019

Researchers are Still Seeking the "Holy Grail" of Packaging That Would Perform Like Plastic and be Biodegradable
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The Sustainability Movement has Disappeared. Where did it go?

The Sustainability Movement's Tenets Suddenly Became Mainstream
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U.S. Carbon Emissions Surged in 2018 Even as Coal Plants Closed

"We Haven't yet Successfully Decoupled U.S. Emissions Growth From Economic Growth"
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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: Container Shipping Leader Maersk Line Pledges Carbon-Neutral Ships by 2050

Says to Reach Goal will Require Major Improvements in Technology
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Green Supply Chain News: What are the top Green Trucking Fleets for 2018?

Interesting Activities from the Carriers and Fleets in the Annual List from Heavy Duty Trucking Magazine
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Green Supply Chain News: Panel Discussion on Lessons from Early Electric Truck Adopters

Also Discussed was New UPS Research on Carrier Thinking on Electrics
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Green Supply Chain News: New UN Climate Report with Dire Warnings, Recommends Heavy Carbon Taxes

Report Now Sets Target Below Temperature Increase that was Basis for 2015 Climate Accord
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Green Supply Chain News: California Pushes Hydrogen Fuel Cell Truck Technology to Combat CO2 Emissions

10 New Fuel Cell Trucks will Start the Pilot
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Green Supply Chain News: New UN Climate Report with Dire Warnings, Recommends Heavy Carbon Taxes

Report Now Sets Target Below Temperature Increase that was Basis for 2015 Climate Accord
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Green Supply Chain News: American CEO Says Corporate Social Responsibility is Dead, Time to Focus on True Sustainability

Hugh Welsh of DSM North American Says We are at the Dawn of the Era of Sustainability As Strategy
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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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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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