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Cutting GM’s Carbon Footprint

GM Views Addressing Climate Change as an Economic Opportunity
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Beijing says Emissions Fell During First Year of Carbon Trading

China has Pledged to Cut its Carbon Intensity to 40 to 45 Percent Below 2005 Levels by 2020
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Rising US Emissions 'A Wake Up Call' to Grow Green Energy

Emissions from Fossil Fuels Rise Almost 3% Year on Year, Reversing Long Term Decline
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How Cap-and-Trade Is Working in California

Carbon Program May Hold Lesson for Other States
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Natural Gas Usage will have Little Effect on CO2 Emissions

Researchers Find That Inexpensive Gas Boosts Electricity Consumption and Hinders Expansion of Cleaner Energy Sources
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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: UN Climate Agreement Scheduled for 2015 Likely to be a Lot About the Money

China Issues Paper Calling for Developed Countries to Ante Up Big to Help It Transition to Low Carbon Economy
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Green Supply Chain News: Does Long Temperature Pause Mean It is Time to Relook at Global Warming?

Temperatures Flat for 16 or 18 Years Difficult for Climatologists and Their Models to Explain
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Green Supply Chain News: Obama Administration Said to be Pushing New Ploy for UN Climate Change Agreement that Would Not Require Senate Approval

Accord would be Politically Binding, Not Legally Binding, with Hope of Shaming Nations Into CO2 Reductions; Will China and India Care?
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Green Supply Chain News: Kellogg Ups Sustainability Ante, Puts More Pressure on Suppliers

Company Will Start Requiring Farmers to Report CO2 Emissions
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Green Supply Chain News: As Australia Kills Unpopular Carbon Tax, IMF Says Every Country Needs One

US Needs Increase in Diesel Taxes of $1.60 per a Gallon, New Book Says with Certainty
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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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