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EPA Revises the Social Cost of a Potent Greenhouse Gas

The Trump Administration's Move is Part of a Broad Effort to Downplay the Impacts of Climate Change
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Climate Nemesis, Carbon, Could Become Valuable Resource

Carbon Converted to Methanol may Serve as an Eco-Friendly Fuel of the Future
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Electric Trucks are Rolling out, but They Face a Long Haul

At Issue: Electric Trucks are More Costly Than Diesel Trucks and Longer Range Trucks Require More Batteries
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CO2 Emissions That Were Flat for Three Years are on the Rise Again

New Report: We Still Don't Have Sufficient Policies in Place to Prevent Global Emissions From Rising
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New York Helping UPS Convert Its Delivery Fleet To Electric Trucks

Effort is Part of the Governor's Program to Reduce Greenhouse Gases Within New York by 40% by the Year 2030
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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: CO2 Emissions from Ocean Shipping Hard to Corral – for Now

Ocean Shipping Left Out of UN Accord, but is Receiving Increased Attention; Can Shippers Apply Pressure?
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Green Supply Chain News: Former CEO of UK's Asda Grocery Chain Tells Retailers, Manufacturers to Get Rid of Plastics Right Now

Are You Ready for the Plastics Free Aisle? Much more Interest in UK than US
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Green Supply Chain News: Contest Shows Trucks Exceeding 10 MPG are Possible with Current Technologies, Driver Skill

Run On Less Contest Shows Amazing Results - Why Can't Technologies and Techniques be Disseminated to Broader Market Quickly?
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Green Supply Chain News: Addressing Global Warming by Sucking CO2 Out of the Atmosphere?

New Technology from Climeworks is Very Interesting - but it Will Take Millions of Machines to Make a Difference
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Green Supply Chain News: Is "Big Wind" Running Over Local Farmers in Iowa, Other States?

Local Farmers in Hawkeye Stare Saying Life Around Turbine Farms is Not Good
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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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