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EU Upholds Green Airline Levies Despite Global Opposition

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In response to international failure to implement green technology curbing carbon emissions, the EU initiated its Emissions Trading Scheme on January 1. The ETS has met with huge global opposition from governments, manufacturers and airlines, but the EU has no plans to suspend it. The ETS levies high fees on flights into and out of European airspace based on carbon ...

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2012 State of Green Business Report Indicates Slow Progress

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Greenbiz.com issued the 2012 edition of their annual State of Green Business report on January 18th. Since 2008, the report has asked whether we are succeeding at creating a green economy by implementing green technology in our businesses and lives. This year’s findings were both encouraging and disappointing. The report assesses green technology and practices on 20 different fronts, such ...

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Green Jobs: The History, Evolution and Future of Hybrid Vehicles

For help with writing your resume, networking with employers, and finding your perfect solar job, visit the CareerBuilder Resource Center at U.S. Green Technology right away! The following is a guest post from Dale Cooper, a content specialist at Rosetta. Have you ever wondered how much it costs to drive a mile? Depending on your vehicle, automobile insurance policy and other factors, ...

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Tests Prove Rising Water Temperatures to Blame for Reef Destruction

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Corals are microscopic organisms that process calcium to build hard, external skeletons, forming reefs over thousands of years. They’re extremely sensitive to changes in their environment. Marine biologists are using green technology to study how climate change impacts coral growth. When oceans absorb the increasing amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, acidification results. The more acidic environment is toxic ...

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Green Political Spotlight This Week: Green Technology Jobs Boom Under Obama

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If you’ve been having trouble finding a job, try expanding your search to include green technology. Though general unemployment rates look bleak, the number of green technology jobs in the US has more than tripled since Obama took office. Those numbers are expected to keep rising indefinitely. President Obama’s stated goal is for the US to be getting 80 percent ...

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Tariff on Chinese Solar Technology Threatens 60,000 US Jobs

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US solar manufacturers have lodged complaints that Chinese competitors are dumping their solar equipment in US markets, significantly driving down the cost and driving US companies out of business. In response, the Department of Commerce has imposed a new tariff on Chinese green technology. The new tariff endangers thousands of US green jobs, while rendering solar technology less affordable for ...

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Suburban Chicago’s Green-Friendly Palos Park Fire Fighters – To Their Rescue!

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Earlier this week we at US Green Technology reported about how IKEA is banking on the sun to go green, and while more solar energy jobs will undoubtedly come from eco-friendly IKEA’s program, this sustainability-minded company has also taken a definite Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) platform by sponsoring The IKEA Rescue Remodel – a Kitchen Makeover Contest for Fire Stations ...

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