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Wed, 2009-09-23 18:00

Some 100 heads of state gathered at the United Nations on Tuesday for an unprecedented daylong conference on combating climate change, with key leaders like presidents Hu Jintao of China and Barack Obama acknowledging that agreement is an important goal, but also stressing their own needs.

Building on BSR's article last month on why climate change matters for every company, managers should be aware of some important, and very specific, opportunities for creating business value while promoting climate stability.

Even as India is projected to be on course to clock 7.5% growth over the next two decades, it would still remain one of the most energy efficient economies in the world. The final McKinsey and Company


Wed, 2009-09-09 12:07
01 Sep 2009

There has been a growing interest in the issue of black carbon -- light absorbing carbon particles, also called soot in our world. It was earlier believed that these particles cooled the Earth, now scientists say the impact is the reverse. The particles absorb sunlight and warm up the atmosphere and so the earth. Also, deposits on snow, absorb sunlight and so heat and melt the glaciers.

Mon, 2009-08-31 05:48
28 Aug 2009

The latest fuss about the 2°C global temperature target India apparently acceded to at the Major Economies Forum in L’Aquil, Italy, is important to unravel.

Thu, 2009-08-27 05:46