Archive for May, 2010

Top Ten Tips on Energy Efficiency for Businesses

May 28th, 2010

Managementtoday.com recently had a very interesting post regarding UK businesses and the importance of energy saving – most of the points apply to all businesses wherever they are based, although some points do apply only to UK businesses .

By reducing their dependence on energy, businesses can cut costs, improve reputation, and stay one step ahead of environmental compliance.

Managementtoday asked Hugh Jones, director of solutions at the UK’s Carbon Trust, for his top 10 tips:

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Pacific Island Nations Liken Global Warming to an Invading Army

May 21st, 2010

ISLAND nations in the Pacific nations liken global warming to an invading army – hence in a plea to the UN Security Council they want to break the stalemate in negotiations about a legally binding global climate treaty.

The 11 nations, the Pacific Small Island Developing States, have written to members of the Security Council, which oversees threats to international peace and security, and have argued that the threat to them from a warmer world along with rising sea levels is similar to armed conflict and invasion.

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