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China’s 20% Renewable Energy Commitment Challenges U.S. Electric Utility Industry

The U.S. electric utility industry now confronts a new disruptive business reality from China’s announced commitment to source twenty percent of its energy from renewable technologies like solar and wind. This commitment is not a “non-binding charade” as characterized by … Continue reading

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Staples EcoEasy Global Challenge: Green Teams From India, China, Singapore, USA

Staples, the office supply chain, has been a pioneer among businesses going green. One example of their leadership is hosting an annual EcoEasy Global Challenge. This challenge attracts competing teams from around the world proposing green product innovations. I am honored … Continue reading

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Inflation, China And Sustainability

What is inflation. Basically it is money (people) bidding up the price for a limited resource like food, fuel, housing, etc. Global inflation is becoming a major issue. China reports that its producer price index rose over 7% in February … Continue reading

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Oil Prices Fuel U.S. AND China’s Trade Deficits

The price of oil continues to take a large bite out of America’s economy. Now it is also having a similar impact upon China’s economy. The United States had its largest trade deficit in 6 months in January, 2011. It … Continue reading

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