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  • Green Cities of the Future Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 11:19 AM ET
    From Brazil to Korea, a whole new generation of sustainable communities is getting built from the ground up all around the world. These 16 cities were selected by the Clinton Climate Initiative to participate in the Climate Positive Development Program, which will provide an open flow of information on green technology. Click ahead to take a look at sustainable cities of the future.

    From Brazil to Korea, a whole new generation of sustainable communities is getting built from the ground up all around the world. Take a look at sustainable cities of the future.

  • Hottest States For Green Jobs Wednesday, 1 Jul 2009 | 12:10 PM ET
    Over the last decade, green jobs in the US have experienced red-hot growth, according to a new study by Pew Charitable Trusts. The Clean Energy Economy report found green jobs grew at a pace nearly two-and-a-half times greater than overall jobs between 1998 and 2007, though they remain a tiny part of overall jobs. Pew classifies green jobs as those involved in expanding clean energy production, increasing energy efficiency, reducing greenhouse gas emissions, waste and pollution, and conserving n

    see which states have the highest percentage of green jobs, the most explosive green-job growth and the highest number of green businesses.

  • America's Greenest Companies Thursday, 23 Apr 2009 | 3:47 PM ET
    Some investors believe a company's  impact on the environment is an important investment consideration.  For this reason, the  (CDP), a group that represents 385 institutional investors with assets of $57 trillion, surveys the world’s largest companies to gather information on carbon emissions, identify goals for carbon reduction and gauge the environmental-related risks and opportunities of these global companies.The US CDP surveyed all companies in the S&P 500 in 2008. Being a voluntary prolec

    Although not a complete list of S&P 500 carbon emissions, it is the most comprehensive compilation of carbon disclosures publicly available. So, what are America’s greenest companies?

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