cycle relly on environmental issues
Development comes at a price, and a part of that is the serious toll it takes on the environment. As emerging economies modernise, the impact they have upon the environment rises. Sustainability is a topic of great concern for international companies. But in places where green concerns are a definite second to high speed modernisation, how can the challenge be met?
From energy concerns to air quality issues, international efforts are underway in emerging economies. For more about how businesses can operate sustainably in these economies, we talked to Stephen Philips, Chief Executive, China-Britain Business Council, Ian Coleman, Partner, Head of emerging markets, PricewaterhouseCoopers UK, Frederique Schillern, COO Asia Pacific, Equity Trust, and Chris Runckel President of international business consultants Runckel and Associates.
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40% of the world’s energy is consumed by buildings. Intelligent and integrated building and room automation has an important impact on efficiency improvement without sacrificing comfort. *******www.siemens****/buildings
London is increasingly plagued by gridlock. City planners of Britain's capital are partnering with Siemens to implement an integrated concept that combines advantages of rail,bus,car and air travel.
What's your environmental IQ? Visit this research station in the Black Forest, Germany to watch rainwater and air being tested for acidity.
Acid Rain - *******www.britannica****/eb/article-9003549/acid-rain?source=youtube_18493
pH - *******www.britannica****/eb/article-9059549/pH?source=youtube_18493
Pollution - *******www.britannica****/eb/article-9109632/pollution?source=youtube_18493
Black Forest, Germany - *******www.britannica****/eb/article-9015477/Black-Forest?source=youtube_18493
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You may not realize it but recycled printer cartridges are quite a considerable polluter of the environment, firstly have a think of the amount of devices that use printer cartridges, just about every company has one or more, with millions of homes users with home printers.
In the fourth of the end of year news compilations, BSN looks at how climate change and environmental issues- for both the Government and the private sector- have dominated 2008 in Britain.
The G-20 London Summit- expected to address major global economic and environmental issues - is only a month away. BSN has been asking people in Britain what they want to see achieved at such an important meeting.
Actor Peter Fonda and Josh Tickell, director of the documentary "Fuel," on biodiesel. Can it help solve our energy and environmental issues?
Green Living - Is environmental protection possible with limited resources? What are the environmental issues that I can undertake? What change can I make with regards to my carbon footprint?
By making small sustainable changes, we can work together to make a big difference for the environment.
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Pictorial essay about the damage done to our environment from years of careless living! Turn up your speakers!