Posts Tagged "Wal-Mart “Compact fluorescent lightbulbs” CFLs"

Bush and Exxon get religion on climate change, sort of

Two bits of related news: Exxon Mobil, the most significant industry climate change skeptic, has cut ties with the Competitive Enterprise Institute and begun participating in a series of talks on greenhouse gas regulations in the U.S. Meanwhile, the Guardian reports that George Bush is preparing to use his State of the Union address to formally shift his stance on… read more →

Wal-Mart,and the environmental upside of being really, really big

Massive entities such as Wal-Mart naturally have a large impact on the environment. There's a paradoxical benefit to this scale: small efficiencies that wouldn't be worthwhile for others to undertake become meaningful when blown up to Wal-Mart-sized proportions. Here's a fun example. A Wal-Mart business card recently fell into our hands*: Compare this with a standard business card: In case… read more →


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