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Weekly News Roundup

Green chemistry collaboration Rhodia has signed a long term green chemistry collaboration with the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS), the Ecole Normale Superieure of Lyon (ENSL) and the East China Normal University (ECNU) of Shanghai. The deal aims to develop common research on materials and processes based on eco-design principles and renewable raw […]

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Green chocolates

Why not give your eco-conscious sweetheart green chocolates (they could be the minty ones although not necessarily) that not only taste good but also lower carbon dioxide emissions during its lifecycle? Premium chocolate producer Lindt says they are now helping producing renewable power with the help of New Hampshire’s largest electric utility company PSNH by […]

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Weekly News Roundup

Another “better late than never” post in this week’s news roundup! I guess one of my wish list this holiday is to have an elf or two helping me in my social media operations. I wonder if Santa has a twitter account…. = )Lithium-ion in smart gridsAdvanced lithium-ion battery maker EnerDel enters the utility-scale energy […]

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Weekly News Roundup

This week, the Green Blog will have guest blogger (and ICB global editor) Joseph Chang reporting from Sao Paulo, Brazil, about the country’s development of renewable chemicals and fuels based on sugarcane feedstock. He was invited by the Brazilian Sugarcane Industry Association (UNICA) to learn more about sugarcane-based flex fuel ethanol facilities and hopefully sugarcane-based […]

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Weekly News Roundup

The G8 Summit last week seem to have brought little resolutions to any climate actions and some expect the same to happen in the incoming climate talks in Copenhagen later this year. I hope that’s not the case. Anyway, last week also brought forth major press conferences from the American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the […]

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Frost & Sullivan (too many!) reports

Green reports from consulting firm Frost & Sullivan especiallyfocusing on renewable energy have been piling up for the past month.It’s time to get rid of them!!.. by posting them in the blog, of course. Demand for Energy-efficiency Offers High Potential for Electric Drives in the European Chemical Industry. Government Incentives for Renewable Energy to Boost […]

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Dow Corning green innovation

As mentioned in this week’s news roundup, I attended Dow Corning’s worldwide press conference (this one held in New York last week) where part of their agenda is to reinforce the company’s goals toward sustainability. Dow Corning is a major silicone producer based in Midland, Michigan. The company plans for more than 50% of its […]

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Weekly News Roundup

The green blog is going to be spotty this week due to several deadlines(from my real day job!) and one or two company events that I have toattend. And I thought June would be slow… Pure BDO from sugar Genomaticademonstrated that it can process greater than 99% pure 1,4 butanediol(BDO) produced from sugar using a […]

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Another Spain study critic

I got this email from the Washington News Observer (sort of like TMZ except covering politics instead of celebrity news *lol*) and they send several YouTube clips about their exclusive interview with Rep. Michele Bachmann (R-MN) criticizing Obama’s emulation of Spain’s renewable energy industry. This topic seems to be getting a lot of comments and […]

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Check out Green Energy World Map

Where in the world is Al Gore?? Unfortunately, you will not be able to track him down with this new green search engine (complete with map) site but the cool thing about “reegle” is that users can click on a specific location and get the latest events, news, and a sampling of green energy development […]

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