Marketing and Energy Efficiency in Mobile Telecoms

March 30, 2010

Potential exists for energy efficiency despite consumer disinterest
This is a guest contribution by my colleague Dr. Werner Kunz, Assistant Professor of Marketing at the University of Massachusetts, Boston. Professor Kunz recently collaborated with consultants A.T. Kearney in a survey-based study demonstrating little consumer interest but the potential for energy efficiency in the industry.
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Smart grid faces implementation hurdles

March 11, 2010

Smart cities need smart buildings connected to a smart grid. The business opportunities associated with Demand Response, smart buildings, and smart grid have been gaining a lot of attention recently, with articles just last week in The Economist and Barron’s. Last summer a Cisco executive caused some ripples by forecasting that the convergence of IT [...]

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Upsetting the Offset

March 6, 2010

Note by David Levy, Climate Inc. editor: I’m posting this introduction to a new book, Upsetting the Offset by my academic colleagues Steffen Böhm and Sidhartha Dabhi because it presents an insightful and well-argued series of critiques of the carbon markets. Some readers might find that they disagree with the analysis in the book, but [...]