Carbon Counting Confusion

September 29, 2009

By David L. Levy
Carbon comes in many forms: depending on how the atoms are arranged, carbon can be a tough brilliant diamond, a rigid bucky-ball, a super-strong nanotube, soft graphite, or a lump of coal. These forms have very different properties and uses – diamonds are not the best fuel for generating electric power. [...]

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Sticker Shock – Walmart’s labeling scheme will be costly, but will it be effective?

August 4, 2009
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By Stephen Stokes, AMR Research
Addressing climate change and other environmental issues requires real action at the facility and process level –  just creating product labels may not be effective
Walmart’s product environmental labeling aspirations went public in the New York Times and the Wall Street Journal last month and sent ripples of fear and excitement [...]

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