The Business of Green

The Business of Green

Money matters in the green world, by Leon Gettler.

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Climate change bad news for commerical fishing

Thursday, 9 October 2008

We now have a new Department of Climate Change report showing that warmer temperatures, changes in currents, rainfall and extreme weather events could devastate Australia's fishing industry.

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Climate change and skills shortages

Friday, 26 September 2008

The Minister for innovation, industry, science and research, Kim Carr, has allocated $75 million to help businesses tackle climate change. The money will go towards doing things like creating co-generation plants that would turn waste into electricity and capturing storm water.

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The truth about greenwashing

Friday, 12 September 2008

If there is one thing that sends everyone around the twist, it’s greenwashing. What are the tell-tale signs of greenwash? Look out for suggestive pictures, like flowers and trees, too much jargon, fluffy and meaningless language, over-emphasizing green products when the company itself still pollutes, making claims without any proof and downright lies.

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