06 Aug '12, 10am

#Olympics spur #greeneconomy growth in London. How can we bring this momentum to the US?

A plastic-bottle recycling plant that helped London win its Olympic Games bid has today unveiled a £12m plan to double its capacity, as part of a series of government-backed announcements aiming to showcase low-carbon investment in the UK. Closed Loop Recycling has recycled more than 100,000 tonnes of plastic bottles at its state-of-the-art recycling facility in Dagenham since its opening in 2008, five miles away from the Olympic Park in Stratford. FURTHER READING Government announces £100m boost to non-domestic energy efficiency efforts NER 300: Prize fund for carbon capture projects shrinks by £800m Speaking at a UK Trade & Investment green business conference, Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg today announced Closed Loop has secured investment to double its capacity over the next 12 months, creating or safeguarding 100 new jobs and potentially cutting carbon emissions by...

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The Olympics have already transformed the landscape of east London - can they have a socioeconomic impact too?

The Olympics have already transformed the lands...

neweconomics.org 06 Aug '12, 10am

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Catch up with our latest opinion pieces. Recent posts on #London2012: & our Plan for Growth:

Catch up with our latest opinion pieces. Recent...

ukgbc.org 06 Aug '12, 3pm

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Notebook ODMs to push for double-digit percenta...

digitimes.com 06 Aug '12, 9am

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Why London’s green Olympics might be outpaced in 2016: A look at how host cities compete for the gold in green.

Why London’s green Olympics might be outpaced i...

greenbiz.com 07 Aug '12, 2pm

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businessgreen.com 06 Aug '12, 7am

The government is plannnig to this week invite businesses to start applying for its official Green Deal stamp of approval,...

Furyk happy to maintain momentum

europeantour.com 03 Aug '12, 9pm

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DoD Mounts Push To Placate Israel

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defensenews.com 04 Aug '12, 12pm

TEL AVIV — As visiting U.S. Defense Secretary Leon Panetta was engaging in high-profile attempts to placate Israel anxieti...

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#Solar is a job creation ENGINE!...

#Solar is a job creation ENGINE!...

solarbuzz.com 30 Jul '12, 3pm

Growing Number of Sub-500 kW PV Projects Provides US Job Creation and Cost Reductions Encouraged by incentives and power r...

Fantastic race for the women on the Olympic course! Click here for results:

Fantastic race for the women on the Olympic cou...

usatriathlon.org 04 Aug '12, 10am

LONDON — American Sarah Groff surged into medal contention on the final lap of the run and led the United States with a fo...

NREL Parking Garage Leads in Efficiency

NREL Parking Garage Leads in Efficiency

nrel.gov 03 Aug '12, 2pm

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businessgreen.com 06 Aug '12, 8am

Nick Clegg has today reiterated the government's desire to accelerate the growth of the UK's green economy and ensure the ...

Q. and A.: Greening the London Olympics

Q. and A.: Greening the London Olympics

green.blogs.nytimes.com 30 Jul '12, 6pm

Getty Images Cyclists from New Zealand practicing at the Velodrome on Friday at the Olympic Games in London. Planners ensu...