Poor Indonesians swap rubbish for healthcare


Source: BBC 21 November 2014
Poor Indonesians swap rubbish for healthcare

A 24-year-old Indonesian doctor recently won the Prince of Wales Young Sustainability Entrepreneur Prize for a scheme which tackles...

Green energy from farms could power 1.3 million homes


Source: BusinessGreen 21 November 2014
Green energy from farms could power 1.3 million homes

UK farms could produce enough energy to power 1.3 million homes, according to new industry-backed research.

Health care welcomes the cloud, as resistance crumbles


Source: Info World 21 November 2014
Health care welcomes the cloud, as resistance crumbles

New IT leadership is helping more and more health care providers move to the cloud.

Smarter Public Safety: Enabling And Enhancing Crime Fighting Capabilities


Source: IBM 21 November 2014
Smarter Public Safety: Enabling And Enhancing Crime Fighting Capabilities

With rising population levels in cities across the globe and shifting demographics, Public Safety agencies are increasingly challenged to...

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UK smart meter rollout stalled until late 2016


Source: Smart Grid News 21 November 2014
UK smart meter rollout stalled until late 2016

It is not good news for the UK’s ambitious $17 billion smart meter rollout, communication systems won't be ready by the 2015 deadline.

Energy Quote of the Day: 'A Well-Supplied Oil Market in the Short-Term Should Not Disguise the Challenges...'


Source: TheEnergyCollective 21 November 2014
Energy Quote of the Day: 'A Well-Supplied Oil Market in the Short-Term Should Not Disguise the Challenges...'

While the current focus is on declining oil prices, which hit four-year lows recently, the longer-term oil market picture could feature a demand surge

#IBMTryTracker Q&A: All the questions and answers


Source: Smarter Trends 21 November 2014
#IBMTryTracker Q&A: All the questions and answers

On Wednesday 19th November @ 11am Smarter Trends hosted a live Twitter Q&A based on analytics in sport and its applications in the business world.

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Nestlé tastes sweet success with on-site green energy plant


Source: BusinessGreen 21 November 2014
Nestlé tastes sweet success with on-site green energy plant

Nestle's anaerobic digestor has generated around £350,000 of revenue for its Rolo and Fruit Pastilles factory in the last 12 months.

Ophir Energy makes Salamander takeover bid


Source: Energy Voice 21 November 2014
Ophir Energy makes Salamander takeover bid

Ophir Energy has made an indicative offer to acquire Salamander Energy, the companies have said in a joint statement.

Altice in French Telco Poker Game with Bouygues Remark


Source: Forbes 21 November 2014
Altice in French Telco Poker Game with Bouygues Remark

The rapidly growing Altice telecom and cable group said it was willing to enter into talks to buy Bouygues Telecom in France.

Sport as a Metaphor for Business


Source: IBM 21 November 2014
Sport as a Metaphor for Business

IBM's partnership with the All England Lawn Tennis Club at Wimbledon shows it can deliver complex real-time data solutions to a global audience...

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New data fuels doctors’ demands to rewrite U.S. heart guidelines


Source: Reuters 21 November 2014
New data fuels doctors’ demands to rewrite U.S. heart guidelines

Controversial heart disease prevention guidelines are under fresh assault after a major study highlighted conflicting findings.

Plat-o gets sea legs


Source: ReNews 21 November 2014
Plat-o gets sea legs

Sustainable Marine Energy has completed the maiden sea trial of its Plat-o semi-submerged floating tidal platform in waters off the Isle of Wight.

IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice


Source: IBM 21 November 2014
IBM puts Smarter Buildings research into practice

Smart is...Optimising energy and water usage and enhancing the working environment for IBM researchers by analysing data from thousands of sensors...

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Environmentalists Accuse Walmart Of Failing On Renewable Energy Targets While Using Too Much Coal Power


Source: IBTimes 21 November 2014
Environmentalists Accuse Walmart Of Failing On Renewable Energy Targets While Using Too Much Coal Power

Environmental groups are accusing Walmart of falling short on a number of its well-publicized sustainability goals.

T pylon rises at National Grid training centre


Source: BusinessGreen 21 November 2014
T pylon rises at National Grid training centre

New lightweight pylons are springing up in the British countryside for the first time, after National Grid announced plans to install six new pylons.

Economist Jonathan Gruber set off a new debate over healthcare this week with his, let’s say, indelicate comment


Source: Yahoo News 21 November 2014
Economist Jonathan Gruber set off a new debate over healthcare this week with his, let’s say, indelicate comment

Economist Jonathan Gruber set off a new debate over healthcare this week with his, let’s say, indelicate comments about Obamacare’s passage.

Telefonica does not rule out a sale of O2 in the UK


Source: Reuters 21 November 2014
Telefonica does not rule out a sale of O2 in the UK

Telefonica would have to consider its options regarding its UK presence if more of the market moves to bundling fixed and mobile telecom services.

Clean, Distributed Energy Can Benefit Low-Income Families


Source: TheEnergyCollective 21 November 2014
Clean, Distributed Energy Can Benefit Low-Income Families

We’ve spent nearly 15 years collectively working on clean energy solutions for both rural and urban communities.

Countries pledge $9.3bn for Green Climate Fund


Source: The Guardian 21 November 2014
Countries pledge $9.3bn for Green Climate Fund

Thirty nations meeting in Berlin pledge just short of $10bn target for fund to help developing countries deal with global warming.

China’s clean air challenge: The health impacts of transport emissions


Source: The City Fix 21 November 2014
China’s clean air challenge: The health impacts of transport emissions

Air quality is one of many tragic social and environmental issues China has faced during its rapid urbanization and motorization.

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