Sustainable business articles & news February 2011

http://www.independent.co.uk/news/science/special-report-catastrophic-drought-in-the-amazon-2203892.html Drought in the Amazon has resulted in its becoming a net emitter of CO2

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/leading-articles/leading-article-beware-the-collapse-of-the-planets-lungs-2203576.html Feedback loops may be driving global warming

http://www.independent.co.uk/opinion/commentators/carlos-peres-unthinkably-wild-fires-are-breaking-out-in-rainforests-2203893.html Tipping points in the rainforest

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/03/tree-deaths-amazon-climate Tree deaths in the Amazon

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/01/31/when-microcredit-wont-do/ Micro-consignment as a basis for building entrepreneurship in developing countries

http://opinionator.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/02/04/how-to-grow-a-social-business/?hp More on micro-consignment.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/11/china-drought-emergency-water-aid Government and local responses to the winter drought in China.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/12/business/global/12food.html?_r=1&hp Anemic state of Indian agriculture.

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/02/17/science/earth/17emit.html?_r=1&hpw Reduction in US emissions shows link between emissions and the economy.

http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2011/feb/18/climate-change-action-cost-effective EU report shows that strong action on climate change now is possible and is economically rational

http://www.theage.com.au/business/forget-tradition-we-need-to-climateproof-super-funds-20110218-1azsb.html Superfunds are beginning to model the effects of climate change under different scenarios on the value of their portfolios