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RESOURCE: Climate Change for Small Business

Posted by Jennifer Woofter on November 24, 2006

Have you ever wondered, “What can my small business do about climate change?” ClimateBiz now has a dedicated section of its website devoted to helping answer that question.

Individual small business owners often have difficulty imagining their role in managing climate for the simple reason that it’s hard to measure climate impact on such a tiny scale. But the total climate-related impact (or “carbon footprint”) of small businesses certainly add up. While your small business may produce actual greenhouse gas emissions, it certainly has an indirect impact on climate: electricity, heating, cooling, and transportation all translate into BTUs with global warming potential.


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