It’s not easy being green


It’s not easy being green

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The idea of using IP to help tackle climate change has been gaining traction, but fast-track examination systems for green applications have not been universally popular. WIPR reports.

In November, climate change will once again take centre stage.

As the 2016 United Nations Climate Change Conference heads to Morocco we can expect the world’s powerhouses to desperately seek solutions aimed at stabilising temperature rises and reducing emissions.  

After last year’s meeting in Paris, the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) waded into the debate and said it recognised that now was the time to take “urgent action” to tackle the issue “on all fronts”.

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