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Burton Snowboards Teams Up with Mountain Dew on Sustainable Fabric

Burton Snowboards and Mountain Dew announced the new 2013 Green Mountain Project outerwear collection which utilizes sustainable fabric made from recycled plastic bottles. This seems like a win-win from a marketing point of view, but is it also a win-win from an environmental or sustainability point of view?

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The Resurrection: The Carbon Tax Returns?

President Obama’s reelection has shifted the Congressional debate to the most immediate issue concerning Congress: “the fiscal cliff.” And, a carbon tax? A carbon tax, if implemented by Congress, would levy a fee on the production, distribution, or use of fossil fuels based on the carbon content of their combustion emissions.

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Coca-Cola, Segway Inventor Partner to Provide Clean Water

Can the combination of Coca Cola and Dean Kamen succeed where so many other failed, helping the 780 million people who lack access to safe drinking water by adding more than half a billion liters of clean drinking water per year to the global water supply?

DOE launches new version of alternative fuel station locator

New Map Takes the Mystery Out of Alternative Fuel

The Department of Energy’s online Alternative Fuel Station Locator was launched last year to help alternative fuel vehicle drivers and fleet managers find fuel stations. The DOE just released a new version of the interactive fuel map with even more details for adventurous drivers.

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Mississippi Coal Plant Delayed, Over Budget

A report from the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial Analysis reveals that Mississippi Power’s Kemper County coal plant is in far worse shape than the company is saying.

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Sustainability: Making Engineers Giddy

Doing the impossible? Where do I sign up? My goal as a sustainability professional is to make sure that more people feel this way. I feel strongly that you need to meet people where they are on their sustainability journey. And it is a journey.