Last Friday, a group called the Environmental Policy Alliance (EPA, what else?) released a bombshell report claiming that LEED-certified buildings “actually use more energy than uncertified buildings.”
Author: Tina Casey
A new report on Illinois clean energy shows the power of community choice aggregation: 91 communities now have 100 percent renewable electricity, and Chicago and others are beginning to use more renewables, too.
The U.S. EPA has announced that it will use its authority under the Clean Water Act to block development of a proposed copper mine at Bristol Bay, Alaska, that could have a devastating impact on the local salmon industry.
The building analytics company WegoWise launches new blog for building efficiency data, aimed at inspiring property owner to invest in efficiency improvements.
Energy Secretary Moniz announces new round of $25 million for low cost solar power, aimed at cutting manufacturing costs and speeding up installation time.
A new Forum for the Future initiative forms partnership with major tea companies for developing sustainable tea as a “hero crop” with a new report, The Future of Tea – A Hero Crop for 2030.
New Divest-Invest Philanthropy organization launches initiative to encourage fossil fuel divestment by foundations, pension funds and other nonprofits.
The U.S. EPA releases its Climate Protection Partnerships Report for 2012 and urges aggressive action on climate change while promoting the economic benefits of climate protection action.
The U.S. EPA has announced $5 million in new funding to evaluate a $5 billion urban watershed initiative in Philadelphia, leading to the adoption of best practices nationwide.