This category is climate change in relation to sustainability and CSR and how these segments effect one another. This includes how climate change has started to cause a wide range of physical effects with serious implications for investors and businesses, and how the business sector discloses climate risks and manage them.

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Wastewater Treatment Plant to Produce Electricity From Fuel Cells

Working in conjunction with Anaergia Services, a division of Anaergia, provider of biogas production systems, and Fuel Cell Energy, makers of molten carbonate fuel cells, Inland Empire Utilities Agency (IEUA) implemented a 2.8 MW fuel cell solution that provides super clean power to help run the RP-1 treatment facility in Ontario.

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Reflections from World Water Week: Collective Action Needed to Further Progress

The need for collective action on water issues has never been greater. The concept of shared water risks is relatively new and the reality of working collaboratively with multiple stakeholders on water issues is complex. What’s encouraging is that we’re starting to find ways to make this a reality.

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Three Waste-to-Energy Solutions

Americans have a giant waste problem, generating more than 200 million tons of waste per year. Here are some ways to turn waste into something useful – energy. Municipal solid waste contains roughly 18 percent food and 40 percent organic matter. So maybe that’s not such a crazy idea.

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Water and Energy: A Texas Nexus

In drought-stricken Texas where electricity is badly needed, plans for some power plants have been stalled because of a lack of fresh water that is needed to run the plants.

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Why Choose Fair Trade?

In honor of Fair Trade month, Fair Trade USA produced this great infographic to show what happens when you purchase fair trade products. Click through to enlarge, or visit the main page to view the dynamic version. If you like what you see, take the Fair Trade pledge.

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Speed of Ocean Acidification Concerns Scientists

Ocean acidification has happened before sometimes with large consequences for marine ecosystems. But within the last 300 million years, never has the rate of ocean acidification been to fast.

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Renewable Energy is a Catalyst for Social and Economic Advancement

Sunlabob Renewable Energy co-founder and CEO Andy Schroeter discusses why universal energy access is a gateway to sustainable development objectives in rural areas including improved health and sanitation, increased economic and education opportunities and eradication of poverty.