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What’s ‘Material’ When It Comes to Sustainability in Business?

Teaming up to help define what exactly is "material" when it comes to sustainability in business, a new research report from GRI and…
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Has China Reached Peak Coal?

According to energy data released by the Chinese government last week, the country’s consumption of coal fell by 2.9 percent in 2014 –…
Keystone XL Debate Rages 6 years and counting

In the Scheme of Things: What the ‘War on Drugs’ Can Teach Us About Keystone XL

The War on Drugs is focused on the "supply" side of the equation -- what can it teach us about the Keystone XL…
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India Close to Announcing Big Climate Change Shift in Lima

The odds are high this week that India will make a big announcement this week regarding its climate change agenda at the Lima…
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8 Strategies for Cutting Business Travel Emissions

Here are eight strategies for reducing the financial and environmental impact of business travel.
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Tracking Down Those Sneaky, Unexpected Sources of Emissions

Here are a few unexpected sources of emissions you might not have considered.
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Impossible Foods Building the Next Bloody, But Meatless, Burger

Impossible Foods is a start-up that has scored $75 million in venture capital funding. Its mission: to make a plant-based bloody hamburger.
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Reducing Power Plant Carbon Emissions Boosts Public Health

A recently released study suggests stronger power plant standards to cut carbon emissions could save lives and offer significant health benefits.
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Health Care Savings Will More Than Cover the Cost of Reducing Emissions

A cost-benefit study conducted by a team of MIT researchers and published in the journal Nature Climate Change looked at three different climate…
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Redwood: The Natural Solution to a Man-Made Problem

At the California Redwood Association, we’ve seen the market come full-circle in terms of understanding the natural solution vs. man-made solutions. More and…
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Xeros Laundry System Saves Businesses Water and Money

The Xeros Laundry System can reduce water usage by up to 80 percent. The technology is especially promising for the hospitality industry, as…
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Supreme Court Upholds Power Plant Carbon Emissions Limits

On Monday, the Supreme Court ruled 5-4 that the EPA reasonably interpreted the Clean Air Act to require power plants to limit their…
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EPA Carbon Emissions Proposal: Q&A With the American Wind Energy Association

Tom Vinson of the American Wind Energy Association speaks about how wind energy can help states respond the EPA proposal to cut power…
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Report Charts Renewable Energy’s Rapid Advance Into the Mainstream Mix

Global renewable energy capacity rose 8.3 percent in 2013, fueled by technological advances, cost reductions and supportive government policies, particularly among developing countries,…
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2013 Postcode Lottery Green Challenge Winner: Ginger Dosier ‘Grows’ Bricks with Bacteria

The brick is the basic building block of architecture, popular because it is modular, has a simple design and is both easy to…