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Rio 2016 Olympics: Amidst Doubts, One Stadium Stands Ready

The 2016 Summer Olympics are now less than two years away, and the situation remains complicated in Rio. Demonstrations against corruption, poor public…
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Follow the Leader: Hawaii Aims for 100 Percent Renewable Energy

The Hawaii state legislature has just passed a bill freeing the state from fossil fuel dependency, putting it on course for 100 percent…
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Go For It: Energy Efficiency Is Still Dirt Cheap

A first-of-its kind study nails down the true cost of energy efficiency investment, and it paints a bright picture for energy efficient lighting.
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So, You Bought a Tesla Battery … Now What?

You can get the most bang for your buck by hooking up your new Tesla battery with solar power, but make sure you…
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Method Opens LEED Platinum Factory in Chicago

One year after announcing its plan, Method opened its South Side Soapbox factory last week in the Pullman Park district of Chicago. Cradle-to-Cradle…
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Church of England Announces Divestment from Coal and Tar Sands

The powerful Church of England is putting its pounds and pence where its mouth is: The body that administers the worldwide Anglican Communion…
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Audi Aims To Burnish Green Brand With Its Own Clean Diesel

By creating its own clean diesel and other liquid fuels, Audi demonstrates how manufacturers can leverage clean energy technology to attract customers.
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Tesla is Taking Its Batteries Off the Road — and Putting Them in Business

High-end electric vehicle company Tesla Motors is plunging into the high stakes commercial and residential energy storage market in California.
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Solar is Getting Weird

The California solar homeowners I work with are acting pretty “weird” compared to the rest of America. This summer when the rest of…
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Ben & Jerry’s Tesla Road Trip for Climate Change

Ben & Jerry's is criss-crossing the U.S. for its Save Our Swirled tour in a tricked-out Tesla serving free ice cream and encouraging…
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Climate Change — Just a Data Problem?

A firm understanding of data and statistics is necessary to navigate today's world. In this post, Persistent Efficiency CEO Jason Trager highlights the…
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‘Eye-Catching’ Gains in Renewable Energy Investment

The U.N. Environment Program's 2015 report is chock full of facts and figures testifying to ongoing growth in global renewable energy investment. Following…
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MIT’s Climate CoLab Puts Big Money Up for Big Climate Concepts

“As systems like Linux and Wikipedia have shown, people from around the world — connected by the Internet — can work together to…
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SAP Continues to Lead as a Sustainability and Integrated Reporting Leader

SAP's latest integrated report tracks its longstanding initiatives on sustainability, social programs and financial performance.
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DOE Helps Military Vets, Native Americans Go Solar

The Department of Energy is zooming in on U.S. military veterans and Native Americans as the Obama administration continues its effort to spur…