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U.S. Carbon Emissions Dip 3.3 Percent in 2012, EPA Finds

In 2012, U.S. greenhouse gas emissions dropped 3.3 percent from the previous year, but overall, the nation’s emissions have risen by 4.4 percent…
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Upcycling Food Waste into Fertilizer: Q&A with California Safe Soil

You’ve heard of recycling leftover food scraps into a soil amendment for farms, but now a California startup is transforming food waste from…
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Report: Fugitive Emissions Cancel Out Net Climate Benefit of Natural Gas

A new report by Stanford University finds that America's natural gas system is much more leaky than previously estimated, and maybe up to…
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Chula Vista, Calif., Sprint, UC Irvine Named EPA Climate Leaders

A California city government enacting a strict energy efficient building code and installing electric vehicle charging stations, a wireless provider reducing its carbon…
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Disney Upgrades 2013 Carbon Offsetting Goals

The Walt Disney Company has been steadily working at reducing its greenhouse gas emissions since 2006. It's one of only a handful of…
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How to Address Economic & Environmental Problems in One Shot

Public and private sector policies and actions centered firmly on climate change mitigation and adaptation offer us the ways and means to address…
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Electrolux Helps Consumers Monitor Water Use

Appliance manufacturer Electrolux recently launched a Facebook application, YourWaterMark, that promises to go a step further in water conservation by helping individuals assess…
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Japan Boosts Carbon Credits Investment in Emerging Markets

This week the government of Japan inked an agreement that will permit Japanese firms to earn carbon credits within the southeast Asian nation…
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UPS CSR Report: Shipping More, Emitting Less

Last week UPS released its annual sustainability report, which revealed the company reduced aviation emissions while increasing shipping volume.
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EPA Leader McCarthy Will Target Coal (Oil and Gas, Maybe Not So Much)

New EPA Chief Gina McCarthy will focus on reducing greenhouse gas emissions from coal-fired power plants, but the picture for oil and gas…
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The Urgent Need to Forge a ‘Low-Carbon, Water-Smart Electricity Future’

The U.S. can meet its energy and water needs by pursuing a "renewables-and-efficiency" path, according to a new report from the "Energy and…
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Boston Summit Unites Green Business Engagement Programs

Representatives from 21 green business engagement programs from across the country recently met in Boston for an unprecedented national summit that laid the…
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Raytheon Decreases Emissions, but Could Increase Support for Veterans

Last week, Raytheon issued its annual corporate social responsiblity (CSR) report, with a focus on the environment, social issues and corporate governance.
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Nestlé Promises More Shared Value on Nutrition, Water & Rural Development

Today Nestlé releases its annual “Creating Shared Value” report, which promises to ramp up work in three main areas: nutrition, water and rural…
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EPA Threatened with Lawsuit Over Transportation Sector Emissions

The Institute for Policy Integrity at NYU Law School submitted a notice of intent last week to sue the EPA to force the…