Hot moments you missed at GreenBiz 17 in Phoenix

February 21, 2017 by  
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Nearly 1,000 souls — including executives from Amazon and Greenpeace — shared their sustainability visions in the Arizona desert at our annual namesake event.

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GM, Steelcase see a web of opportunity in the circular economy

February 21, 2017 by  
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The manufacturing giants talked creating jobs and cutting supply chain waste at the GreenBiz 17 conference in Phoenix.

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Chinese firms dominate top 200 clean energy moneymakers

February 21, 2017 by  
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China is playing a leading role in the corporate clean energy landscape, with almost the double number of U.S. companies in latest rankings .

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Food industry moves to remedy expiration dating games

February 21, 2017 by  
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In a bid to reduce food waste, two major industry associations have released new guidance to clarify food expiration dates.

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ENR2 is the largest project in Arizona to earn a LEED Platinum certification

September 21, 2016 by  
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The 151,000-square-foot ENR2 building is an addition to the UA campus with three other LEED-certified buildings – the Student Recreation Center expansion, the Árbol de la Vida Residence Hall and Likins Hall. It houses interactive and shared learning spaces, boosting productivity and collaboration. Related: University of Arizona’s Breakthrough Telescope Solar Panel Doubles Efficiency Thanks to an efficient water usage and rainwater harvesting system , the building reduced the amount of water used annually by 40 percent. It can capture up to 260,000 gallons of rainwater each year. A underground storage and filtration tank provides water for irrigation . Related: The Hestia Project Maps the Carbon Emissions of US Cities Down to Street Level “The LEED platinum certification for ENR2 is great news for those of us who teach or research on the environment because it shows that we try to practice what we preach in terms of workplace sustainability,” said Diana Liverman, co-director of the UA’s Institute of the Environment. + The University of Arizona Via UA News Photos by Liam Frederick

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Business growth in an era of water scarcity

September 1, 2016 by  
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Brad Colton, strategic projects at Marriott; Emilio Tenuta, expertise and innovation at EcoLab; and Libby Bernick, senior VP atTrucost share wisdom on water at GreenBiz 15 in Phoenix, Arizona.

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Scientists from the next generation provide hope

April 8, 2016 by  
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The Rob and Melani Walton Sustainability Solutions Initiative at Arizona State University held its annual Sustainable Solutions Festival showcasing students’ work during GreenBiz 16.

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Saudi Arabia is using precious American water to feed their own cows

January 19, 2016 by  
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Saudi Arabian companies have been snatching up farmland in the US Southwest, a move that has local farmers in California and Arizona crying foul. The Saudis are using the land to grow alfalfa hay, which is exported back to feed the country’s dairy herds. Incredibly, the cost of shipping feed across the world is less expensive than growing it on Saudi soil, most of which is desert. Read the rest of Saudi Arabia is using precious American water to feed their own cows

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North Korea claims it’s invented the world’s first hangover-free alcohol

January 19, 2016 by  
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Oh North Korea , is there anything you can’t do? The DPRK’s media just announced that the Hermit Kingdom just invented the world’s first alcohol that doesn’t cause hangovers. The amazing discovery is undoubtedly incredible, but not quite as revolutionary as their scientific breakthrough claim of last year: a miracle vaccine that reportedly cured HIV/AIDS, MERS, cancer, and even Ebola . Read the rest of North Korea claims it’s invented the world’s first hangover-free alcohol

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World’s largest telescope could show us the origins of the universe as soon as 2021

November 13, 2015 by  
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Atop the arid plateau of the Atacama Desert in Chile, the largest telescope in the world broke ground on Wednesday , beginning a project that will last six years and result in unprecedented views of the outer reaches of our solar system . The Giant Magellan Telescope is slated to be operational by 2021, when it will be capable of peering into the deepest of black holes, capturing images that are 10 times clearer than those sent back to Earth by the Hubble space telescope. Magellan represents not just a giant mirror surface, but also a giant leap forward in telescope technology. In fact, scientists believe Magellan just might reveal the origins of the universe. Read the rest of World’s largest telescope could show us the origins of the universe as soon as 2021

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