3 ways cities can help accelerate the circular economy transition

January 22, 2019 by  
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Energy, water, food, materials, nutrients enter urban ecosystems and leave as emissions and waste. Here’s how can cities turn this situation around.

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Startups woo Accelerate audience with climate, waste, ag solutions

September 21, 2016 by  
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Manufacturing new fabric from garment waste; capturing CO2 emissions and turning it into liquid fuels; helping small farmers with data — this is the stuff of startups’ dreams.

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Why sustainability metrics fail to measure achievement, and how to fix them

September 21, 2016 by  
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Corporate metrics often fail to measure what’s meaningful, and some methodologies are just plain flawed.

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How UPS navigates the logistics clean tech ‘Valley of Death’

May 3, 2016 by  
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Logistics giant reveals how its route optimization and alternative fuel fleets are slashing emissions and saving money.

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Virginia’s climate and energy future comes into focus

May 3, 2016 by  
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The mid-Atlantic state is aiming to bridge economic development and climate resilience with a new integrated plan.

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Oxfam’s supply chain study likes Unilever, Nestle, but is it complete?

April 19, 2016 by  
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The report also gives Coca-Cola and Kellogg good marks for progress on supply chain emissions and worker well-being. But the survey misses a lot.

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How Green Are Those Toys Under the Tree?

December 12, 2013 by  
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Mattel, Hasbro and Lego are greening up their act with less-wasteful packaging, lower carbon emissions and safer materials for the sake of human and environmental health.

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America’s First All-Electric School Bus to Launch in 2014

November 4, 2013 by  
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America’s first all-electric school bus is set to start picking up students in 2014. The SST-e type A bus is estimated to save the Kings Canyon, California Unified School District around 16 gallons of fuel a day – which adds up to $11,000 per year – while reducing greenhouse gas emissions and lowerering maintenance costs. Read the rest of America’s First All-Electric School Bus to Launch in 2014 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: electric school bus , Kings Canyon Unified School District , Motiv Power Systems , Trans Tech Bus        

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The Best Place for Solar Power is… New Jersey?

July 30, 2013 by  
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A new study suggests that adding solar power capacity to the Garden State would result in the greatest reductions of greenhouse gas emissions and dangerous pollutants.

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Shareholders challenge Exxon, Chevron over climate risks

January 22, 2013 by  
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Companies are being pushed to reduce GHG emissions and increasing renewables via a series of resolutions.

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