Why we need a corporate kick to reboot sustainable public policy

July 30, 2018 by  
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It’s up to companies and their industry associations to kick things into high gear.

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Energy storage charges forward

April 11, 2018 by  
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Both grid-scale and commercial installations are gaining favor as the industry seeks ways to reduce outages and integrate new electric loads such as renewable power plants and EVs.

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Harvesting the beauty and utility of ‘ugly’ produce

April 11, 2018 by  
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Christine Moseley of Full Harvest matches farmers holding surplus fruits and vegetables with the wholesalers who need them.

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This initiative could counteract the impact of the U.S. solar tariffs

February 6, 2018 by  
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As corporate buyers absorb cost implications, the industry moves to trim installation expenses.

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Here’s how mutual fund giants stand on climate-related shareholder proposals

February 6, 2018 by  
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Those that ignore the risks do so at their own peril.

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The uncounted cost of shipping’s environmental impact

February 2, 2018 by  
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How big banks could make a difference in accelerating the industry’s decarbonization.

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Germany expects to add 900 MW of new offshore wind capacity in 2017

July 24, 2017 by  
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Germany’s offshore wind boom is accelerating. The Federal Republic has already brought online a total of 626 megawatts (MW) of new offshore wind capacity in the first six months of 2017 and industry groups said in a recent joint statement that they expect to see total installations of 900 MW by the end of the year. If Germany hits the 900 MW mark in 2017, it would exceed the 818 MW added in 2016. At the current rate of expansion, Germany could be on track to blow past government targets of 6,500 MW for 2020, the industry groups said. The country’s installed offshore wind total is already at 4,729 MW from 1,055 turbines. Related: Germany, Denmark, and Belgium to boost offshore wind 5-fold within the next decade The industry groups said that the offshore wind industry is moving away from the era of costly subsidies to becoming more commercially viable and bringing costs down for consumers. “This paradigm shift offers the next government chances to lift expansion targets to at least 20 gigawatts (20,000 MW) up to 2030 and at least 30 GW to 2035, utilizing the economic and industrial political potential of offshore wind,” the industry groups said. Germany’s offshore wind farms delivered 8.48 terrawatt-hours (TWh) of electricity to the grid in the first six month of 2016 — producing more electricity than was generated in all of 2015 (8.29TWh). Via Reuters Images via Wikimedia 1 , 2 , 3

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British retailer Tesco to detoxify clothing

July 24, 2017 by  
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Fashion brands from H&M to Benetton to Levi Strauss have committed to Greenpeace’s initiative to detoxify the industry.

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Doing the math on mining’s $16 billion climate problem

July 21, 2017 by  
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A new CDP report analyzing 12 major mining companies details both pitfalls and potential low-carbon openings for the industry.

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Facts and feelings matter when communicating climate science

July 21, 2017 by  
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It’s more important than ever that our approach to communicating about sustainability and climate change is evidence-based and built on a strong, theoretical foundation.

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