Companies double down on energy productivity

April 1, 2019 by  
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Adapted from State of Green Business 2019, published by GreenBiz in partnership with Trucost, part of S&P Global.It’s well established that using less energy doesn’t have to come at the expense of economic growth. But why settle for seeking the same results with less power — the hallmark of efficiency programs — when the real jackpot could be increased sales or higher levels of productivity by prioritizing low-carbon energy management?

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How Morgan Stanley is investing in change

April 1, 2019 by  
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The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: Audrey Choi from Morgan Stanley on the importance of ESG finance.

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4 creative ways cities are transitioning to a clean energy future

April 1, 2019 by  
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The Bloomberg Philanthropies’ American Cities Climate Challenge is accelerating community climate leadership.

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C&A’s Jeff Hogue on ‘pilot-washing’ and unconventional collaborations

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The innovative CSO chats about designing circular apparel at scale.

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Podcars Running At London’s Heathrow Airport

August 18, 2011 by  
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Modern Personal Rapid Transit, or PRT or podcars, are finally being put to use in London’s Heathrow Airport. I have called it a solution in search of a problem, and here they found it the perfect problem: getting people from one point, a parking lot, to a second point, the airport, on demand. Instead of having buses running all the time, one can call for a car when needed. It uses 50% less energy and is moving 800 people a day. Jim Witkin raves in the New York Times , and Richard Gilbert in the

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Studying Radioactive Sulfur From Fukushima Teaches Us About Coal Pollution From China

August 18, 2011 by  
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In amongst all the coverage of and concern about the Fukushima nuclear disaster the fact that air pollution from coal power plants in normal operation kills far more people each year than does nuclear power rose to the top. As for the fallout of that nuclear disaster, Boing Boing has an interesting new story on how studying the radioactive sulfur from Fukushima is helping us learn more about coal pollution–and how … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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LEDs Used to Help Babies with Severe Jaundice

August 7, 2011 by  
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Photo Credit: USAID Light-emitting diodes not only use less energy, they give off better light than those compact fluorescents, without using mercury. Add to the list: LEDs also are being used to help babies born with severe jaundice , which can lead to brain damage and death…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Ask Pablo: Turn Down The Heat!

January 25, 2010 by  
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Image Source: cthoyes Dear Pablo: I have heard that using a programmable thermostat to lower the temperature while you are out saves energy but isn’t the same amount of energy used to bring the temperature back up when you come home? The short answer is no.

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Bread & Butter Berlin: What Color Nail Polish do Europeans Wear?

January 25, 2010 by  
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Photo via Bread & Butter While I did not notice a tremendous focus by the organizers of Bread & Butter (Winter collection 2010) on the environment, they did have a big marketing campaign for B&B for Charity , which “aims to raise and support social awareness,” according to press material, and benefits Die Arche , a charity supporting children and young people in need. Translation: You could pick up limited addition shirts and sweatshirts … Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Energy Efficient Vacuum From Siemens Sucks 50% Better

December 17, 2009 by  
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Images via unplggd It’s pretty. It’s tiny. And it uses 50% less energy than similar vacuums

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