How the U.S. Army approaches net zero energy

July 26, 2017 by  
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The U.S. Army needs to be at net zero, says Kristine Kingery, director of energy security and sustainability policy for the military. “How can we go with the ‘N’ state?” she asked in a conversation during VERGE Hawaii 17. “In the army, everything has to be tied back to readiness.” She discusses how operating on renewable energy is mission critical for the U.S. Army, why energy independence is critical for the nation’s security and how collaborations help get there.

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If Trump won’t step up on climate, cities will

November 29, 2016 by  
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With Washington becoming more hostile to climate action, the nation’s mayors are volunteering to fill the climate leadership vacuum.

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The last mile on clean energy in the Northeast

October 24, 2016 by  
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The region is leading the nation’s energy transformation. How will technology and policy drive a carbon-free economy?

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Don’t downplay the SDGs: The risky business of license to operate

October 24, 2016 by  
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Incremental self-policing won’t cut it when it comes to the implications of sustainable development.

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The changing fabric of the American Flag

July 9, 2016 by  
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The flag you know today and the flag from when this nation was born are as different from each other as the country itself. Made out of polyester and nylon today, the original flag was made out of wool, cotton or linen, with silk reserved for the most special occasions. Sadly, most flags are made outside of the US these days, and out of foreign-made materials. Read on to learn more about the American flag and how we can bring it back home again. image via Conal Gallagher

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3 ways IoT is already making cities smarter

June 1, 2016 by  
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Cities across the nation and the world are using sensors and smart devices to transform every sector of public service.

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5 energy lessons from D.C.’s $7 billion mega-utility merger

April 5, 2016 by  
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The battle over the Pepco-Exelon Merger, which would create the nation’s largest utility, reveals more consolidation and rate fights and on the horizon.

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What’s the deal with lead and the White House moonshot on water?

March 23, 2016 by  
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With the nation reeling from the latest example of ill-fated water infrastructure in Flint, a new initiative in Washington could offer a path forward.

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Despite politics, U.S. ahead of pace on Clean Power Plan goals

March 23, 2016 by  
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Market mechanisms are set to meet CPP emissions targets, regardless of the SCOTUS outcome.

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Could cheap oil accelerate sustainable energy investment?

March 23, 2016 by  
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Low fuel prices are evolving from an omen to an opportunity for the renewables energy market.

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