10 questions for Lime’s head of sustainability, Andrew Savage

November 20, 2018 by  
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The former solar executive talks about how Lime scooters can help cities reduce carbon emissions, cut congestion and provide better access to transportation.

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Climate change is something business can fix

August 25, 2015 by  
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Who said business thinks the Clean Power Plan will be a job killer? 64 percent of small business owners nationwide polled by ASBC said government regulation is needed to reduce carbon emissions.

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Replacing Coal With Biomass For Electricity Is No Climate Solution (Video)

September 12, 2011 by  
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In efforts to reduce carbon emissions from coal-fired power plants some operators are replacing coal with biomass –that is, at least some of the time, trees. Though claimed to be carbon neutral, as this video above from the NRDC shows, burning slow-growing trees not only releases all the carbon they’ve stored into the air it removes the carbon sink from which they came, the forest…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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The Week in Pictures: Has Indonesia Broken Forest Protection Deal? Is WiFi Killing Trees? And More (Slideshow)

November 26, 2010 by  
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Photo: Edouard Martinet It was a trailblazing ‘showcase’ deal in global climate negotiations: Norway agreed to send $1 billion to Indonesia , if the nation would put a moratorium on logging its natural forests and peat lands, and replant degraded areas. The deal would reduce carbon emissions by millions of tons, and prevent widespread habitat loss

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Do Your Shopping On Small Business Saturday

November 26, 2010 by  
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Dense, walkable, resilient towns and cities are a key component of getting off oil, and viable main street retail is the key to having vibrant main streets. For historic preservationists concerned about the fabric of our main streets, successful stores are key to maintaining our main street buildings. That’s why National Trust for Historic Preservation is behind Small Business Saturday ; the big businesses are usually in the big boxes in the ‘burbs.

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US and China Ink Cleaner-Coal Tech Transfer

November 29, 2009 by  
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GE and coal power plant operator Shenhua Group are among three pairs of companies who have inked deals to create joint ventures to build cleaner coal technology plants in China. The $150 million joint venture will be shared between the two biggest carbon emitters in the world under a low carbon energy initiative agreed to this month between President Obama and President Hu Jintao of China, as part of a deal to reduce carbon emissions

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South Africa Plans to Establish an Industry That Will Sell One Million Solar Water Heaters by 2014

November 25, 2009 by  
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A renewed effort at increasing the uptake of domestic solar water heater (SWH) systems looks to replace 620 MW of electricity, to reduce carbon emissions by 2,7 million tons carbon dioxide and  create jobs and develop skills and manufacturing capacity. Personal Experience After recently having a domestic hot water geyser fail and investigating the potential of replacing it with a solar unit, I definitely saw the need for something different to advance the penetration of solar water heating in South Africa.

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give thanks for no traffic.

November 14, 2009 by  
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Did you know that Thanksgiving weekend is one of heaviest for highway travel in the United States? This year American Thanksgiving is Thursday, November 26th, so you can expect heavy traffic that weekend

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