To halt mining, a tribe and a logging community weave together

October 7, 2017 by  
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In the 1980s, a mining company tried to divide a Wisconsin community. Instead, it created “one of the country’s fiercest grass-roots environmental face-offs.”

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Scaling the Movement Toward Future-Proofed Buildings

October 3, 2017 by  
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Bridging the gap between a deep green architect and futurist seeking to drive “regenerative buildings” and the Chief Sustainability Officer at Skanska USA, one of the biggest construction companies in the country — What will it take to “future proof” our buildings and businesses in the age of pressing climate challenges?

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Governor Ige’s opening address

July 6, 2017 by  
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Two years ago, Governor Ige signed into law the most aggressive clean energy goal in the country. How is the State turning plans into action?

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NRG Energy’s VP: Why sustainable innovation makes business sense

June 13, 2017 by  
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Less than a year into his role as vice president of NRG Energy, Bruno Sarda is helping the largest independent power producer in the country transition to sustainable sources of energy. “Part of the evolution to a sustainable energy future is to be at the leading edge of the transition to new technologies,” he said. “We may not invent the next solar cell, but what we’re really good at is bringing proven technology to scale in a commercially economical way.” 

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Corporate, world leaders vow to uphold Paris Agreement

June 2, 2017 by  
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Legally, it could take the United States at least three years to pull out of the international treaty on mitigating climate change. During the interim, the country may cede valuable opportunities for new low-carbon businesses.

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Unique Earth Day Traditions to Start as a Family

April 20, 2017 by  
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When it comes to celebrating Earth Day on April 22, there is no shortage of ways environmentally conscious people choose to honor this day. (Check out the coolest 2017 events around the country here.) When you’re trying to raise young…

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5-Step Guide to Treecycling

December 29, 2016 by  
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With treecycling information for more than 85 percent of the U.S. population, Earth911 boasts the most comprehensive Treecycling Directory in the country. Considering the U.S. EPA estimates 20 percent of our municipal solid waste is already…

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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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Argentina’s renewables reboot: The good, the bad and the unknown

July 8, 2016 by  
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With renewed optimism around Argentina’s economy, where does the country’s renewable energy sector go from here?

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Iran’s “Walls of Kindness” invite the homeless to free warm clothes amid brutal winter

February 14, 2016 by  
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We’re all familiar with the take-a-penny, leave-a-penny jar, but what if that idea could be expanded on a larger, potentially life-saving scale? Anonymous philanthropists across Iran have set up dozens of walls with coat hooks that invite passersby to donate warm clothes while allowing the homeless to pick up what they need without resorting to begging. These brightly painted “Walls of Kindness” have also prompted other anonymous philanthropic ventures across the country, including free bread areas and free blanket zones. READ MORE>

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