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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How companies help cut energy emissions by 20 percent

June 14, 2017 by  
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These two factors have caused the largest U.S. utilities, generating 85 percent of the nation’s electricity, to sharply reduce CO2 greenhouse gas emissions.

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Fossil-free islands: A blueprint for sustainable development?

June 14, 2017 by  
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From Hawaii’s Molokai to Samso, Denmark, islands are becoming a hotbed for experimentation with renewable energy, waste reduction and water conservation.

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Sustainability leaders, note: There’s no more room for silence

June 14, 2017 by  
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More than half of U.S. employees want their companies actively address societal and environmental issues. Here’s how corporate leaders can respond.

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How U.S. farmers are saving apple pie

December 30, 2016 by  
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A tiny nonprofit in Oregon is working to save the most diverse collection of apples in the nation.

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Here’s the long view on the impact of Trump’s presidency

December 30, 2016 by  
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More companies are following nature’s principles to drive profit and sustainability. Will Trump’s presidency throw a wrench into progress?

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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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Can Big Data save our water infrastructure?

February 19, 2016 by  
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Most of the nation’s water pipes are decades old and in need of replacement; meters malfunction. Cloud-based data analytics provide a shorter route to triage upgrades and capture revenues.

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The circular economy moves from theory to practice

February 19, 2016 by  
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Kimberly-Clark, General Motors and Bill Gates are among those pushing forward a closed-loop economy.

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