Pathways to 100% renewable energy

October 30, 2018 by  
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An exploration into the various strategies and solutions that companies, utilities and clean energy leaders are taking in their pursuit of 100% renewable energy — including how to help put renewable electricity in places that wouldn’t otherwise have access to that power to help accelerate the pace of our global clean energy transition. The panelists will also discuss how to speed up decarbonization – not just in energy but other sectors (transportation, industry, ag, etc).

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Immense drought-tolerant green roof provides valuable teaching tool in thirsty California

May 24, 2016 by  
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Designed by CO Architects, the 100,000-square-foot complex facilitates interdisciplinary collaboration between faculty members, students, and researchers. In order to break the tradition of separate research and teaching, the architects provided open, public meetings spaces with large glass surfaces allowing visual contact between labs and promoting a more open attitude towards science. Related: Oregon’s Largest Education Building Achieves LEED Platinum Certification Various sustainable…

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How Wind & Solar Can Help Solve the Global Water Crisis (Video)

August 1, 2011 by  
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There are a number of pressing considerations we must be making as we move to adapt the global energy mix to a world faced with numerous environmental crises. Certainly, climate change is chief among these, and moving towards low carbon fuels should be a top priority. The amount of traditional pollution emitted must be watched as well. But we’ve also got to start paying a lot more attention to how much water our various energy sources suck down …… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Mapping Industry’s Environmental Impact

May 5, 2011 by  
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The Economy Map charts the various ways major U.S.

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The Balancing Act of Finding and Fighting Chemical Risks

March 16, 2011 by  
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 Balancing the various effects of chemicals, along with performance needs, poses challenges for companies cleaning up their products.

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Chicago Installing 280 EV Charging Stations

February 28, 2011 by  
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The Midwest will now have an electric vehicle hub in Chicago.  The city will be home to 280 charging stations built by utility company Exelon by the end of the year. The charging stations will be located at shopping malls, both of the city’s airports, rest stops along the Illinois Tollway and other various locations, and two will even be solar powered.

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Botanists Create a List of Every Plant Known to Man

December 29, 2010 by  
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Photo: brewbooks / CC A team of botanists have unveiled a new research tool which aims to settle one of the field’s most basic of complications; there are some 375,000 plant species on Earth, but they’re known by a whopping 1.25 million names. To help ease the taxonomic disparity and consolidate the world of botanical studies, an international team of researchers have compiled an extensive ‘Plant List’ — containing every species known to man, and the various names they’re known by

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Fate of High Speed Rail Uncertain after Election

November 4, 2010 by  
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Your Taco’s Footprint: 19 Ingredients that Logged 64,000 Miles

March 3, 2010 by  
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A new project from a California college aims to map how far the various ingredients in your taco-truck lunch have traveled to reach your plate.

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Burgerville’s New Corn-Based Cups Complete Green Packaging Project

March 3, 2010 by  
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By now using cups and lids that are compostable, fast food chain Burgerville has switched all possible packaging to compostable versions.  

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