Policy leaders offer gutsy talk on climate hope and progress

November 18, 2019 by  
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Outspoken policymakers, present and past, urged for more aggressive action on climate at VERGE 19 in Oakland, California.

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Policy leaders offer gutsy talk on climate hope and progress

Needed: A systematic effort to monitor and report greenwashing related to the SDGs

November 18, 2019 by  
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There is a need for an independent institutional arrangement to call out companies that are overstating SDG commitments in corporate reporting or financing declarations.

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Needed: A systematic effort to monitor and report greenwashing related to the SDGs

Mary Wenzel of Wells Fargo on the company’s innovation incubator and agriculture

November 14, 2019 by  
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Wells Fargo partnered with the National Renewable Energy Lab to create the Wells Fargo Innovation Incubator, which supports clean energy entrepreneurs.

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Mary Wenzel of Wells Fargo on the company’s innovation incubator and agriculture

Blue Planet Energy’s COO Chris Johnson on the value of microgrids and resilience

November 14, 2019 by  
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Two keys to developing resilience: plan ahead and store energy.

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Rob Threlkeld on how General Motors is moving toward its RE100 commitment

November 14, 2019 by  
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The legacy automaker is working to get its manufacturing and non-manufacturing operations to 100 percent renewable energy.

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Jad Dalay of American Forests on forests’ potential to mitigate climate change

November 13, 2019 by  
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Jad Dalay says using forests as a climate change solution offers the opportunity to capture carbon and create more green jobs.

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Yalmaz Siddiqui on MGM Resorts International’s approach to food waste management

November 13, 2019 by  
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Yalmaz Siddiqui says the company uses multiple programs to divert its food waste.

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Black & Veatch’s Maryline Daviaud Lewett on EV infrastructure and policy

November 13, 2019 by  
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The electric vehicle market is growing — Maryline Daviaud Lewett says it will take policy to bring the market to scale.

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Green Mountain’s Svein Atle Hagaseth on carbon neutral data centers

November 12, 2019 by  
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As companies’ data center use continues to grow, there’s an expanding need for the facilities to be energy efficient.

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Southern California Edison’s Bill Chiu on how electric grids benefit the private sector

November 11, 2019 by  
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The state of California has ambitious goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, which motivates various sectors to realign their efforts. The managing director of grid resilience at Southern California Edison (SCE), Bill Chiu, shares how he is driving an “existential transformation” for the electricity supply company by implementing a roadmap called the Clean Power and Electrification Pathway to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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