Bob Keefe: Big Business Should Lead the Way on Climate Change Solutions

Smart business leaders know what's good for the environment can also be good for the economy.
No place is that more evident right now than at the UN Conference on Climate Change in Paris, where business is taking center stage as global leaders focus on fixing our ailing planet. [Read more...]

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Charles Ferguson: It Really Is Time to Choose

The battle to stop climate change is entirely winnable. Only a very small number of people stand in the way. But they are very wealthy, powerful, corrupt people, and the hour is growing late. Do we let them win? It's #TimeToChoose. [Read more...]

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Steven Cohen: Growing the Global Economy Without Destroying the Planet

Despite the growth of global communications, culture and corporations, national sovereignty and indeed the drive for community-based governance, remain as strong as ever. How can we create an international regulatory regime in the face of these strong national and local forces? [Read more...]

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Save the date! ‘Waste Not, Want Not’ Day is coming

TechCollect is calling for businesses to mark December 8 in the calendar to create a more sustainable workplace! Check out the four great tips for businesses to make a difference on 'Waste Not, Want Not' Day.

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Steven Chu: Time to Learn, Time to Choose, Time to Act

Unlike the situation the world faced in 2009, the tools to combat climate change are now affordable, well established and are being deployed around the globe at a pace never before seen. [Read more...]

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Michael Pollan: It’s #TimeToChoose Climate-Friendly Food

If we are serious about changing the climate, we need to get serious about changing agriculture.

Read more: Time to Choose, #TimeToChoose, Paris, Cop21, Climate, Food, Agriculture, Climate Change, Pesticides, Organic Food, Fossil Fuels, Renewable Energy, Green News

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Abengoa Seeks Insolvency Protection

Jim Lane

In New York, NASDAQ shares in Abengoa SA (ABGB) plunged 49% in Wednesday trading after the embattled renewable energy developer said it would seek bankruptcy protection as it seeks to reorganize nearly $9.4 billion in debt. The protective filing was announced after an expected infusion of nearly $300 million from Spanish steelmaker Gonvarri did not materialize. [Read more...]

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$50,000 Rebate Open for NSW Businesses to Increase Recycling

The NSW Government marked National Recycling Week by doubling a recycling rebate for small and medium sized enterprises to purchase small-scale recycling equipment.

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Vrinda Manglik: Public Support for Energy Access Should Be Clean

Among coal companies, Peabody Coal has been particularly vocal in trying to convince the public that there's a place for coal in decreasing energy poverty. But coal is the wrong tool for the job for several key reasons. [Read more...]

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Four Corners Wind Resource Center Webinar: Wind Energy, A Good Citizen of the Electric Grid

Date: 12/14/2015

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3 p.m. ET
This Four Corners Wind Resource Center webinar will examine how wind energy from the Four Corners region is a growing, increasingly important source of electricity in the Western energy market that helps keep electric costs low. Speakers Mark Ahlstrom, NextEra Energy Resources vice president of renewable energy policy, and Jim Caldwell, lead project manager for the California 2030 Low Carbon Grid Study, will explore a high-wind future and how wind energy can provide services necessary to maintain a reliable electric grid. Best practices that allow for cost-effective integration of ever-increasing amounts of wind energy will also be reviewed. Register for the webinar.

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