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Saving South Africa: The Real Issues Businesses Face When it Comes to Water Shortages

  With Cape Town, South Africa bracing for the day when the city runs out of water, organizations and businesses are wise to invest in water infrastructure to keep business — and life — running in the case of severe drought. Key among them is smart advance planning, including incentivizing... Show More Summary

The Recycling Partnership Unveils Results of 3 Pilot Programs

  The Recycling Partnership, a national nonprofit that applies corporate funding to improve recycling efforts in communities across the country, has announced results of three pilot programs in American cities. In Atlanta, Denver and Chicago, The Recycling Partnership teamed up with city officials to educational programs aimed at helping cities... Show More Summary

Billy Grayson, Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance, Urban Land Institute

Billy Grayson heads the Center for Sustainability and Economic Performance at the Urban Land Institute, a nonprofit education and research organization that focuses on land use, real estate and urban development. He manages a team leading programs on climate risk and resilience, health and wellness, and building energy and environmental... Show More Summary

Levi’s Automates Finishing Process, Saving Time and Cutting Chemicals

Levi Strauss & Co. is piloting a new operating model that replaces labor-intensive manual finishing techniques with an automated digital laser-based system. Project FLX shortens the time to market, and cuts chemicals from the finishing process. The post Levi’s Automates Finishing Process, Saving Time and Cutting Chemicals appeared first on Environmental Leader.

New Home for Our Blog: Join Us on

On February 27, NEI launched the new We overhauled the public site, framing all of our content around the National Nuclear Energy Strategy.So, what's changed? Our top priority was to put you, the user, first. Now you can quickly get the information you need. Show More Summary

Melting Arctic, Freezing Europe, Global Weirding

As predicted. It’s not a hoax. From Voice of America via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

The Rise Of New Energy Around The World

From Dubai to Vermont and everywhere in between, New Energy has become a force to be reckoned with. From Richard Aguilar via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

What A Kid Can Do

It turns out kids can do, and have done, A LOT about climate change. From Global Weirding with Katharine Hayhoe via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

Heat Wave Hits The Arctic

The Arctic Still Isn't Cooling Off, and Recent Temperature Readings Are Mind-Blowing Sean Breslin, February 25, 2018 (The Weather Channel) “…Greenland's northernmost weather station reported bizarre warmth…[and arctic] temperatures almost...Show More Summary

Africa Solar Opens Credit Card Pay-Go Sales

Mastercard tests pay as you go for solar energy in Africa Dean Takahashi, February 26, 2018 (VentureBeat) “…[G]lobal payments firm Mastercard has teamed up with solar energy company M-KOPA Solar, banks, and mobile network operators to enable payments and commerce for people [in Africa] who don’t have access to banks. Show More Summary

Seeing Climate Change In The Mind’s Eye, Part 3

Your Climate Change Monsters, Revealed; The face of climate change, as chosen by Atlas Obscura readers. Natasha Frost, February 23, 2018 (Atlas Obscura) “Climate change is scary. Climate change monsters, it turns out, are too. For decades, people have been inspired by dramatic environmental changes when coming up with creatures and horrorscapes. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Getting To The Future Of Customer-owned Resources

Hiding in plain sight: Aggregated DERs in wholesale power markets; Distributed resources can't yet compete like traditional generators in US power markets, but demand response products allow them a foot in the door Herman K. Trabish,...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Fight For Plug-In Vehicles Right Now

The 50 States of Electric Vehicles; 2017 Review February 2018 (North Carolina Clean Energy Technology Center) Executive Summary Purpose The purpose of this report is to provide state and local lawmakers and regulators, electric utilities,...Show More Summary

QUICK NEWS, February 27: The High Cost Of The Cold On The Mid-Atlantic Grid; Southeast’s Utilities Starting To See The Sun

Newest Voters Want Action On Climate Change Poll: Millennials Embrace Action to Combat Climate Change Steve Michaels, February 26, 2018 (NewsMax) “Millennials overwhelmingly believe human-caused climate change is real and that steps must be taken to slow it…[ A new poll shows] 77 percent of millennials think the U.S. Show More Summary

Beijing charges ahead with administrative reforms to eliminate oil tax loopholes

The oil industry is keenly waiting to see the effect of tighter consumption tax regulations that China is implementing on March 1. Beijing has been pushing for administrative reforms to close tax loopholes that have been a panacea for China’s independent refiners and oil blenders. Show More Summary

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