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Commentary: Photo Ops with Coal Miners Offer No Substitute for Fact-based Climate Policy

The sweeping attack on climate action that President Trump demanded in his executive order is likely to prove but short-lived relief for coal miners who cheered him at the EPA

‘Green Cleaning’ Guide for Facilities Managers Released

The free guide provides tools for facility management professionals to understand the benefits and make the business case for a green cleaning program. The post ‘Green Cleaning’ Guide for Facilities Managers Released appeared first on Environmental Leader.

Target Field Diverted More Than 750 Tons of Trash Last Year

Eco-Products helped the Minnesota Twins diverted 300 tons of trash from landfills last year, turning that Target Field trash into compost. The stadium also recycled 464 tons of glass bottles and aluminum cans last year. The post Target Field Diverted More Than 750 Tons of Trash Last Year appeared first on Environmental Leader.

How did the Proton Get Its Spin?

Understanding a fundamental aspect of a fundamental particle.

Partnership Aims to Help Companies Lower Carbon Footprints, Advance the Circular Economy

In a deal that aims to reduce industrial emissions and convert CO2 into new products for reuse, Veolia and Carbon Clean Solutions (CCSL) have partnered for the large-scale rollout of CCSL’s carbon dioxide separation technology. The post Partnership Aims to Help Companies Lower Carbon Footprints, Advance the Circular Economy appeared first on Environmental Leader.

UK energy costs fuel inflation on post-Brexit weaker pound

With the UK now firmly — and seemingly irreversibly — on track toward Brexit after Prime Minister Theresa May notified Brussels of its intention to leave the EU on March 29, question marks still hang over what impact the persistent weakness of the pound may have on the UK’s fuel costs. Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: A Big Win For U.S. Ocean Wind

A 'transformational' mandate: Greens hail Massachusetts offshore wind, renewables bill; The US trails in offshore wind, but backers say this measure could 'start a new industry' Herman K. Trabish, August 3, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Making Small Distributed Resources Grid-Big

Connecting the dots: PG&E DERMs pilot aims to manage multiple aggregator platforms; PG&E wants a distributed resource management system that can interact with any vendor's software Herman K. Trabish, July 29, 2016 (Utility Dive) Editor’s...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Utilities Moving To New Energy

Independence Day: Local utilities ditch power suppliers for renewables, stable prices; A muni and a co-op in New Mexico are the latest utilities to cut ties with their generation supplier in search of more clean energy Herman K. Trabish,...Show More Summary

Bringing Sustainability to Supply Chains: A Q&A with David Meyer

What’s at stake when an organization’s supply chain lacks transparency? Just about everything, if you ask David Meyer, a senior consultant with BSI EHS Services and Solutions. Companies that don’t make an effort to develop value-added transparency and proactive collaboration throughout their supply chains are putting their businesses on the... Show More Summary

Busiest US petchem port about to get even busier, compounding congestion

The cheap US natural gas boom triggered a slew of new and expanded chemical production that is poised to amplify vessel traffic in the already bustling Houston Ship Channel, home to the largest US petrochemical port and second only to Rotterdam in the world. Show More Summary

Demand-Side Interventions

In Linus Blomqvist’s recent essay on wildlife and farmland, he uses the classic land-sparing versus land-sharing framework to discuss how to best protect biodiversity at the local and the global level. Blomqvist concludes that thereShow More Summary

The End of the Nuclear Industry as We Know It

News last month that Westinghouse is facing crippling losses due to cost overruns and delays at four new nuclear reactors under construction in the US are but the latest evidence that the nuclear power industry in developed economies is in deep trouble. Show More Summary

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