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Lockheed Martin Selected to Improve Energy Efficiency at Federal Facilities

Press Release

DALLAS, June 5, 2017 /3BL Media/ -- Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) has been selected for a Department of Energy contract to improve energy and water efficiency at federal facilities. 

Ecocentricity Blog: Front Three - Renewable Energy

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It turns out that we already have some remarkably innovative renewable energy storage solutions. Tip of the cap to Drawdown for clueing me in on a cool one: gravitational potential energy.

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It turns out that we already have some remarkably innovative renewable energy storage solutions. Tip of the cap to Drawdown for clueing me in on a cool one: gravitational potential energy.

Commitment to Climate Action: Message from Michael W. Lamach, Chairman and CEO of Ingersoll Rand

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I’ve received many questions over the past few months about Ingersoll Rand’s commitment to reducing energy demand and greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Those questions intensified this week with news of the United States’ withdrawal from the Paris Agreement on climate change.

Republic Services Further Reduces Carbon Emissions Through Increased Usage of Renewable Natural Gas in its Fleet

Greenhouse gas fleet emissions to be reduced by 110,000 metric tons of CO2e, supporting the company’s goal of overall fleet emission reductions
Press Release

PHOENIX, May 30, 2017 /3BL Media/ - Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE:RSG) announced today that the Company will increase its usage of renewable natural gas (RNG) by three times what it used in 2016 through an expanded agreement with Clean Energy. This enables Republic to reduce its fleet emissions by approximately 110,000 metric tons of CO2e (carbon dioxide equivalent) over a three-year period, which is equal to planting 2.8 million trees or removing 23,200 cars from the road1. RNG has the lowest carbon intensity of all commercially available transportation fuels2.

Unreasonable Impact | Turning Carbon Waste Into Usable Fuel

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Unreasonable’s CEO Daniel Epstein is joined at the fireside by Dr. Jennifer Holmgren, CEO of LanzaTech and an alumnus of the Unreasonable Impact accelerator.

As a biotech startup that harnesses carbon waste and converts it into usable fuel (read: one of the most badass and potentially disruptive companies we know of), LanzaTech faces many challenges. Holmgren discusses her mission to convince legislators that carbon waste is not a liability, but an opportunity.

Generating Renewable Energy from Waste: Q&A with Lockheed Martin’s Craig Moeller

by Alyssa Danigelis
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In a time when landfills are reaching capacity and waste generation doesn’t appear to be slowing down, Craig Moeller sees opportunity. The director of advanced energy generation for Lockheed Martin is working to take unwanted materials and convert them into useful energy, without producing enormous amounts of greenhouse gases.

Infrastructure Week 2017: Keys to Digital Grid Strategy

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At the dawn of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, we are relying heavily on the impacts of a more digital grid. The previous revolutions had significant impacts on society – introducing steam, electricity and computing, but none that were so closely intertwined with technology.

County, Park Set Up Zero Food Waste Plan

Goal in first year is to divert 100 tons from landfill, establish project’s practices.
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by Erika Dahlby

Last year 3.2 million people visited Grand Teton National Park. They left behind over 1,800 tons of trash.

“Most of the people who come and visit the park aren’t necessarily thinking about what happens to their waste after they throw it in the trash bin,” park spokesman Andrew White said.

Almost half that waste comes in the form of compostable materials — organics like food that can be broken down within a short period of time.

Sustainability Success Story: VMware’s Journey to Becoming a Sustainability Leader

By Jenna Bieller, Renewable Choice Energy
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VMware is a pinnacle example of radical scaling of sustainability within a corporation. Their rapid rise to the top of the corporate sustainability ladder sends a message to other companies that it’s never too late to begin your renewable energy journey.

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