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Ray C. Anderson Foundation's Grant to Emory University Supports Statewide Climate Consortium Co-Founded With the University of Georgia and Georgia Tech

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As many nations are meeting about climate impacts in Katowice, Poland, for COP24, and just over a week after the release of the  U.S. National Climate Assessment Report, nonprofits and university leaders in Georgia are choosing not to take the "wait and see" position.  Instead, they are forging ahead to ensure that Georgians are educated on the issue and provided with the best tools and research to take the lead in climate action.

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As many nations are meeting about climate impacts in Katowice, Poland, for COP24, and just over a week after the release of the  U.S. National Climate Assessment Report, nonprofits and university leaders in Georgia are choosing not to take the "wait and see" position.  Instead, they are forging ahead to ensure that Georgians are educated on the issue and provided with the best tools and research to take the lead in climate action.

World’s Leading Forestry and Agroforestry Organizations Merge for Accelerated Impact Against Climate Change

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BONN, Germany, December 3, 2018 /3BL Media/ - Innovation and investments worth trillions of dollars in landscape restoration, climate adaptation and science-based policy advice will be needed if the global community is to meet the escalating threats posed by climate change.

CMS Energy Releases Climate Assessment Report, Highlighting Commitment to People, Planet and Prosperity

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JACKSON, Mich., December 7, 2018 /3BL Media/ – CMS Energy has released its Climate Assessment Report – a picture of the energy provider’s work to reshape Michigan’s energy future with a plan that embodies its Triple Bottom Line commitment to people, the planet and prosperity.

“We are proud and uniquely qualified to provide the strong leadership needed to protect our planet and our home state for generations to come,” said Patti Poppe, president and CEO of CMS Energy and principal subsidiary Consumers Energy.

Mark Schapiro: Reaping What You Sow

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There’s no time better than after a holiday of feasting to remember where we get our food. Ultimately, most of our complex recipes begin with the simple seed. This week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to author and environmental journalist Mark Schapiro to discuss the current state of agribusiness and his book Seeds of Resistance.

LIVE Twitter Chat on #GenerationForChange Hosted by Mars, Incorporated, Tuesday, December 4th, 2018 at Noon ET

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KATOWICE, Poland, November 29, 2018 /3BL Media/ — Be sure to join us for a LIVE one-hour #GenerationForChange Twitter Chat during COP24 in Poland. This virtual event will be hosted by Mars, Incorporated. Joining Mars for the December 4 chat are leaders from The Climate Group, EDF, The Nature Conservancy and Oxfam. TriplePundit and 3BL Media will moderate the chat.

National Climate Assessment Report: Time Is Running Out...

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Late last week on the heels of the Thanksgiving holiday, the federal government released the second volume of its Fourth National Climate Assessment. The report details the present and future impacts of climate change in the U.S. by sector and by region. 

How the Airline Industry Is Cleaning Up Its Climate Act

Aviation is one of the most polluting industries on the planet–but a groundswell of innovation in alternative fuels, and investments from major airlines, could set it on a path to carbon zero.
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BY ADELE PETERS

NAEM Publishes Latest Snapshot of the Trends Shaping the Future of Corporate Sustainability

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November 26, 2018 /3BL Media/ Environmental, social and governance (ESG) risks are now regularly evaluated an integrated into the business plans of leadership companies across industries, according to the latest report by the National Association for Environmental Management (NAEM).

Among those surveyed by the association for its biannual trends research, 81 percent of responding companies said the Board of Directors directly reviews metrics related to the company’s performance in such areas as: greenhouse gas emissions, employee safety and water use.

Ecocentricity Blog: Feeling Gratitudinal

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Here's hoping that you are able to gather with your family and friends this week and find peace and joy in the time spent together. It really is a special time of year.  And "gratitudinal" should really be a word.

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Here's hoping that you are able to gather with your family and friends this week and find peace and joy in the time spent together. It really is a special time of year.  And "gratitudinal" should really be a word.

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