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By: John A. Lanier
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As the world changes and climate action becomes more urgent, we will need the latest data on what we can all do to solve this enormous challenge.

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As the world changes and climate action becomes more urgent, we will need the latest data on what we can all do to solve this enormous challenge.

GM Reveals New Ultium Batteries and a Flexible Global Platform to Rapidly Grow Its EV Portfolio

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WARREN, Mich., March 9, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) is gathering hundreds of employees, dealers, investors, analysts, media and policymakers to share details of its strategy to grow the company’s electric vehicle (EV) sales quickly, efficiently and profitably.

Olympic Games to Become “Climate Positive” From 2030

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Today announced that the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games will be “climate positive” from 2030 onwards. In addition, the IOC will create an “Olympic Forest”, which will contribute to the UN-backed great green wall project in Africa and help the IOC move towards becoming a climate-positive organisation.

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The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Today announced that the Olympic Games and Olympic Winter Games will be “climate positive” from 2030 onwards. In addition, the IOC will create an “Olympic Forest”, which will contribute to the UN-backed great green wall project in Africa and help the IOC move towards becoming a climate-positive organisation.

At the Head of the Class – Designing a Waste Collection Truck of the Future

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There are multiple paths to innovation, especially when it comes to technology. At Republic, our vision is to be America’s preferred waste and recycling partner – and to do this, innovation is not a nice-to-have – it’s a must.

GM Continues to Facilitate EV Adoption, Tripling Employee Workplace Electric Vehicle Charging Availability Across U.S. and Canada

Additional 3,500 new EV charging plugs will provide employees even more accessibility to charge at work
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DETROIT, March 3, 2020 /3BL Media/ – General Motors is making electric vehicle charging for employees even more accessible with the addition of 3,500 new EV charging plugs throughout its U.S. and Canadian facilities. This will triple the amount of charging locations that GM currently provides.

Mid-Mississippi Delta River Region Potentially a “Next California” of Fruit and Vegetable Production

With climate change expected to disrupt US food system, report identifies opportunities and hurdles of shifting production east
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WASHINGTON, February 28, 2020 /3BL Media/ – Today World Wildlife Fund (WWF) released a new report, The Next California, Phase 1: Investigating Potential in the Mid-Mississippi Delta River Region, exploring the viability of shifting some fruit and vegetable production to an area of the U.S. currently dominated by row crops.

Feeding Ourselves Thirsty: Tracking Food Company Progress Toward a Water-Smart Future

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For food companies, water management is a business imperative like never before. And as risks of water scarcity and pollution steadily increase, corporate leaders must evaluate the most effective ways to water-proof their business. Feeding Ourselves Thirsty provides investors with guidance and relevant data for evaluating the water risk management of 40 major companies in the Agricultural Products, Beverage, Meat, and Packaged Food industries.

Unlocking the Power of Policy at Ceres 2020 in New York!

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At Ceres 2020 in New York, we’ll explore how policy and legislation can serve as real solutions to our most pressing sustainability challenges—like climate change—and how both investors and companies can help shape innovative climate and energy policies at the state, regional, national and global levels.

American Forest Foundation Welcomes International Paper as a Family Forest Carbon Program Partner

New program activates America’s family forest owners in addressing climate change
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WASHINGTON, February 24, 2020 /3BL Media/ – The American Forest Foundation (AFF) announced today that International Paper, one of the world's leading producers of fiber-based packaging, pulp and paper, has joined AFF and its partner, The Nature Conservancy (TNC), in supporting the newly-created Family Forest Carbon Program (FFCP) to enhance carbon sequestration in family owned forest land across the U.S. 

Meet the People Behind GM’s All-electric Future PART 3: Andy Oury on GM’s Next-Generation Batteries

GM celebrates the employees who continue to innovate and push the company closer to its vision
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This National Engineers Week, GM celebrates the employees who continue to innovate and push the company closer toward its vision of Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

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