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Keystone XL - Let's Get It Done

New ad campaign provides the facts about Keystone XL and its negligible impact on climate change
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In the wake of President Obama’s June 25 speech on climate change at Georgetown University, TransCanada has launched a new series of advertisements aimed at providing important facts about how the Keystone XL pipeline project is in the national interest of the United States and will have no material impact on global greenhouse gas emissions.

Running out of Rooftop?

Site your next solar project on a virtual rooftop instead.
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By Erin Craig

Rooftop solar projects are absolutely fabulous.   Both the facilities manager and the sustainability manager have cause to celebrate, with reduced electricity costs and reduced emissions.  And unlike energy efficiency projects, which perhaps unfairly convey the notion that the company was heretofore wasting energy, rooftop solar panels present an uncomplicated, positive story to stakeholders.

Keystone XL Will Not 'Significantly Exacerbate' Climate Change

TransCanada Clarifies Environmental Impact of Keystone XL in U.S. State Department Letter
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On July 17, TransCanada sent a letter to the Department of State to provide and update about the actual greenhouse gas emissions associated with the Keystone XL pipeline. This letter is intended to inform the record for our application to build Keystone XL, following U.S. President Barack Obama’s June 28 speech on climate change, energy and environmental priorities at Georgetown University.

Ingersoll Rand Advances Energy Efficiency by Hosting Environmental Defense Fund (EDF) Climate Corps Fellows

Summary: 
  • MBA fellows focus on energy efficiency and identifying savings opportunities for Ingersoll Rand's facilities and customers
  • Program enables an advanced, collaborative learning experience for Ingersoll Rand and the fellows
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  • MBA fellows focus on energy efficiency and identifying savings opportunities for Ingersoll Rand's facilities and customers
  • Program enables an advanced, collaborative learning experience for Ingersoll Rand and the fellows

LG Electronics Applauds UL Environment and Green Electronics Council Collaboration to Add UL Mobile-Device Standard to EPEAT® Rating System

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July 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - LG Electronics USA today applauded UL Environment and the Green Electronics Council (GEC), on their groundbreaking collaboration to include mobile devices in the EPEAT® registry of greener electronics for the first time. Together, the organizations will work with manufacturers, environmental groups, and purchasers to align the UL110 standard for mobile phones with GEC’s requirement for EPEAT. After approval, the updated standard is expected to debut in early 2014.

Simple Ways to Save Energy at Home in Just Minutes

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Home is where the heart is. But it’s also a place where families can be more conscious of their energy use. While conserving energy helps save the planet, it also helps homeowners save money.

According to Christine Ackerson, sustainability manager at LG Electronics USA, by adopting a green mindset and taking a few simple steps to be more eco-friendly, you’ll help preserve our planet’s resources and your budget.

Reduce, reuse and e-cycle

GM Stands with President Obama; Commits to Greater Energy Reduction

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During his speech on climate change earlier this week, President Obama made it clear that the days of sitting idle while the Earth gets warmer are over.

The time to act on climate change, said President Obama, is now. One way to combat the rising levels of greenhouse emissions is by using energy more efficiently.  At General Motors, we are doing just that.

Ingersoll Rand Played Key Role in U.S.-India Summit

Summary: 
  • Summit theme was "Stimulating Technology, Trade and Development"
  • International policymakers and business leaders, including Venkatesh Valluri of Ingersoll Rand India, discussed ways to advance energy efficiency and develop business between the U.S. and India
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  • Summit theme was "Stimulating Technology, Trade and Development"
  • International policymakers and business leaders, including Venkatesh Valluri of Ingersoll Rand India, discussed ways to advance energy efficiency and develop business between the U.S. and India

LG Electronics Builds On ‘ENERGY STAR® Most Efficient’ Leadership in Key Product Categories

More LG TVs, Refrigerators Awarded 2013 Designation Than Any Other Brand
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WASHINGTON, June 27, 2013 /3BL Media/ – LG Electronics USA has increased the total number of consumer electronics and home appliances that are recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency as “ENERGY STAR Most Efficient” – including more television and refrigerator models than any other manufacturer to earn this coveted designation in the first half of 2013.

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