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Ecocentricity Blog: That's a Small Number

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We are completely reliant upon healthy natural systems. Unfortunately, not all natural systems are healthy.

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We are completely reliant upon healthy natural systems. Unfortunately, not all natural systems are healthy.

Trump’s Pick for EPA Head Deals Crippling Blow to the Environment

The President-elect’s selection of Scott Pruitt, renowned climate change denier, for EPA head points to a grim and dirty future.
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The verdict was still out about the Trump administration’s stance on climate change and environmental protection.  Trump told the New York Times in a recent interview that he was keeping an “open mind” to the Paris Agreement.

Green Builder Media’s Sustainability Symposium 2017: Ready for Anything Draws Today’s Most Forward-Thinking Sustainability Activists and Elected Officials

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LAKE CITY, Colo., December 8, 2016 /3BL Media/ — Green Builder Media’s Sustainability Symposium 2017: Ready for Anything on January 9, 2017 at the Dr. Phillips Center for Performing Arts in downtown Orlando is answering the timely and highly demanded call for authentic leadership at an otherwise uncertain moment for the sustainability sector.

Xylem Executives Participate in 2016 American Water Summit

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RYE BROOK, NY December 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) executives are participating in the 2016 American Water Summit from December 5 – 7 in Miami, Florida.

Dark Data—5 Ways It Effects Sustainability Performance

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By Bahar Gidwani

We have coined the phrase “Dark Data,” to describe information on corporate sustainability that exists, but cannot normally be seen and evaluated.  Dark Data is exchanged privately as part of supply chain, certification, and regulatory interactions. As such, it forms an important part of how companies interact with their environment.

Climate Change Goes Primetime for National Geographic's First-Ever Earth Week

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For six consecutive nights this fall, 21st Century Fox's National Geographic devoted its primetime television slate to programming that addressed the topic of climate change. Between Sunday, October 30, and Friday, November 4, 2016, viewers followed Leonardo DiCaprio across five continents to explore the effects of climate change on our communities in Before the Flood; they journeyed to India with David Letterman to understand the country’s energy challenges in the season premiere of Years of Living Dangerously; and they joined dozens of National Geographi

Solar-Panel Roads to Be Built on Four Continents Next Year

Reprinted from Anna Hirtenstein's Bloomberg Article - November 23, 2016
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The Ray is one of the four projects mentioned in this article.

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The Ray is one of the four projects mentioned in this article.

Delivering Sustainable Progress and Profitability for Farmers on a Warming Planet

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Adapted from comments made by Dawn Rittenhouse, DuPont director of sustainability, at a side event hosted by DuPont, One Acre, and Farm Journal at the 2016 World Food Prize Borlaug Dialogue on October 13th, 2016. 

Ingersoll Rand Celebrates Two-Year Anniversary of its Global Climate Commitment, Makes Sizeable Advances to Meet Targets

Progress includes industry leadership in solving long-term climate challenges and reductions in GHG emissions of its products, operations
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SWORDS, Ireland, November 28, 2016 /3BL Media/ – In the second year of its global Climate Commitment, Ingersoll Rand (NYSE:IR), a world leader in creating comfortable, sustainable and efficient environments, continues to significantly reduce the greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions of its products and operations, while also convening industry leaders to develop long-term solutions aimed at solving global climate challenges. 

Just Energy Solar | The Benefits of a Solar-Powered Thanksgiving

by Bob Farnham
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As solar continues on an upward trend in the energy sector, prices are falling, demand is rising, and that means one thing…a cleaner, greener environment for future generations. Not to mention the positive impact the solar industry has had on the economy. According to The Solar Foundation, the solar industry employs nearly 174,000 people in the U.S. alone. With a new solar power system being installed every 2.5 minutes in the U.S., a solar-powered Thanksgiving might soon be the norm.

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