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Renewable Energy Development Expert Steve Krebs Joins Center For Resource Solutions Board Of Directors

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SAN FRANCISCO, December 17, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Center for Resource Solutions (CRS), a nonprofit dedicated to creating policy and market solutions to advance sustainable energy, announced today that renewable energy project development and finance expert Steve Krebs has joined its Board of Directors.

Richard Heinberg: “The Quest” For Truth

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Last year, Pulitzer Prize-winning author and energy consultant Daniel Yergin published his long-awaited sequel to the The Prize called 

Green Data Centers: Why They Matter

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Did you know replacing an old server with a more energy efficient design could save up to 1 ton of carbon emissions?

With more and more data shared every day, data centers, which are often comprised of hundreds of servers, have an increasingly important job. In fact, in just one minute, more than 200 million emails are sent, 20 million photos are viewed and 60,000 hours of music are played. And, of course, more data means more energy.

Spotlight on CSC's Corporate Responsibility Report: Our Commitment to Environmental Sustainability

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CSC's 2012 CR report provides insight into our sustainability progress in five areas: Community, Employees, Environment, Clients and Governance.  In this video spotlight on the report Gary Budzinski, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Global Infrastructure Services, outlines our progress in Environmental Sustainability.

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CSC's 2012 CR report provides insight into our sustainability progress in five areas: Community, Employees, Environment, Clients and Governance.  In this video spotlight on the report Gary Budzinski, Executive Vice President & General Manager, Global Infrastructure Services, outlines our progress in Environmental Sustainability.

LEED®-EB Platinum Certification is Awarded to 1800 Massachusetts Avenue, NW

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Washington, D.C., December 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Service Employees International Union headquarters (SEIU), located at 1800 Massachusetts Avenue, NW in Washington, DC, has earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design for Existing Buildings (LEED-EB) Platinum Certification. In 2007, the building was awarded LEED for New Construction (NC) v2.1 Gold Certification. The 1800 Massachusetts Avenue building was developed in 1979 with a major renovation in 2006 and is currently managed by Akridge.

GM’s Changwon Assembly Announces 3MW Solar Project

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CHANGWON, South Korea, December 10, 2012 /3BL Media/ – General Motors announced today that its Changwon Assembly plant, home of the brand new Chevrolet Spark and Spark EV, has reached an agreement with renewable energy company KC Cot

ReportAlert.info - Noble Energy Inc (NYSE:NBL) Publishes Its First Sustainability Report

The report highlights the company's corporate social responsibility performance in the areas of corporate governance, safety, respecting the environment, caring for people and bettering the communities where it operates
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Dec. 6, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Noble Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NBL) today announced it released its first Sustainability Report. This 2011 report highlights the Company’s corporate social responsibility performance in the areas of corporate governance, safety, respecting the environment, caring for people and bettering the communities where it operates. A digital copy of the report is located at www.nobleenergyinc.com/SR2011.

Can ICT Solutions Sustainably Grow the World’s Economies?

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A new study concludes that broad use new high-tech solutions can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 16.5 percent by 2020 and help grow the world’s economies. The new GeSI SMARTer2020 report says that the broad use of smart grids, buildings and transport systems enhanced by information communications technology could yield $1.9 trillion in savings for consumers and businesses and create 29.5 million jobs globally.

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A new study concludes that broad use new high-tech solutions can reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 16.5 percent by 2020 and help grow the world’s economies. The new GeSI SMARTer2020 report says that the broad use of smart grids, buildings and transport systems enhanced by information communications technology could yield $1.9 trillion in savings for consumers and businesses and create 29.5 million jobs globally.

Sunny Days in San Adrian

General Mills installs 4,500 solar panels at plant in northern Spain
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By Grant Moos, General Mills

The installation of nearly 4,500 solar panels at our San Adrian plant in northern Spain is just the latest in a series of environmental efforts that have earned the plant a reputation as one of the most innovative in that region.

The plant already receives all of its electricity – representing one-third of its energy overall – from renewable sources such as wind power. And it has significantly trimmed its water and energy usage rates in recent years.

Clone of Frederick W. Smith, FedEx Corporation, Addresses National Clean Energy Summit

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FedEx Chairman and CEO Frederick W. Smith discusses foreign oil dependence significant threat to national and economic security at the National Clean Energy Summit, stating, "The United States oil dependence on imported petroleum -- after weapons of mass destruction and terrorism -- is our greatest single national risk." After emphasizing the economic, military, geopolitical and industry issues, he shares policy recommendations.

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