Now that fall has officially arrived, Mother Nature will once again start favoring wind energy over solar. So the timing was excellent for today’s dedication ceremony for the Shiloh IV Wind Project in Solano County. This 102.5 megawatt facility will begin delivering clean, renewable energy to PG&E in December—enough to serve the needs of about 40,000 average homes.
Classrooms nationwide eligible to win Cabot Cheese for a healthy holiday party
(3BL Media) October 1, 2012 – GEF and Cabot Creamery Cooperative have teamed up to promote sustainability education and healthy behaviors in elementary and middle schools through their new Holiday Cheese Party Raffle. By completing a lesson on health and sustainability, classrooms from around the nation are eligible to win a nutritious party with $100 from GEF and Cabot’s award winning cheddar cheeses.
(3BL Media) Torrance, CA - September 28, 2012 – Toyota and Lexus are once again celebrating the entertainment industry’s environmental efforts as the presenting sponsors of the Environmental Media Awards on Saturday, Sept. 29. In its 22nd year, the annual event honors film and television productions that communicate environmental messages in creative and influential ways. This year marks Lexus and Toyota’s 11th year as the presenting sponsors.
Focus on Full Implementation of ISO 14044 in Upgrading the New National LCA Standard
(3BL Media) October 1, 2012 - Madison, WI - Leonardo Academy sponsored a booth at the LCA XII Conference in Tacoma, WA held September 25-27 to inform participants about developments related to the drafting of a new national life cycle assessment (LCA) standard under the American National Standard Institute (ANSI) process.
Financial Support from Winthrop-University Hospital Advertising on CBS Television and Radio Will Help Reduce Energy Costs, Cut CO2 Emissions and Educate Public on Renewable Energy
(3BL Media) Port Washington, NY - September 27, 2012 - Community members, library lovers and clean energy supporters celebrated the completed installation of a first-of-its-kind integrated thin film solar power system as part of the Port Washington Public Library’s new SBS Roofing system. The thin film solar cells are adhered to the library roof’s cap sheet layer and the Port Washington Public Library is the only building in Nassau and Suffolk counties to generate power this way. The solar system will generate an average of over 42,000 kWh of electricity per year and cut carbon dioxide em
OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 26, 2012 /3BL Media / PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Union Pacific Railroad achieved its best-ever performance in the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) S&P 500 Climate Change Report 2012. The railroad's carbon disclosure score is 87, a 53-percent improvement over last year and higher than 87 percent of all companies to which Union Pacific is compared in the CDP's Industrial Sector. The average disclosure score is 70 for all S&P 500 companies in the 2012 CDP report.
This article first appeared in The New Hampshire, a student newspaper at the University of New Hampshire. The article is an example of the growing student movement around sustainability being seen across the country.