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Climate Change: ‘The Fierce Urgency of Now’

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By Eva Dienel, Associate Director, Communications, BSR

In her plenary address at the BSR Conference 2013, former President of Ireland Mary Robinson used the words of Martin Luther King, Jr. to describe the climate challenge. She called it “the fierce urgency of now.” 

“We are running out of time on this issue,” she said. “We all have to do much more than we have been doing.”

Honda Unveils Smart Home US for Zero Carbon Living and Mobility

Honda's ultra-efficient, carbon neutral smart home is capable of producing more energy on-site from renewable sources than it consumes annually—and it comes with a specially modified Honda Fit electric vehicle
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Though the first official assessment that climate change was caused by human activity came in 1988, with NASA scientist James Hansen's famous testimony to the U.S. Congress, the "carbon neutral" concept, which refers to achieving net zero carbon emissions, is a relatively new one. The non-profit Climate Neutral Network, which developed the Climate Neutral Certification, was incorporated in 1999; the first company to receive certification was the California-based nutrition supplement producer Shaklee Corporation, in 2000.

JustGreen Makes Donation To Reduce Dream In Green’s Carbon Footprint

Partnership Launches at Annual Fundraiser April 11 in South Florida to educate and encourage participation
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MIAMI, March 11, 2014 /3BL Media/ – JustGreen, a Just Energy Group Inc. (NYSE/TSX: JE) brand, together with Dream in Green (DIG) are partners to promote green energy and help educate South Florida communities on how to conserve and live a greener lifestyle. The partnership will officially kick off at Dream in Green’s annual fundraiser on April 11, 2014 at The Standard Hotel in Miami Beach, Florida.

Scientists: Global Warming Likely to Surpass 2°C Target

They argue for new “narrative” so world can better prepare for dangerous climate change impacts.
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It took a long time for nations to set a speed limit on the road to a warming world.

Going Beyond Traditional Employee Incentives

JustGreen® Partners With Wild At Work In An Effort To Help Stop Global Warming
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HOUSTON, TX, February 26, 2014 /3BL Media/ -  JustGreen, Just Energy Group’s green energy initiative is pleased to announce a new partnership with Wild at Work. Together JustGreen and Wild at Work will offer an exclusive employee program to member organizations.

JustGreen Offsets the 2nd Annual USGBC Green Mile 5K

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JustGreen Lifestyle was proud to be the official carbon offset sponsor for the second year of the Green Mile 5k Walk/Run, hosted by the United States Green Building Council’s South Florida Chapter in Miami, Florida. The USGBC’s 5K Walk/Run recently took place on the beautiful Miami Beach boardwalk. As a sponsor, JustGreen donated the carbon offsets to offset the greenhouse gas emissions associated with the car travel of the attendees to and from the event.

Climate Change Driving Beverage Market to Creative Destruction

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By Carol Pierson Holding

Last week, the Seattle Times reported on a White House state dinner in honor of French President Francois Hollande. The wines were chosen for being among the U.S.’s vineyards that are owned or run by French vignerons and included Long Shadow’s Chester-Kidder red blend 2009 from Walla Walla, Washington.

Four Honda Vehicles Earn Recognition on ACEEE’s List of “Greenest” and “Greener” Vehicles of 2014

Civic Hybrid, Civic Natural Gas, Insight and Odyssey earn top green scores
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·      Civic Hybrid, Civic Natural Gas, Insight and Odyssey earn top green scores

·      16th straight year that multiple Honda vehicles are named to top 12 list

 

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·      Civic Hybrid, Civic Natural Gas, Insight and Odyssey earn top green scores

·      16th straight year that multiple Honda vehicles are named to top 12 list

 

Cupid Makes A Perfect “Match” This Valentine’s Day!

JustGreen™ “Shares The Love” By Helping To Reduce Air Pollution From Landfill Gas
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HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2014 /3BL Media/ - “Have a Dino-mite Valentine’s Day” and “Ahoy Matey, be my Valentine” are some of the greeting cards usually left for the last minute dash to the Greeting Card isle on Valentine’s Day. What if you could avoid the last minute dash, find a sentiment that really means something and help make Valentine’s Day a little greener this year?  You’re in luck!

One Man's Treasure...

There is magic in creating something useful from discarded objects
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Like me you very likely received a mail with “OMG, check this out!!,” and clicked a link to watch a YouTube video of a Paraguayan man who together with his garbage collector friend builds instruments from trash, and coaches youngsters who live along the trash heaps how to play these instruments.  

Check out the video here

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