Global Warming

The Keystone XL Pipeline: More Symbol Than Substance -Energy Minute

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The State Department is delaying its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, pushing the controversy past this fall’s midterm elections. That removes it from being an election political football, but not from the front pages, where’s it’s the environmental hot topic that won’t cool down.

JustGreen Offsets 2014 Dream in Green Annual Fundraiser

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JustGreen was the proud official carbon offset sponsor for Dream in Green's 2014 Annual Fundraiser, 'Setting the Standard" recently held at the Standard Hotel in Miami Beach. The carbon neutral event celebrated DIG’s eight years of building a greener world. Over 150 guests bid on silent auction items and enjoyed a green fashion show during a cocktail reception held at The Standard dockside under the stars. Guests were also encouraged to offset their travel to and from the event with offsets from JustGreen.

Transitioning to Low-Carbon Fuel: A Business Guide for Sustainable Trucking in North America

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BSR's Future of Fuels initiative has produced a guide that outlines strategies for companies to accelerate the transition to climate-friendly fuels while improving the sustainability impacts of all fuels.

New BSR Research, Strategy to Mobilize Ambitious Global Business Action on Climate and Energy

Climate Report Launches Strategy for Eight Industries; Future of Fuels Report Shares Roadmap for Sustainable Transportation Fuels in North America
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SAN FRANCISCO, April 22, 2014 /3BL Media/ - Two new BSR reports, published on Earth Day, offer practical guidance for global business to build climate resilience by investing in ambitious reductions in greenhouse gas emissions and enhanced adaptation strategies. 

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.

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