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“Evolving Info-Structure in Our Information Age”

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© Hazel Henderson 2021

All nations evolve their infrastructure along with their peoples’ knowledge and technologies.  From our distant past as small bands of nomadic hunter-gatherers, we learned the use of fire to smelt iron and tin --- progressing from the Iron Age to the Bronze Age.  We learned to domesticate animals, agriculture to grow our food, settling in villages, our earliest form of infrastructure, so as to more efficiently assure our collective survival.

National Grid Joins Coalition to Increase EV Charging Across US

Utilities team up to ensure EV drivers can access fast charging along major highways
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WALTHAM, Mass., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – National Grid has just joined seven major utilities in the Electric Highway Coalition, which will enable more electric vehicle (EV) charging stations near highways across the United States. With more charging stations, more drivers may adopt EVs and existing EV drivers can travel longer distances without range anxiety.

Major Investors Demand Ambitious Methane Regulations in the U.S.

147 investors with $5.35 trillion in assets under management call for stronger methane regulations and enforcement
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Inaction will leave investors and oil and gas companies vulnerable to climate and reputational risk

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Inaction will leave investors and oil and gas companies vulnerable to climate and reputational risk

VMware's Zero Carbon Committed Initiative to Drive Global Decarbonization Efforts

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By Fidelma Russo, senior vice president and general manager, cloud services, VMware

Nicola Peill-Moelter, director, sustainability innovation, VMware

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By Fidelma Russo, senior vice president and general manager, cloud services, VMware

Nicola Peill-Moelter, director, sustainability innovation, VMware

Electric Vehicle Charging Stations Are Growing Nationwide

Here’s what you need to know about EV charging
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There’s a cure for your range anxiety about electric vehicles: more charging stations.

Most EV owners charge at home, but across the nation, and especially in Duke Energy’s service areas, public charging stations are becoming more common.

“The big thing people need to understand,” said Michael Frost, who owns a Volkswagen e-Golf, “is to not be overly concerned with public charging accessibility daily, because people charge at home most of the time. I leave the house with a full tank every morning.”

Black & Veatch to Support Development of U.S. Renewable Energy Expertise and Technology Exports

Global power business expanding U.S. decarbonization expertise through appointment of advisor to Department of Commerce’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Black & Veatch has further expanded its contribution to global decarbonization, and the export of U.S. renewable energy expertise, through the appointment of Sean Tilley to the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Advisory Committee (REEEAC).

Black & Veatch Report: Corporate Sustainability Goals Are Here to Stay, but Delivering Tangible Results Remains a Challenge

Goal Setting and Measurement report finds decarbonization strategies are increasingly complex and current solutions may not be enough to achieve aggressive targets
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May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Companies of all sizes across business sectors are elevating sustainability as a core tenet of their practices, yet a new Black & Veatch report discovers that many companies continue to establish targets without a clear understanding of how to achieve them.

Vernon Hills Park District Offsets Electrical Costs Using Trane's Renewable Energy Solutions

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DAVIDSON, N.C. and VERNON HILLS, Ill., May 11, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Vernon Hills Park District, in collaboration with Trane® by Trane Technologies, a global climate innovator, has installed a rooftop solar array at its maintenance facility that produces enough energy to offset 70% of the building’s annual electric usage.

Wall-to-Wall Entertainment

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The CLP E-Playground is a fun and inspiring education platform for young people and members of the public to learn about energy, engineering, and environmental conservation. One of its most prominent installations among a number of interactive games and facilities is the Feature Wall.

GreenMoney's 6th Annual all-Videos issue

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GreenMoney Journal's 6th Annual Videos Issue has just launched. The GreenMoney team has curated a collection of interesting and inspiring films and discussions featuring a variety of innovators from the interconnected worlds of Impact Investing, Corporate Responsibility, Environmental Sustainability and Renewable Energy. Here are the 10 videos:

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