GHG emissions

Major Companies and Investors Call on the Federal Government To Strengthen Proposed Truck Emissions Standards

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A series of letters from corporate coalitions and a group of investors representing $700 billion in assets under management is calling on the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency to strengthen the emissions standards currently proposed for medium- and heavy-duty vehicles.

Toward Mandatory Climate Disclosure in the US? What the SEC Proposal Means for Sustainable Procurement

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On March 21, 2022, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) introduced a landmark proposal requiring companies to include climate disclosures in their annual filings. The move responds to activist calls and investors’ increased information needs regarding the climate resilience of publicly traded companies.

Brightening Our Corner Newsletter - March 2022

Quarterly Newsletter of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has published it's quarterly newsletter with the latest news from its partners and grantees including The Ray, Drawdown Georgia, The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and The Biomimicry Institute.

Newsletter

The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has published it's quarterly newsletter with the latest news from its partners and grantees including The Ray, Drawdown Georgia, The Ray C. Anderson Center for Sustainable Business and The Biomimicry Institute.

International Paper Joins the U.S. Department of Energy's Better Climate Challenge

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Memphis, Tenn., March 3, 2022 /3BL Media/ – This week,  the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recognized International Paper for committing to reduce GHG emissions by 35% by 2030, aligned with the best available climate science, and to work with DOE to share successful solutions and decarbonization strategies. As a partner in DOE’s Better Climate Challenge, International Paper is one of more than 80 organizations across the U.S. economy that are stepping up to the Challenge and driving real-world action toward a low-carbon future.

Ecocentricity Blog: Tracking Our Emissions

By: John A. Lanier
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Soon, Drawdown Georgia will be unveiling a new emissions tracking tool. Come check out the webinar that will introduce it!

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Soon, Drawdown Georgia will be unveiling a new emissions tracking tool. Come check out the webinar that will introduce it!

Planet Labs PBC Becomes a Carbon Neutral Company

Press Release

SAN FRANCISCO, February 1, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Planet Labs PBC (NYSE: PL), a leading provider of daily data and insights about Earth, today announced that as of December 2021, they are officially a carbon neutral company as part of their commitment to sustainability.

Renewable Natural Gas May Have a Place in the Net-Zero Economy

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Those who denounce natural gas as a replacement for clean energy are not incorrect, but the intermittency issues associated with wind and solar make it foolish to ignore natural gas’ role in bridging the energy gap as we transition away from fossil fuels.

Freeport-McMoRan Publishes Climate Report and Announces Net Zero Aspiration

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Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) released their updated Climate Report which details the work underway across its global business to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improve energy efficiency, advance the use of renewable energy and understand and enhance the company’s resilience to future climate-related risks. The updated Climate Report also reflects the company’s continued progress towards alignment with the current recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

A Sexy Little Number

The Making of a Carbon Impact Label
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Let’s be clear. There’s nothing sexy about carbon today. It’s a chemical element like oxygen, nitrogen, or any other element in the periodic table. Many of you may remember memorizing the tabular display of numbers and letters that make up the periodic table in a high school chemistry class. Others have placed that memory far from recall. But in this last century, carbon has taken on a new meaning, especially when it’s combined with other elements to form carbon-based molecules that increasingly are attributed to global warming and climate change.

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