Category: Sustainability News


Sustainability News – September 17, 2013

Modern society will find no solution to the ecological problem unless it takes a serious look at its lifestyle. ~ Pope John Paul II

 

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New coating could propel LED’s into mainstream

 

Fracking impacts on livestock

 

Duke Energy, advocates agree on energy efficiency plans.  

Learn how reducing, reusing, and recycling can help you, your community, and the environment by saving money, energy, and natural resources. 

Energy use in USA in 2012 was below 1999 level, though economy had grown 25%. 

 

Energy efficiency can save billion of dollars.

Sustainability News – May 6, 2013

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If you have no will to change it, you have no right to criticize it.  ~ Abraham Lincoln

A sustainable pet food company  http://www.westernadvocate.com.au/story/1482250/44m-grant-to-create-a-cleaner-greener-future/?cs=115

Montgomery County Community College, honorable mention as bike friendly university  http://mc3green.wordpress.com/2013/05/05/college-earns-bike-friendly-university-honorable-mention-designation/

Here come microgrids  http://blog.cleantechies.com/2013/05/06/microgrids-coming-or-no/

Free market environmentalism  http://www.marcgunther.com/free-market-environmentalism-2/?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

The death of sustainability  http://desmogblog.com/2013/05/06/death-sustainability?utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter

Sustainability News – April 23, 2013

“It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment.” ~ Ansel Adams

 

C40 & Siemens announce a broad collaboration on sustainability

 

A look at Bill McKibben

 

Global Warming emissions in US and China

 

Tips on living more sustainability 

 

Solar power plane makes successful test flight

 

Sustainability News – April 18, 2013

 

“I think the environment should be put in the category of our national security. Defense of our resources is just as important as defense abroad. Otherwise what is there to defend?” ~Robert Redford, 1985

 

Some recycling/sustainable tips for Earth Week

 

Spotlight on the superfood Kale 

 

Support solar for low-income families and our friends at Grid Alternatives

 

Unilever’s success on carbon reductions

 

5 ways social enterprises can engage corporations

Sustainability News – March 31, 2013

 

There is something fundamentally wrong in treating the Earth as if it were a business in liquidation. ~ Herman E. Daly

 

 

A tour around the web for information to help you with your sustainability and sustainability education related efforts ~ Dean Kane

 

Recent oil pipeline spill in Arkansas

A possible solution to our energy storage issues?

Sacramento County, CA commission PACE District, this is huge!

Willis Tower in Chicago offering bicycle valet service

Tips on teaching kids basic sustainability concepts

 

 

Sustainability News – March 18, 2013

A quick tour around the web to help with your sustainability education efforts ~ MAK 

 

Duckweed as cost-competitive option for biofuels

 

Researches map out alternate energy future for New York 

 

Using games to engage employees on sustainability

 

A day in the life of a Chief Sustainability Officer 

 

17 year-old wins Intel Science fair for under bed biofuels algae lab

 

Obama’s future plan to get cars off gasoline?

 

“We could have saved the Earth but we were too damned cheap.” ~Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.

Sustainability News – March 13, 2013

 

A tour around the web to bring you useful and relevant information for your sustainability efforts ~ Dean Kane

 

Boosting solar cell efficiency

 

How stupid lawmakers can be, Washington State lawmaker claims bicyclist produce more CO2 than cars and should be taxed

 

How to know if you are being green washed

 

Check out Climate week in the UK

 

The benefits of LED’s

Sustainability News, Feb 28, 2013

 

A tour around the web to provide you with resources and news to support your sustainability work. 

 

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Cousteau pushes Wall Street to a higher calling  http://www.mnn.com/leaderboard/stories/cousteau-pushes-wall-street-to-a-higher-calling

 

Overcoming sustainability challenges requires determination  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/john-friedman/sustainability-determination_b_2661904.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

 

Environmental Sustainability is not a job killer  http://www.huffingtonpost.com/peter-poschen/environmental-sustainabil_b_2741925.html?utm_hp_ref=tw

 

A 75 year-old farmer takes on Monsanto over seed monopoly  http://thinkprogress.org/health/2013/02/19/1607161/monsanto-supreme-court-hearing/?mobile=nc

 

The art of repair  http://www.guardian.co.uk/sustainable-business/blog/video/the-art-of-repair-old-objects-new-life-video?CMP=twt_gu

 

 

Sustainability News –  Feb 24, 2013

A quick tour around the net to bring you sustainability news and resources

Fifteen ways to reduce your carbon footprint

 

2013 Climate Fellowship Program

 

Are we nearing the permafrost tipping point?

 

US Firms Lead the Way in Sustainability 

 

Energy and Environment News Round-up

Sustainability News – February 12, 2013

 

Some information to help with your sustainability education.

 

UPS test driving a green fleet in California

 

Obama taps REI Chief to run the Department of the Interior

 

How companies can effectively talk about sustainability 

 

Sacramento PACE program, energy savings with no upfront cost

 

10 tips for companion planting and natural pest control