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September 30, 2015 Greening cities reduces air pollutionSource: Phys.org
A UTS research collaboration has provided the first experimental evidence that higher levels of urban forestry are associated with lower levels of air pollution, specifically the dangerous fine airborne particles, or particulate...
The Guardian - Major brands are losing out on $11.4bn in recycling revenue each year, according to a recent study by advocacy groups the Natural Resources Defense Council and î??As You Sowî??. Corporations such as...
September 24, 2015 Starbucks, Nike and Walmart join 100% renewable energy pledge
Daily News and Analysis - î??The Climate Groupî??'s initiative, dubbed RE100, does not set a deadline for companies to meet the goal or spell out consequences if they do not. European firms in particular have faced...
September 18, 2015 Offshore Wind Energy Can Deliver Big Carbon Cuts for Coastal StatesSource: Center for American Progress
America has already caught on to the benefits of land-based wind. It is produced domestically, is free of pollution, and becomes cheaper by the day.
September 17, 2015 Why storing solar energy and using it at night is closer than you thinkSource: Washington Post
In May, when Tesla Motors announced its new battery product to vast media buzz, the talk was all about people putting batteries in their solar-powered homes, and thereby becoming that much less reliant on the grid
September 10, 2015 U.S. regulators’ biofuels plan to cost at the pump: industry studySource: Reuters
The U.S. government’s proposal for biofuels use will hit consumers at the pump, according a study prepared for an oil group, just months after regulators refuted similar claims and as pressure mounts ahead of a deadline to...
August 25, 2015 Recycling -- fashion world's antidote to environmental concernsSource: Reuters
Hennes & Mauritz, the world's second-biggest fashion retailer, is launching a new effort to promote recycling as it seeks to cut its environmental impact, boost its ethical credentials and address looming shortages of raw...
August 24, 2015 Turning red to blue for solar energySource: Ars Technica
Solar energy is one of the most important alternative energy sources available to us. In Europe, alongside an increasing number of wind turbines, houses with solar panels are a familiar sight. These solar cells are, however, not...
August 14, 2015 A Bright Spot in US-China Relations: Renewable Energy
The Diplomat - As a trade issue, the U.S.-China clean energy partnership faces significant headwinds. Under îWorld Trade Organizationî (WTO) trade regulation, the United States is well within its rights to penalize...
August 12, 2015 Here Are America’s Greenest CollegesSource: Time
The University California, Irvine (UCI) took the top spot as the greenest school in the United States for the second year in a row, according to the Sierra Club’s annual rankings of sustainable universities.
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