Dell Technology’s Path to Reducing Energy Intensity and Carbon Emissions

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Dell Technologies committed to reducing emissions from assets it owned and controlled by 40% by 2020 from a 2010 baseline. It also sought to cut indirect emissions from the energy it purchased by the same amount.

Dell Technology’s Path to Reducing Energy Intensity and Carbon Emissions

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Dell Technologies committed to reducing emissions from assets it owned and controlled by 40% by 2020 from a 2010 baseline. It also sought to cut indirect emissions from the energy it purchased by the same amount.

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How Eco-tech Can Help Us Tackle Global Carbon Emissions

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In recent years, global carbon emissions have been rising despite many countries’ concerted efforts to. The post How Eco-tech Can Help Us Tackle Global Carbon Emissions appeared first on Earth911.

Bordeaux Winegrowers Have Reduced Carbon Emissions by 24% Since 2012

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Bordeaux winegrowers and wine merchants have collectively reduced carbon emissions by 24% since 2012, a significant benchmark in the region’s efforts to combat Climate Change.

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Saint-Gobain to Invest $72M to Upgrade Equipment and Reduce Carbon Emissions

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Saint-Gobain plans to invest $72 million to upgrade equipment at its Montreal wallboard manufacturing facility and reduce its carbon emissions by up to 44,000 metric tons/year.

Saint-Gobain to Invest $72M to Upgrade Equipment and Reduce Carbon Emissions

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Saint-Gobain plans to invest $72 million to upgrade equipment at its Montreal wallboard manufacturing facility and reduce its carbon emissions by up to 44,000 metric tons/year.

Building Leaders Aim to Improve Industry’s Carbon Emissions

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With room for further improvement to reach global carbon goals, leaders in the building sector seek to do more to cut emissions. The post Building Leaders Aim to Improve Industry’s Carbon Emissions appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Four industrial emissions clusters partner to speed carbon emission reductions

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Four large industrial emissions centers or “clusters,” involving oil and gas extraction and processing, shipping, heavy-duty transportation, and chemicals, are working together with the World Economic Forum to reduce their carbon emissions faster through the “Transitioning Industrial Clusters towards Net Zero” initiative. The World Economic Forum … Continue reading Four industrial emissions clusters partner to speed carbon emission reductions.

The BioBased concrete tiles cut carbon emissions and waste

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They replace traditional building materials and lower carbon emissions. BioBased tiles are a new sustainable building material being used to create sustainable facades for buildings. Along with their sister product WasteBasedBricks from StoneCycling, BioBased tiles can be used to build structures that are stronger than traditional buildings, while significantly reducing waste

Federal suppliers to be required to report carbon emissions

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The Biden administration will soon propose a rule requiring major companies that supply goods and services to the federal government to disclose their greenhouse gas emissions, a White House official said Wednesday. The rule will be distinct from—but similar to—the US Securities and Exchange Commission’s March proposal that requires publicly-traded … Continue reading Federal suppliers to be required to report carbon emissions. Read the full story at Bloomberg Law.

Asphalt Industry Outlines Plans to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

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The asphalt industry recently came up with a plan to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 with four goals to accomplish that effort. The post Asphalt Industry Outlines Plans to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Building Leaders Aim to Improve Industry’s Carbon Emissions

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With room for further improvement to reach global carbon goals, leaders in the building sector seek to do more to cut emissions. The post Building Leaders Aim to Improve Industry’s Carbon Emissions appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Lowering carbon emissions by building regional food systems

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Our food systems currently contribute about one-third of human-produced greenhouse gas emissions. In endeavoring to lower emissions, we certainly can’t do away with food, but we can adapt. Regenerative agriculture, for example, has been embraced by brands … Continue reading Lowering carbon emissions by building regional food systems. Read the full story at Triple Pundit.

How Chipotle Will Reduce its Carbon Emissions 50% By 2030

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Chipotle Mexican Grill has set science-based targets with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce absolute Scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 50% by 2030 from a 2019 base year. .

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How Chipotle Will Reduce its Carbon Emissions 50% By 2030

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Chipotle Mexican Grill has set science-based targets with the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi) to reduce absolute Scope 1, 2, and 3 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions 50% by 2030 from a 2019 base year. .

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Today, measuring company carbon emissions is about doing your best

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But in the world of carbon emissions, we just aren’t there yet. Read the full story at GreenBiz. Measurement feels like it should be an exact science, with imputative results and no guesswork. Read more → Corporate sustainability

5G Connectivity Could Help Significantly Increase Energy Efficiency, Reduce Carbon Emissions in US

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A study finds continuing implementation of 5G networks can significantly reduce carbon emissions across industries in the United States.

Asphalt Industry Outlines Plans to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050

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The asphalt industry recently came up with a plan to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2050 with four goals to accomplish that effort. The post Asphalt Industry Outlines Plans to Reach Net Zero Carbon Emissions by 2050 appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Supreme Court restricts the EPA’s authority to mandate carbon emissions reductions

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Supreme Court on Thursday dealt a major blow to the Environmental Protection Agency’s power to regulate carbon emissions that cause climate change. By a vote … Continue reading Supreme Court restricts the EPA’s authority to mandate carbon emissions reductions. Read the full story at NPR. The U.S. The decision by the conservative court majority sets the stage for further limitations on the regulatory power of other agencies as well.

5G Connectivity Could Help Significantly Increase Energy Efficiency, Reduce Carbon Emissions in US

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A study finds continuing implementation of 5G networks can significantly reduce carbon emissions across industries in the United States.

Webinar: Complying with SEC-Mandated Carbon Emissions Reporting?

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It also stands to accelerate boards of directors and the C-suite to hone their products, processes and business models to meet this new era of … Continue reading Webinar: Complying with SEC-Mandated Carbon Emissions Reporting?. Carbon accounting Climate Corporate sustainability ESG Events Finance Green finance Regulation

DHL Is Adopting This Innovative Technology To Reduce Its Carbon Emissions

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The technology is expected to reduce each vehicle’s greenhouse gas emissions by more than 2,000 pounds annually and lower both fuel and maintenance costs. The post DHL Is Adopting This Innovative Technology To Reduce Its Carbon Emissions appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

By Building on Fleet and Refrigeration Efficiency Programs, Meijer Plans to Cut Carbon Emissions by Half by 2025

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Midwestern grocery retailer Meijer plans to cut carbon emissions by 50% by 2025 by growing its established energy efficiency programs.

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LanzaTech and Zara debut collection made from recycled carbon emissions

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A little black dress made from captured carbon emissions could make a remarkable green Christmas present this winter, after biotech developer LanzaTech announced it has teamed up with fashion retail giant Zara to produce textiles made using carbon emissions. The resulting capsule collection of party dresses is available for… Read more → Carbon management Fashion & beauty products Sustainable design TextilesRead the full story at GreenBiz.

Companies’ use of renewable energy certificates masks inaction on carbon emissions

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A new study argues that renewable energy certificates — a market-based tool that certifies the bearer owns one megawatt hour of electricity produced from renewable energy sources — generally do not reduce emissions and firms using them are overstating their climate mitigation claims. In one calculation, the researchers … Continue reading Companies’ use of renewable energy certificates masks inaction on carbon emissions.

Carbon Emissions Data Could Help Increase Impact of Renewable Energy Projects

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Data from WattTime will be added to an Edison Energy platform to help investors realize the carbon reduction potential of certain renewable energy projects. The post Carbon Emissions Data Could Help Increase Impact of Renewable Energy Projects appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

Could Google’s carbon emissions have effectively doubled overnight?

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Read the full story in the New Yorker. A new report suggests that the money Big Tech companies keep in the banking system can do more climate damage than the products they sell. Climate Corporate sustainability Publications

Meijer vows to halve carbon emissions by 2025

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Meijer announced on Tuesday it aims to halve its absolute carbon emissions by 2025. Read the full story at Grocery Dive. To reach the target, the Midwestern retailer said it will add more renewable energy procurement and test “innovative” technologies like energy-saving geothermal projects for refrigeration, which it plans to pilot next year. The announcement builds on… Read more → Corporate sustainability Grocery stores

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High-res carbon emission maps reveal climate impact of commuting

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High-resolution maps of carbon emissions have revealed how our how day-to-day patterns of behaviour, such as commuting, affect the release of greenhouse gases, and could help governments quickly see the impact of green policies

Carbon Emissions Data Could Help Increase Impact of Renewable Energy Projects

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Data from WattTime will be added to an Edison Energy platform to help investors realize the carbon reduction potential of certain renewable energy projects. The post Carbon Emissions Data Could Help Increase Impact of Renewable Energy Projects appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

These gorgeous Zara party dresses are made from carbon emissions

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Before it was made into holiday dresses, the silky black fabric used in a new capsule collection from Zara started life as carbon emissions. At a steel mill in China, a startup called LanzaTech uses microbes to turn the factory’s captured emissions into ethanol, something that would usually… Read more → Carbon utilization Fashion & beauty products Sustainable design TextilesRead the full story at Fast Company.

UN says global carbon emissions set to rise 16 per cent by 2030

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A UN analysis of countries' latest plans to cut carbon emissions shows they will actually rise 16 per cent on 2010 levels by 2030, leaving only a small window to limit global warming to 1.5

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A new farming proposal to reduce carbon emissions involves a lot of trust – and a lot of uncertainty

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by Ralph Sims, Massey University After decades of avoiding inclusion in the Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS), New Zealand’s primary production sector has begrudgingly acknowledged that reducing on-farm emissions of greenhouse gases is an imperative.

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US transportation sector could cut carbon emissions 34% by 2030: analysis

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State, local and federal emissions policies already in place will reduce carbon emissions from U.S. We’ve actually made a lot of progress,” said Nate Hultman, corresponding … Continue reading US transportation sector could cut carbon emissions 34% by 2030: analysis. Read the full story at Smart Cities Dive.

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Ventas to Focus on Electrification, Energy Management and Renewable Energy to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

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Ventas will focus on electrification, energy management and renewable energy to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, building upon its longstanding actions and commitment to environmental stewardship.

How to slash the shipping industry's enormous carbon emissions

New Scientist

The climate crisis means we must urgently cut the huge emissions from sea transport. Engineering tricks, cleaner fuels and a return to the age of sail could all help swab the decks clean

DHL Is Adopting This Innovative Technology To Reduce Its Carbon Emissions

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The technology is expected to reduce each vehicle’s greenhouse gas emissions by more than 2,000 pounds annually and lower both fuel and maintenance costs. The post DHL Is Adopting This Innovative Technology To Reduce Its Carbon Emissions appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader.

What will the Inflation Reduction Act mean for US carbon emissions?

New Scientist

The US senate is set to pass the Inflation Reduction Act of 2022, which would include the largest climate spending package in US history. How big of an effect could it have

Engineered bacteria produce chemicals with negative carbon emissions

New Scientist

Bacteria have been modified to produce chemicals found in paint remover and hand sanitiser from carbon dioxide in the air, meaning they have negative emissions compared with traditional industrial methods

Ventas to Focus on Electrification, Energy Management and Renewable Energy to Achieve Net-Zero Carbon Emissions

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Ventas will focus on electrification, energy management and renewable energy to achieve net-zero carbon emissions by 2040, building upon its longstanding actions and commitment to environmental stewardship.

42% chance of breaching 1.5°C goal even if all carbon emissions cease

New Scientist

However, research shows that prospects for meeting the Paris Agreement’s backstop of 2°C is still well within reach, provided emissions are cut rapidly

Illinois could host proposed pipeline to offset biorefinery carbon emissions

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The same Midwest land that grows corn for ethanol could also serve as a storage site for carbon emitted by biorefineries. Texas-based… Read more → Carbon management IllinoisRead the full story in the Effingham Daily News. That production and sequestration cycle is at the heart of a pipeline project proposed across 13 Illinois counties and parts of four other states.

Saint-Gobain Makes Virtual Power Purchase Agreement and Reduces Carbon Emissions

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Through its virtual Power Purchase Agreement (vPPA) with the Blooming Grove Wind Farm, and additional renewables contracting, Saint-Gobain North America has reduced a significant percentage of its CO2 emissions from electricity usage in 2021.