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Why New DOE Battery Recycling and Repurposing Investments Are Crucial to The Future of EVs

Union of Concerned Scientists

It’s been one year since passage of the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), which included provisions to further clean transportation.

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US Commits to Zero-Emissions Heavy Trucks

Environment + Energy Leader

Officials have signed on to sell only zero-emission heavy vehicles by 2040. The post US Commits to Zero-Emissions Heavy Trucks appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Emissions Environmental Management Sustainable Transportation

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How Floating Wetlands Are Helping to Clean Up Urban Waters

Yale E360

As cities around the world look to rid their waterways of remaining pollution, researchers are installing artificial islands brimming with grasses and sedges. The islands’ surfaces attract wildlife, while the underwater plant roots absorb contaminants and support aquatic life. Read more on E360

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Engaging Employees at the Intersection of Purpose and Philanthropy

3BL Media

SOURCE: Carol Cone ON PURPOSE. DESCRIPTION: By: Carol Cone. Can companies with mature purpose-centered businesses leverage corporate foundations and philanthropy as part of that purpose-oriented mentality?

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Shaping a Resilient Future: Climate Impact on Vulnerable Populations

Speaker: Laurie Schoeman Director, Climate & Sustainability, Capital

During this event, national climate and housing expert Laurie Schoeman will discuss topics including relocation, decarbonization, housing affordability, disparities in climate risks, and the health impacts of climate change.

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Cumulative Impacts: Why Environmental Protections Need to Take Them into Account

Union of Concerned Scientists

When I began working as a state government scientist in Minnesota, I was motivated to advance environmental protections that prevent against pollutants from crossing from one environmental medium to another, such as from the air to water.

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Commercial Real Estate Seeing Green Premiums in Europe

Environment + Energy Leader

Industrial and healthcare sectors lead the way in looking for sustainable properties, according to a report from Deepki. The post Commercial Real Estate Seeing Green Premiums in Europe appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management Environmental Management Sustainable Buildings

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Bacardi Offers Young, Unemployed Adults the Opportunity To Launch a Career in the Bartending World

3BL Media

The Shake Your Future initiative is giving young adults a fresh start in life and at the same time helping to meet the hospitality industry’s high demand for trained bartenders. SOURCE: Bacardi Limited.

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What’s Up With Water -November 22, 2022

Circle of Blue

Transcript. Welcome to “What’s Up With Water” – your need-to-know news of the world’s water from Circle of Blue. I’m Eileen Wray-McCann. . For the last two weeks, world leaders and diplomats were in Egypt for the annual UN climate summit, COP27.

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Caterpillar Demonstrates First Battery-Powered Large Mining Truck

Environment + Energy Leader

Caterpillar completed a successful demonstration of its first battery electric 793 large mining truck while committing to transform its Arizona-based proving ground into a sustainable testing and validation hub of the future.

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World Heritage at 50: Can We Give a Future to Our Past?

Union of Concerned Scientists

Not far from where world leaders are gathered at Sharm El Sheikh to negotiate the latest round of climate commitments lies a 3,000-year-old temple that revolutionized how we think about humanity’s shared sense of continuity.

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Sustainability at Retail

As part of a global Sustainability at Retail initiative, Shop! worked collaboratively with its global affiliates to address critical environmental issues, outlined in this white paper.

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Addressing Social Determinants of Health and Improving Access to Health Services and Resources

3BL Media

SOURCE: Quest Diagnostics. DESCRIPTION: Addressing social determinants of health and improving access to health services and resources. Bridge to Health. Founded by Q4HE, Bridge to Health is a community program that aims to make better health more accessible to underserved communities in New Mexico.

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The Stream, November 23, 2022: Behind the Scenes at Qatar’s World Cup, Vast Water-Making Apparatus Must Keep Country Hydrated

Circle of Blue

The Ras Abu Fontas desalination plant supplies freshwater for Doha, Qatar. It draws seawater from the Persian Gulf. Photo © J. Carl Ganter / Circle of Blue. YOUR GLOBAL RUNDOWN.

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Survey: Recyclability Most Important in Sustainable Packaging

Environment + Energy Leader

Types of household and personal care packaging are looked at in the study by Ball. The post Survey: Recyclability Most Important in Sustainable Packaging appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

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For Global Climate Success, New England Must Seize Climate and Clean Energy Opportunities  

Union of Concerned Scientists

As I write this the world has wrapped up international climate talks in Egypt.?The The United States brought to COP27 in Egypt the historic Inflation Reduction Act , which Congress passed this summer, as evidence of our renewed participation with the rest of the world on climate action.?.

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Arrow Electronics' Distribution Center in Venlo Drives Efficiency, Sustainability, and Employee Well-Being

3BL Media

SOURCE: Arrow Electronics. DESCRIPTION: VENLO, The Netherlands, November 21, 2022 / 3BL Media/ — Arrow Electronics designed its state-of-the-art Primary Distribution Center in Venlo (The Netherlands) to drive efficiency, sustainability, and employee well-being.

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Wildfires and the Grid

Legal Planet

California and Australia are 8000 miles apart, but it turns out they have similar wildfire problems. And in both cases, the electric grid and climate change are part of the equation. The problems in California and the rest of the West are familiar to many readers.

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Green Construction Technology Investments Surge

Environment + Energy Leader

Using bio-based and other low-carbon materials could help create urban sinks in the built environment. The post Green Construction Technology Investments Surge appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Construction & Retrofits Emissions Environmental Management Sustainable Buildings

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ALGAE: A CLIMATE , ENERGY & POLLUTION ANSWER?

Cleannovate

The word ‘algae’ is confusing in many ways. Most of the time we associate it with the greenish stuff that … More. Circular Economy Soil, Food and Health Water and Health

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Kimberly-Clark Named to Seramount's Inclusion Index for Third Consecutive Year

3BL Media

SOURCE: Kimberly-Clark Corporation. DESCRIPTION: Kimberly-Clark announced today that it was named to Seramount’s annual Inclusion Index for the third consecutive year. The index recognizes companies that are leading the way in creating diverse and inclusive work environments. “We

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FRESH, November 22, 2022: Freshwater Mussel Revival in the Chicago River

Circle of Blue

November 22, 2022. Fresh is a biweekly newsletter from Circle of Blue that unpacks the biggest international, state, and local policy news stories facing the Great Lakes region today. Sign up for Fresh: A Great Lakes Policy Briefing , straight to your inbox, every other Tuesday.

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Campbell Soup Company to Source 115 MW of Renewable Energy from Oklahoma Wind Farm

Environment + Energy Leader

Campbell Soup Company and Enel North America today announced a 12-year virtual renewable power purchase agreement, supporting Campbell’s goals to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.

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$EAWEED: MORE THAN JUST A WEED

Cleannovate

An afternoon swim in the ocean was worth it. Me and my two friends just had enough fare to take … More. Circular Economy

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Entergy Texas President and CEO Receives Award for Championing Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

3BL Media

National Diversity Council recognizes Eliecer "Eli" Viamontes as CEO of the Year. SOURCE: Entergy Corporation.

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How Cities Can Optimize Federal and State Funding Opportunities for Local Climate Action

Legal Planet

As my colleagues Katie Segal and Ted Lamm have covered here and here , last week our team at CLEE released an analysis detailing how San Francisco can fund its ambitious Climate Action Plan.

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Report: Disconnect Between Sustainability Intent and Action Within Data Center Ops

Environment + Energy Leader

Schneider Electric, an energy management company, commissioned reports by three independent research firms that focused on sustainability in IT and data center operations, and the results reveal a disconnect between intent and action, indicating most of the industry is still at the beginning stage of its sustainability journey.

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$QUEEZING WATER OUT OF AIR

Cleannovate

No seriously…the title isn’t a hoax. It’s possible. Much in the same way rain drops form, its possible to capture … More. Water and Health

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Del Monte Foods and Alliance for a Healthier Generation Nourish the Well-Being of Youth and Communities This Holiday Season

3BL Media

Through Signature Partnership, Del Monte Foods and Healthier Generation Launch Holiday Recipe Site to Promote Nutrition and Connections. SOURCE: Del Monte Foods, Inc. DESCRIPTION: WALNUT CREEK, Calif., November 21, 2022/3BL Media/ -- This holiday season, Del Monte Foods, Inc.

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Hawaii's Coral Reefs Get $2 Million Insurance Policy

Yale E360

based conservation group the Nature Conservancy has taken out a $2 million insurance policy for Hawaii's coral reefs. It is the first policy to cover a natural structure in the U.S., according to the group. Read more on E360

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UK Small Businesses May Struggle With End of Energy Relief

Environment + Energy Leader

A survey shows without aid from a government program nearly a quarter of companies could close or significantly alter their operations. The post UK Small Businesses May Struggle With End of Energy Relief appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Energy Management

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PINEAPPLE WASTE, PARTY PLATES & PROFITS

Cleannovate

You attend that coveted event… A wedding, a cocktail party, a family get together… And after all the merry making, … More. Circular Economy

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Independent Director Jennifer Crandall to Speak about FDA's New FSMA 204 Regulation

3BL Media

SOURCE: Land Betterment Corporation. DESCRIPTION: FISHERS, Ind.,

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The Ford government is trying to sell off our natural heritage

Eco Justice

In the past few weeks, Ontario Premier Doug Ford and his government has been determined to trample on laws and policies that have protected Ontarians and the places that we. Read more. The post The Ford government is trying to sell off our natural heritage appeared first on Ecojustice. Nature

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Nestlé Waters France Will Use the First Hydrogen-Powered Freight Train

Environment + Energy Leader

Nestlé Waters will be the first company in Europe to benefit from the hydrogen fuel cell solution for massified rail freight. The post Nestlé Waters France Will Use the First Hydrogen-Powered Freight Train appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Clean Energy

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A Texas Fight Over Competing Leases

Energy & the Law

Let’s proceed directly to the takeaways from Fort Apache Energy, Inc. Short OG III, Ltd., et al , a Southern District of Texas bankruptcy court opinion. The other guy’s operations will not extend your lease beyond the primary term.

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Mosaic CCDA and Whirlpool Corporation Celebrate Underrepresented Entrepreneurs With Microgrants

3BL Media

SOURCE: Whirlpool Corporation. DESCRIPTION: A new passion is rising in the small city of Benton Harbor, Michigan.

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