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EPA Report Does Not Conclude That Fracking is Safe

(3BL Media/Justmeans) - The practice of hydraulic fracking has had a substantial impact on many facets of American life. It made the US the world’s top producer of both oil and natural gas in 2014. It has dramatically lowered the cost of these fuels which has been a boon to the economy, both for manufacturers and individuals. It has bolstered the economy of certain regions of the country, particularly in Pennsylvania, North Dakota and Texas, among others.

Chinese Solar Company Makes Big Commitments to Fight Climate Change

Yingli Green Energy has become the first Chinese company and the first photovoltaic (PV) manufacturer to join Climate Savers, a program created by the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) to encourage corporations to make major contributions to addressing climate change.

SAP's Sustainability Mission: Business Technology for Positive Change

The global IT giant, which is helping thousands of companies execute sustainability strategies, has released its third quarter sustainability report card. Outside of one niggling area, they are at the top of the class

New Jersey and RGGI, Perfect Together: Too Bad Governor Christie Doesn't Think So

The New Jersey governor has unilaterally pulled out of the region's cap-and-trade program. Now two environmental groups are suing him

Novo Nordisk Wins Best Sustainability Performance at 2012 Social Innovation Awards

The Danish healthcare firm continues its march to sustainability, collecting another honor along the way

BASF Sets High Standards for CSR Reporting in Germany

BASF Corporation, one of Europe’s leading CSR lights, recently published their latest integrated annual report.

Less Carbon, More Savings: The Relationship Between Renewable Energy and Your Electric Bill

"The next time someone tells you that they would support renewable energy if the costs weren't so high, share these findings with them and see if their perspective changes." -- Brennan Louw, ClearSky Advisors

The Heat Is On: Green Climate Fund in Danger in Durban

"Governments must find ways -- now -- to mobilize resources up to the $100 billion per annum pledged." -- U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-Moon on the Green Climate Fund

U.S. Energy Usage Dropped in 2009

Usually, it's attributable to a recession. But in this case, there are other reasons, as well, to explain why the United States consumed significantly less energy in 2009 than it did in 2008.

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