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Chief Executives Lay Out Concrete Plans to Put Global Climate Agreement into Action at COP22

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MARRAKECH, Morocco, November 17, 2016 /3BL Media/ – More than 100 high-level business leaders and investors met with leaders from Government, civil society and the United Nations in a show of resounding support and commitment to taking action on the Paris Climate Agreement at the COP 22/CMP 12: High-Level Meeting on Climate Change on 16 November.

Ecocentricity Blog: Credit Where Credit is Due

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No, we don’t get the credit. The Ray does. They have done the work (amazing work), and all the Foundation does is write the check.

Last week, I attended the Southeastern Council of Foundations Annual Meeting, a regional gathering of grantmakers of all types. It’s always a great event, primarily because of the network it offers, but also because of the two or three ideas I typically take away from the sessions or speakers. I heard a good one this year.

Increasing Recycling Rather Than Just Supporting It

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America Recycles Day is upon us, but does America recycle? Studies overwhelmingly reveal that Americans support recycling. Unfortunately, support for recycling doesn’t always translate into action. 
 
So, what is holding consumers back from recycling more? Find out on our newest blog post at Ideas Unpacked.

Visit Ideas Unpacked. 

Carnival Corporation Recognised for Environmental Excellence

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Three of Carnival’s brands, Carnival Cruise Line, Holland America Line and Princess Cruises, which regularly visit the Port of Seattle, were all praised for their environmental stewardship and programs that go above and beyond regulations and industry standards.

To read more about the awards on Ship Efficiency Review, click here. 

Green Cruise Ships Multiply, Help Save Planet

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Recent news from Carnival Corporation detailed new ships coming out that will be powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG), a first in the cruise industry. 

CDP Reporting Course: Measure and Manage Environmental Impact

This reporting framework is a practical, comprehensive tool for measuring and creating environmental change.
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CTC Global’s ACCC® Conductor Earns First Third-Party Certification for Reduced CO2 Emissions from Improved Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Certification based on LCA Conducted by SCS Global Services
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IRVINE, Calif., November 15, 2016 /3BL Media/ – CTC Global announced that its ACCC® conductor became the first electric transmission conductor to earn third-party certification for CO2 emission reductions resulting from improved energy efficiency.

Bill McKibben to Discuss Moving Forward on Climate in Hostile Administration on Live Webinar

National Climate Seminar Presents Middlebury College Professor and 350.org Founder Discussing Challenges of Moving Forward on Climate Issues in Trump Administration
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ANNANDALE-ON-HUDSON, N.Y., November 14, 2016 /3BL Media/ - On Wednesday, November 16, as part of its twice-monthly National Climate Seminar series, the Bard Center for Environmental Policy will host a live web discussion, “The Postelection Climate for Climate Action,” with climate change activist Bill McKibben. The talk takes place at 12 noon. EST and can be viewed at: bluejeans.com/163092697.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Commits $500,000 to Project Drawdown

Amplifying Existing, Commonly Available, Scientifically Proven Climate Change Solutions
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $500,000 challenge grant to Project Drawdown, a global initiative based on meticulous research and subsequent traditional and online publications that analyzes how and when we can reverse global warming. As Project Drawdown is proving, the key is to amplify existing, widely practiced, commonly available, and scientifically proven solutions.

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