The industrial revolution ushered in an era of more efficient transportation. As history has shown us, the impact of our ability to move easily across town and across the planet is complex. It has made the world smaller but it has also given rise to the climate crisis. This week on Sea Change Radio we speak to TreeHugger‘s Lloyd Alter about innovations in the transportation space. First, we look at one of the cleanest, oldest and best forms of modern transport: the bicycle.
—Contribution Empowers Sustainability at Groundbreaking Community Organization—
PLANO, Texas, April 24, 2019/3BL Media/–My Possibilities (MP), a for-cause organization that provides continuing education and vocational training for adults with disabilities, announced today the completion of sustainability projects funded by a $200,000 grant from the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club.
The U.S. has long been the land of the automobile. We design cities around parking lots, create suburbs “within driving distance” of major metropolises and have highways that span coast to coast. The car is an undeniable part of America’s history and has shaped how much of it looks today.
EMERYVILLE, Calif., April 18, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Following a banner year, international third-party certifier and standards developer SCS Global Services (SCS) is pleased to release its 2018 Annual Report in time for Earth Day. According to SCS Founder and CEO, Stanley P. Rhodes, the company’s growth and success is a direct reflection of the degree to which business, government, and NGO measures to promote sustainability have taken hold around the world in every economic sector.
In 2017, Hallmark and its businesses made several moves that met its goals of creating work spaces that foster employee productivity while being as energy-efficient and environmentally friendly as possible.
After Hallmark employees in Kansas City consolidated into one building, Crown Center attracted two major tenants in 2017 to lease vacated space in other office buildings on the 85-acre campus: BNIM architects and Crestwood Equity Partners.
Companywide efforts to reduce energy intensity have resulted in $164 million in cost savings since 2010
DETROIT, April 9, 2019 /3BL Media/— General Motors will receive a 2019 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year Sustained Excellence Award in Energy Management for continued leadership and superior contributions to ENERGY STAR. This is GM’s eighth recognition for Sustained Excellence. GM’s commitment to reducing energy intensity since 2010 has eliminated 1.5 million tons in carbon emissions, equivalent to the electric use of 260,000 homes for a year.
Over the next decade and beyond, the logistics industry is poised to take a significant leap forward through the electrification of transportation.
Continued advances in vehicle range and cost will drive adoption of electric vehicles, while innovations in battery technology and solar energy will help address infrastructure challenges. With roughly 1,000 electric or hybrid electric vehicles already in operation in cities around the world, UPS expects to continue to lead the charge on electrification of medium-duty vehicles over the next five years.
With the rising frequency of extreme weather, the architecture, engineering, and construction (AEC) industry faces increasing demands to create buildings that can both survive in a changing climate and deliver superior performance across a range of conditions.