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The Post-Oil Era: Led by Saudi Arabia?

Saudi Arabian state-owned oil empire plans to divest from its own oil resources, with the ultimate goal of weaning the country off its dependency on fossil fuels.
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Saudi Arabia sees the writing on the wall—the end of the oil era is near.  The kingdom is planning accordingly, creating the world’s largest sovereign fund to manage its massive amounts of wealth, the goal of which is to diversify the country’s financial holdings.

The Public Investment Fund (PIF), masterminded by Deputy Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman (second in line to the throne), will control more than $2 trillion, generated by the sale of shares in Saudi Aramco’s parent company.  

Talk with Green Guy Show - Richard Hanson of Georgia Water Tanks and Eriqah Vincent of National Wildlife Federation

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  

Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Talk with Green Guy Show - Mayors Climate Summit Series. Interview with Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, NC

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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life. - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation Names Michael Molitor as Senior Fellow

Researcher and Writer is an Expert on Resource Productivity and the Circular Economy
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ATLANTA and PARIS, March 31, 2016 /3BL Media/ -- The market undervalues sustainable business practices as they are evaluated by a flawed model of both growth and prosperity.” It’s a quote that sounds like it could have come directly from Ray Anderson, but instead, it comes from Michael Molitor, an academic and consultant who has recently been named a Senior Fellow of the Ray C. Anderson Foundation.

Antea Group Case Study: Industrial Hygiene Program for a Global Water Technology Provider

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The client, a leading global water technology provider, has an active 350,000 square foot manufacturing facility in New York state. The plant manufactures and assembles various types and sizes of submersible pumps. Over the past several months, the facility had been conducted lean manufacturing events and reconfigured the equipment and operations in many areas of the plant. Due to these changes, the company wanted to conduct a comprehensive industrial hygiene program to document existing conditions following changes in equipment location.  

Talk with Green Guy Show - 3/20/16 - Mayors Climate Summit Series - Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Mgr, City of Richmond, VA

Alicia Zatcoff, Sustainability Manager, City of Richmond, VA
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the Platinum Sponsor of "The Green Guy" radio talk show on WGST AM640 - Atlanta.  Shows air weekly at 9AM Eastern, featuring voices from all aspects of sustainable life. - at home, at work, at school and in the community.

Listen to the March 20th show by clicking below and be sure to tune in this Sunday, March 27th for an interview with Mayor Esther Manheimer of Asheville, NC.

Will the World's Next Wars be Fought Over Water?

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California’s ongoing drought is one sign that we have entered some uncharted and uncomfortable territory. Of the fears that have risen alongside a warming planet, perhaps none have attracted more attention than the "water wars" hypothesis.

The Only Alternative to Water Is Water: Blue Peace for the 21st Century

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Until a year ago, serious tensions were mounting in northeastern Africa. Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia were confronted over the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam on the border of Ethiopia and Sudan. Ethiopia had started building the dam, claiming its rights to use waters of the Nile River within its territory. Egypt, “the gift of the Nile” objected, fearing that the dam would obstruct the flow of the river to its fields.

Our Collective Love of Red Meat

Blub, Cluck, Oink and Moo
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Boy!

For those of you who read last week, that was the answer to our question. We are so very excited, and we are grateful that our baby is looking good and healthy on the ultrasound.

Now, on to this week’s post. Growing up, I had the inestimable blessing of a Southern mother who made dinner for the family most nights. This meant that I ate well. Mom, I didn’t say this enough back then, but thank you!

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