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Nature-Based Solutions: One Remedy for Two Ills

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We must approach the climate crisis and biodiversity loss as the twin crises they are. Nature-based solutions have powerful potential to address both.

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We must approach the climate crisis and biodiversity loss as the twin crises they are. Nature-based solutions have powerful potential to address both.

Enbridge and Vanguard Renewables Strike Clean Energy Partnership

Series of eight facilities across the U.S. will transform organic waste to carbon-neutral RNG
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It’s where waste becomes wealth, where flotsam becomes fuel, where poop becomes power.

It’s the process of creating renewable natural gas (RNG)—and today, Enbridge and Vanguard Renewables announced a partnership to design and build eight RNG project sites across the United States, where organic waste will be transformed into carbon-neutral RNG.

Alliant Energy Joins Ameren-Led Coalition to Expand Electric Vehicle Charging Across the Midwest

Increased infrastructure collaboration offers assist for growth of clean, electric vehicles
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ST. LOUIS, Sept. 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Midwest electric vehicle (EV) drivers can now travel even farther with an expanding charging network. In 2020, Ameren announced a first-of-its-kind collaboration among Midwest energy companies that committed in good faith to building a large, collaborative network of EV charging stations. Now the momentum continues, as Alliant Energy signs the Memorandum of Cooperation to further extend the network.  

Careful Policy Design Could Unlock Massive Rooftop Solar Market Around the World

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September 29, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Customer-sited solar is a major untapped opportunity, which could see 167 million households and 23 million businesses worldwide hosting their own clean power generation by 2050, according to a joint report by research firm BloombergNEF (BNEF) and Schneider Electric. These deployments will unlock major decarbonization benefits, but policy and tariff design will be critical to enable them.

Introducing the Porter Novelli Focus: Business Action for Climate Crisis

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As Climate Week unfolds here in the U.S., the conversation around the climate crisis has reached increasing heights – from new warnings from the United Nations that country climate plans are not aggressive enough – to nations crying out that the climate breakdown has reached their shores in dramatic and deadly ways.

Zero-Energy Devices - A New Opportunity in 6G

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Imagine a future where batteries never have to be recharged or replaced. Sound too good to be true? Perhaps not. Ericsson and MIT have teamed up to find out how zero-energy devices could harness energy from their surroundings – and transform industries in the process.

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Imagine a future where batteries never have to be recharged or replaced. Sound too good to be true? Perhaps not. Ericsson and MIT have teamed up to find out how zero-energy devices could harness energy from their surroundings – and transform industries in the process.

SoCal Trucking Operations Shift Big Rig Electrification Into High Gear

SCE’s Charge Ready Transport program will provide EV charging for 100 electric trucks, eliminating 8,200 metric tons of harmful emissions annually.
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While many fleet operators are test-driving electric big rigs, Southern California Edison is helping two of its customers shift the electrification of their local fleets into high gear.

The Fast and the Furiously Changing Future of ESG Frameworks

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By Steve Soter

Like a freight train, ESG reporting is converging very quickly with what financial reporting teams do today.

How Back to the Roots Is Helping Children Garden and Grow

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Growing a personal garden does more than just fill your plate. According to the Journal of Environmental Horticulture, it can also lessen stress levels and help promote mental wellbeing. Perhaps that’s why one in three American households plant seeds each season.

A Sunny Future for US Power Grid

by Bailie Milton
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Solar energy could power 40 percent of America’s electricity by 2035, according to a new study.

The US Department of Energy (DOE) has released the Solar Futures Study which calls for massive deployment of clean energy sources to increase renewable power access throughout the country.

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