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5 Key Things to Know About COP26 and Global Climate Action

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On October 31, over 190 global leaders will gather in Glasgow for 12 days of climate action talks and negotiations. But what are the focus points? How can business and civil society help? And what’s at stake? Here are 5 key points you need to know about COP26 and climate action from Ericsson´s perspective.

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On October 31, over 190 global leaders will gather in Glasgow for 12 days of climate action talks and negotiations. But what are the focus points? How can business and civil society help? And what’s at stake? Here are 5 key points you need to know about COP26 and climate action from Ericsson´s perspective.

“Caulk Out the Cold” and Help Your Home Stand up to Winter

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With the winter heating season just around the corner there’s no better time to shore up your home’s defenses against frigid temperatures and unnecessarily high energy bills.

Every poorly sealed window, door and outer wall in a home is an opportunity for heat to escape and cold air to rush in. As part of its ongoing effort to help customers use less energy and lower bills, PSE&G has partnered with home improvement expert Danny Lipford on a “Caulk Out the Cold’’ public service campaign to highlight the benefits that simple, do-it-yourself home improvements can deliver.

NRG Energy Recognized for Excellence in Greenhouse Gas Management at the 2021 Climate Leadership Awards

NRG awarded for exemplary leadership in reducing carbon emissions and addressing climate change in the company’s operations and strategies
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HOUSTON, October 28, 2021 /3BL Media/-- NRG Energy, Inc. announced it received a Climate Leadership Award for Greenhouse Gas Management (Goal Setting Certificate) at the 2021 Climate Leadership Conference , hosted by the Center for Climate and Energy Solutions (C2ES) and The Climate Registry (TCR).

United Airlines Operates First Flight Powered by 100% Sustainable Aviation Fuel

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United was the first airline in the world to operate a flight powered by 100% drop-in sustainable aviation fuel (SAF).

The Home Depot Wins 3 Environmental Protection Agency Awards

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The Home Depot was honored with three Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Awards that reflect the company’s commitment to sustainable business practices. The company is proud to serve as industry leaders in the design, manufacture, selection, and use of products that are safer for the environment.

The Home Depot was honored in the following three categories:

Innovation and Sustainability Go Together

Expanding our product handprint
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Innovation and sustainability go together. We continuously strive to find new solutions, especially when it comes to increasing our product sustainability.

Owens Corning products can help our customers, their customers, and consumers meet their own sustainability goals. Our insulation makes buildings more energy efficient, and our glass-reinforced composites enable longer, stronger, lighter blades for wind turbines, which brings down the cost of wind energy.

Learn more: https://lnkd.in/dYnzd2U7

Black & Veatch to Help Northern California Water District Replenish Stressed Groundwater Basin with Purified Recycled Water

Sustainable design-build project will recycle up to 490 million gallons of water per year, helping to reduce groundwater basin over-drafting, protect against seawater intrusion and deliver environmental benefits
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., October 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Facing a dwindling water supply due to historic overdraft and climate change-fueled drought, Northern California’s Soquel Creek Water District is turning to an advanced recycled water purification system, delivered in part by engineering leader Black & Veatch, to help drive sustainable groundwater supply management and meet the state’s sustainability mandate.

Addressing Complex Issues With Smart Conservation

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Since 1985, The Conservation Fund has protected about 28 acres an hour—nearly 700 acres a day. That is about one Central Park worth of land protected each day! Your support helps make this possible and allows us to address the most pressing environmental challenges of our time: climate change and sea level rise, loss of habitat for wildlife, access to food systems, conversion of working forests, farms and ranches, and more.

Pledge to Net Zero Initiative Joins Global UN Race to Zero Campaign

As a leader for the Pledge initiative, WSP is committed to delivering projects that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and contribute to a goal of reversing climate change.
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NEW YORK, October 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Pledge to Net Zero, an agreement within the environmental sector to tackle greenhouse gas emissions, has joined the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change’s Race to Zero campaign. WSP is a signatory of the Pledge to Net Zero.

Three Innovative Ways Retailers Are Tackling Sustainability Issues

by Camilla Thomson
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While eco-savvy consumers have good intentions towards safeguarding the planet, sometimes standards slip – in the same way a packet of crisps might ‘accidentally’ slip into your shopping basket.  

Unfortunately, those lovely, crunchy crisps are protected by flexible plastic packaging not commonly accepted for kerbside collection (by a staggering 83 per cent of local authorities), a fact which will undoubtably leave a nasty taste in your mouth. 

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