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How GM Used Renewable Energy to Save $80M

Blog

A decades-long approach to sourcing renewable energy has produced lessons learned that helped GM further reduce its environmental footprint and save $80 million along the way.

22 Years Using Landfill Gas

The Farm That Grows Clean Energy

By John Calaway, Pattern Energy
Blog

Working for Pattern Energy, I have a front row seat in the global push to renewable energy.

My rush comes when I see a new wind farm being erected on the horizon, because I know that translates into improved air quality, reduced greenhouse gas emissions, preservation of natural resources – even affordable long-term energy pricing.

10 Shocking Facts About Earth's Water Crisis

Green Builder Media's March 17, 2016 Vantage Enewsletter
Newsletter

10 Shocking Facts About the True Scope of Earth's Fresh Water Crisis The California drought and Flint's lead problem are just the first harbringers of bad news about world water supplies.

The Land Institute Adds $1,000 Prize to Biomimicry Global Design Challenge

A call for bold ideas for a new agricultural paradigm
Press Release

March 9, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Land Institute has dedicated the past 40 years to researching a new way to grow our food that mimics the fertility and resilience of natural systems like prairies.

The Poetry of a Campfire

Blog

Carbon is not our enemy. It is the basis of life, working in tandem with the water and oxygen with which we are abundantly blessed to fashion all of the beauty of nature.

Let’s nerd out. Or at least I will. You don’t have to; you can just stop reading. Your call.

Why, you ask? Because I’m fascinated by the first law of thermodynamics. And by campfires (I’m currently sitting next to one). Campfires are basically the embodiment of the first law of thermodynamics.

Ray C. Anderson Foundation is New Sponsor for “Talk with Green Guy” Show

Press Release

February 29, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The Ray C. Anderson Foundation is the new sponsor of “Talk with Green Guy,” a rapidly growing weekly show hosted by Eric Moncrief on WGST 640 AM, which airs locally Sunday mornings at 9:00 a.m. Eastern with podcasts available at www.greenguymedia.com.

Brightening Our Corner

Winter 2016
Newsletter

Biomimicry Global Design Challenge 2016 is Open until May 11th

Making Zero Energy Homes a Mainstream Option

Green Builder Media's February 18, 2016 Vantage Enewsletter
Newsletter

Making Zero Energy Homes a Mainstream Option Solar shingles and an attractive rebate program are making net-zero homes from Addison Homes appeal to buyers in this South Carolina market.

The Regenerative Generation - A Young Rockefeller Speaks

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The Regenerative Generation

by Christopher Lindstrom, Co-founder of Catalyst Bioenergy Group and the great-great grandson of John D. Rockefeller

As I write this COP21 meetings are over, having culminated with a commitment to keep the planet’s temperature rise to 1.5 degrees Fahrenheit. However, the path to achieve this goal is still vague with many questions remaining about how to implement.

Trends to Watch in Alternative Energy

By Deloitte Center for Energy Solutions
Article

In recent years, there has been much discussion of alternative energy moving into the mainstream. While it hasn’t yet shed the “alternative” label, alternative energy’s shift to the mainstream is largely complete and likely irreversible. Despite continuing uncertainty over policy incentives and competition from historically low natural gas prices, alternative energy’s momentum continues to accelerate. In the case of wind and solar power, growth is regularly outpacing projections.

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