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EDP Renewables and Bristol Myers Squibb Execute Power Purchase Agreement for the Cattlemen Solar Park

Long-term agreement will enable the continued development and eventual construction and operation of the Texas solar park that will annually power the equivalent of more than 37,000 average homes
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HOUSTON, May 23, 2022 /3Bl Media/ -- EDP Renewables SA (EDPR), through its fully owned subsidiary EDP Renewables North America LLC (EDPR NA), and Bristol Myers Squibb (NYSE: BMY) have executed a 15-year power purchase agreement (PPA) for 60 megawatts (MW) at the 240-MW Cattlemen Solar Park in Milam County, located in central Texas.

Leveraging Disruption to Save the Planet

Alums of our Multicultural Innovation Lab, an in-house accelerator for diverse-led tech startups, are finding innovative ways to curb carbon and promote sustainability.
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By now, the alarms over climate change seem to be sounding nearly every week. The most recent report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change, a body of experts convened by the United Nations, warns that unless nations reduce carbon emissions by roughly 43% by 2030, slowing global warming to the point that averts catastrophe may be an unattainable goal.1

7 Companies Leading the Net Zero Energy Revolution

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Last year marked a global shift in corporations adopting low-carbon and net-zero pledges as experts at the United Nations Climate Change Conference, COP26, declared that the climate crisis is at a critical inflection point.

Energy Asset Hardening Through Data-Driven Modeling

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Though weather-related disruptions to the power grid are nothing new, the increase in extreme weather events caused by climate change means power system failures are much more frequent. But as customers feel the effects of more and more outages, those very events are sparking positive change by bringing light to the weaknesses of our aging energy systems.

Global Warming vs. Climate Change: Their History and Their Differences

By: John A. Lanier
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While similar and often used interchangeably, “global warming” and  “climate change” do have distinct meanings. Understanding the differences starts with climate science and its interesting history. Filled with scientists from centuries ago who first documented the potential for the climate changes we are experiencing today, we can see the origins of the phrases global warming and climate change.

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While similar and often used interchangeably, “global warming” and  “climate change” do have distinct meanings. Understanding the differences starts with climate science and its interesting history. Filled with scientists from centuries ago who first documented the potential for the climate changes we are experiencing today, we can see the origins of the phrases global warming and climate change.

Ecocentricity Blog: Climate on an Earth the Size of a Football Field

By: John A. Lanier
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This week's Ecocentricity is a repost of a blog written for Drawdown Georgia several weeks back. Since it has relevance beyond Georgia, it's being shared here. As you'll see, when you imagine the earth at a smaller scale, it's remarkable just how sensitive our climate is to relatively minor changes in our atmosphere.

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This week's Ecocentricity is a repost of a blog written for Drawdown Georgia several weeks back. Since it has relevance beyond Georgia, it's being shared here. As you'll see, when you imagine the earth at a smaller scale, it's remarkable just how sensitive our climate is to relatively minor changes in our atmosphere.

Earth Day 2022 - KeyBank Outlines How It Will “Invest in Our Planet”

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KeyBank is committed to expanding its strong legacy of climate stewardship – taking bold actions to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, become carbon neutral in our operations, and support environmental equity. Key’s responsible business practices and investments are making a measurable impact on reducing our environmental footprint and building more sustainable communities.

'Climate Champions' Mark Ruffalo, Adam Mckay, Christiana Figueres and Zamzam Ibrahim Unite With Benevity to Boost Support for Climate-related Nonprofits

According to Benevity data, climate-related nonprofits received only 3.2% of all donations in 2021, despite the climate emergency
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CALGARY, Alberta, April 21, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Benevity Inc., a leading provider of global corporate purpose software, today announced it is bringing together some of the world’s most high-profile and passionate advocates for sustainability and climate justice to boost support for climate-related nonprofits.

A Roadmap for Climate Resiliency Strategy

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Investors and regulators increasingly expect companies to have both a decarbonization strategy (greenhouse gas accounting, science-based targets, low-carbon transition plan) and a climate resiliency strategy (managing acute/chronic physical risks and regulatory/market transition risks).

Powering Customers Forward in an Era of Data, Digitization, and Decarbonization

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By Robert Gaudette
Executive Vice President, NRG Business

The energy market is in transition. Change and disruption are at hand. For the businesses we serve, I see that as a good thing. It’s my team’s job to help educate customers on possibilities in the energy space, helping them to move forward.

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