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Ray C. Anderson Foundation Commits $500,000 to Project Drawdown

Amplifying Existing, Commonly Available, Scientifically Proven Climate Change Solutions
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The Ray C. Anderson Foundation has awarded a $500,000 challenge grant to Project Drawdown, a global initiative based on meticulous research and subsequent traditional and online publications that analyzes how and when we can reverse global warming. As Project Drawdown is proving, the key is to amplify existing, widely practiced, commonly available, and scientifically proven solutions.

Regulators Examining Whether Performance-Based Incentives Could Be the Key to a Modernized Grid

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Utility regulators in some U.S. states are considering the adoption of performance-based regulation to replace the traditional cost of service regulation.

GreenMantra Technologies Receives Recycled Content Certification From SCS Global Services

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Brantford, Canada, November 2, 2016 /3BL Media/ - GreenMantra Technologies, a rapidly growing producer of high-value synthetic waxes from recycled plastics, recently received certification from SCS Global Services (SCS) for the recycled content of its CeranovusTM wax products.

Ecocentricity Blog: A Sports Analogy

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When the players take the field, they’ll do so fully intending to win. They’ll build each other up. Encouragements of “let’s go” and “we’ve got this” will ring out from the dugouts. Everyone will be focused on the chance they have to succeed, not the long odds that they face.

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When the players take the field, they’ll do so fully intending to win. They’ll build each other up. Encouragements of “let’s go” and “we’ve got this” will ring out from the dugouts. Everyone will be focused on the chance they have to succeed, not the long odds that they face.

Keep America Beautiful Honors Honeywell with 2016 Vision for America Award for Corporate Commitment to Sustainability

Honeywell Chairman and CEO David M. Cote Accepts Award on Behalf of Company’s Global Workforce
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STAMFORD, Conn., October 19, 2016 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful, the nation’s leading nonprofit that envisions a country that is a clean, green and beautiful place to live, honored Honeywell (NYSE: HON) and its Chairman and CEO David M. Cote with the 2016 Vision for America Award on Tuesday, Oct. 18, in New York City.

2018 Mercedes-Benz S550e Will Offer Wireless EV Charging Technology Built Using Qualcomm Halo Breakthroughs

By Anthony Thomson - Vice President, Business Development and Marketing
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See that practical family car sitting in your driveway? It has competition oozing through its electrical and fluid-filled veins. How? Much of the modern driving technology we enjoy in the cars we drive daily was developed in the unforgiving arena of auto racing — everything from disc brakes and seatbelts to clutch-less transmissions and adaptive suspensions.

Xylem Launches Wastewater Pumping System with Integrated Intelligence

Called the "first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence," the Flygt Concertor promises to provide efficiency and reliability.
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Xylem introduced what it calls the first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence during WEFTEC 2016 at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans Sept. 26-28. The system, from the Flygt brand, senses operating conditions in its environment, adapts its performance in real time, and provides feedback to pumping station operators.

One-Hit Wonders

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Full disclosure my good and faithful reader! This week’s blog is going to be even more disjointed and roundabout than normal. Just keeping you on your toes….

I think that discussing awesome one-hit wonder songs might be one of the best possible uses of your time. Seriously, who doesn’t enjoy this? In the right company, this topic of conversation can literally last for hours.

GM Hydrogen Fuel Cells Mark 50 Years of Development

Electrovan was first fuel cell technology transfer from JFK’s moonshot challenge
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DETROIT, October 7, 2016 /3BL Media/ - The year 1966 brought the TV debuts of “Batman” and “Star Trek,” which both enjoy a cultlike following 50 years later. With less fanfare in the same season, General Motors tested the Electrovan, the world’s first hydrogen-powered fuel cell vehicle.

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