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Regional Pact to Tackle Transportation Emissions Presents a Bold Vision for a Clean Transportation Future

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Influential companies from across the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic are praising governors today for advancing plans to modernize the region’s transportation system while reducing pollution from cars and trucks.

Twelve states (Connecticut, Delaware, Maine, Massachusetts, Maryland, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Virginia and Vermont), as well as the District of Columbia, issued a draft Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) today outlining a market-based policy to create a clean, equitable and efficient transportation system for the region. 

Water: From the Top of the Mountain to the Top of My Mind

by Sophie Beckham, Senior Manager, Natural Capital Stewardship, International Paper
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According to new data from the World Resources Institute, 17 countries – home to a quarter of the world’s population – face “extremely high” levels of water stress. While many of us may be unfamiliar with water stress, it is a real and growing threat across the world, including in parts of the US, Europe, and Brazil. A recent family trip reminded me of the day-to-day luxury of living with easy access to clean water.

Bloomberg Pledges to Serve More Planet-Saving, Healthy Plant-based Foods

Signing on to Cool Food Pledge shows commitment to reducing food-related GHG emissions
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December 16, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Bloomberg has committed to serve more climate-friendly foods through the Cool Food Pledge, a growing movement of workplaces, hotels, hospitals and restaurants aiming to slash food-related greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 25% by 2030. Groups serving a combined 800+ million meals annually have already signed on to this new initiative.

Schneider Electric Creates Loops of Ambition at COP25

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At COP25, Schneider Electric will join the conversation as a leading contributor to the fight against climate change. For the past 15 years, Schneider Electric has been implementing its own energy management and industrial automation offers across its operations, by supporting its clients in achieving their low-carbon and efficiency objectives and by allowing more than 24 million people to gain access to electricity.

COP25 Negotiation Results Fail to Respond to Calls to Close Ambition Gap and Step up Action at Speed and Scale the Paris Agreement Demands

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Sue Reid, vice president of climate and energy at Ceres, released this statement following the closing of the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Madrid (COP25) on Sunday.

Inside and outside the halls of COP25, investors, companies and leaders from a cross-section of society sent a clarion call to global governments: Close the ambition gap and step up climate action. Unfortunately, the results of the just-concluded negotiations do no such thing, coming nowhere close to the speed and scale the Paris Agreement demands.

CLP Announces New Decarbonisation Actions Under Climate Vision 2050

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December 17, 2019 /3BL Media/ - CLP Holdings Limited (CLP) today announced its latest decarbonisation actions under the updated Climate Vision 2050, pledging not to invest in any additional coal-fired generation capacity and to progressively phase out all remaining coal assets by 2050.

Ecocentricity Blog: The Climate Talk

By: John A. Lanier
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For my part, I want to be proactive in talking to my kids about climate change. I want to teach them the science for sure, but I also want them to feel like our family is already making a difference.

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For my part, I want to be proactive in talking to my kids about climate change. I want to teach them the science for sure, but I also want them to feel like our family is already making a difference.

Record 631 Institutional Investors Managing More Than $37 Trillion in Assets Urge Governments to Step up Ambition to Tackle Global Climate Crisis

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631 institutional investors managing more than $37 trillion in assets urged governments to step up efforts to tackle the global climate crisis and achieve the goals of the Paris Agreement, in a joint statement issued today at the United Nations Climate Conference (COP25).

Tetra Tech GIS Analyst and Team Complete Tidal Flooding Awareness Project

Completing Blue Line Project awareness program to better understand linkage between tidal flooding and sea rise
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Kellie Burdick, a Tetra Tech GIS analyst and Old Dominion University (ODU) masters student, led a group of fellow students, staff, and researchers to complete the Blue Line Project in Norfolk, Virginia, on October 27, 2019.

Webinar: 3BL Media, Entergy to Discuss Decarbonization, Climate Action on Dec. 12

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NEW YORK, December 3, 2019 /3BL Media/ - Join 3BL Media and Entergy, a leading energy utility that provides electricity to millions across the southern U.S., for a live webinar on climate action in the coming decade.

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