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ACI Applauds U.S. Reentry to Paris Climate Accord

ACI Challenges Members to Make Bold Commitments to Combat Climate Change
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WASHINGTON, January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The American Cleaning Institute (ACI) is praising a decision by President Joseph Biden to reenter the U.S. into the Paris Climate Agreement, the global pact forged five years ago among nearly 200 nations to avoid the worst impacts of climate change.

The Paris Climate Accord is a nonbinding agreement among nations to reduce emissions and keep the increase in global temperatures well below 2 degrees Celsius, or 3.6 degrees Fahrenheit, compared with preindustrial levels.

Ceres Applauds President Biden's Bold Executive Action on the Climate Crisis on First Day

On Inauguration Day, President Biden took swift action to reenter the U.S. into the global Paris Agreement and announce a new executive order aimed at tackling the climate crisis
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As President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris are sworn into office today, Ceres, business leaders, and advocates around the globe are applauding their swift action to reenter the U.S. into the global Paris Agreement, and a set of new executive actions to tackle the climate crisis.

COVID-19 Sharpens Focus on Resilience and Sustainability for Rockwell Automation

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In an interview with Anoop Menon of Zawya, Blake Moret, chairman and chief executive officer of Rockwell Automation, shares insight on how COVID-19 has forced companies to sharpen their focus on reliance, agility, and sustainability.

ZAWYA.com is a leading source of global and regional news serving millions of professionals across the Middle East and North Africa, including the UAE, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt.

Richard Heinberg: What If Preventing Collapse Isn't Profitable?

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It’s out with the old and in with, if not something completely new, something very different. This week on Sea Change Radio, we mark the end of the Trump reign of terror with a look to the future with author Richard Heinberg, a senior fellow at the Post-Carbon Institute. We discuss his ideas for the incoming Biden Administration, analyze some fundamental flaws in our current economic system, and look at the upside of the economic downturn in terms of CO2 emissions.

Enviva's Port of Chesapeake Terminal Receives The “Sustained Distinguished Performance River Star Business” Award From The Elizabeth River Project

Enviva’s Port of Chesapeake receives award for its efforts to improve water quality, reduce energy use, and restore the Elizabeth River
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BETHESDA, Md., January 21, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Enviva, a leading renewable energy company specializing in sustainable wood bioenergy, today announced it was the recipient of the Elizabeth River Project’s “Sustained Distinguished Performance River Star Business” award. The Elizabeth River Project is a non-profit organization that leads community efforts to restore the environmental health of the Elizabeth River while affirming the river’s continued value to the port economy near Hampton Roads, Virginia.

Healthy Spaces With Trane Technologies Podcast: At the Intersection of Healthy and Efficient Spaces

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How healthy is your indoor environment? On average, we spend an incredible 94% of our time indoors! Factors like air, temperature, lighting and noise have sizeable, yet unseen impacts on our lives. The quality of our indoor spaces has never been more important. But do we need to sacrifice efficiency for quality when it comes to the air we breathe?

Supporting Paris Agreement Reentry to Complement Significant Industry Progress

By Lynn Good, Chair, President and Chief Executive Officer, Duke Energy
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Our country is at a critical point in addressing the important issue of climate change. At Duke Energy, we’re taking aggressive action to address this challenge while delivering affordable, reliable, and increasingly clean energy. This is what our customers, communities and stakeholders expect from us and what we expect from ourselves.

Garry King Named Global Services Leader for Black & Veatch's Conventional Power Generation Business

Building on the company’s 100-year history of engineering and construction expertise, addition further reinforces the company’s position in a rapidly changing market.
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OVERLAND PARK, Kan., January 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The global power generation industry continues to be transformed as it finds itself balancing demand for baseload power with the continued need to decarbonize and further integrate renewable energy into the power generation mix.

To meet its clients’ evolving needs in this shifting market, Black & Veatch is further expanding its power generation service offerings and has named Garry King as Senior Vice President of Global Services in the company’s Global Conventional Generation business line.

Black & Veatch Addresses Digital Living, Smart Cities in Forbes

Bleutech Park Las Vegas is a tech fan’s dream - as long as system integration is in place
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Driven by increasingly tangible visions of the future, smart cities are evolving into holistic communities built on fully integrated digital ecosystems. To help champion these technologies, last year Black & Veatch, a global provider of smart infrastructure services and solutions, announced that it has joined Forbes’ “Future of Smart Cities Campaign." 

OpEd: Beyond Biden: Climate Investing in 2021

Deirdre Cooper, Portfolio Manager and Co-Head of Thematic Equity for Ninety One
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The following letter has published as an OpEd in Investment Week; minor edits were made for additional distribution.

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The following letter has published as an OpEd in Investment Week; minor edits were made for additional distribution.

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