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Ecocentricity Blog: Fun With Blocks

By: John A. Lanier
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With photovoltaics, wildflowers under the panels, sheep grazing the grass, bee hives, and a female technician, the design is incredibly well thought-out. It looks amazing!

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With photovoltaics, wildflowers under the panels, sheep grazing the grass, bee hives, and a female technician, the design is incredibly well thought-out. It looks amazing!

#TtInspires: Rod Cashe, Civil Engineering Discipline Lead and Project Manager

Leading with Science in the water sector to encourage and inspire the next generation of engineers
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Rod Cashe is a civil engineering discipline lead and senior project manager with Tetra Tech. He leads teams of engineers and other technical staff in various offices in Florida, Tennessee, and Kentucky. Rod’s more than 30 years of experience includes civil and site engineering projects for various public and private facilities. He has provided stormwater management planning, engineering design, and hydrologic and hydraulic modeling for citywide infrastructure and regional stormwater management facilities.

Looped In: Suntory's Role in Recycling Technology and the Future of Plastics

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Suntory is a global leader in consumer-packaged goods, producing and distributing a uniquely diverse portfolio of beverages, premium spirits, beer, wine, and wellness products all over the world. Their mission is to create harmony with people and nature therefore limiting our environmental impacts.

VF Corporation Allocates Green Bond Net Proceeds to Advance Ambitious Science Based Targets

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DENVER, February 18, 2021 /3BL Media/ -- VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies, today announced it has fully allocated the net proceeds from its inaugural green bond issued last year, which totaled approximately €493 million.

Coalition Grows to Protect Biodiversity Globally

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More than 50 countries around the world have joined a coalition that pledges to protect at least 30% of the world’s land and ocean by 2030. 

The High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People, co-chaired by the UK, France and Costa Rica, aims to get a global agreement this year at the Convention on Biodiversity’s COP15. 

The HAC launched this week at the One Planet Summit, hosted by the French president Emmanuel Macron, in a bid to halt biodiversity loss and species extinction, protect vital ecosystems and promote a global deal for nature and people. 

Dow's Chief Sustainability Officer Appointed to Michigan Council for Climate Solutions

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Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer appointed Mary Draves, Dow’s Chief Sustainability Officer, to the Council for Climate Solutions.

Achieving our shared vision for a sustainable future requires cross-sector collaboration. Through our sustainability targets, we support the Governor’s goal to achieve economy-wide carbon neutrality.

Three Greenhouse Gas Management Trends to Watch in 2021

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This article is the first in a four-part “Sustainability Trends” series by the WSP USA Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change team.

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This article is the first in a four-part “Sustainability Trends” series by the WSP USA Sustainability, Energy & Climate Change team.

What Else Can Net Zero Do For Us?

Decarbonization could deliver sustainability benefits beyond mitigating climate change – but only if we take an integrated approach to balance overlapping, sometimes conflicting, goals
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The tiny city cowers in the shadow of an enormous tidal wave labelled “COVID-19”. Looming behind is a series of progressively larger tsunamis: “Recession”, “Climate change” and, finally, filling half the frame, “Biodiversity collapse”. This much-copied image by Canadian cartoonist Graeme MacKay is a potent reminder that however bad our immediate troubles are, there is worse to come.

Bringing Forest Restoration to Life

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International Paper is a proud supporter of World Wildlife Fund (WWF) and the work it is leading to restore critical forestland in the Atlantic Forest of Brazil. In this article published by WWF, get an inside look at how one team member of Copaíba-a well-regarded forest restoration organization in Brazil - is connecting people locally to make the work of WWF, International Paper and other supporters a reality.

Solar Plant to Directly Power Major Pipeline Compression Station

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Working with Texas Eastern Transmission, a subsidiary of Enbridge, the project will have the ability to generate 4,600 MW of zero-emission energy (more than 1750 MW net, based on equity stake).

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