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The Clymb Offsets Its Shipping Carbon Emissions and Helps Build NativeEnergy’s Indiana School Wind Project

Indiana carbon offset project powers school buildings and cuts greenhouse gas pollution
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Portland, Ore., January 8, 2013 /3BL Media/ – The Clymb, the leading flash-sale e-tailer for the outdoor and active lifestyle, ships thousands of packages a day to its members across the country. Each one of those packages travels by plane, truck, or train to reach its customers. To combat emissions from shipping transportation, The Clymb is partnering with NativeEnergy.

NativeEnergy Newsletter: 9 Ways to Green Your Pet

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Welcome Santa and cut greenhouse gas pollution with NativeEnergy holiday cards

The holiday season means lots of carbon emissions--from travel, to shopping, to giving gifts. But with our holiday cards, you can send greetings with the climate in mind.

Each biodegradable card includes carbon offsets that help build new renewable energy projects. Better still, the paper is embedded with wildflower seeds that grow.

Carbon Offset Holiday Card - $16
Offsets one month of home energy use

Video: EmPOWERing Education in Indiana with On-Site Wind Turbines

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Wind energy is revolutionizing science education. In Indiana, NativeEnergy is helping schools build wind turbines that provide hands-on learning opportunities.

Facing budget cuts, Indiana schools needed a new approach.

The answer was an everyday resource: the wind.

Investors Ask Congress to Extend Wind Production Tax Credit

Investors Managing $800 Billion in Assets Cite Broad Economic Benefits of Production Tax Credit
Press Release

BOSTON, October 24, 2012 /3BL Media/ - Two dozen investors with more than $800 billion in assets under management today called for an immediate extension of the Production Tax Credit (PTC) for renewable power. In a letter delivered to Congressional leaders, investors noted that this critical tax credit creates broad economic benefits, both for wind power producers and their suppliers across the nation. Several of these investors will meet with Congressional staff tomorrow to discuss their support for the credit.

October 19 Event Celebrates School Wind Energy Projects, Built With Carbon Funding From CLIF Bar, AVEDA, Ben & Jerry’s, And REVERB

Performance Services and NativeEnergy continue record of bringing wind energy to Indiana
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KOKOMO, Ind., October 19, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Today, Northwestern School Corporation, NativeEnergy, and Performance Services (PSI) are celebrating the installation of a 900kW wind turbine on the Northwestern High School campus. The turbine—one of three Indiana school wind projects PSI and NativeEnergy are co-operating on—will power school buildings and cut greenhouse gas pollution.

Coalition of America’s Best-Known Companies Endorses Michigan’s Proposal 3

BICEP Announces Support for Michigan Renewable Energy Amendment
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BOSTON, October 15, 2012 /3BL Media/ – Three weeks before Election Day, BICEP (Business for Innovative Climate and Energy Policy) today announced its support for Michigan’s Proposal 3, which would require at least 25 percent of the state’s electricity to come from renewable energy sources by 2025.

PG&E Customers Will Reap the Wind at Shiloh IV in Solano County | PG&E Currents

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By Jonathan Marshall

Now that fall has officially arrived, Mother Nature will once again start favoring wind energy over solar. So the timing was excellent for today’s dedication ceremony for the Shiloh IV Wind Project in Solano County. This 102.5 megawatt facility will begin delivering clean, renewable energy to PG&E in December—enough to serve the needs of about 40,000 average homes.

Business Leaders Urge Congress to Extend Renewable Energy Tax Credit

BICEP Companies and Major Consumer Brands Tout Economic Benefits of Wind Power and the Production Tax Credit
Press Release

(3BL Media) Boston, MA – September 18, 2012 – Today, 19 companies, including major consumer brands and several Fortune 500 firms, wrote to Congressional leaders encouraging them to extend the Production Tax Credit (PTC), a key provision supporting renewable energy.

The North Face Gets A Sustainable New Headquarters

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It’s a pretty exciting day for us at The North Face as today we moved into our new headquarters in Alameda California.  We are joined by our VF Outdoor coalition partners JanSport and lucy at this new location. The new 14-acre campus embodies the brands’ outdoor ethos and commitment to their associates, community and the environment. The goal from the beginning was to create a work environment that mirrored the commitment to the outdoors that The North Face believes in.

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