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Ecocentricity Blog: Climate on an Earth the Size of a Football Field

By: John A. Lanier
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This week's Ecocentricity is a repost of a blog written for Drawdown Georgia several weeks back. Since it has relevance beyond Georgia, it's being shared here. As you'll see, when you imagine the earth at a smaller scale, it's remarkable just how sensitive our climate is to relatively minor changes in our atmosphere.

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This week's Ecocentricity is a repost of a blog written for Drawdown Georgia several weeks back. Since it has relevance beyond Georgia, it's being shared here. As you'll see, when you imagine the earth at a smaller scale, it's remarkable just how sensitive our climate is to relatively minor changes in our atmosphere.

The Role Investors Play in Addressing Global Water Challenges

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by Suleyman Saleem, VP and ESG Senior Research Analyst, Calvert Research and Management

Marathon Petroleum Corp. Establishes 2030 Target to Reduce Absolute Scope 3 Greenhouse Gas Emissions

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FINDLAY, Ohio, February 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Marathon Petroleum Corp. (NYSE: MPC) has established a 2030 target to reduce absolute Scope 3 – Category 11 greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 15% below 2019 levels.

Bacardi® Rum Cuts Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 50%

Iconic rum achieves major step towards ultimate Net Zero goal with plan to cut greenhouse gas emissions at its Puerto Rico distillery by 50% from next year
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HAMILTON, Bermuda, February 9, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Bacardi, the largest privately held spirits company in the world, has announced that its iconic premium rum brand will cut its greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions in half from 2023.

BACARDÍ rum’s GHG emissions will be reduced by 50% when a Combined Heat & Power (CHP) system goes live next year at the brand’s distillery in Puerto Rico. The new CHP system will replace heavy fuel oil with propane gas, a much cleaner and more efficient energy solution.

Truist Announces Goal of Net Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050

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CHARLOTTE, N.C., January 27, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Truist Financial Corporation (NYSE: TFC) today announced plans to achieve net zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050, furthering the company’s aspiration to support the transition to a low-carbon economy.

Ceres Calls on the U.S. Government to Strengthen the Federal Procurement Process

As the world’s largest purchaser of products and services, federal officials must factor in sustainability when doing business
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In response to the federal government’s request for comments on draft regulations that would revise the federal procurement process to factor in sustainability in government purchasing, Ceres submitted recommendations that would help reduce U.S. greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) while incentivizing zero-carbon innovation. The U.S.

Change From the Ground Up

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At Bayer, we’re committed to reducing greenhouse gas emissions in major agricultural markets - per kilogram of crop yield - by 30% by the year 2030. And how will we get there? By enlisting the help of farmers and tapping into a climate-smart solution farmers know well— soil. 

Global Water Utilities Could Cut GHG Emissions by 50%, At Low to No Cost

New Paper Outlines Steps to Accelerate Sector’s Progress Toward Zero-Carbon Future
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RYE BROOK, NY, November 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Global water utilities account for approximately 2% of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions – the equivalent of the world’s shipping industry. And this figure is set to spiral as utilities work towards the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal of universal access to water and sanitation by 2030. But water utilities could cut their emissions dramatically and quickly, according to a new paper from global water technology company, Xylem Inc. (NYSE: XYL).

IOC Leading the Way on Climate Change - Commits to Cutting Its Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 50 Per Cent by 2030

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October 25, 2021 /3BL Media/ - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has announced that it will cut its direct and indirect greenhouse gas emissions by 50 per cent by 2030, as part of its commitment to tackling climate change. 

The announcement was made by IOC President Thomas Bach during the General Assembly of the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC), currently taking place in Greece. It comes ahead of the UN Climate Summit (COP26) due to be held at the end of October in Glasgow, Great Britain.

Investing in an Ocean Economy

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by Arturo Tabuenca, founder of Blue Marble Investments and EarthFolio 

How Sustainable Investing and Shareholder Activism Can Save Our Oceans

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