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Ecocentricity Blog: Farming Squared

By: John A. Lanier
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More and more, owners of farmland are going to be presented with the choice of continuing to farm or selling to solar developers. We absolutely need more installed solar on the grid, but we also need productive farms! So ideally, we would be able to do both simultaneously.

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More and more, owners of farmland are going to be presented with the choice of continuing to farm or selling to solar developers. We absolutely need more installed solar on the grid, but we also need productive farms! So ideally, we would be able to do both simultaneously.

Marine Power Systems Appoints Black & Veatch to System Engineering and Coordination Role for Combined Floating Wind and Wave Energy Project

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November 17, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Black & Veatch has been selected to help guide Marine Power Systems across subsystem design coordination, systems engineering and the certification of Marine Power Systems’ unique and flexible floating wind and wave energy generation hardware.

Black & Veatch is an employee-owned global engineering, procurement, consulting and construction company with deep experience and a long track record of innovation in sustainable infrastructure.

Freeport-McMoRan Publishes Climate Report and Announces Net Zero Aspiration

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Freeport-McMoRan (FCX) released their updated Climate Report which details the work underway across its global business to reduce greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, improve energy efficiency, advance the use of renewable energy and understand and enhance the company’s resilience to future climate-related risks. The updated Climate Report also reflects the company’s continued progress towards alignment with the current recommendations of the Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD).

The Rise in Green Bonds: What This Means for Investors and Our Planet

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by Leslie Samuelrich, President of Green Century Capital Mgmt and Green Century Funds 

In the first half of 2021, the total value of new green bonds issued reached $248.1 billion, more than the value of all bonds issued in all of 2020.

Keysight to Install Rooftop Solar Array in Penang, Malaysia

Largest solar panel installation for Keysight globally accelerates company’s commitment to net zero emissions with on-site renewable energy generation
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SANTA ROSA, Calif. October 26, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Keysight Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: KEYS), a leading technology company that delivers advanced design and validation solutions to help accelerate innovation to connect and secure the world, announced the installation of a rooftop solar array at the company's largest site, located in Penang, Malaysia, with completion estimated for Spring 2022.

SCS Global Services Joins Low Carbon Fuels Coalition

SCS Recently Approved for Independent Verification Under Oregon Clean Fuels Program
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SACRAMENTO, Calif., October 28, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Today, the Low Carbon Fuels Coalition (LCFC), announced its newest member: SCS Global Services. SCS, an international leader in third-party certification and verification for environmental sustainability, recently became approved as an independent verification body for the Oregon Clean Fuels Program.

Duke Energy Partners With Nest Renew From Google on Innovative Solutions

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October 19, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Duke Energy (NYSE: DUK) announced it is partnering with Nest Renew from Google, a service for compatible Nest thermostats* that makes it easier to participate in energy programs that save energy and support a clean energy future.  

Goodyear Opts for Renewable Energy in European and Turkish Plants

Decision strengthens company goal of reducing carbon emissions intensity by 25% by 2023, shift will reduce the company's carbon footprint by up to 260,000 tons
Press Release

BRUSSELS, Sept. 22, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company today announced it will adopt 100% renewable energy at its Goodyear plants across Europe and Turkey* in the first of a multiple-phase plan to procure 100% renewable energy in all its facilities across Europe, Middle East and Africa by the end of 2022. 

Climate Safe Lending: Ensuring Planetary Stability

Banks as Unlikely Allies
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by David Barmes and Marya Skotte, Climate Safe Lending Network 

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