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New NAZCA portal showcases groundswell of climate action

Posted December 11, 2014 by Brendan Guy in Green Enterprise, Living Sustainably, Solving Global Warming, The Media and the Environment

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While the true purpose of the famous Nazca Lines may never be known, a new tool ensures the full extent of climate actions around the globe can be easily recognized by all. Today marked “Lima Climate Action” day at the...continued

Michigan: New Report Shows Big Increase in Extreme Storms

Posted December 4, 2014 by Theo Spencer in Curbing Pollution, Green Enterprise, Living Sustainably, Solving Global Warming

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The kind of deluges that flooded Detroit this year and Grand Rapids last year are part of 50-year trend of increasingly frequent extreme storms in Michigan. That’s according to a new report we released today along with the Rocky Mountain Climate...continued

India Green News: UN's Montreal Protocol tackles HFCs; PM Narendra Modi makes strong pitch for clean energy at G20 summit; India plans solar army, to train 50,000 people

Posted December 3, 2014 by Avinash Kar in Curbing Pollution, Green Enterprise, Health and the Environment, Solving Global Warming

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India Green News is a selection of news highlights about environmental and energy issues in India This compilation of the India Green News was authored by Nehmat Kaur. November 20th – November 28th   200 countries agree to hold informal...continued

Giving thanks for a bountiful, beautiful harvest season

Posted November 25, 2014 by Claire O'Connor in Green Enterprise, Living Sustainably

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Thanksgiving has a special place in the hearts of most farming families.  It’s a time for farmers to give thanks for the literal fruits of their labors at the end of harvest season.  This year, I had the opportunity to...continued

Electric Cars at the LA Auto Show Showcase the Future

Posted November 19, 2014 by Max Baumhefner in Green Enterprise, Moving Beyond Oil

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Every year, along with reporters and editors from Car & Driver, Motortrend and other specialty car geeks, I go to the Los Angeles Auto Show and ogle the future of cars. It’s a beauty contest of machines with bright showroom...continued

Deepwater One Offshore Wind Project Can Create 300 Long Island Jobs, With LIPA's Help

Posted November 19, 2014 by Kit Kennedy in Curbing Pollution, Green Enterprise, Solving Global Warming

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Offshore wind power is ready for primetime and poised to make a significant contribution to the economy and to job numbers in the United States and here in New York. That was the message yesterday, as offshore wind power developer...continued

Virginia Continues to Lag Behind Neighbors in Clean Energy Jobs

Posted November 10, 2014 by Walton Shepherd in Curbing Pollution, Green Enterprise, Solving Global Warming

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There was another wake-up call for Virginia’s economy last week to join the 21st century energy economy: in addition to making painful state layoffs amid chronic budget shortfalls, it’s also missing its chance to become a contender with neighboring states...continued

White House Takes Needed Steps on Climate

Posted November 4, 2014 by Theo Spencer in Curbing Pollution, Green Enterprise, Solving Global Warming

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Late last week the Obama Administration released Federal agency climate plans that focus on the carbon pollution reductions that agencies are achieving, and the moves they’re making to fortify their facilities and protect their personnel from the impacts of climate...continued

New guide from ASLA highlights urban green, literally, in Portland

Posted October 27, 2014 by Kaid Benfield in Green Enterprise, Health and the Environment, Living Sustainably

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  As many readers know, I am a huge fan of the American Society of Landscape Architects and their leadership on thoughtful ways to integrate nature into our cities.  It’s easy to take nature for granted when we are in...continued

India's Latest Step Towards Becoming Solar Leader

Posted October 24, 2014 by Anjali Jaiswal in Curbing Pollution, Green Enterprise, Solving Global Warming

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Co-authored by Meredith Connolly, NRDC Energy Law and Policy Fellow In the midst of celebrating Diwali, the festival of lights, India is making progress in expanding its solar energy market. The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is moving...continued

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