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The case for re-engineering the way we adapt to climate change

The case for re-engineering the way we adapt to climate change

Around the world, countries as diverse as the United Kingdom, Mexico and the Philippines are adapting to climate change. Many are aligning this – and ongoing efforts to manage disaster risks – with infrastructure investments and economic growth, a recent report by the U.S. General Accounting Office found.

How Cutting Methane Waste Won the West – By Record Numbers

How Cutting Methane Waste Won the West – By Record Numbers

Over the past few months, hundreds of thousands of people across the U.S. have spoken out in support of action on one very important topic: methane. Methane is the main ingredient of natural gas.  It helps heat our homes and power our economy.  But when leaked or vented into the … Read more »

KKR’s Green Portfolio Companies Cut Over 2.3 Million MT of GHGs

Del Monte Foods, Sealy and US Foods are among 25 of KKR’s Green Portfolio Program companies that have avoided more than 2.3 million metric tons of greenhouse gases and achieved about $1.2 billion in cost savings and new revenue between 2008 and 2013. KKR formed its Green Portfolio Program in … Read more »

water

GEMI, EDF Expand Water Efficiency Toolkit

The Global Environmental Management Initiative and Environmental Defense Fund have teamed up to expand the adoption of their water efficiency toolkit for companies in water-stressed areas as drought conditions persist on the West Coast and throughout the Southwest. The EDF-GEMI Water Management Application (WaterMAPP) toolkit is a MS Excel-based, multi-tabbed … Read more »

Murphy-Brown hog

EDF, Smithfield Foods to Cut GHGs by 60,000 Tons

Smithfield Foods and its livestock production subsidiary, Murphy-Brown, are collaborating with Environmental Defense Fund to help farmers optimize fertilizer application to grain grown for animal feed. EDF estimates that the collaboration will reduce excess nitrogen fertilizer on more than 450,000 acres and reduce GHG emissions from agriculture by more than … Read more »

Business, UK Government Pledge to Cut Carbon in Infrastructure

London Heathrow Airport, construction group Skanska and energy company National Grid are among the businesses that have signed on to a joint industry and UK government initiative that aims to reduce carbon in infrastructure, which the government says could save as much as 24 million metric tons of carbon and … Read more »

Global Cleantech 100

Top 100 Global Cleantech Firms Named

LanzaTech, RecycleBank, ChargePoint and Desalitech are among the companies to make the most recent Global Cleantech 100 list and report. The fifth annual list, compiled by Cleantech Group, recognizes the companies most likely to have a significant market impact over the next five to 10 years, according to the global … Read more »

Boise

Boise Switches to Rail, Cuts CO2 Emissions 60%

Packaging and paper products manufacturer Boise has cut CO2 emissions by 60 percent by switching from road to rail and packing its products more efficiently in rail containers, says a case study from Environmental Defense Fund (EDF). EDF, in conjunction with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, has put together a … Read more »

Offshore Wind: Brighter Future?

This week we saw two signals that the nascent US offshore wind industry might finally find its feet. Yesterday the Department of the Interior announced a date for the nation’s first ever competitive offshore wind auction, for two leases with an estimated capacity of up to 3,395 MW. (A couple … Read more »