Google says it will reach 100% renewable resource for its worldwide companies in 2017

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Google has been participated in by a variety of other big internet companies in seeking green energy for 100% renewable resource. Elsewhere, Microsoft recently revealed its major wind energy purchase, to this day, a 237-megawatt farm to power its Wyoming data center. Apple, too, has been purchasing solar farms, and Facebook joins the process of developing a… Read more »

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21 Twitter Accounts to Follow Ahead of COP21

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21 Twitter Accounts to Follow Ahead of COP21

COP21 is right around the corner, so if you’re interested in getting the scoop straight from the professionals, CSOs, activists, policy-makers, officials and politicians making it happen (in France and beyond), we’ve put together a handy and diverse Twitter list with the 21 movers & shakers you should keep track of in the coming weeks…. Read more »

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Energy efficiency and climate Protection – BDL-Report 2015

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German aviation is reducing its specific energy consumption from year to year. In 2014, the airlines achieved an all-time record by reducing fuel consumption to an average of 3.64 litres of kerosene per 100 passenger-kilometres. In this Aviation Energy Efficiency and Climate Protection Report 2015, the German Aviation Association (BDL) presents the key indicators as… Read more »

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Avoiding the Reporting Trap – A Frontrunner Approach for Building ‘Investor Proof’ Sustainability Strategies

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Avoiding the Reporting Trap

An excellent presentation about Sustainability, recommended: From 18 years of experience and supported by 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index data from the chemical, pharmaceutical, food and telecommunication industries, this report is created for companies that are looking to improve their ROI from sustainability by embedding it into the business strategy. Using best practice examples on… Read more »

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Recommended reading | A Path Appears: Transforming Lives, Creating Opportunity

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An essential, galvanizing narrative about making a difference here and abroad—a road map to becoming the most effective global citizens we can be. In their number one New York Times best seller Half the Sky, husband-and-wife team Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn brought to light struggles faced by women and girls around the globe,… Read more »

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Nissan sees Electric Vehicles sales Boom

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Japanese carmaker Nissan may sell more electric vehicles that the company initially thought, after more and more countries in the world are embracing fossil-fuel alternatives – Nissan’s global electric-vehicle business vice president Billy Hayes told WSJ. Since the introduction in 2010 of its Leaf model, Nissan sold more than 100,000 units globally – and the… Read more »

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Scientists Say Their Giant Laser Has For The First Time Produced Nuclear Fusion

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living Researchers at a laboratory in California say they’ve had a breakthrough in producing fusion power with a giant laser. The success comes after years of struggling to get the laser to work, and is another step in the decades-long quest for fusion energy. Omar Hurricane, a researcher at Lawrence Livermore National… Read more »

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How Electronic Waste harmful for Human Body and Environment

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Electronic waste includes all discarded electronic equipment like official electronic equipment, monitor, keyboard, pen drive, plastic item etc. Most of development countries produce Electronic waste. Many development countries use the recycling process. Today electronic waste is a major problem in the world. All countries of the world face this problem. There are different types of… Read more »

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Obama’s push for “green” energy turns out to have a massive environmental cost

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See on Scoop.it – Green Living Is the federal ethanol policy is doing more harm than good? A damning investigation from the Associated Press exposes the severe environmental impact of the boom in ethanol production, and calls out the Obama administration for pushing a destructive policy in the face of evidence that it is doing far more… Read more »

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