Sony’s Open Planet Ideas initiative reveals the potential of social networks tools to cut carbon emissions and enhance resource efficiency.
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A 3-scope emissions solution
In September, Bullfrog Power launched the availability of green fuel for businesses across Canada. Bullfrog Power’s green fuel is an earth-friendly, renewable alternative to liquid fossil fuel, allowing climate-conscious businesses in Canada to reduce the environmental impact of their transportation. By combining Bullfrog Power’s green natural gas, green electricity and green fuel products, businesses are now able to address their scope 1, 2 and 3 emissions with a comprehensivegreen energy solution....
Enhanced waste-management practices reduce carbon emissions and support lower landfill taxes
Landfill taxes and ‘enhanced waste management’ practices have been introduced to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill and to convert waste into useful products. This study investigated the interplay of these two policy options in Belgium, generating findings that could help Europe move towards a resource-efficient, circular economy. Landfill taxes and ‘enhanced waste management’ practices have been introduced to reduce the amount of waste that goes to landfill and to convert...
Electric utilities leveraging district energy systems to improve efficiency and reduce carbon ...
Aaron Larson, associate editor (@AaronL_Power, @POWERmagazine), reports in Power magazine on developing business opportunities for electric utilities in district energy, drawing from presentations given at the 107th Annual Conference of the International District Energy Association (IDEA). Cogen in the Sunshine State. Florida Public Utilities Co. (FPU) is partnering with Rayonier Performance Fiber on the Eight Flags CHP project, which conducted steam blows in April 2016. The plant is expected to begin commercial...
The geography of carbon pricing
Study looks at why some states could be impacted more than others if a price is put on carbon. Original story at MIT News How much will your cost of living rise if a price is put on carbon? According to a newstudyinTheEnergy Journal,the answer may depend on where you live — and how policymakers define who’s ultimately responsible for human-made carbon emissions. On first glance, it might seem intuitive to impose a price on carbon where emissions are generated, from manufacturing facilities to power...
Mining Companies That Manage Their Environmental Impact
There are significant environmental challenges associated with the mining and mineral exploration industry, regardless of the material. From diamonds and stone to ore and other metalliferous materials, the most critical environmental impacts are energy use, land disturbance, carbon emissions, and pollution from mining activity and subsequent release of chemical substances into the air or water. Read more about what mining companies are doing to reduce their environmental impact.