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A New Development in Wind Power?

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on Tuesday, 27 March 2012
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Wind is free, and by capturing it efficiently using advanced technologies, it can produce energy that does not create green house gases or other types of pollutants. Examples of man harnessing the energy of the wind to create wind power dates back to almost 7,000 years ago. New technologies look to increase efficiency levels even more at affordable price points.

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Normalized vs. Absolute

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on Wednesday, 18 January 2012
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Being Transparent and Truthful With Sustainability Results. 

I’ve never liked how companies report their progress either as a normalized or absolute result depending on the spin they can put on the numbers. Why not report both?  Too often companies skew the underlying cause of how certain environmental goals were attained to paint a positive picture for the consumer, when in fact, they might have been neutral or actually increased their impact. This often contributes to consumers believing companies are “green washing” to increase sales.

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Farewell to a Sustainability Icon

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on Tuesday, 23 August 2011
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Webster defines a leader as “someone that shows the way” and “an important, influential person”.  Can anyone dispute that Ray Anderson was a “leader” in the field of sustainability?

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Does GHG stand for Getting Higher aGain?

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on Tuesday, 12 July 2011
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I was shocked the other day when I read greenhouse gas emissions reached their highest point ever last year as 30.6 gigatons of carbon dioxide were emitted, up five percent from 2008's record level of 29.3 Gt. How could this be with all the progress being made and reported by U.S. and international corporations daily to reduce their carbon footprints?

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