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EBRD Board Approves €950 Million Extension of Pioneering Urban Sustainability Program

Renewable Energy Magazine Summary Set up in 2016 with €250 million and expanded in 2018 by a further €700 million of EBRD funds, EBRD Green Cities has mobilised significant co-finance, including €87 million from the Green Climate Fund (GCF) for concessional funding, as well as...


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Net zero by 2040, LES Board approves decarbonization goal

LES Press Release Summary After participating in a year-long educational series on establishing a new carbon reduction goal and soliciting public opinion at the beginning of the month, the LES Administrative Board adopted a 100% net decarbonization goal by 2040 during its Nov. 20 meeting....


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Ever-Green Energy to offer free consulting to Macalester College

Twin Cities Pioneer Press Summary Ever-Green Energy, a subsidiary of St. Paul-based District Energy, will help Macalester College in St. Paul and Slippery Rock University in Pennsylvania lower their carbon footprints through free enrollment in its “Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality” initiative. ...


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Vicinity Energy commits to reaching net zero carbon emissions for all operations by 2050

Vicinity Press Release Summary Vicinity Energy, the nation’s largest district energy provider, announces its plan to reach net zero carbon emissions for all of its operations by 2050 Vicinity Energy provides heat, hot water, cooling, chilled water, sterilization and humidification to over...


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Duke Works Toward Carbon-Neutrality Goal with Solar Deal, Board of Trustees Task Force

The Chronicle Summary A major solar acquisition over the summer, along with a new Board of Trustees strategic task force will help Duke continue on its path to carbon neutrality. With Duke’s climate plan including extensive carbon offsets—projects meant to “cancel out” emissions being...


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UMN Morris and Ever-Green Energy Release Campus Carbon Neutrality Plan

University of Minnesota Morris Summary In the year since Ever-Green Energy chose the University of Minnesota Morris for the Roadmap to Carbon Neutrality Program , the two organizations have worked together to develop sustainable energy pathways for the campus to pursue. These pathways...


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Plan to unlock Clacks' clean energy potential

Alloa & Hillfoots Advertiser Summary The council has taken the first few steps on a long journey to unlock the Wee County's clean energy potential. The Regional Energy Masterplan (REM) project, part of the Stirling and Clackmannanshire City Deal, was approved by councillors last...


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The Top 20 Coolest Schools 2020

Sierra Summary In the 14 years since Sierra started ranking colleges according to their eco bona fides and environmental commitments, one thing has become clear: Governments and businesses would be wise to take their cues from higher education. That’s because achieving carbon...


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BP will slash oil production by 40% and pour billions into green energy

CNN Summary BP is planning to slash oil and gas production and pour billions of dollars into clean energy as part of a major strategic overhaul unveiled on Tuesday, alongside a huge second quarter loss and dividend cut. The London-based company said that it plans a 10-fold...


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Appalachian ‘New Deal’ would create jobs, improve environment

Ellwood City Ledger Summary Reimagine Appalachia on Tuesday released a New Deal-style policy framework to expand economic opportunity while reducing greenhouse gas emissions in the region. A collective of environmental and economic policy groups in the region want federal lawmakers to...