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Markets & Business, Markets & Trends

Fashion Trends: Going Green With Your Wardrobe

6 Feb , 2020  

Written by Shannon Dracup, ERS We’re taking a look at the environmental impacts of the fashion industry, a topic that is not often discussed when we think about sustainability. The fashion industry is one of the most lucrative and destructive industries on the planet, and its environmental damage is only increasing as the industry grows. […]

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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

6 Trends That Show Environmental Policies in Action… and Working!

23 Aug , 2019  

This article was originally published on aceee.org, June 12, 2019. Major energy efficiency policies slashed US energy use by about 20% in 2017, saving a whopping 25 quads of energy —the amount used in California, Texas, and Florida combined. Two US policies now at risk accounted for the majority of these savings. Vehicle fuel economy […]

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Building Technology, Lighting

Cannabis Industry Has Major Carbon Footprint

30 Jun , 2017  

The Cannabis Industry Has a Fossil Fuel Reliance Problem Merry Jane, June 21,2017 As the legal cannabis industry grows, so does its carbon footprint. In order to grow cannabis plants indoors, cultivators must resort to using powerful high-pressure sodium lights, similar to the ones used in hospital operating rooms. These lights produce about 500 times […]

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Law & Policy, Programs & Policy

Key Takeaways from a Clean Power Plan Analysis

24 Mar , 2016  

clean power plan analysis

How the Clean Power Plan Can Accelerate Renewable Energy and Efficiency UCSUSA, March 24, 2016. Image credit: russmac Eight key takeaways from the new analysis The CPP helps speed up the shift toward a cleaner, more diversified mix of low-carbon power sources. Under the CPP National Trading Case, renewable energy accounts for 21 percent of the […]

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Finance, Markets & Business

Southern US States Emerging as an Energy Efficiency Hot Bed

23 Mar , 2015  

Energy Efficiency Leveraged As Financial Driver of Community Improvement in Southern US Distributed Energy, March 10, 2015 When it comes to implementing leading-edge energy efficiency programs, certain US states and cities are known as innovators. These sustainability-savvy hot beds are prominent on the West Coast and in the Northeast, but a new trend is emerging […]

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