Tag archives for energy efficiency
The world’s largest companies have a long way to go before they move the needle on the ambitious climate change mitigation goals set at COP21, according to a CDP report released this week.
Winter is now officially here and by now you’ve probably stocked up on your supply of home heating oil. You may well be feeling smug as well as snug, but you’ll feel even better if you know you’re making the most of your oil by insulating your home and by using your boiler more efficiently.
Marks and Spencer, which operates over 1,000 stores across the United Kingdom and three continents, makes the case that customers should be at the core of any company’s drive to stay profitable while becoming even more responsible.
Earlier this week, Heineken cut the ribbon for what the brewing giant says is the world’s first “major zero-carbon brewery.”
Opower claims its energy-efficiency software has saved consumers over $1 billion in electricity costs. On Monday, cloud-applications company Oracle announced that it would buy Opower for $532 million.
Signed by Gov. Jerry Brown during a ceremony this week, Senate Bill 350 mandates that California produce 50% of its electricity from renewables by 2030.
PepsiCo’s recent claim that since 2010, it has reaped $375 million in savings due to its sustainability initiatives, is encouraging news.
Union of Concerned Scientists estimates our addiction to home delivery burns about 70 gallons of fuel annually per person.
Low-consumption buildings, revamp of the regional economy, and environmental benefits: all thanks to wood. A review on European projects on energy efficiency carried out by Slovenia.
California will expand its cap-and-trade program in early 2015 by mandating refineries participate in the program. Is this a step forward for the state?
A recently released study suggests stronger power plant standards to cut carbon emissions could save lives and offer significant health benefits.
With the World Cup approaching, an impending crisis could nudge Brazil in a more sustainable direction--specifically towards energy efficiency.