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The Awakening

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2016 was the second celebration of the Awakening, the communication with the Elements and Universe allowed by Fungi. The first one for me in 2010 was not as successful as in 2016 because the communication conduits were harder to amass the required connections. This year I achieved all my goals. Next, I’ll teach others. The first life on Earth was …

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Loop Industries Announces Selection of Port-Jérôme, in Normandy, France, as Site for First European Infinite Loop Manufacturing Facility

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FACILITY TO SUPPORT SUSTAINABILITY OBJECTIVES OF EUROPEAN CONSUMER PACKAGED GOODS COMPANIES BREAKING GROUND OF NEW FACILITY TARGETED FOR 2023 WITH FACILITY STARTUP AND COMMISSIONING APPROXIMATELY 18 MONTHS LATER INFINITE LOOP™ MANUFACTURING MODEL DESIGNED TO PRODUCE 70,000 TONNES OF VIRGIN-QUALITY PET RESIN MADE FROM 100% RECYCLED CONTENT ANNUALLY PROJECTED 255,000 TONNES OF CO2 SAVINGS ANNUALLY[1] COMPARED TO VIRGIN PET RESIN MADE …

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An Open Letter to the Global Media by Greta Thunberg and Vanessa Nakate

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l, Thunberg is a Swedish climate activist and co-founder of the Fridays for Future movement. r, Nakate is a Ugandan climate-justice activist and founder of the Rise Up Movement. OCTOBER 29, 2021 2:14 PM EDT Time Magazine Dear media editors around the world, Melting glaciers, wildfires, droughts, deadly heatwaves, floods, hurricanes, loss of biodiversity. These are all symptoms of a destabilizing …

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Implementing Zero Carbon at Scale – Greenbuild 2021

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Implementing Zero Carbon at Scale – Public and Private Sector Success Stories Susan Freed, Project Manager – Energy & Sustainability Division County of San Diego Susan Freed is the Project Manager for the Energy and Sustainability Division at County of San Diego since 2013. Her work at the County includes finding opportunities to increase the energy and water efficiency and …

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Carbon Neutral Grain Elevator & Processing Operations

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At the recent GEAPS (Grain Elevator & Processing Society) conference and expo, I attended as a member of the press. I promised to write an article about how to make grain silo operations carbon neutral. Sugar cane plants run on the agricultural waste generated from cutting down the sugar cane. After the stalks are crushed to remove their sugar juice …

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USGBC Announces CEO Mahesh Ramanujam will be stepping down

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U.S. Green Building Council Announces CEO Transition, Strategic Review The leading voice in healthy and vibrant green buildings and communities to build upon its strengths and 28-year history Sept. 8, 2021 (Washington, DC) – Today, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) Board of Directors announced that Mahesh Ramanujam will be stepping down as president and CEO of USGBC, Green Business …

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Environmental Democracy – Book Review: “Fusion Capitalism,” by Steve Melink

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Steve writes in his new book “Fusion Capitalism” that attending Greenbuild 2004 was a catalyst. He was moved to create clean energy by the world he was leaving his children. My own motivation comes from being an artist and designer. Steve spoke at a Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design education event to support the U.S. Green Building Council at …