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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 …

EPA Responds to New Mexico Governor and Acts to Address PFAS Under Hazardous Waste Law

EPA Responds to New Mexico and Acts to Address PFAS

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EPA Responds to New Mexico Governor and Acts to Address PFAS Under Hazardous Waste Law WASHINGTON (Oct. 26, 2021) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it is acting upon a petition from Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham of New Mexico to tackle PFAS contamination under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). In responding to the petition, EPA …

An Exclusive Conversation with Dan Levy - #Greenbuild 2021

An Exclusive Conversation with Dan Levy – #Greenbuild 2021

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“Some scholars have said Schitts Creek is a utopia,” Mahesh Ramanujam asked Dan Levy. Dan’s interview spotlighted the community in a small town and his hope for the future. Information from the USGBC We are delighted to announce a Greenbuild 2021 Exclusive Conversation with Emmy® Award-winning Writer, Actor, Director and Producer, Dan Levy. Dan Levy has won numerous Awards as …

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USGBC Greenbuild Daily Digest

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Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2021 Connect With Us Please email [email protected] for any media requests. Melissa Baker, Senior Vice President, Technical Core, will be available for media interview during the conference. Follow USGBC on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn for updates throughout the conference. Don’t Miss This Week: Visit with the USGBC booth at the expo hall (booth 5107) and meet …

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Greenbuild 2021 – Net Zero Embodied Carbon Structures – SE 2050 Commitment

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This session explains the newly launched Structural Engineers (SE) 2050 Commitment Program by the Structural Engineering Institute (SEI) of the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE). SE 2050 is a national program with goals of reducing the embodied carbon of our structural systems to net zero by 2050 through education, tracking of embodied carbon, and establishing reduction targets over time. …

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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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From Here to There – Community-Based Social Marketing

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Hi Green Cincinnati Education Advocacy, This week I had a Zoom call with a colleague regarding the importance of hope in addressing wicked problems, such as climate change and biodiversity loss. After our call, I reread a brief essay I had written for the anthology, Global Chorus. I’ll return to discussing identifying barriers next week, but here is that essay. …