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Most effective carbon-emissions reduction policy must come from Congress

8/27/2014

  • Washington Post (tiered subscription model), The

The Environmental Protection Agency has led the way in carbon-emissions reduction in the U.S., but Congress needs to take action for changes to be the most effective, writes the editorial board of The… Read More

Opinion: U.S. energy needs right policies to prompt more benefits

8/26/2014

  • Reno Gazette-Journal (Nev.) (tiered subscription model)

Despite the bipartisan support for the U.S. energy revolution, regulatory hurdles are still present, hampering the advancement of major energy projects including the Keystone XL pipeline and some liqu… Read More

Nespresso plans $550M environmental initiative

8/27/2014

  • Bloomberg
  • BusinessGreen (U.K.)

Nespresso says it will spend $550 million over the next six years to improve its environmental and social footprint, helping farmers in Africa and working to improve its products' recyclability. "Our … Read More