Renewable Energy & Sustainability

SmartBrief on Sustainability

News about the future of sustainable business

SmartBrief on Sustainability

CSR leaders need to plan for 2050

8/20/2014

  • Thomson Reuters Foundation

Sustainability professionals need to be thinking about how the world will look in 2050, says Henk de Bruin, global sustainability chief with Royal Philips. That means preparing for a huge growth in po… Read More

Wind Energy SmartBrief

The latest wind energy news and information

Wind Energy SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: American Wind Energy Association

Maine town to vote on wind project moratorium

8/20/2014

  • Sun Journal (Lewiston, Maine)

Residents of Dixfield, Maine, will vote on a 180-day moratorium on building wind projects in the area while the town planning board works on a new wind power ordinance. The revised ordinance would lik… Read More

RFA SmartBrief

News on ethanol and other biofuels

RFA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Renewable Fuels Association

Court rules in favor of Bunge in dispute over biotech corn

8/20/2014

  • Capital Press Agriculture (Salem, Ore.)

The 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that Syngenta cannot compel Bunge to store corn containing the biotech firm's Agrisure Viptera corn variety, which is not approved in China. Farmers affecte… Read More

A&WMA SmartBrief

Air and waste news for environmental professionals

A&WMA SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Air & Waste Management Association

EPA rules concern makers of wood stoves

8/20/2014

  • Spokesman-Review (Spokane, Wash.) (free content), The

The Environmental Protection Agency's proposed changes to pollution rules would affect new manufacturing of wood and pellet stoves, reducing particulate levels from 7.5 grams per hour to, potentially,… Read More

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

News in the industrial biotech industry

Industrial BIOtech SmartBrief

Published in partnership with: Biotechnology Industry Organization

Ky. researchers use power plant gas emissions to grow algae

8/20/2014

  • WKRC-TV (Cincinnati)

The Duke Energy East Bend Station, a coal-fired plant in Boone County, Ky., partnered with the University of Kentucky to study how power plant gas emissions can be used to grow algae. Researchers capt… Read More