EarthShift Global Sustainability Blog: #ShiftTheEarth

A Sustainable-ROI Perspective on a Methane Rule

natural gas flare, image provided by Tim Evanson.

UPDATE—May 10, 2017:  On a 51-49 vote, the US Senate today declined to overturn the methane emissions rule, keeping the existing regulations in place.

Saluting HP for its Gold-Medal Performance with WEC

The World Environment Center is honoring HP Inc. with its Gold Medal for International Corporate Achievement in Sustainable Development – here’s to both organizations.
 

SustPack 2017: Donut Economics, Private-Sector Leadership, and US Recycling

Last week’s SustPack 2017, a joint project of the Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) and Smithers Pira, was centered around the Inputs, Outputs and Impacts of Packaging in Supply Chain Sustainability...
 

Understanding Life Cycle Impact Assessment Process: Part I–Overview and Fate

https://www.earthshiftglobal.com/blog/understanding-life-cycle-impact-assessment-process-part-iii-modeling-effects-%26-conclusionWe kick off a three-part look at Life Cycle Impact Assessment, one of the key steps in Life Cycle Assessment, with a look at Fate: how do we account for the characteristics of emissions, and their environmental concentrations post-release?
 

After Eight Years, a Strong Report Card for RGGI

Eight years after its launch, the Regional Greenhouse Gas Initiative (RGGI) cap-and-trade program has made big reductions in emissions from Northeastern and Mid-Atlantic power plants, while also boosting energy efficiency, spurring the transition to clean energy, and improving public health.

 

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