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Counting Carbon

IPCC report: 6 things you must know about reducing emissions
By Kelly Levin and C. Forbes Tompkins

The world needs to move to fully renewable energy and phase out all greenhouse gas emissions. Poor choices in buildings, energy and city development will delay.

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$40 per ton: Well below the true cost of carbon
By Gernot Wagner

The current price the U.S. places on carbon dioxide emitted is low because it ignores things we now know about climate change.

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Download this free UL white paper that provides an introduction to IAQ issues in relation to furniture products and building materials, and discusses how certification programs support manufacturers’ efforts to substantiate legitimate claims for their products with a review of the causes and effects of poor IAQ, and the common types of VOCs that can adversely impact human health. Download here.

Waste Not

How Clean Energy and Waste Management turn trash into green fuel
By Timothy O'Connor and Chloe Looker

Clean Energy and Waste Management transform landfill emissions into liquefied or compressed natural gas.

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4 steps to keep food waste from super-sizing climate change
By Chet Chaffee

There's a lot of waste between farm and plate, and that creates greenhouse gases. Here's how we can waste less, eat better and breathe easier....Read More

The two questions to ask before handing over used electronics
By Leo Raudys

Uncertified recyclers can pervert the idea of recycling, putting humans and environments at risk. Put your e-waste to better use (and re-use).

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Focus on Design

How She Leads: Lynelle Cameron, Autodesk Foundation
By Elsa Wenzel

The Autodesk Foundation seeks to foster design that addresses some of the world's biggest challenges. Its director explains the opportunities....Read More

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  • Creating Healthier Furniture and Building Materials by Minimizing Chemical Emissions
  • Driving Performance and Transparency in Green Building Products
  • Interpreting Pre-Consumer Recycled Content Claims: Philosophy and Guidance on Environmental Claims for Pre-Consumer Recycled Materials
  • Transparency and the Role of Environmental Product Declarations
  • 2014 The Product Mindset
  • 2014 Energy and Sustainability Predictions
  • Can You Save Millions with Sustainable Packaging Design?
  • LEED v4 for Product Manufacturers—Complying With New MR Credits
  • NAEM Trends Report: Planning for a Sustainable Future
  • The Sleeping Giant: When Energy Prices Awake
  • Selecting an EMIS Top 10
  • EHS Management Information Systems (EMIS) - Getting Started
  • EMIS Design
  • Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Data Management in a Post Merger and Acquisition Environment
  • E2's EMIS Return on Investment (ROI) Approach
  • A Tactical and Practical Approach (TAPA) to Developing a Defensible and Manageable Sustainability Program
  • Why create an EMIS Strategic Plan?
  • Automating Global Regulatory Compliance
  • Build vs. Buy
  • Project Financing Cheat Sheet
  • Guide to Energy, Carbon and Sustainability Software
  • Six growing trends in corporate sustainability

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