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Energy Trends That Will Continue in the Foreseeable Future

Dec 13th, 2015 | By
Energy Trends That Will Continue in the Foreseeable Future

2015 will pass by soon. While we live our day-to-day lives and careers, it’s easy to miss trends that establish themselves in a small number of years or even in a single year. Yet this is happening with energy. Some new “realities” that are likely unstoppable, even by those who prefer the status quo or
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Adapting to Climate Change through Better Building Design

Aug 31st, 2013 | By
Adapting to Climate Change through Better Building Design

In recent years, while some debated whether climate change was real or not, preparing one’s assets for the impacts of climate change was not a priority. This attitude seemed to change with Hurricane Sandy, which struck the East Coast of the United States nearly a year ago. Many people felt that the storm was a
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Sustainability: Reports Show Greater Acceptance

Jun 19th, 2012 | By
Sustainability: Reports Show Greater Acceptance

The number of corporate sustainability programs grew markedly in 2011 according to Sustainability Nears a Tipping Point, a report released recently by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Sloan Management Review. According to the report, about 70 percent of the nearly 3,000 executives who were surveyed said that sustainability was on their management agenda in
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United States: EPA Publishes National Greenhouse Gas Inventory

May 28th, 2012 | By
United States: EPA Publishes National Greenhouse Gas Inventory

In April 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released its 17th annual U.S. greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions inventory, The Inventory of U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Sinks: 1990-2010. The report shows overall GHG emissions in 2010 increased by 213 million metric tons or 3.2 percent from the previous year, despite the sluggish economy. According
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In Defense of Small EHS Consulting Firms

May 13th, 2012 | By
In Defense of Small EHS Consulting Firms

On December 30, 2011, an article titled The World’s Largest Environmental Consulting Firms was posted in the EHS Journal. The article highlighted the “Global 12,” the 12 largest environmental consulting firms. These are firms that have many offices located, in most cases, around the world, and they offer a wide breadth of environmental, health, and
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