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GHG Emissions  -  August 1, 2019

San Francisco maps 100% emissions-free transportation

Mayor London N. Breed, along with Supervisor Aaron Peskin, introduced legislation to expand the number of electric vehicle (EV) charging stations in San Francisco parking facilities and unveiled a roadmap to achieve 100% emission-free transportation by 2040.
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July 30, 2019

Boston, San Francisco & Seattle lead clean energy efforts

U.S. cities, led by Boston, San Francisco, and Seattle, are ramping up their clean energy efforts, notably with stricter energy-saving rules for buildings, but only a few cities appear on track to meet their community-wide climate goals, according to the 2019 City Clean Energy Scorecard.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 26, 2019

Houston drafts city climate action plan  

The city of Houston released a draft of its city climate action plan on July 25 that calls for increasing the generation of renewable energy, greater investment in “green infrastructure” and expanding the use of alternative modes of transportation by making it easier for people to walk, ride their bikes and use public transit.
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July 24, 2019

The Home Depot reports 26% energy use reduction

The Home Depot® reported a 26% reduction of energy use by its U.S. stores in 2018 compared to 2010, ahead of its stated goal of 20%. Supply chain efficiencies implemented by the company reduced carbon dioxide intensity by 6% per dollar sold for the year.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 24, 2019

AIG releases inaugural TCFD Report

American International Group, Inc. issued its first Task Force on Climate-related Financial Disclosures (TCFD) report and created a position of Chief Sustainability Officer to lead the development and implementation of a company-wide sustainability strategy. Jennifer Waldner has been appointed to fill this role.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 23, 2019

Efficiency keeps pace with production at Skyworks

Skyworks Solutions, Inc., a producer of high-performance analog semiconductors, reported year-over-year savings of 72.700-megawatt hours in 2018, enough to power more than 6,000 homes for one year.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 23, 2019

BD reports progress on 2020 goals

BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company), a leading global medical technology company, reached a 75% reduction in GHG emissions in 2018 from a baseline year of 2008, normalized to cost of products sold, well ahead of its 2020 target of 50%.
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GHG Emissions  -  July 22, 2019

S&P Global ahead of 5-year GHG target

S&P Global has reduced its GHG emissions by 30% from 2013 to 2018, twice the rate of its 15% goal for that timeframe. The company also achieved a reduction in their Scope 1 & 2 emissions.
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July 20, 2019

Weekend reads: a Marshall Plan for climate change; Car-free city centers

It's the weekend! Kick back, stay cool and catch up with these can't-miss articles from around the web:
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July 19, 2019

New York signs largest offshore wind deal

New York Governor Andrew M. Cuomo executed the nation's largest offshore wind agreement and the single largest renewable energy procurement by any state in U.S. history - nearly 1,700 megawatts -with the selection of two offshore wind projects.
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