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GHG Emissions  -  August 9, 2021

New Report Finds Buildings Are Responsible for 39% of Global Emissions

Buildings and buildings construction are responsible for 36% of global energy consumption and 39% of energy-related annual carbon emissions, a new study found.

August 7, 2021

Weekend Reads: A Space-Based Solar Power Project; What the Infrastructure Deal Would Do For EVs

It's the weekend! Kick back and catch up with these must-read articles from around the web.

Solar  -  August 6, 2021

McDonald's and eBay Ink Deal with Louisiana's Largest Solar Farm

McDonald’s Corporation and eBay both agreed to source energy from what will be Louisiana’s largest solar project with 345 MW of capacity.

Sourcing Renewables  -  August 6, 2021

Tampa City Council Passes Resolution for 100% RE by 2035

The City Council of Tampa, Fla., passed a resolution Aug. 5 calling for municipal operations to transition to 100% renewable energy by 2035.

GHG Emissions  -  August 6, 2021

NYPA Launches Study on Long-Term Climate Change Impact

The New York Power Authority (NYPA) is launching a study of the long-term effects of climate change and extreme weather on its power generation and transmission operations.

August 6, 2021

Deloitte to Offer Employees Educational Program on Climate Change

Deloitte announced Aug. 4 a new educational program offered to its 330,000 about the impacts of climate change and actions that can be taken.

Sourcing Renewables  -  August 5, 2021

DHL Signs On for World's First All-Electric Cargo Plane

DHL Express announced Aug. 3 that it will be purchasing 12 of the world’s first fully electric aircraft models to add to its e-cargo fleet.

Sourcing Renewables  -  August 5, 2021

X, the Moonshot Factory and AES Pair Up on Grid Virtualization

The AES Corporation announced Aug. 3 that it will be collaborating with X, the moonshot factory to develop technology that will help accelerate the clean energy transition.

GHG Emissions  -  August 5, 2021

Mattel Targets 50% Emissions Cut by 2030

Mattel announced Aug. 5 a new target to reduce its Scope 1 and 2 emissions 50% by 2030 from a 2019 baseline.

Sourcing Renewables  -  August 5, 2021

President Biden to Launch Ambitious National EV Target

President Biden released Aug. 5 his plan to transition 50% of car and trucks sales in the U.S. to electric vehicles by 2030.

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