California is experiencing its driest year on record, facing a drought that impacts industries across the state: electricity, farming, fishing, even tourism. Governor Jerry Brown declared the drought a statewide emergency last January, and President Obama visited the state on Friday to speak firsthand with farmers and other stakeholders about how the drought is impacting […]
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Increasing droughts and water shortages are causing companies to pay more attention to their water use. Leaders like AT&T understand that proactively engaging in water conservation—including working with suppliers—can help mitigate its risks to water stress. In 2012, EDF and AT&T launched an effort to identify opportunities to reduce water and energy use in buildings, […]
The industrial sector accounts for roughly one-third of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. The good news is that there are huge, untapped energy-efficiency opportunities that can save manufacturing companies money (see www.lesscarbonmoreinnovation.org). Unfortunately barriers—ranging from financial, organizational and cultural—hinder companies from implementing these solutions That’s why EDF has teamed up with the labor union IUE-CWA on […]
For some, a Treasure Hunt calls to mind images of the high seas, pirates and buried treasure. This particular Treasure Hunt, however, occurred not at sea, but in Springboro, Ohio—at the Cobasys advanced battery manufacturing plant. But it did turn up a treasure trove of energy cost savings and carbon reductions…and a few pirates too! […]