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A Cleaner, Greener MSP

I seriously feel like my hometown airport, and the place I like to call my second home, is recognized for something nearly every week.

Most recently, Airports Council International – North America (ACI-NA) recognized the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) for its work on carbon emissions. 206 more words

UN Secretary General urges world leaders to make the world a peaceful place

Addressing the annual gathering of world leaders at the United Nations Headquarters, Secretary-General António Guterres spotlighted several threats – including the nuclear peril, climate change, and ongoing conflicts – that must be overcome to create a better world for all. 580 more words

Security

Guest column: Shape plans to cut carbon emissions for coastal communities 

The risks and damages just keep mounting.

Abundant fisheries are Ilwaco’s lifeblood, so I take an interest in reducing the carbon emissions that undercut the ocean’s ability to produce seafood. 33 more words

Guest Opinion

The surprising emissions from Oregon's forests (Guest opinion)

Once in a while, you’ll hear reference to a black swan event, an episode that comes as a surprise, has a major effect, and is often inappropriately rationalized after the fact. 36 more words

The Oregonian

New York City set to improve energy performance of its larger buildings

Up to 23,000 buildings could be required to significantly improve their energy performance, according to an announcement by Mayor de Blasio this week. William Neuman writes in the New York Times that of the 23,000 buildings, “14,500 are “the worst performing” in terms of energy efficiency”. 821 more words

Buildings

Mondelez International named on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Mondelēz International (NASDAQ:MDLZ) has once again been named to the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI) for both the North America and World indices.

The DJSI is a globally recognized independent benchmark that conducts comprehensive assessments of a company’s economic, environmental and social performance with a strong focus on long-term value creation for shareholders. 367 more words

Business

Democrats see path to 'cap and invest' in 2018

The proposed state program would put a price on greenhouse emissions from industry.

Democratic lawmakers say they may finally have enough momentum to enact a “cap and invest” carbon dioxide-reduction program in 2018. 39 more words

Portland Tribune