Net Zero | Sustainability | Renewable Energy

Austin, Texas: a sustainable city

Austin is widely recognized as a top eco-friendly city, especially in the United States. In Austin, through non-profit organizations, sustainability groups, and local government; there are continuous efforts in environmental justice. [see below for a few examples of Austin's sustainability organizations]. These organizations also work...

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Shortfall in International GHG Reduction Pledges

International Shortfall in NDCs |  There is a substantial shortfall between GHG emission reduction pledges that almost 200 countries, both independently, and internationally all member-nations of the UNFCCC* have recommended targets. (The international pledges are known as nationally determined contributions (NDCs)  - and can be...

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Plan for Smart Meter Deployment in all 50 States

smart meters

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="501"] smart meters[/caption] Many buildings in America today still rely on inefficient energy infrastructure, such as older models of energy meters, instead of modern, cost-effective, energy efficiency technology such as smart meters.[1] Smart meters are energy meters with digital, high-speed real-time two-way...

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Economy vs. the Environment

Economic growth does not have to come at the expense of the environment. Sustainable technologies (such as renewable energy, energy efficiency, sustainable mass transit, electric vehicles) are also extremely beneficial to the economy. For example, the renewable energy industry employs over 500,000 people in the...

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Decoupling and Divestment to Reach Sustainability

Decoupling and Divestment

Decoupling Decoupling in eco-environmental terms can be defined as a striving for economic growth without creating corresponding environmental impacts. Nations, industries, and corporations, will still reach full potential and economic growth; and perhaps achieve even greater success, by following sustainable practices. Economic growth for companies...

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