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Ørsted Launches Construction of Denmark’s First Full-Scale Carbon Capture Project

Ørsted is embarking on the construction of two carbon capture (CCS) facilities designed to capture and store carbon emissions from the woodchip-fired Asnæs Power Station in Kalundborg and the straw-fired unit at Avedøre Power Station in Greater Copenhagen. This project represents Denmark’s first full-scale carbon capture project and signals the dawn of a new era […]

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World Bank Group Commits $40 Billion for Climate Action in Ambitious New Plan

With an ambitious financing package announced at COP28, the World Bank Group is helping people in developing countries better withstand the devastation of climate change and create a better world for their children and grandchildren. if (!window.AdButler){(function(){var s = document.createElement(“script”); s.async = true; s.type = “text/javascript”;s.src = ‘https://servedbyadbutler.com/app.js’;var n = document.getElementsByTagName(“script”)[0]; n.parentNode.insertBefore(s, n);}());} var AdButler […]

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Front of mind for Michael Pollan: psychedelics

At more than a dozen U.S. universities, a new generation is researching constructive uses of mushrooms, ecstasy, and other consciousness-altering drugs. Most are focused on hardcore scientific and medical applications, said Michael Pollan, the Lewis K. Chan Arts Lecturer and a professor of the practice of nonfiction writing. “But there are other ways in which […]

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Funny thing happened on way to med school

A decade after graduating Harvard, Laura Bellamy ’13 officially returns to home ice as the Landry Family Head Coach for Harvard Women’s Ice Hockey on Friday against Union College. The Gazette spoke with Bellamy about her path from youth rink-rat in Minnesota to her College playing days and unexpected turn to coaching. This interview was […]

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Screech owl wisdom

It took an ailing screech owl to teach a scientist the value of up-close-and-personal study. In a talk Monday at the Science Center, Carl Safina, an ecologist at Stony Brook University and author of several books about humanity’s relationship with nature, recalled that the chick was found on a friend’s lawn as the pandemic was […]

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ClimeCo Leads Development of First-Ever Low-Carbon Cement Protocol 

Newly adopted by Climate Action Reserve, protocol will generate production of more environmentally friendly building materials   ClimeCo, a leading global sustainability company, recently leveraged its industrial and methodology expertise to lead the development of Climate Action Reserve’s (CAR) new U.S. Low-Carbon Cement Protocol. The Low-Carbon Cement Protocol  establishes a first-of-its-kind pathway to generate voluntary carbon credits from the […]

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Xerox Shares 2023 Corporate Social Responsibility Report

The company provides an update on its net zero by 2040 roadmap and outlines details of recent double materiality assessment. Xerox Holdings Corporation published its 2023 Global Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report detailing Xerox’s continued CSR accomplishments and underscoring its continued pioneering leadership in delivering measurable environmental, social, and governance (ESG) impact work. “For more than 60 […]

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Aramco Advances Emissions Reduction Solutions: Hydrogen, DAC, CO2 Storage, and Geothermal Energy

Company finalizing engineering agreement with Topsoe to build lower-carbon hydrogen demonstration plant Research collaboration with Siemens Energy to develop Direct Air Capture test unit Novel CO2 sequestration solution using mineralization successfully piloted in Jazan Three potential locations identified for geothermal energy projects Aramco (“the Company”), one of the world’s leading integrated energy and chemicals companies, is […]

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Go Chasing Waterfalls in Iceland–just don’t tell TLC

Iceland’s stunning landscapes and eco-friendly efforts have piqued our interest. A business trip to London, a well-placed ad offering a free stopover on Iceland Air and Labor Day Weekend created the perfect storm to make the trip possible. Reasonable people can debate over a nice, cold Gull beer what has put Iceland into the conversation […]

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ESG Book partners with the Sustainable Finance Institute Asia for Pilot Initiative on ESG Data Disclosure

SFIA identifies ESG Book as a potential technology partner for Project SAFE, an initiative to address ESG data requirements and disclosure gaps in ASEAN markets.  The Single Accesspoint for ESG Data (SAFE) Initiative brings together industry stakeholders to support sustainable finance across ASEAN markets through accessible, comparable, and transparent ESG data. As the world’s largest sustainability disclosure […]

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