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Trees for tissues: a trade off that American companies can end | Sammy Herdman

By changing how they make tissue products, American companies can help protect the boreal forest.

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What is the difference between hybrid cars, plug-in hybrid cars, and electric cars? | Morgan Folger

Most people aren’t familiar with the tech under the hood of cleaner cars. So what is the difference between hybrid cars, plug-in hybrid cars, electric cars and hydrogen fuel cell cars?

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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

A majority of Costco’s shareholders vote to reduce carbon pollution and deforestation

As Americans experience the consequences of climate change — droughts, wildfires, hurricanes and record heat waves —a majority of the shareholders in Costco*, one of the largest retailers in the world, voted yes on a shareholder proposal that calls on Costco to set “short, medium, and long-term science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets” to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.  

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News Release | Environment America Research & Policy Center

A majority of Costco’s shareholders vote to reduce carbon pollution and deforestation

As Americans experience the consequences of climate change — droughts, wildfires, hurricanes and record heat waves —a majority of the shareholders in Costco*, one of the largest retailers in the world, voted yes on a shareholder proposal that calls on Costco to set “short, medium, and long-term science-based greenhouse gas emissions reduction targets” to achieve net-zero emissions by 2050.  

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News Release | PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center

New report: PA ranks 9th nationally for potential to get solar power from big box stores’ rooftops

[Philadelphia, PA] – The roofs of Pennsylvania’s current big box stores roofs have big solar potential, according to a new report from PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center and Frontier Group. Solar on Superstores: Big Roofs, Big Potential for Renewable Energy finds that the combined roofs of Pennsylvania's big box stores could generate over 3,000 gigawatt-hours of clean electricity each year -- equivalent to generating enough energy to power 297,000 average American homes. Pennsylvania ranked 9th in the nation for solar generation potential on big-box stores in the new report.

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