Guidance for Comments on the Proposed Federal Plan and Model Rules for the Clean Power Plan to Protect Voluntary Action

On November 19th we co-presented a webinar on the EPA’s Clean Power Plan (CPP), where we discussed the implications the plan will have on renewable energy markets in the U.S. There are several options being considered in the Proposed Federal Plan that will have lasting impact on these markets, and the EPA is accepting comments through …

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NRDC’s New Carbon Offset Guide Hits The Mark

The Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) website has long been a popular resource for businesses and individuals looking for information on pressing environmental issues and initiatives, policy and regulatory changes, and importantly, ways to reduce one’s environmental impact. NRDC has recently rebooted a page that has guidance on buying carbon offsets, with the update reflecting …

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The Promise of Sustainable Procurement

Last month Center for Resource Solutions joined the Sustainable Purchasing Leadership Council (SPLC) as a Supplier Member with the hopes of aiding the fledgling organization in the creation of sustainable procurement principles. Started in 2013, the SPLC has a stated mission to “support and recognize purchasing leadership that accelerates the transition to a prosperous and …

Travelogue: RECS Market Meeting 2013

My colleague Alex Pennock and I recently travelled to snowy Berlin to attend the RECS Market Meeting hosted by RECS International.  After the long journey, we arrived in the historic German city and were greeted warmly by the almost exclusively European conferencegoers. Why go to Europe?  Over the past few years, there have been numerous …

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A Bridge to Somewhere in the General Direction of Cleaner Energy

It’s National Political Party Convention Time! Presidential Platforms are being finalized and our focus is slowly shifting from campaign flubs and gaffes toward actual policy issues (hopefully anyway, hilarious though said gaffes may be). Now it’s time to get into the nitty-gritty, meat and potatoes world of things like energy policy. Hooray! And this means …