Monthly Archives: April 2013

29 04, 2013

7th annual Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) Sustainability Summit

By | 2013-04-29T18:42:03+00:00 April 29th, 2013|Environmental Blog|

Last week, I had the pleasure of attending the 7th annual Los Angeles Business Council (LABC) Sustainability Summit representing Renewable Choice Energy.  The people I met at the LABC Sustainability Summit left me with a genuine sense of optimism.  The meeting of minds between environmentalists who fight for a livable world for the next generation, [...]

26 04, 2013

Our Silent Partners in the Fight Against Climate Change

By | 2013-04-26T17:21:43+00:00 April 26th, 2013|Environmental Blog|

We’ll cap off our Earth Week with a nod to national Arbor Day.  Arbor Day was first observed in April, 1872 when an estimated 1 million trees were planted.  Every year since that time, conservationists and arborists have championed the power of trees.  The Arbor Day Foundation, which holds annual events nationally, works to “inspire [...]

25 04, 2013

The Power of RECs to Improve Human Health

By | 2013-04-25T21:43:52+00:00 April 25th, 2013|Environmental Blog|

Every day at Renewable Choice, we help our customers buy renewable energy, primarily in the form of renewable energy credits, or RECs.  RECs are the way that clean power is tracked and traded in North America and are used by thousands of organizations—including the EPA—to offset the carbon emissions associated with the consumption of electricity.The [...]

24 04, 2013

Our Planet’s Most Precious Resource

By | 2013-04-24T17:36:42+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Environmental Blog|

One of the hottest topics in sustainability is water: water scarcity, water reusability, increasing sea water.  Water is essential to life on earth—we can’t live longer than a few days without it—but the demands of overpopulation, industry, and a changing climate are placing great strains on our finite water resources.  Water is quickly becoming a [...]

24 04, 2013

Renewable Choice Clients Make EPA List of U.S. Organizations Using the Most Green Power

By | 2013-04-24T17:12:51+00:00 April 24th, 2013|News|

EPA Announces U.S. Organizations Using the Most Green Power Release Date: 04/17/2013Contact Information: Latosha Thomas, thomas.latosha@epa.gov, 202-564-9546, 202-564-4355WASHINGTON -- Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s Green Power Partnership released an updated list of the Top 50 organizations that are choosing to use electricity from clean, renewable sources.“We applaud the leadership demonstrated by organizations that [...]

23 04, 2013

Treading Lightly

By | 2013-04-23T17:45:16+00:00 April 23rd, 2013|Environmental Blog|

Modern life is full of fun toys and fast pace, but those conveniences come with a price: namely, the impact that our lifestyles have on the earth and its inhabitants, including ourselves.  In honor of Earth Week, here are some suggestions for how to curb your enthusiasm and tread more lightly. Explore “Slow” Movements From [...]

23 04, 2013

Renewables Investment Seen Tripling Amid Supply Glut

By | 2013-04-23T16:23:21+00:00 April 23rd, 2013|News|

Renewables Investment Seen Tripling Amid Supply Glut By Louise Downing & Alex Morales - Apr 21, 2013  | Bloomberg.com The plunge in the cost of wind and solar power that bankrupted more than two dozen manufacturers is forecast to spur a tripling of investment in renewables by 2030 and to reduce the grip fossil fuels [...]

22 04, 2013

Happy Earth Week from Renewable Choice

By | 2013-04-22T21:44:38+00:00 April 22nd, 2013|Uncategorized|

{{social_buttons}}   Renewable Choice pays tribute to environmentalists around the globe dedicated to conservation in our 2013 Earth Week Heroes campaign.  Check back each day as we celebrate their environmental commitments and share inspiration from the global climate change movement.

22 04, 2013

Happy Earth Day!

By | 2013-04-22T20:06:18+00:00 April 22nd, 2013|Environmental Blog|

It’s Earth Day! More than a billion people from 192 countries will participate in this important observance dedicated to raising awareness about the plight of our planet and its inhabitants. This year, the Earth Day Network is highlighting the face of climate change.  Too often, we are able to distance ourselves from our environmental impacts; [...]

18 04, 2013

Making a Difference While Traveling

By | 2013-04-18T16:33:59+00:00 April 18th, 2013|Environmental Blog|

Guest Blogger: Sam MarquitSpring is in the air in the northern hemisphere, and for many of us, that means its travel season! This year, make a difference in the world with the travel choices you make.Over the last decade, more and more people have become concerned about our impact on the environment and as a [...]