Portland Makes Commitment to Use 100 Percent Renewable Energy by 2050

Portland’s commitment to sustainability includes a plan to shift all electricity needs to renewable energy sources by 2035.

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Businesses Put to the Test with the California Best Buildings Challenge

CHICAGO — The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the USGBC’s Northern California Chapter (USGBC-NCC) has launched the California Best Buildings Challenge, which will recruit California businesses in a competition to achieve a 20 percent reduction in energy, water and waste in their buildings in just two years.

The California Best Buildings Challenge was announced at President Clinton’s second annual Clinton Global Initiative America (CGI America), a meeting focused on finding solutions that promote economic recovery in the U.S.

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