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10 Reasons to Be Optimistic for a Low-Carbon Future

By Peyton Fleming, senior director of the nonprofit sustainability group Ceres. Posted on EcoWatch.

[There] is a movement taking hold that is far bigger than the
U.S.—I’ve seen it in the last year in Africa, in Europe and the U.S. Here are 10 shining lights for the irresistibility and inevitability of the low-carbon future. It’s here—and there is no turning back.
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Berkshire Hathaway joins major renewable-energy effort

By Nancy Gaarder and Steve Jordan / World-Herald staff writers

Photo: Matt Miller / The World-Herald  Warren Buffett with a large image of himself in the lobby at UNO's Mammel Hall in 2013.

Photo: Matt Miller / The World-Herald
Warren Buffett with a large image of himself in the lobby at UNO’s Mammel Hall in 2013.

Warren Buffett is lending his name and deep pockets to the battle against climate change.

Berkshire Hathaway Energy on Monday joined a dozen major U.S. businesses at the White House in calling for robust action on global warming.

Berkshire joined Apple, Walmart, General Motors, Cargill, Bank of America and others to announce more than $140 billion in investments in low-carbon projects and other actions as they shift toward greater reliance on renewable energy.

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ADDITIONAL RECOMMENDED READING
FACT SHEET: White House Launches American Business Act on Climate Pledge