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Eric Roston

Eric Roston is sustainability editor of Bloomberg.com and author of The Carbon Age.

Time Warner Cable Arena has been transformed with $7 million for the Democratic National Convention.

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Time Warner Cable Arena has been transformed with $7 million for the Democratic National Convention.

Booming Charlotte Taps Sustainable Growth Strategy

Charlotte, host to this week’s Democratic National Convention, has been growing quickly the last decade, ranking 13th among the fastest-growing 50 U.S. metropolitan areas, according to the Charlotte Chamber of Commerce. To adapt to its success, the city now works...

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Mitt Romney

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Mitt Romney during a campaign stop in Tunkhannock, Pa., April 5, 2012.

Bain’s Sustainability Contrasts With Romney’s Rhetoric

Bain & Company, the private-equity firm where Governor Mitt Romney built his career, yesterday announced it has effectively reduced its global carbon dioxide emissions to zero. A Bain press release cites Steven Tallman, a partner and head of global operations:...

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A FedEx plane carrying two giant pandas in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan province.

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A FedEx plane carrying two giant pandas in Chengdu, southwest China's Sichuan province.

What Students Can Teach Congress About ‘Environmental Responsibility’

By Eric Roston, cross-posted from Bloomberg.com’s sustainability blog, The Grid. U.S. Senator Lamar Alexander, a Republican from Tennessee, gave his daughter some reasonable advice as she finishes up a program in environmental management at Duke University: “Don’t use that word...

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