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How do plastics impact waste? The answer might surprise you 18.9.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In today’s world of knee-jerk reactions, banning plastic packaging items altogether requires careful thinking, especially as it relates to climate impacts.
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The 2018 VERGE Vanguard Awards 17.9.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A salute to the pioneers and leaders at the intersection of tech and sustainability.
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Here's new research attendees are debating at the Global Climate Action Summit 12.9.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A roundup of reports, indexes and solution handbooks issued in collaboration with the GCAS gathering.
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Why are positive climate feedbacks so negative? 6.9.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The "Hothouse Earth" report caught the public's attention. But the coverage doesn't tell the full story.
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Experts condemn the Trump administration’s attack on strong Clean Car Standards 29.8.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Experts condemn the Trump administration’s attack on strong Clean Car Standards
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Measuring the impact of invasives in Minnesota lakes is complicated, inconclusive 27.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Are aquatic invasives primarily a nuisance, or do they cause serious damage to lakes? Are invasive species going to destroy the fisheries, as predicted? And, if not, does the impact justify all the money going into it?
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Thanks to Climate Change, Oranges Are the New Coffee in Costa Rica 24.8.2018 WRI Stories
Thanks to Climate Change, Oranges Are the New Coffee in Costa Rica Comments|Add Comment|PrintCoffee farmer Don Luis explains incremental adaptation measures he’s undertaken, like planting new coffee varieties resistant to coffee leaf rust and introducing shade trees. Photo: Rebecca Carter/WRI Coffee is core to Costa Rica's economy and its national identity. Farmers have been growing it there since the 1800s. The beans are so important that the country's history, as portrayed in the National... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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New analyses agree carbon pricing is a powerful solution 23.8.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
New analyses agree carbon pricing is a powerful solution
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Why Positive Climate Feedbacks Are So Bad 21.8.2018 WRI Stories
Why Positive Climate Feedbacks Are So Bad Comments|Add Comment|PrintSardinas Canyon fire, New Mexico, June 26, 2018. Photo by Mike Lewinski/Flickr If your colleague or child does well and you give her or him positive feedback, that’s good. If climate change causes a cascade of impacts that result in additional climate change — which scientists call “positive feedback” — that’s bad, and maybe catastrophic. I started researching the bad kind of positive feedback in the 1980s and eventually... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Doug Ford's 'strong start' appeals to his new fans 20.8.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Karl Nerenberg Those who see politics as a tactical game are gushing over Ontario's new Conservative Premier Doug Ford. In a piece for the Toronto Star , Jaime Watt, a long-time denizen of Conservative back rooms, waxes euphoric over the way Ford grabbed the reins of power. Ford's assertiveness, Watt writes, comes as something of a surprise to the premier's friends and foes alike. "Instead of the clumsy, disorganized government that common wisdom said it would be," says Watt, "[the Ford government] has demonstrated itself to be a deft and capable one that is far more at home with the machinery of government than might have first been obvious." The Conservative leader, Watt gushes, "has carried his campaign for premier, which was driven, focused and on-message, into his government -- a government with action as its hallmark." In support of this ringing endorsement, Watt cites the firing of the Hydro One CEO and Board, the reduction in the price of beer to a buck, and the closing of green energy plans ...
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This Month in Climate Science: Extreme Weather, Glaciers Losing Mass and Ecosystems Less Effective at Storing Carbon 7.8.2018 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science: Extreme Weather, Glaciers Losing Mass and Ecosystems Less Effective at Storing Carbon Comments|Add Comment|PrintJapan faces summer heat waves this year. Flickr/digicacy Every month, climate scientists make new scientific discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change's causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face, and explores what's to come if we don't reduce emissions at a quicker pace. Our new blog... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Study: Minnesota can meet climate goals through clean energy, electrification 4.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The latest study on how Minnesota can reach greenhouse gas reduction goals set back in 2007 shows renewable energy and a more connected grid can help de-carbonize the state's economy.
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Can results-based climate finance prevent adversity? 30.7.2018 GreenBiz.com
Estimates show that $5.7 trillion in green investment is needed annually by 2020 in developing nations for climate action.
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You probably won't read this column about the biggest problem in the world right now | Will Bunch 30.7.2018 Philly.com News
With wildfires tied to record heat waves killing dozens in Greece, terrorizing quaint Scandinavian villages, and now a tornado of flames tearing through a California town, this summer has made it clear that a) climate change is here and b) too many Americans don't care much.
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$2 billion spent to influence Congress on climate change, Drexel study finds 25.7.2018 Philly.com News
The study by Robert J. Brulle showed that "expenditures by these sectors dwarf those of environmental organizations and renewable energy corporations."
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How environmental outreach efforts are targeting Philly Latinos: The most interested in climate change, study shows 25.7.2018 Philly.com News
Local agencies and community organizations are working together on climate change, as a Yale University study suggests U.S. Latinos are most interested in the global issue.
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Spring is springing sooner, throwing nature's rhythms out of whack 23.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A warming climate is knocking nature's rhythms out of sync. High in the Rocky Mountains, scientists have been tracking the impact for decades
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This Month in Climate Science: Faster Antarctic Melt, Slower-Moving Storms and Disappearing Artifacts 19.7.2018 WRI Stories
This Month in Climate Science: Faster Antarctic Melt, Slower-Moving Storms and Disappearing Artifacts Comments|Add Comment|PrintNew research shows ice loss in West Antarctica has nearly tripled from 1992-2017. Photo by James Yungel/NASA Every month, climate scientists make new discoveries that advance our understanding of climate change’s causes and impacts. The research gives a clearer picture of the threats we already face, and explores what’s to come if we don’t reduce emissions at a quicker... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Hansen was right: Marking an anniversary by misleading the public 18.7.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
With the thirtieth anniversary of former NASA scientist Jim Hansen’s landmark testimony to Congress on the urgent need to address climate change, numerous articles marked the occasion by demonstrating that his 1988 predictions have proven to be accurate. Inevitably, some writers seized the opportunity to revive long-debunked arguments in an attempt to cast doubt and […]
Connecting the Dots: Elements for a Joined-Up Implementation of the 2030 Agenda and Paris Agreement 16.7.2018 WRI Stories
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