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Starbucks commits to give more than it takes from the planet, and ditch disposable cups 21.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
To become "resource positive," the coffee colossus seeks to shift toward circularity, including reusable packaging.
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Starbucks commits to give more than it takes from the planet, and ditch disposable cups for good 21.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
To become "resource positive," the coffee colossus seeks to shift toward circularity, including reusable packaging.
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Turning carbon into concrete could win UCLA team a climate victory — and $6.5 million 16.1.2020 LA Times: Science

A UCLA team is vying for the Carbon XPrize, a competition to see who can recycle the most CO2 by turning it into useful products like concrete.

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Letters to the Editor: Is red meat a green food? In the U.S. it is 10.1.2020 LA Times: Opinion

Beef production accounts for only about 2% of U.S. greenhouse gas emissions. Eliminating it would do away with a cheap source of protein.

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6 circular economy trends that will shape 2020 2.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
From refill schemes to more practical and viable recycling options, there's a stronger sense of urgency to find solutions.
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Intel, Apple tout circular, carbon-free manufacturing 12.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Make no mistake, these changes have been years in the making.
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“Bleak” U.N. report finds world heading to climate catastrophes 27.11.2019 Denver Post: News: Local
Humanity is headed toward climate catastrophes, according to a U.N. report issued Tuesday, with China and the United States, the two biggest polluters, having expanded their carbon footprints last year.
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The vertical farming industry is growing deeper roots 11.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
Automation, changing consumer appetites and the heightened focus on sustainable agriculture cultivate new interest in urban and indoor growers.
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Opinion: Advice for the climate-conscious consumer: Don't sweat the small stuff 5.11.2019 LA Times: Commentary

Can't decide how best to reduce your carbon footprint? Focus on transportation and electricity, which are responsible for more than 60% of GHG emissions.

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The sensible, sexy and strange world of carbontech 24.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The trillion-dollar market is growing startups, products and technologies, though capital deployment remains an obstacle.
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The new labeling scheme designed to help companies go carbon neutral 23.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Goods deemed “Climate Neutral” are coming to stores soon thanks to a user-friendly approach to carbon accounting.
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Here’s what could go wrong with the circular economy — and how to keep it on track 18.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
We must make sure that increasing the efficiency of our industrial systems doesn't lead to more consumption.
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Volvo shows an electric SUV and plans to drop cars running on just gas or diesel 17.10.2019 LA Times: Environment

The Chinese-owned carmaker from Sweden wants to add "sustainability" to its reputation for safety

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Circular cities: The state of the art 11.10.2019 GreenBiz.com
What happens when cities think in loops.
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Interface CEO Jay Gould on optimism, talking to boards and truly carbon-negative products 7.10.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Plus, why he thinks carbon offsets are ‘cheating.’
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Big Ag is in the running to be a climate crisis hero 30.9.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Agriculture's biggest trade groups have started promoting farmers' role in mitigating climate change.
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RELEASE: Ocean-Based Climate Action Could Deliver a Fifth of Emissions Cuts Needed to Limit Temperature Rise to 1.5°C 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Ocean-Based Climate Action Could Deliver a Fifth of Emissions Cuts Needed to Limit Temperature Rise to 1.5°CCall to Action by World Leaders NEW YORK (SEPTEMBER 23, 2019): Ocean-based climate action can play a much bigger role in shrinking the world’s carbon footprint than was previously thought. It could deliver up to a fifth (21%, or 11 GtCO2e) of the annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions cuts needed in 2050 to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C. Reductions of this magnitude are... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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School’s back in session and Wisdom Supply Co. is teaching a lesson to reduce plastic waste 19.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The B corp is working to to provide affordable, zero-waste school supplies.
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Big Oil venture funds target green investments 2.9.2019 LA Times: Business

Oil companies are backing the next wave of green energy startups.

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Here’s What Could Go Wrong with the Circular Economy—and How to Keep it on Track 28.8.2019 WRI Stories
Here’s What Could Go Wrong with the Circular Economy—and How to Keep it on Track Comments|Add Comment|PrintMattress recycling. Flickr/City of Fort Collins, CO The circular economy—one that breaks the link between economic growth and use of limited resources and also cuts waste from the system—is on the minds of corporate sustainability professionals, governments and researchers. We are all excited about its potential to increase economic prosperity, derive more value from products and reduce... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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