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Last updated: Oct 18 2019 15:33 IST RSS 2.0
 
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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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Tides of change: The global shift from single-use plastics 22.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Manufacturers, brands and governments partner to eliminate plastics and close the loop on sustainable supply chains.
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The climate solutions beneath our feet 15.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
if 2020 is about ending deforestation, 2030 must be about eliminating indiscriminate conversion of land for agricultural purposes.
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How to create a ripple effect from your sustainability team 10.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Looking to get your company to embed sustainability across its operations? Here's how to get buy-in.
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The top 10 stories to catch you up on the hottest sustainability news in 2019 — so far 9.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Find out what the GreenBiz community has been reading this year with our roundup of 10 most-read stories.
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How much carbon dioxide is actually in your products? 8.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Production might be out of sight, out of mind, but CO2 is embedded in products through minerals and materials. How do we measure it?
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Earth Overshoot Day and the promise of 'One-Planet Compatibility' 29.7.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Can the private sector push back the day each year when we exceed our planet's sustainability budget? Here are five paths forward.
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Plastic has a big carbon footprint -- but that isn't the whole story 9.7.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Plastic waste litters cities, oceans and even the air. Largely overlooked is how making plastic affects the environment. Plastic is a big contributor to global warming. So are its alternatives.
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Best Buy’s new Science-Based Target helps customers reduce energy use in their homes 21.6.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Best Buy’s new Science-Based Target helps customers reduce energy use in their homes
Your food has labels. These entrepreneurs think your outdoor brands should, too — for the climate 19.6.2019 Denver Post: Local
Outdoor brands Peak Design and BioLite operate their companies as carbon neutral entities. Now they've helped created a path for the rest of the outdoor industry to follow suit.
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Can fertilizer fuel greener tractors? 19.6.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
University of Minnesota researchers developed a tractor engine that can run on a mixture of diesel fuel and anhydrous ammonia, a common nitrogen fertilizer.
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Navigating the fast-changing landscape of bioplastics and biomaterials 7.6.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
From sugar to flax to algae, entrepreneurs and multinationals are racing to cultivate plant-based solutions meant to downplay the world's dependence on single-use plastics.
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