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Moving beyond food footprints to sustainable food systems 16.7.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Sponsored: If we are to make bold changes to our food system, we need to be more comprehensive in our evaluations.
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Why public opinion on climate change matters to business 10.7.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
It's not just what you do. It's what you say.
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Ontario fightback: Progressive MPPs headed to Queens Park speak out 28.6.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Maya Bhullar On June 29 Ontarians will have a new premier who takes power with a Progressive Conservative majority government. However, Ontarians also elected some amazing progressive candidates, and at rabble.ca we intend to amplify what people are doing to stand for what Ontarians want and to continue to support progressive change. This is the first of a new Activist Toolkit series on Ontario's fightback against proposed cutbacks and attacks on the things you believe are important. Tell us about what you are doing by sending an email to maya[at]rabble.ca. To launch the series, we reached out to all the progressive MPPs who were elected and asked them three questions: why they ran, what they heard at doors, and what we can do to help them stand for Ontarians. After a hard-fought campaign, the slate of MPPs headed to Queens Park are busy and need time to recuperate. We are so grateful to (in no particular order) France Gélinas (Nickel Belt), Peter Tabuns (Toronto Danforth), Laura Mae Lindo  (Kitchener ...
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How strategic public-private partnerships are shaping up in cities 26.6.2018 GreenBiz.com
Examples from Charlotte, Kansas City, Salt Lake City and beyond.
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Climate change doesn't have to be polarizing 21.6.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
30 years ago global warming became front-page news — and both Republicans and Democrats took it seriously.
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Report Report: Purpose, protein, carbon and boards 19.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
A monthly wrap-up of recent research on sustainable business and clean technology reports you need to know.
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Social enterprise improves food security in Garden Hill First Nation 15.6.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Marina Puzyreva Food insecurity is a pressing problem for thousands of Indigenous people living in remote reserves in the North of Manitoba. The new CCPA Manitoba report Harnessing the Potential of Social Enterprise in Garden Hill First Nation explores in-depth the themes around food insecurity: people's incomes and spending on food, health issues related to food consumption and traditional food culture. It also suggests ways to increase food accessibility and affordability through local efforts and appropriate public policies. Although the study is community specific, it echoes many problems faced by other northern communities. Garden Hill First Nation (GHFN) is a remote community located 610 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Similar to many northern communities, in GHFN the history of colonialism, assimilation and the legacy of residential schools have shaped the egregious conditions of poverty that many on-reserve residents struggle with every day: notably high rates of unemployment, a ...
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The market for payment for ecosystems services is growing up 15.6.2018 GreenBiz.com
The decades-old policy idea was finally measured, and the ROI is apparent.
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Sustainability Management for a Rapidly Changing World: Q&A with Erb Institute’s Terry Nelidov 8.6.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
In the spring of 2017, BSR spoke with a number of our members and key stakeholders about sustainability management, including what is working and what isn’t. These conversations informed the BSR report Redefining Sustainable Business: Management for a Rapidly Changing World, which presents our blueprint for creating resilient business strategies.
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Open letter to York University: Settle with CUPE 3903 now! 7.6.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Maya Bhullar The recent strike at York University is being called the longest labour dispute at the institution, and the longest strike at an English-speaking university in Canada. It has been used by the provincial Liberals to attack the NDP, however the issues are about precarious work and need to be addressed . Instead of taking on these issues, the York University administration has been acting unilaterally and recently walked away from a CUPE 3903 offer which was essentially most of what they wanted.    Over 300 university full-time or retired professors, librarians and archivists at York University have signed the letter below demanding that the York University President and Board of Governers settle with CUPE 3903 now. They shared this letter with rabble.ca.   Open letter to the President of York University and the Board of Governors:  Settle with CUPE 3903 now! We, the undersigned full-time or retired professors, librarians and archivists at York University, are deeply concerned with the ...
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Julie Eng and Daniel Zuckerbrot chat about 'The Science of Magic' 6.6.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Arts & Culture Magic has become the latest investigative tool for scientists exploring human cognition, neurobiology, and behaviour. Across Canada, the U.S. and Europe, our film follows researchers who are bringing magicians' tricks into the laboratory. With impossible magic, amazing facts, and opportunities for viewers to participate in the magic, this extraordinary exploration peeks behind the curtain into a fascinating world where ancient magic meets modern science.  Canadian magician and executive director of the arts organization Magicana, Julie Eng not only mystifies us with magic, she also takes us to Montreal's McGill University to meet Jay Olson. He is one of the scientists spearheading this novel and powerful approach to experimental psychology.  On the streets of Montreal, Julie and Jay use card tricks to help us understand how magic can be used to explore human consciousness. But these simple tricks have given way to more elaborate experiments. We join Jay at the Montreal Neurological ...
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From anti-privatization to pro-public 5.6.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Political Action David McDonald is a professor of Global Development Studies at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario whose work over the years has focused on issues related to public services and privatization, mostly in contexts in the Global South and in Europe. Scott Neigh interviews him about his role as a co-organizer of The Future is Public , a conference happening in Montreal on June 15 and 16 that will bring together more than 150 activists, trade unionists, and researchers from across North America to discuss struggles and successes from around the world and to begin figuring out what it might mean to articulate a vision for public services that is not just anti-privatization but one that is resolutely pro-public when it comes to things like water, health care, education, energy, transportation, and all the rest. In recent decades, all of us have become familiar with the agenda of privatization, as governments of nearly every stripe have sought both overt and covert ways to push it forward. ...
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Rohingya say Myanmar targeted the educated in genocide 5.6.2018 World – The Indian Express
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Where are they now? A status report on previous 30 Under 30s 4.6.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Now in its third year, our roundup of 30 inspiring young sustainability leaders wouldn't be complete without a look at what their earlier cohorts are doing today.
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Synthetic biology hacks the code for sustainability 31.5.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A mashup of biology, engineering and chemistry is creating food, materials and chemicals with sweeping implications for sustainable business.
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Eco-operation: why your climate strategy is central to wooing millennials 29.5.2018 GreenBiz.com
Who would have thought the 'me me me' generation is all about the environment?
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How sustainability messages break through with busy shoppers 24.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Barrages of logos and labels are often overlooked by consumers, but here's how to get around that.
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Damming evidence: Communities turn to reusing wastewater as scarcity threatens 23.5.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The move marks a paradigm shift in water storage and conservation methods.
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Why diversity in sustainability matters, and what you can do 23.5.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Here's what some are — and aren't — doing to fight whitewashing in the green movement.
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Greening the internet: What Apple and Google are getting right 22.5.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
But there's still a ways to go to producing tech devices and content with less environmental impact.
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