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Last updated: Nov 18 2019 17:42 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Needed: A systematic effort to monitor and report greenwashing related to the SDGs 18.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
There is a need for an independent institutional arrangement to call out companies that are overstating SDG commitments in corporate reporting or financing declarations.
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Does water stewardship lead to brand value? 13.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Performance can be transparently communicated through certification, helping build intangible value.
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Consumers need more affordable access to healthy and sustainable living 13.11.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
New research shows that Americans are increasingly concerned about the environment, but don't currently have lifestyles that reflect that.
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We need more than stories for the unheard 11.11.2019 Current Issue
Writing offers a way to understand our community and ourselves.
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Plant Based Products Council's new executive director takes on a biobased vision of the future 8.11.2019 GreenBiz.com
A Q&A with the bioeconomy expert stepping in to lead the organization that's advocating for alternatives to plastics.
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California could have helped low-income residents weather PG&E blackouts 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The state had a program — and $72 million — but hardly anyone applied.
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California designated millions for disadvantaged communities to access solar batteries 7.11.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The problem is, not a single residential installation has taken place.
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Lessons from Phoenix on water management and equity 30.10.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
This article originally appeared on MeetingoftheMinds.org.
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Environmental study of Shasta Dam height halted 28.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Stakeholders disagree over whether raising the dam would offer benefits or detriments.
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Can better broadband and big data save rural America? 21.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Independent farms need better internet to survive, let alone to compete with the large agriculture industry.
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Feds give Navajo uranium clean-up contract to firm with sketchy past 17.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A High Country News investigation finds the EPA awarded Tetra Tech a contract despite knowing its subsidiary had likely engaged in data manipulation and falsification, false reporting and profiteering.
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What are wild burros doing to Death Valley? 16.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
New research suggests that the introduced wild donkeys may benefit native species, but the National Park Service wants to remove them.
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BLM head: ‘What I thought, what I wrote, what I did in the past is irrelevant.’ 12.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Acting BLM Director William Perry Pendley won’t answer questions about his history of climate denial or denigrating immigrants at environmental journalism conference.
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Oil and gas lobby's wish list would increase Canadian greenhouse gas emissions by 116 million tonnes, according to study 7.10.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
David J. Climenhaga Research published this morning by Environmental Defence Canada concludes that adoption of the powerful Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers lobby group's election wish list would increase Canadian greenhouse gas emissions by 116 million tonnes of CO2 by 2030. "In that scenario, Canada's oil and gas sector would be emitting 311 million tonnes, making emissions from that one industry representing one-fourteenth of the Canadian economy greater than the emissions of 170 countries in the world," the report stated. This goes to the respected Toronto-based environmental group's assertion well-funded fossil fuel industry lobbying is the single biggest barrier to effective climate action being taken by Canada. "Oil and gas companies haven't just played an outsized role in emitting GHGs and accelerating climate change," said the report, which was put together for Environmental Defence Canada by the EnviroEconomics research organization. "Their lobbying efforts have also contributed to ...
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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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Waste work shift: Inside the structural changes in the global waste sector 5.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Informal waste workers have long managed the waste of the South, for whom new forms of collectives offer new hope, while the gig economy threatens to de-formalize waste management in the North.
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An uptick in street prostitution challenges Seattle’s progressive policies 3.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Community outcry and overwhelmed services lead to police arresting more sex workers than buyers.
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Local communities play outsized and overlooked role in global fisheries 3.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Flying along the coast in Senegal, it’s impossible not to notice thousands of dots below in the water. These are large, planked fishing canoes, the product of centuries of design and tradition, and a vital part of the local economy.
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Public policy will determine if autonomous vehicles are an environmental boon or disaster 1.10.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Planning for a future with driver-less vehicles should start now.
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Author Naomi Klein on the opportunity of multiple lifetimes: fighting the climate emergency 21.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
In her new book, the writer and activist urges us to take this chance to create a clean economy and save both humanity and its only home.
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