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Report Report: Timber, trends and TCFD 10.9.2019 GreenBiz.com
A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.
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Sold! Winning bid revealed for giant Paul Bunyan statue at Minnesota State Fair 30.8.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
An online auction that wrapped up Friday morning answered an unlikely question: Just how much is a 17-foot-tall statue of Paul Bunyan worth?
ESA Joins with the Portuguese Ecological Society to Celebrate Ecology Day 2019 on September 14 30.8.2019 EcoTone
Celebrate Ecology Day 2019 on September 14 #ecologyday The Ecological Society of America is joining its international sister societies to celebrate a world Ecology Day September 14. The day’s origins came from the celebration of the 150th anniversary of ecology  in 2016 with a Round Table discussion at European Parliament, Brussels. This celebration was born ...
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ESG performance also matters for pre-IPO companies 26.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Newly public companies, from Uber to Beyond Meat, are facing extra scrutiny on sustainability issues. Pre-IPO companies should pay attention.
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Mexican retailer Coppel travels alternative route to a fuel-efficient last mile 20.8.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
After a successful pilot, the retailer is planning a full implementation covering its entire last-mile fleet of some 1,200 vehicles that make 30,000 home deliveries per day.
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Anti-Immigration White Supremacy Has Deep Roots in the Environmental Movement 19.8.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by the Guardian and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration. The environmentalist, white nationalist, and influential anti-immigration activist John Tanton died less than three weeks before the El Paso shooting. Tanton lived to see his movement shape much of modern US immigration policy, but not this latest […]
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Let's put people at the center of circular fashion 8.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Benefits won't reach all of society without reworking the apparel industry in a fair and inclusive way.
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Plant Material, a 'punk rock plant shop,' opens in Glassell Park 7.8.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

Once inside the 4,000-square-foot nursery Plant Material, shop for drought-tolerant natives, biodynamic edibles and sustainable tools and art objects.

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With the world heating up, who needs an event such as Burning Man? 31.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The ephemeral city in the desert is seeking to achieve carbon negativity, yet its impact as a cultural movement expands far beyond Black Rock.
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Greta Thunberg Teams Up With The 1975 For New Song on Climate Change 25.7.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
The song features the activist reciting an essay over ambient music, urging listeners to join a popular rebellion against climate change.
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What's your sustainability moonshot? 16.7.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Despite all the mindboggling technological advances of the past half-century, there’s still no better term to describe extraordinary efforts to achieve audacious goals.
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Just how ridiculous is it for Trump to tout his environmental record? 12.7.2019 LA Times: Commentary

To the editor: President Trump recently said, “From Day One, my administration has made it a top priority to ensure that America has among the very cleanest air and cleanest water on the planet.” It is preposterous for him to make this claim.

In fact, the U.S. ranks at a dismal 27th overall and...

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Yes, clean, electric buildings can reduce emissions and save money in new construction 27.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
A new report publishes outdated research about emissions in the built environment — here are the facts about building electrification.
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The formula for telling sustainability stories that stick 24.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Stories are everything — in corporate sustainability as in life. Facts and numbers help explain the world as it is, but narratives give it meaning. We turn to tales for teaching, selling products and services, and motivating the masses into action. From the fires of prehistory to the depths of the digital age, a good story can change the world.
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Arnold Newman, father of the environmental portrait, is back in focus on 100th birthday 13.6.2019 LA Times: Commentary

In 1963 Newsweek magazine wanted to commission photographer Arnold Newman to take a picture of German industrialist Alfred Krupp. At first, Newman declined the offer. The Jewish American photographer saw the convicted (and later pardoned) war criminal as the devil and wanted to put a knife in his...

d'bi.young anitafrika brings unique dub poetry self-recovery method to Berlin 13.6.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Help make rabble sustainable. Please consider supporting our work with a monthly donation and join us as we take on the 2019 election.  Support  rabble.ca  today for as little as $1 per month! When I get d'bi.young anitafrika on her cellphone, she is breathless. "I just finished this fantastic meeting!" she laughs. Anitafrika is on a roll -- the kind that's been 20 years in the making. She moved to London, England from Toronto last September to do a Phd at the venerable art college Goldsmiths. Her dissertation is a new play, Concrete Jungle. "I'm touring so much now, I'm on the road every weekend," she enthuses. "I'm 41, my children are teenagers and it's like 20 years of my work is coming to fruition right now." No kidding. Born in Jamaica and landing in Toronto at 15, she's forged her own frontier and back in a time when words such as "transgender" and "decolonization" were barely spoken of. She has been invited to Berlin -- her first time in the German capital -- to conduct a two-day workshop with ...
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8 Must-Watch Environmental Documentaries to Kick Off Your Summer 3.6.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by Grist and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  Another Memorial Day, another Mountainfilm Festival. Since 1979, outdoor enthusiasts and environmental activists alike have flocked to the mountain town of Telluride, Colorado, to watch the drama of the natural world unfold on the big screen. Grist, the media sponsor of this […]
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Think plastics are bad for the environment? Take a look at what surfboards are doing 1.6.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

When it comes to ticking off the things that can do damage to the environment, surfboards may not be one of the first offenders that come to mind. But the traditional method of building a surfboard is rife with volatile organic compounds and waste.

Most boards on the market begin with a “blank,”...

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How social entrepreneur Safia Minney is designing responsible sourcing into the fashion industry 28.5.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The founder of People Tree chats about how sustainable materials and a growing awareness of human rights are redesigning the apparel industry.
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The 15 things to do in L.A. before the end of summer 24.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

According to the calendar, summer starts June 21 and ends Sept. 23. But for most people, the season actually begins on Memorial Day weekend and ends with the arrival of Labor Day, a 101-day period that holds the promise of adventure, discovery and the renewal of decades-old rituals. More important,...

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