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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A new report publishes outdated research about emissions in the built environment — here are the facts about building electrification.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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Around Town: Balboa Bay Resort hosts Newport Beach Wine Festival 24.5.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

The 16th annual Newport Beach Wine Festival brings wine, whisky and cheese tastings to the Balboa Bay Resort from Friday to Sunday.

The event begins at 6 p.m. Friday, noon Saturday and 10 a.m. Sunday at 1221 W. Coast Hwy. in Newport Beach.

For tickets and more information, visit bit.ly/2rVBuF9.

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Ivanka Trump Called Out After Her Landlord's Mining Lease Renewed 17.5.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
"Take a look at the gigantic new potty that Jared and Ivanka’s landlord is renting from the federal government," former ethics chief Richard Painter tweeted.
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What you need to know about the bold new building laws in New York and D.C. 14.5.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The cities are tackling their largest source of carbon emissions. Here are the key differences, and why they matter.
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Are you ready for Fair Trade … plastics? 13.5.2019 GreenBiz.com
A new project from The Body Shop aims to ensure informal plastic recyclers who live below the poverty line have sustainable livelihoods.
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Report Report: Banking, blind spots, carbon capture and climate risk 1.5.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A new BlackRock report on assessing climate-related risks is among the standouts in the latest research.
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Why CDs and Vinyl Are More Eco-friendly Than Streaming 13.4.2019 Newsweek Top Stories
On International Record Store Day, mom and pop shops try to tempt music-lovers to their stores in an age when most people stream songs online. 
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T.C. Boyle’s new novel takes a trip with LSD evangelist Timothy Leary 11.4.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

T. C. Boyle’s house is surprisingly accessible behind a waist-high slatted wooden fence in Montecito, just south of Santa Barbara. But once you get past the front gate (without a “Tortilla Curtain”-like guardhouse in sight), you enter the sort of marvelously incomparable landscape that is usually...

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Terry Tempest Williams on nature writing: 'My heart is very deep in these wild lands' 5.4.2019 LA Times: Commentary

For more than 30 years, Terry Tempest Williams has been at the forefront of American nature writing. The Corona native, who has spent most of her life in Utah, began her career with a well-received children’s book, “The Secret Language of Snow,” and broke out in 1991 with her acclaimed memoir “Refuge:...

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Former regulator wants to bring people together around clean water 3.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
After 40 years in state government, John Linc Stine is now executive director of the St. Paul-based nonprofit Freshwater. We asked him if he thinks the state can make meaningful progress on water quality.
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Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure 21.3.2019 WRI Stories
Debunking Myths: 5 Things to Know About Green Infrastructure Comments|Add Comment|PrintGreen infrastructure like healthy forests, wetlands and coral reefs can cheaply and effectively enhance the performance of traditional built, or “gray infrastructure.” Photo by Marizilda Cruppe/Flickr More than 600 million people lack clean drinking water. Drought affects more than 35 million every year. And by 2050, 1.3 billion people will live in flood-prone areas. Most people think that building dams,... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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