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How to read and understand air quality numbers and maps 12.9.2020 LA Times: Environment

Here's how to interpret the air quality numbers you see when you look at air quality maps or readouts on smartphone weather apps.

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What Makes a Child-Friendly City? Redesigning Safer and Healthier Urban Spaces for Young People 10.9.2020 THE CITY FIX
Children are often under-prioritized or even disregarded in urban planning and design. It’s estimated that up to 500 children die daily in road crashes around the world; thousands more incur injuries and psychological trauma from collisions with vehicles that can ...
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Shoppers: how to find sustainable products online 11.8.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Shoppers: how to find sustainable products online
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New local campaigns can bring cheaper and cleaner rooftop solar to communities of color 6.8.2020 GreenBiz.com
New local campaigns can bring cheaper and cleaner rooftop solar to communities of color Lacey Shaver Thu, 08/06/2020 - 00:20 There is a new urgency across the United States to address structural and systemic racial inequities in criminal justice , wealth and housing , employment , health care and education . These disparities are also pervasive in energy. One common measure of this is "energy burden," or the share of take-home income spent on energy bills. Communities of color have been shown to have a 24–27 percent higher energy burden than White Americans when controlling across income levels, and low-income residents experience an energy burden up to three times higher than high-income residents. Rooftop solar has the potential to reduce energy burden in communities of color, but it has not yet lived up to its potential due to systemic barriers: lack of solar education and outreach; financial challenges such as lower income and access to credit; and issues related to home ownership, such as lower ...
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As e-commerce soars, are companies like Amazon, Walmart and eBay being transparent about the products they sell? 30.7.2020 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
As e-commerce soars, are companies like Amazon, Walmart and eBay being transparent about the products they sell?
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Coronavirus in Illinois updates: Here’s what happened June 29 with COVID-19 in the Chicago area 30.6.2020 Chicago Tribune: Popular
Here are the latest updates on the coronavirus in the Chicago area and the rest of Illinois.
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In Conversation: Paul Polman 11.6.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In Conversation: Paul Polman Over the past decade, Paul Polman has emerged as one of the most influential business voices in sustainability. During his 10-year reign as CEO of Unilever (following 27 years at Procter & Gamble), he led the company’s Sustainable Living Plan, a multifaceted effort to decouple its growth from its overall environmental footprint and improve its social impact. Since leaving Unilever, he formed Imagine, whose goal is to help companies meet the UN Global Goals for Sustainable Development. He also served as chair of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development and is currently chair of the International Chamber of Commerce. In this intimate, one-on-one conversation with GreenBiz Executive Editor Joel Makower, Polman will discuss the future of business in the post-pandemic era, including how to redesign business and commerce to better address both sustainability and social challenges. If you can't tune in live, please register and we will email you a link to access the ...
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Why sustainability professionals should drive green consumerism 14.4.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
What would happen if more people than ever before demanded goods aligned with a sustainable, low-carbon economy? Our economy would transition swiftly.
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Earth Day and the polling of America, 2020 13.4.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
In the future, it seems, we’re all model green citizens, at least in our minds.
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5 ways businesses can nudge their consumers to go green 10.3.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Companies large and small are leaning into sustainability, but consumers remain stubbornly out of step. Here's how to flip the script.
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Finding peace and harmony at the 'End of the Earth' 21.1.2020 LA Times: Nation

A Spanish town plays host to religious pilgrims, but to some they are 'hippies' and 'troublemakers'

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Power to the young people: emerging climate leaders attend VERGE 19 16.12.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Passionate youth, corporate changemakers, cleantech innovators and public sector planners are all critical to the success of the climate movement.
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'Who made my T-shirt? Is it fair trade?' Shopping for answers at Galerie.LA 6.12.2019 Los Angeles Times - Living Green

"Consumers today are conscious buyers. They want answers to 'Who made my T-shirt? Is it fair trade? Is the labor safe?'"

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Barack Obama on climate, equity and overconsumption 26.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The former president opens up about the urgency of the crisis and what he sees as the disconnect between our stated values and our actions.
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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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Green Seal at 30: What we’ve learned 4.11.2019 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Seven things you should know about ecolabeling.
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Removing mini-shampoos from hotel rooms isn't enough to save the environment 2.9.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The move away from single-use plastic containers could still result in the use of other plastics — and be another incremental corporate action.
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Reducing your chemical footprint: how to take charge 27.8.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
One of the top consumer concerns about products? Ingredient safety.
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When the Boy Scouts met the hippies at Woodstock 16.8.2019 LA Times: Opinion

Jimi Hendrix riffed on the national anthem; we sang "Kumbaya." Everyone got coated in mud.

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