User: flenvcenter Topic: Environmental Health-Independent
Category: Environmental Health
Last updated: Dec 17 2018 04:57 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Is nuclear energy the key to saving the planet? 10.12.2018 Current Issue
A new generation of environmentalists is learning to stop worrying and love atomic power.
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Coal is not competitive with cheaper alternatives, and the industry's true costs are even higher 8.11.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Power plant emissions kill tens of thousands of Americans each year, scientists estimate.
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A toxic fungal threat is encroaching on global food supply chains 12.10.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Shifting climates are encouraging these pests and diseases to flourish.
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You can't outproduce our environment 6.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
Or, how this farmer chose regenerative agriculture over conventional growing.
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Measuring progress to SDGs with a chemicals management survey 19.9.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
We worry about our carbon footprints. What about our chemical footprints?
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What will it take to end plastic pollution? 11.9.2018 GreenBiz.com
Collaboration. Innovation. Persistence. But, mostly, patience.
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Inside the global war on plastic pollution 10.9.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
How did we get here? Where is all this going?
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Microfiber diet? Humans and other animals are consuming these synthetics 14.8.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
As tiny fibers shed from synthetic textiles enter our food and water, researchers scramble to identify potential threats.
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Rural Americans' struggles against factory farm pollution find traction in court 6.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Industrial farms have negatively impacted surrounding communities for decades, but new litigation might be changing that.
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Green buildings boost health, productivity and value for investors 27.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Plus, savvy companies can use them as a recruitment tool.
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Aclima's particulate vision maps air pollution 11.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Revealing otherwise unseen toxicity is CEO Davida Herzl's mission.
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Through environmental stewardship, hospitals can preserve and protect health 10.7.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Catholic Health Initiatives argues that the call to action never has been stronger or more important in the face of a changing climate.
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How circular innovation is creating business opportunities 9.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Take timber and denim, for example.
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5 ways hospitals can launch effective recycling programs for single-use products 25.6.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Dignity Health's sustainability leader offers insights on how the health care giant put circular economy ideals into practice with the launch of its program for handling used sterilization wrap.
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The case for pursuing clean energy through systems thinking 22.6.2018 GreenBiz.com
The executive director of Phipps Conservatory and Botanical Gardens reflects on how this approach has helped his organization reduce CO2 emissions twice as much and twice as fast as the Paris Agreement.
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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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A better approach to sustainability is a better approach to business 2.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: Learn how Mohawk's commitment to environmental stewardship and the circular economy has translated into a dramatic increase in value for its stakeholders, both internal and external.
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U.S. Superfund sites offer lessons for the future 30.3.2018 GreenBiz.com
Superfund sites are being repurposed as recreational areas, renewable energy facilities and more.
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New Orleans Approves Natural Gas Power Plant Despite Environmental Racism and Climate Concerns 19.3.2018 Truthout - All Articles
Opponents of Entergy's proposed natural gas power plant pack the March 8 New Orleans City Council meeting. (All Photos: © Julie Dermansky) Help preserve a news source with integrity at its core: Donate to the independent media at Truthout. Despite hearing over four hours of public comments mostly in opposition, New Orleans City Council recently approved construction of a $210 million natural gas power plant in a predominantly minority neighborhood. Entergy is proposing to build this massive investment in fossil fuel infrastructure in a city already plagued by the effects of climate change.  Choosing a gas plant over renewable energy options flies in the face of the city's own climate change plan and the mayor's support for the Paris Climate Accord, said several of the plant's opponents at the heated meeting when City Council ultimately voted to approve the plant. "It is not enough to plan for how we will adapt to climate change. We must end our contribution to it," wrote Mayor Mitch Landrieu in the ...
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Communities in US and Mexico at Risk From Sewage, Pollution and Disease 4.3.2018 Truthout.com
Thanks to reader support, Truthout can deliver the news seven days a week, 365 days a year. Keep independent journalism going strong: Make a tax-deductible donation right now. Imperial Beach, California -- U.S. Border Patrol Agent Christopher Harris steers his truck along the hilly road next to the border fence separating this beach community in the extreme southwest corner of the U.S. from Tijuana, Baja California's largest city. On a late November afternoon, Harris tours three different canyons along the border. At the bottom of each canyon, a ribbon of dark wastewater originates in Tijuana and flows into the wetlands of the Tijuana Slough National Wildlife Refuge on its way to the Pacific Ocean. Drainage to Pacific Tijuana Slough. (Photo: John Dougherty) No one in the United States is certain whether the effluent is coming from Tijuana's failing wastewater-treatment system or if it is illegally dumped in the canyon creek beds in Tijuana. On this day, it flowed through dry creek beds, where Harris says ...
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