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Just how sustainable is that synbio startup? 23.7.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
To gain consumer confidence, life-cycle analyses and transparency are key.
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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A new report publishes outdated research about emissions in the built environment — here are the facts about building electrification.
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Edible AI? The future of food is up to tech 19.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
The world's most sophisticated robots may become farmers.
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Making living products is second nature at our Glasgow plant 14.6.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: With the recent Petal Certification of an entire commercial carpet platform, Mohawk Group demonstrates how sustainability is their second nature.
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9 major opportunities for electric buses and trucks 14.5.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
New jobs, less pollution, climate action — and more.
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We’re destroying the biodiversity we depend on 6.5.2019 High Country News Most Recent
A new U.N. study shows that up to 1 million species risk extinction because humans use up nature much faster than it can be replenished.
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How to keep conservation policies from backfiring in a globally connected world 13.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
Shared global resources and spaces call for sustainable and collaborative management.
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Built to last: The business case for living buildings in 2019 12.2.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
And four value propositions that have incentivized companies and organizations such as NRDC, Etsy and Google to complete them.
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After natural disasters, workers rebuild — and face exploitation 3.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
Immigrant workers and day laborers are especially vulnerable to health risks and wage theft.
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How to sustainably, nutritiously feed 10 billion people by 2050 14.12.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Today we have a five-course menu to serve up food and climate solutions.
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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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Organic farming with gene editing: an oxymoron or a tool for sustainable agriculture? 19.10.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Many farmers cultivating organic crops believe that genetically modified crops pose threats to human health. It's not that simple.
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For the next big innovation for agriculture, think small 17.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Companies large and small, and even the likes of Nicole Kidman, are increasingly finding insects appetizing and sustainable.
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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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Social enterprise improves food security in Garden Hill First Nation 15.6.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Marina Puzyreva Food insecurity is a pressing problem for thousands of Indigenous people living in remote reserves in the North of Manitoba. The new CCPA Manitoba report Harnessing the Potential of Social Enterprise in Garden Hill First Nation explores in-depth the themes around food insecurity: people's incomes and spending on food, health issues related to food consumption and traditional food culture. It also suggests ways to increase food accessibility and affordability through local efforts and appropriate public policies. Although the study is community specific, it echoes many problems faced by other northern communities. Garden Hill First Nation (GHFN) is a remote community located 610 kilometres northeast of Winnipeg, Manitoba. Similar to many northern communities, in GHFN the history of colonialism, assimilation and the legacy of residential schools have shaped the egregious conditions of poverty that many on-reserve residents struggle with every day: notably high rates of unemployment, a ...
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17 organizations feeding the world through regenerative agriculture 21.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Re-building resilience, one community at a time.
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Resisting the terror of cultural genocide at Muskrat Falls 26.4.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Politics in Canada On Monday, May 7, a rally and nonviolent direct action will take place on Parliament Hill in solidarity with the Labrador Land Protectors, a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous people who are trying to stop an act of cultural genocide downstream of the massive Muskrat Falls mega-dam that experts predict will eventually cost $78 billion . Individuals trained in nonviolence will attempt to walk straight into the House of Commons and place on the desks of all 343 MPs pictures and testimonies from those at risk of methylmercury poisoning as well as mass drowning from a potential catastrophic dam break in Labrador. The gathering is in response to a call from the Labrador Land Protectors, who write: "This battle for our very lives can no longer be waged alone. Most of us in Labrador cannot go to Ottawa. We need your voices to help expose the major tragedy unfolding that there is still time to stop. Ensure the federal government sees our faces, hears our voices, and acts on our ...
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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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Australian Research Shows That Wood is Good for Health, Wellbeing and Productivity 15.3.2018 Planet Ark News
Building designers are increasingly incorporating natural elements into indoor environments based on growing evidence associated with biophilia, the principle that connection to nature is essential to human wellbeing. Now world-first research has revealed natural-looking wooden surfaces in the workplace are strongly associated with increased employee wellbeing and satisfaction, affording potential significant improvements to their productivity.
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Processed-food stalwart Kraft Heinz creates unit to go after health-conscious consumers 8.3.2018 Chicago Tribune: Business
The maker of the top-selling processed cheese slice is creating a business unit to fund and foster food brands for the protein bar and greek yogurt set. Kraft Heinz — which makes brands including Oscar Mayer, Velveeta and Jell-O in addition to its namesake macaroni and cheese and ketchup — ...
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