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How 16 initiatives are changing urban agriculture through tech and innovation 2.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
From high-tech indoor farms in France and Singapore to mobile apps connecting urban growers and eaters in India and the United States, here are more than a dozen initiatives using tech, entrepreneurship, and social innovation to change urban agriculture.
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2019 was the year that… 30.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
It was a very good year, except when it wasn't.
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Corporate sustainability leaders share excitements, fears for 2020 27.12.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Companies across industries put the impetus on ESG action in the New Year.
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Early-career public-sector sustainability professionals reflect on VERGE 19 (Part 1) 19.12.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Insightful on mobility. Actionable ideas for addressing food waste. Youth activism. What inspired CivicSpark leaders at this year’s conference.
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Putting People at the Center of Climate Action 12.12.2019 THE CITY FIX
This commentary explores the social and economic benefits that climate action can deliver and uses real world examples to show how these benefits can be used to further equity and ensure a just transition to a new climate economy. In ...
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4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income 6.12.2019 WRI Stories
4 Ways Farmers Can Adapt to Climate Change and Generate Income Comments|Add Comment|PrintFarmers working on an integrated system in a farm in Paraiba Valley, Sao Paulo. The system combine crops (a native species similar to potato and corn) with palm trees. Photo by Bruno Calixto/WRI Brasil Climate change poses a real threat to farmers around the world. Agriculture is highly dependent on good weather, including high and low temperatures, rainfall, wind intensity, and many other variables.... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Entrepreneurs and government are teaming up to boost food security in the United Arab Emirates — and beyond 3.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
From vertical farms to fish caves, new technologies aim to boost food production and vanquish hunger.
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The promise of sustainable agriculture: A report from a townie 3.12.2019 GreenBiz.com
What will it take to support sustainable agriculture in the United States? A new generation, for starters.
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Report Report: Carbon bubble, resilient ag, water-smart future, SDG finance 26.11.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.
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Diversifying crops is good for the planet. But can it be good for farmers' wallets? 23.10.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Fertilizer runoff is fueling the toxic algae bloom in the Gulf of Mexico. Farmers could help by growing crops in rotation to reduce the need for fertilizer. But it's unclear who will buy them.
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Palm oil buyers cultivate Mexico's ambition to grow a sustainable industry 22.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Food companies Oleopalma and PepsiCo lead smallholder certification drive.
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Policy News: October 21, 2019 21.10.2019 EcoTone
In This Issue: House Natural Resources Committee Considers Bills to Boost Funding for Conservation, Create Wildlife Corridors Bill would provide $1.4 billion in dedicated funding. Congress House Science Committee advances scientific integrity legislation. Executive Branch Draft Environmental Impact Statement exempts the Tongass National Forest from 2001 Roadless Rule. Courts Federal judge blocks the implementation of ...
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The Baby Food Council is taking on the challenge of reducing heavy metals in young kids’ food 17.10.2019 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
The Baby Food Council is taking on the challenge of reducing heavy metals in young kids’ food
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The power of social enterprise: Can a forgotten nut boost Nigeria's economy? 15.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
An innovative start-up is leveraging the original ingredient in Coca-Cola to kickstart sustainable development in the country.
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As “green rush” rolls on, Boulder’s Surna helping make cannabis industry more sustainable 13.10.2019 Denver Post: Business
Legal cannabis cultivation in the United States consumed 1.1 million megawatt hours of electricity in 2017 (enough to power 92,500 homes for a year,) generating 472,000 tons carbon dioxide, according to a 2018 New Frontier Data report.
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Ex-Google X engineer Tom Chi on tech that's 'net-positive' to nature 3.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
"What I’m interested in is changing the economics around agriculture," says the long-time entrepreneur.
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Big Ag is in the running to be a climate crisis hero 30.9.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Agriculture's biggest trade groups have started promoting farmers' role in mitigating climate change.
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RELEASE: Ocean-Based Climate Action Could Deliver a Fifth of Emissions Cuts Needed to Limit Temperature Rise to 1.5°C 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Ocean-Based Climate Action Could Deliver a Fifth of Emissions Cuts Needed to Limit Temperature Rise to 1.5°CCall to Action by World Leaders NEW YORK (SEPTEMBER 23, 2019): Ocean-based climate action can play a much bigger role in shrinking the world’s carbon footprint than was previously thought. It could deliver up to a fifth (21%, or 11 GtCO2e) of the annual greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions cuts needed in 2050 to limit global temperature rise to 1.5°C. Reductions of this magnitude are... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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RELEASE: Major Food Retailers & Providers, Rice Industry Announce New Food Loss and Waste Efforts 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Major Food Retailers & Providers, Rice Industry Announce New Food Loss and Waste EffortsMomentum on food loss and waste gaining, but action must accelerate to meet global target of 50% reduction, finds new report NEW YORK (September 24, 2019)— Leaders from across the food system today gathered in New York to announce landmark developments toward halving food loss and waste by 2030, in line with the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) Target 12.3 to “halve per capita global... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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RELEASE: Companies Serving 800+ Million Meals to Give Menus a Climate-Friendly Makeover 24.9.2019 WRI Stories
RELEASE: Companies Serving 800+ Million Meals to Give Menus a Climate-Friendly Makeover Behavioral science helping slash GHG emissions from food New York (September 24, 2019) – Alongside the United Nations’ Climate Action Summit, IKEA, BASF, City of Milan (Italy), City of Ghent (Belgium), Harvard University, University of Pittsburgh, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, Seattle Children's Hospital, and the World Bank today announced they are joining the Cool Food Pledge, a budding movement... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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