User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-Independent
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
Last updated: Oct 09 2019 15:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Will California say bye to diesel-burning trucks and hello to zero-emissions ones? 9.10.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A new rule in the state could tackle one of its largest sources of pollution.
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National politics put California’s air quality in the crosshairs 7.10.2019 High Country News Most Recent
On the ground, one teen deploys pollution monitors to make his community safer.
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Waste work shift: Inside the structural changes in the global waste sector 5.10.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Informal waste workers have long managed the waste of the South, for whom new forms of collectives offer new hope, while the gig economy threatens to de-formalize waste management in the North.
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The startup disrupting Unilever 26.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Algramo was one of more than 60 startups delivering finalist pitches for the latest series of challenges issued as part of MIT Solve.
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School’s back in session and Wisdom Supply Co. is teaching a lesson to reduce plastic waste 19.9.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The B corp is working to to provide affordable, zero-waste school supplies.
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Extreme heat is a growing business risk 13.9.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
There are 20 times more deaths caused by rising temperatures than by hurricanes. It's time to design communities with that in mind.
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The top 10 stories to catch you up on the hottest sustainability news in 2019 — so far 9.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Find out what the GreenBiz community has been reading this year with our roundup of 10 most-read stories.
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Let's put people at the center of circular fashion 8.8.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Benefits won't reach all of society without reworking the apparel industry in a fair and inclusive way.
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Eco-fascism featured in El Paso terrorism suspect’s alleged manifesto 6.8.2019 High Country News Most Recent
The racist rant calls for mass killings to make America more ‘sustainable.’ Other terrorists have done the same.
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Loving lakes to death 5.8.2019 Current Issue
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The Sustainability Consortium's CEO reflects on its 10-year, trillion-dollar impact 5.8.2019 GreenBiz.com
Watch your socks! The CEO is sprinting ahead into the TSC's next decade.
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Tawanna Black, Valerie Craig and Carrie Freeman: Power, privilege and bias in a circular economy 24.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
This discussion explores how governments, companies and communities in both developed and developing countries can use the creation of circular economies to challenge the status quo, and embed justice and equity in the creation of new policies, better products and services and smarter infrastructure.
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E-commerce’s sustainability problem isn’t just the packaging 23.7.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Time to clear the air — freight is the fastest-growing source of greenhouse gases and a major source of local air pollution.
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Reimagining commerce through products with purpose 5.7.2019 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
What if every act of design and production made the world a better place?
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5 things you should know about the impact of burning trash 28.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
Despite the zero waste movement, the case for keeping them open is getting increasingly harder to defend.
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Global electricity access grows — but it's still not on track for the SDGs 27.6.2019 GreenBiz.com
International report points to progress, but finds clean cooking, heating and transport solutions need to be bolstered.
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Extinction Rebellion stages 'bitumen spill' outside prime minister's office 25.6.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
In response to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's approval of the Trans Mountain tar sands pipeline on June 18, Extinction Rebellion Ottawa organized a "bitumen spill" the following afternoon outside his office in downtown Ottawa. Extinction Rebellion billed the action as "taking the Trans Mountain fight to the prime minister's doorstep." There are many reasons to oppose the 890,000-barrels-per-day tar sands pipeline. It violates Indigenous sovereignty and lacks the free, prior and informed consent of numerous First Nations. There are 133 First Nations on or near the route of the 1,150-kilometre pipeline. Almost 520 kilometres of that route would cross the Secwepemc Nation without their consent. Furthermore, only 43 First Nations have signed "mutual benefit agreements" (which should not be confused with their free, prior and informed consent for the pipeline). The pipeline would emit massive amounts of carbon pollution. It would produce an estimated 26 million tonnes of upstream and 60 million tonnes of ...
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A circular city remains a destination of the future, but many are traveling there 25.6.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
It's still early days for circular cities.
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Five actions to take on National Indigenous Peoples Day 18.6.2019 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Maya Bhullar On June 21, 2019 Canada commemorates National Indigenous Peoples Day. Earlier in June, the Missing and Murdered Women and Girls report came out, calling Canada's treatment of Indigenous peoples "genocide." So now, what do we do? On National Indigenous Peoples Day, the Activist Toolkit is highlighting organizing that's being done to stop the continued discrimination. Stand with these organizers. 1. Stop exposure to toxic waste. On June 6, the UN Special Rapporteur on Toxics issued a report based on his eight-stop visit of Canada staying that: ...he was "quite disappointed" with a lack of clear answers from Ontario and Ottawa regarding why a remedy has not been found for the community of Grassy Narrows half a century after the discharge of 10 tonnes of mercury upstream from the First Nation, located about 100 kilometres northeast of Kenora, Ont. -- Olivia Stefanovich, CBC  Read his complete findings here . FreeGrassy.net lists ways in which you can continue to support the complete clean-up of ...
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At fashion's big gathering, calls for inclusivity and circularity 18.6.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Could we work towards a circular fashion system by deepening our understanding of the positive impact realizable on humans across the industry?
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