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How companies can source down more sustainably 28.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
The key sustainability concerns related to down are around animal welfare.
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Animal welfare expert Temple Grandin: Creative problem-solving takes visual minds 28.1.2020 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Instrumental in designing more humane practices for McDonald's, the Colorado State university professor chats about the promise of regenerative agriculture and the state of sustainability in slaughterhouses.
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Supreme Court allows enforcement of new green card rule 28.1.2020 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
A divided Supreme Court is allowing the Trump administration to put in place new rules that could jeopardize permanent resident status for immigrants who use food stamps, Medicaid and housing vouchers.
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BlackRock Is Getting Serious About Climate Change. Is This a Turning Point for Investors? 27.1.2020 WRI Stories
BlackRock Is Getting Serious About Climate Change. Is This a Turning Point for Investors? Comments|Add Comment|PrintThe New York Stock Exchange. Photo: Piqsels. When the world's largest asset management firm, BlackRock, announced sweeping changes to its investment and engagement approach earlier this month, even the cynics among us felt a glimmer of hope. On January 9, the firm joined the Climate Action 100+, a major investor effort to pressure the biggest polluting companies, signaling an... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Man dies in Jefferson County detention center 27.1.2020 Denver Post: Local
A 31-year-old man died Saturday in the Jefferson County Detention Center, according to the sheriff’s office.
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Davos, without snark 27.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The 2020 meet-up in the Alps was heavy on climate, metrics and collaboration. Was all that jet fuel worth it?
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Seed preservation is vital for a sustainable food system 27.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
"Our seeds are more than just food for us. Yes, they are nutrition. But they’re also… spirituality," says Electa Hare-RedCorn, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and a Yankton descendant. "Each seed has a story and each seed has a prayer."With a background in social work, Hare-RedCorn was brought on to the Pawnee Seed Preservation Project in 2012 as a seed-keeper, to carry the conversation forward with youth and families. The project, she says, has become a movement.
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How companies can source man-made cellulosics more sustainably 27.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
As a plant-based fiber, man-made cellulosics have the potential to be a more sustainable choice because they are renewable. But the production process can contribute to deforestation.
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Down plastic, up morale: How a sustainability graduate school is reducing single-use plastic 25.1.2020 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Our finance department measured the “before” of our office’s single-use plastic, and implemented improvements right away.
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How companies can source nylon more sustainably 24.1.2020 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
The first fabric made entirely in a laboratory, nylon is most often found in activewear, swimwear and other technical performance garments because of its durability and useful stretch properties.
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How can large asset owners make the most of nontraditional risks? 24.1.2020 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
The new world of risk includes the physical and economic impact of climate change and the unknown path of future technology.
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Five or Fewer: Keto recipes made for everyone 23.1.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Keto recipes that dieters and foodies alike will love, including meatball and cauliflower gratin, green curry and yogurt roasted salmon, chicken baked in olive brine with lemon and kale, and pork chops served with paprikash sauce.

This two-ingredient sauce makes for the best weeknight salmon 23.1.2020 L.A. Times - Food & Dining

Salmon fillets, baked with a simple topping of green curry paste and Greek yogurt, are served with crunchy salted cucumbers and cashews for a speedy weeknight dinner.

How companies can source polyester more sustainably 23.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
The most widely used fiber in the world, polyester accounts for roughly half of the fiber market overall and about 80 percent of all synthetic fibers.
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And the winners are: How awards can celebrate past achievement and spur future innovation 23.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
And we need innovation to tackle the climate emergency.
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China Can Lead Global Green Trade Drive 22.1.2020 WRI Stories
China Can Lead Global Green Trade Drive Comments|Add Comment|PrintCargo ship near San Francisco. Photo by Thomas Hawk/flickr A version of this post originally appeared in China Daily. As we approach the Year of the Rat and begin a new 12-year cycle of the Chinese zodiac, three profound challenges face the world: how to build a more stable and efficient trading system, tackle climate change, and protect biodiversity. China has a pivotal role to play in all three. As the world's... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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How companies can source cotton more sustainably 22.1.2020 GreenBiz.com
Natural and renewable, it’s a popular choice for brands and consumers looking to make more sustainable fabric choices, but cotton comes with its fair share of social and environmental risks.
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Why exploring multiple futures is vital in our response to the climate crisis 22.1.2020 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
While we can’t predict the future, we can get imaginative and creative with what it could look like.
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PODCAST: Certifying Sustainable Palm Oil with Andika Putraditama 22.1.2020 WRI Stories
PODCAST: Certifying Sustainable Palm Oil with Andika Putraditama Comments|Add Comment|PrintLoading oil palm fruit in Sabah, Malaysia. Photo by Greg Girard/CIFOR/Flickr Andika Putraditama first encountered WRI while he was working with the Indonesian government, using WRI research to understand the issue of palm oil. Now, he helps set WRI's direction on palm oil, as sustainable commodities and business manager at WRI Indonesia. Palm oil recently surpassed oil and gas as Indonesia's number one... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
8 Environment and Development Stories to Watch in the New Make-or-Break Decade 21.1.2020 THE CITY FIX
The world was not kind to the environment over the past decade, the warmest in recorded history. Superstorm Sandy caused more than $70 billion of damages in the United States. Cities like Cape Town, South Africa, nearly ran out of water. Record floods killed ...
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