User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-National
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
Last updated: Oct 20 2018 03:28 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Extend the Broad Street Line north, make parking permits more expensive, and more radical ideas to calm Philly's traffic woes and make us a better city | Opinion 20.10.2018 Philly.com News
We've tapped some advocates and experts for radical ideas for what Philadelphia can do to address our transportation problems and make us a better city.
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Teaching boys to be 'gentle men' in a hyper-masculine world. 19.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
In the midst of the #MeToo movement, a local group of Rochester nuns organized a meeting with 10- to 13-year-olds to talk to them about being good men.
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These 3 trends could enable cities across America to reduce air pollution 18.10.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
These 3 trends could enable cities across America to reduce air pollution
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Can we innovate our way out of this mess? 16.10.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
There's power in asking such questions — and creating the conditions for them to be thoughtfully considered.
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What happens to industrial sites in de-industrialized cities? 13.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
Often, there are even more issues than just environmental racism at play.
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Minnesota voter guide: Where the U.S. Senate candidates stand on the issues 13.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Incumbent Sen. Amy Klobuchar is running for re-election against state Rep. Jim Newberger, the Republican-endorsed candidate, Green Party candidate Paula Overby and Dennis Schuller of the Legal Marijuana Now Party. Here's where they stand on the issues.
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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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16 apps helping companies and consumers prevent food waste 12.10.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
These technologies are fighting both hunger and climate change.
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Jim Kenney 1,000 days in: The fine print of the Philly mayor's promises 10.10.2018 Philly.com News
End stop-and-frisk. Implement universal pre-K. Send tens of millions of dollars more to Philadelphia's schools. Create family-sustaining jobs. On his 1,000th day in office, Mayor Jim Kenney released a progress report. We ran a fine-tooth comb through it to determine what he's really gotten done.
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The transportation equity conundrum: 6 ways cities can improve mobility without displacement 9.10.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
There are countless opportunities — but limited investment funds.
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How the Philadelphia nonprofit that could launch the nation's first safe-injection site got started 7.10.2018 Philly.com News
Advocates' push for a safe injection site in Philadelphia is beset by enormous risk, but animated by the conviction that saving people from overdosing is less a radical idea than a common-sense proposition.
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Nighttime in Trump's America: A void of child gulags, rising mercury and unheard prayers | Will Bunch 3.10.2018 Philly.com News
On Tuesday afternoon, outlined against a brilliant blue, gray October sky, the horseman of our American apocalypse will arrive here in Philadelphia, and spin the sunny side of his administration to a big room packed with electrical contractors.
Five things you should know about the Trump Administrations latest assault on the Mercury and Air Toxics Standards 2.10.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
In 1990, while I was busy with kid priorities like learning to roller-skate, Congress was updating the Clean Air Act – kicking off a process to reduce mercury and other air toxic air pollution from coal-fired power plants. Fast-forward several decades to 2012, the year my first daughter was born, and we finally had the […]
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Doctor: Soda tax is working | Commentary 1.10.2018 Philly.com News
It is a good thing that Philadelphia stores are carrying fewer sugary beverages and more bottled water; it is a good thing consumers are changing behaviors; and it's a good thing jobs have not been impacted.
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'Tsunami' of free food for the hungry is coming. Will it be too much to handle? 1.10.2018 Philly.com News
$1.2 billion of pork, apples, grapefruit, juices, cheese and other commodities will be distributed to help about 40 million Americans who don't have enough to eat.
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How Chipotle, MGM and Microsoft are trimming food waste 1.10.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
And which technologies could be essential ingredients in your company's own reduction recipe.
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'Bombs not homes' defines Trudeau's feminist foreign policy 28.9.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Politics in Canada As Canada's three main political parties prepare for the 2019 election, there is one issue on which they will all agree: there will be no challenge to Canada's bloated war economy. While right-wing parties will rail against government waste and improper spending (an attack they usually aim at social programs that on the whole function well and would perform even better if properly funded), the federal War Department receives no such criticism, even when its fiscal mismanagement is well documented . So infused is the myth of Canadian benevolence on the world stage that no one from the NDP, Liberals or Conservatives will raise a scintilla of dissent regarding the already enormous $20-billion annual investment in an organization that regularly produces questionable financial audits, continues to cover up its role in war crimes such as the torture of Afghan detainees, and treats its veterans with a degree of disrespect that is beyond reprehensible. To date, no one sitting in Parliament has ...
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Trade and food security are linked — and both are in danger 27.9.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Climate change is disrupting our agricultural production, and we'll need international agreements to solve the global challenge.
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Minneapolis community funds focus on lead poisoning, asthma 26.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
A gathering Thursday in Minneapolis seeks ideas on how to spend $600,000 for outreach and helping at-risk families get help.
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Do healthy diets protect the planet? As the U.N. meets, a focus on sustainability 23.9.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
As United Nations leaders gather in New York, top food and nutrition experts are convening for a forum to talk about how people around the globe can have both a nourished diet and a healthy planet.
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