User: flenvcenter Topic: Sustainability-National
Category: Environmental Justice :: Impacts
Last updated: Aug 17 2018 13:49 IST RSS 2.0
 
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Can talking trash actually make sports more sustainable? 17.8.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Reduction In Motion’s Kelsey Hallowell is efficiently reducing waste with Baltimore athletics and helping fans go green.
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Banning Straws and Bags Won’t Solve our Plastic Problem 16.8.2018 WRI Stories
Banning Straws and Bags Won’t Solve our Plastic Problem Comments|Add Comment|PrintMore than 8 million tons of plastic waste wind up in the ocean every year. Photo by Trocaire/Flickr It seems to be the summer of plastic bans. Starbucks, Hyatt, the city of Seattle and others have all committed to phase out plastic straws. Stafford Township in New Jersey passed a plastic bag ban just last month, joining dozens of other American cities and states imposing taxes or bans on single-use plastics. But... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Parents in prison: The child health crisis no one is talking about 16.8.2018 Philly.com News
A study of more than 13,000 adolescents and young adults with a history of paternal incarceration published in this month's Pediatrics journal, powerfully demonstrates the effects of having an incarcerated mother or father.
EPA's new asbestos rule: Philadelphia doctors call it 'a death sentence' 10.8.2018 Philly.com News
With its many older buildings and shipbuilding heritage, Philadelphia faces a legacy of asbestos dangers. Much of the scientific research linking asbestos fibers and cancer was assembled by Philadelphia researchers.
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Enmeshed in the opioid epidemic, AmerisourceBergen seeks good will through its foundation 10.8.2018 Philly.com News
Through its foundation, AmerisourceBergen finds goodwill ambassadors in members of congress and in groups combating the opioid epidemic.
Holds water: Harvesting rain could help Caribbean countries after hurricanes 10.8.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
A new model of this ancient technology could improve communities’ access to fresh water both after storms and day-to-day.
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Court orders ban on harmful pesticide, says EPA violated law 10.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
A federal appeals court ruled Thursday that the Trump administration endangered public health by keeping a widely used pesticide on the market despite extensive scientific evidence that even tiny levels of exposure can harm babies' brains.
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Minnesota's new mental health crisis: Suicide 8.8.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Science
MPR's Cathy Wurzer hosts a conversation about the public health problem of suicide and what can be done about it.
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Regionalize and resist: A regional power grid could unlock 100 percent clean energy across the West 6.8.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
Regionalize and resist: A regional power grid could unlock 100 percent clean energy across the West
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To understand Philly's gun violence crisis, in-depth reporting is needed | Opinion 3.8.2018 Philly.com News
Journalists covering gun violence have exceptional opportunities - and responsibilities - in beginning to offer solutions to one of the most important problems of our time.
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Sick kids, hazardous classrooms: The solution requires better planning for Philly's schools | Opinion 31.7.2018 Philly.com News
The magnitude of what's at stake - our children's future - should compel us to work with our school districts, not against them.
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Building Efficiency Isn’t Cool, But It’s Critical. How Can We Spur a Global Movement? 31.7.2018 THE CITY FIX
The time has never been better – or more critical – for spurring a global building efficiency movement. Building efficiency is one of the most effective near-term opportunities for achieving climate and energy goals. Better efficiency policies for new and ...
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White Earth hopes food truck puts reservation on road to better health 28.7.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Business
Tribal leaders believe a food truck once owned by famed Sioux Chef Sean Sherman can help connect White Earth members to healthier eating choices — and slow the reservation's diabetes epidemic. The idea is gaining speed.
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Philly overdose drug may have contained toxic designer drug 26.7.2018 Philly.com News
Synthetic cannabinoids have been sold under the names like K2 and Spice.
Americans save hard-earned money with Clean Car Standards that Trump may soon roll back 24.7.2018 Climate 411 - Environmental Defense Fund
The latest rumblings indicate the Trump administration is poised to advance a proposal that would dramatically roll back America’s Clean Car Standards, one of our biggest climate success stories. Thanks to the Clean Car Standards, we’ve made major strides in reducing climate pollution while at the same time spurring fuel efficiency gains that save Americans […]
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Circular Weekly: Keeping America beautiful (and honest) 23.7.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Times have changed since the brand activism of the 1970s.
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A low-cost way to reduce depression: renovate vacant lots 20.7.2018 Philly.com News
Renovating vacant lots into green spaces can lower feelings of depression for those living nearby, especially in poor neighborhoods, a new study finds. And it costs less than $200 after the first year.
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An all-woman 'eXXpedition' into the Great Pacific Garbage Patch 20.7.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
A sailing trip tries to navigate a sea change in ocean plastic.
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The next BPA? Why businesses must get ahead of hormone-disrupting chemicals 20.7.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Toxic substances are found throughout supply chains; here’s how to take action to keep your customers — and your business — safe.
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As L.A. temperatures rise, so does interest in cleaner air and cleaner energy 20.7.2018 Main Feed - Environmental Defense
As L.A. temperatures rise, so does interest in cleaner air and cleaner energy
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