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From anti-privatization to pro-public 5.6.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Political Action David McDonald is a professor of Global Development Studies at Queen's University in Kingston, Ontario whose work over the years has focused on issues related to public services and privatization, mostly in contexts in the Global South and in Europe. Scott Neigh interviews him about his role as a co-organizer of The Future is Public , a conference happening in Montreal on June 15 and 16 that will bring together more than 150 activists, trade unionists, and researchers from across North America to discuss struggles and successes from around the world and to begin figuring out what it might mean to articulate a vision for public services that is not just anti-privatization but one that is resolutely pro-public when it comes to things like water, health care, education, energy, transportation, and all the rest. In recent decades, all of us have become familiar with the agenda of privatization, as governments of nearly every stripe have sought both overt and covert ways to push it forward. ...
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Enter the electrification of everything 22.5.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Getting planes, trains and automobiles, not to mention houses and commercial buildings, off fossil fuels will happen quicker than most people realize.
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5 ways the maritime industry can steer toward emissions reductions 19.4.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Now that there’s finally a target (albeit a weak one), it’s time to pour on the steam.
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Introducing our new Partners-Planet Protector Packaging 9.4.2018 Planet Ark News
Planet Ark is proud to announce we have joined forces with Planet Protector Packaging, the distributor of the multi-award-winning sustainable packaging innovation Woolcool.
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Episode 113: Mars, GM, BT cultivate supply chains; plus, an (electric) ferry tale 23.2.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
In this week's episode, we consider the role of corporate giants in encouraging their suppliers to become more environmentally sustainable and discuss plant sourcing strategies with egg-free mayonnaise maker JUST.
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Green jobs are still (mostly) promising 16.1.2018 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
Industry experts remain hopeful and excited about the green jobs market — yes, despite what you hear from Washington.
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For this woman, van dwelling is her solution to high rents (Video) 16.1.2018 TreeHugger
High rents in the city prompting this young woman to look for an alternative -- in a van conversion.
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Business leaders can rally to these promising policy battles in 2018 5.1.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Here's where you'll find opportunity for greatness and innovation fit for the future
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NREL Develops Novel Method to Produce Renewable Acrylonitrile 12.12.2017 Green Technology and Environmental Science News - ENN
A new study from the Energy Department’s National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) establishes a novel catalytic method to produce renewable acrylonitrile using 3-hydroxypropionic acid (3-HP), which can be biologically produced from sugars. This hybrid biological-catalytic process offers an alternative to the conventional petrochemical production method and achieves unprecedented acrylonitrile yields.
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Spinning Biomass into Gold 27.11.2017 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
There’s a century-old adage coined by the paper industry that claims “you can make anything from lignin except a profit.”Art Ragauskas has heard this maxim countless times during his career, and it gets him a little riled up every time he hears it. As the UT-ORNL Governor’s Chair for Biorefining, Ragauskas is channeling that ire into proving that the old saying’s time has come and gone.
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Ban Cars 20.11.2017 TreeHugger
It's time we just came out and said it. They kill more people than guns. They do not belong in our cities.
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Cars = Freedom! Until you fall behind in the payments 16.11.2017 TreeHugger
23 million Americans have subprime car loans and 6.3 million are behind on their payments. That's Freedom!
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Learning from Photosynthesis 13.11.2017 Alternative Energy and Fuel News - ENN
The green sulfur bacterium makes its home in the chilly waters of the Black Sea. To eek out its lonely existence, this life form scavenges energy from the feeble sunlight available to it at a depth of over 250 feet.
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London's Oxford Street may go pedestrian only 9.11.2017 TreeHugger
But should bikes be banned too? Or is that "an unqualified disaster for cycling in London"?
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New York Mayor cracks down on e-bike delivery guys 24.10.2017 TreeHugger
He says "Let them drive cars." That makes so much sense in New York City.
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Why the time is right for aviation biofuels to take off 19.10.2017 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
News over the past decade has contributed to a misperception that sustainable aviation fuels cannot succeed in the marketplace. In reality, we are at an inflection point where alternative jet fuels being developed today are not only viable, but critical to aviation’s long-term growth.
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First Nations-led renewable energy generation in B.C. offers promising path forward 18.10.2017 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Eryn Fitzgerald Judith (Kekinusuqs) Sayers These are exciting times in British Columbia for those interested in building sustainable, just and climate-friendly energy systems. The recent change in government could mean a shift away from a corporate agenda driven by the needs of a massively energy-intensive fracking and LNG industry towards one that prioritizes action on climate change, First Nations' self-determination and community-scale economic development. Indeed, First Nations-led renewable energy generation offers a promising path forward for each of these. The momentum that First Nations have already built in this area, combined with developments in renewable energy technology, means they are well-positioned to be leaders in B.C.'s transition to a sustainable energy system. We recently completed a province-wide  survey  of First Nations' involvement in the renewable energy sector, which turned up some provocative results. The survey was sent to all 203 First Nations in the province, and received a ...
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Should you pay employees to ditch their car commute? 12.10.2017 GreenBiz.com
RMI offers employees cash in lieu of parking, either to put toward an alternate commute or as a reward for not driving. The reward? It's good for business.
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Powering Puerto Rico back to life, with PRIDE 12.10.2017 GreenBiz.com
Rebuilding the island's hurricane-destroyed electricity grid is an unparalleled opportunity, if only we move past rebuilding-as-usual.
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This company is using algae to make environmentally friendly inks 28.9.2017 TreeHugger
Instead of heavy metals, petroleum products, and toxic solvents, this printing ink is made with algae grown by Living Ink.
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