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How boxes, bots and biofuels are routing FedEx’s sustainability map 13.5.2019 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The delivery company is racing to stay ahead of the curve.
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How a Tiny Endangered Species Put a Man in Prison 22.4.2019 Mother Jones
This story was originally published by High Country News and is shared here as part of the Climate Desk collaboration.  They passed around a bottle of Malibu rum as gunshots bellowed into the desert night. A trio of young men had set up camp near the unincorporated town of Crystal, 80 miles outside of Las Vegas, Nevada. As […]
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Winter fish kills reported on southern MN lakes 17.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
This winter's cold temperatures and heavy snow created the perfect condition for winter fish kills on some southern Minnesota lakes.
The New Governor of Florida Is Not the Environmental Disaster Everyone Thought He’d Be 8.4.2019 Mother Jones
On paper, Ron DeSantis looked like an environmental disaster waiting to happen. During his 2018 campaign to be Florida’s next governor, the Republican candidate dodged questions about whether humans are causing climate change and he became a clear favorite of President Donald Trump. He also offered a less-than-stellar history on environmental issues as a former member of the […]
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Daily Digest: Medicare for all, gas tax and infrastructure 8.4.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Politics
Catch up on the weekend's political news.
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The decarbonization ideals underlying the Green New Deal are not unattainable 26.3.2019 GreenBiz.com
Massive electrification will bring about a new American abundance.
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IKEA and shipping giant CMA CGM to pilot first sustainable marine biofuel 15.3.2019 Energy & Climate | Greenbiz.com
A container ship in Rotterdam will become the first in the world to test a new sustainable marine biofuel next week.
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EPA rules on issue pitting oil producers, corn farmers 13.3.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The Trump administration is proposing to allow year-round sales of gasoline mixed with 15 percent ethanol, seeking to calm a dispute that has riled two politically important blocs -- the oil industry and corn farmers.
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In World That Says It’s Cutting Nutrient Pollution, Progress Is Lacking 4.3.2019 WRI Stories
In World That Says It’s Cutting Nutrient Pollution, Progress Is Lacking Comments|Add Comment|PrintAlgal blooms in Florida’s Santa Fe River. Photo by John Moran/U.S. EPA The world is increasingly worried about water pollution. Nearly 190 countries agreed upon the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), which include a call to halve untreated wastewater by 2030 and reduce marine pollution by 2025. The UN Environment Assembly (UNEA) committed to a “Pollution-Free Planet” and cleaning up a third of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ...
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Holy, Toledo! This Ohio City Is Voting to Give Legal Rights to a Lake 25.2.2019 Mother Jones
Toledo, Ohio, a city of nearly 300,000 situated on the western edge of Lake Erie, may not seem like a mecca of progressive environmental policy. But on Tuesday, the city’s denizens will vote on a radical ballot measure to recognize that a body of water has legal rights. If passed, the so-called Lake Erie Bill […]
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The unlikely contributor to Minn.'s greenhouse gas emissions: Your favorite lake 12.2.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: News
A biennial state report that assesses the greenhouse gases Minnesota emits now includes a newly understood source of the pollution that contributes to climate change.
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Cold comfort: Subzero weather is great for Minnesota's lakes 30.1.2019 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The frigid temperatures this week are keeping Minnesotans indoors, but there's a bright spot. Experts say bitterly cold weather actually can have positive impacts on lakes from curbing the growth of harmful algae to reducing water loss.
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The Dirty Truth About Oat Milk 17.1.2019 Mother Jones
Move over, almond and soy milk: An oat milk boom, as I argued in a piece last year, could help the Midwest solve some of its most dire agricultural issues. And now there’s new research out this month to help support the case for covering the region with oats. In states like Iowa, fertilizer runoff from […]
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Fossil fuel use is declining — but there's minimal evidence that using ethanol saves money or the environment 5.12.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Weaning the U.S. off imported oil has been mostly successful — but justifying increases in corn ethanol fuel blends is based on a flawed argument.
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Fishermen sue Big Oil for its role in climate change 4.12.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
The food industry is already feeling the effects of climate change, which will likely force expensive adaptations in the future. At least one sector is looking to make energy companies pay.
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Here’s what it will take to get aviation biofuels off the ground 5.11.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
United Airlines remains miles ahead of the competition in its commitments.
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To keep lakes clean, keep leaves out of streets 3.11.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: Law & Justice
Leaves are full of organic matter and nutrients like phosphorus. When they get blown or washed into the street, they end up in the city storm drain, which usually leads to a lake or river.
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How Novozymes harnesses the sustainability superpower of enzymes 23.10.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
The Danish biotech firm also aims to advance renewables and circular solutions.
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Trump Gives Farmers a Jolt of Fuel 17.10.2018 Wall St. Journal: Opinion
The administration scraps an anti-ethanol mandate.
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As ethanol boosters celebrate sales restriction end, skeptics doubt it will help farmers 11.10.2018 Minnesota Public Radio: News
Despite claims by President Trump and the ethanol industry that year-round E15 will help the industry and farmers, others say sales are so small it will make little difference.
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