User: flenvcenter Topic: Water-Independent
Category: Policy
Last updated: Jan 10 2019 06:32 IST RSS 2.0
 
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A toxic past and present on the Spokane River 9.1.2019 High Country News Most Recent
In eastern Washington, a push to clean PCBs from its namesake river faces a dirty legacy and global pollution problem.
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8 types of ag-tech startups with the right ingredients for sustainability 9.1.2019 GreenBiz.com
Here are some of the promising ventures being backed by the likes of Tyson, Campbell Soups and Danone.
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Democratized, distributed and digital: 2019 will be transformative for water 3.1.2019 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Awareness and action are no longer the sole domain of insiders and industry professionals.
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Trump’s EPA is reluctant to punish law-breaking polluters 28.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
A recent report shows that law enforcement at the agency is declining.
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The 10 best climate and business books of 2018 22.12.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Tales of inspiration, optimism, activism and self-reflection.
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Is your company holiday party wasting food? 21.12.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Awareness of organizational food waste and the water-energy-food nexus can help us appreciate holiday meals.
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How best to share the disappearing Colorado River 20.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Seven Western states must rewrite the rules of the river and cut water use — before they bleed the critical artery dry.
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Hunting faces an ethical reckoning 18.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Gruesome social media videos show how far modern hunting has drifted from its roots.
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How to sustainably, nutritiously feed 10 billion people by 2050 14.12.2018 Small Business | GreenBiz.com
Today we have a five-course menu to serve up food and climate solutions.
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New Trump administration proposal weakens water protections 12.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
Dramatic changes to the Clean Water Rule will likely affect drinking water for more than one-third of Americans.
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There’s no easy fix for our nuclear past 10.12.2018 Current Issue
At Washington’s Hanford nuclear site, failing infrastructure and make-do plans as the West prepares for a new round of radioactivity.
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Hate-group agitation 10.12.2018 High Country News Most Recent
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The challenges of global water supply and demand 22.11.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Research shows that inequities in watersheds have led to conflict — and that may be exacerbated by climate change.
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5 ways to realize aquaculture's full potential 21.11.2018 Resource Efficiency | GreenBiz.com
Investing in the revolution makes sense on so many levels.
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Aligning business to the U.N. Global Compact has benefits beyond the bottom line 30.10.2018 Design & Innovation | GreenBiz.com
Sponsored: BASF has woven the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals into the solutions they provide — using chemistry to solve the challenges of tomorrow.
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Can we use start-up strategies to scale social impact? 27.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
Take the cases of mobile phone adoption and clean water access.
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A global ban on fishing on the high seas? The time is now 23.10.2018 Business Operations | GreenBiz.com
Marine biologist Daniel Pauly is calling for a total ban on open-ocean fishing to rebuild depleted global fish stocks and prevent the demise of the fishing industry itself.
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B.C.'s thirsty LNG industry is a threat to water supplies 4.10.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Emma Lui On Monday, a consortium of big energy players made a final investment decision that approved LNG Canada, a $40-billion fracked gas project, paving the way for more fracking in B.C. This decision was made on the heels of water restrictions for fracking companies in the northeastern corner of the province due to drought. CBC reports , "The LNG Canada project will see a pipeline carrying natural gas from Dawson Creek in northeastern B.C. to a new processing plant on the coast in Kitimat. There, the gas would be liquefied for overseas export." The five primary investors include Royal Dutch Shell, Mitsubishi Corp., Malaysian-owned Petronas, PetroChina Co., and Korean Gas Corp.  LNG project approved despite droughts, wildfires and need to curb climate change Monday night's decision gives the green light to a very thirsty industry that will abuse even more water at a time when water supplies are unpredictable.  As more than 500 forest fires burned across B.C. this summer, drought warnings were also ...
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How much would it cost Trudeau to implement the right to water? 3.10.2018 rabble.ca - News for the rest of us
Emma Lui The 2019 Alternative Federal Budget released last week outlines how much funding the Trudeau government needs to allocate in the 2019 budget -- leading up to the federal election -- to protect drinking water and watersheds. The water chapter of the Alternative Federal Budget notes: "Canada must take action to recognize water as a human right, a shared commons and a public trust. The United Nations has declared human rights to water and sanitation in several resolutions as well as in the 2015 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Now that Canada has passed the UN Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UNDRIP), it must obtain free, prior and informed consent from Indigenous peoples on all laws, projects and policies affecting water." It calls for adequate funding to: End drinking water advisories in First Nations. Reinstate federal funding for water programs at Environment and Climate Change Canada, Fisheries and Oceans Canada and Transport Canada.  Implement a comprehensive action plan ...
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How feasible is California's carbon-free-by-2045 goal? 3.10.2018 GreenBiz.com
Key point: The law does not define "zero-carbon".
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