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- Ozone Hole Recovery Threatened by Fast-Rising Emissions of Paint Stripper ChemicalRestoration will be delayed by decades if dichloromethane emissions are not curbed, research reveals ... read more
- EU Fines Google a Record 2.4 Billion Euros in Antitrust Case
- The TSA Is Requiring You to Pull Out Every Piece of Paper in Your BagsBy Alexandra Rosenmann / AlterNet The ACLU believes the policy likely violates passengers’ First Amendment rights. Related Entries June 23, 2017 Missouri Advances Bill Allowing Employers to Fire Women for Using Birth Control ... read more
- Trump Accuses Syria of Planning Gas Attack as Nikki Haley Attacks Russia and Iran
- UPS Boosts Long-Term Commitment to Sustainable Fuel, Power and TransportUPS has announced various sustainability goals, including a significant increase to its fleet of alternative-fueled vehicles and a huge surge in renewable power generation by 2025. ... read more
- How Two Common Medications Became One $455 Million Specialty PillBy Marshall Allen / ProPublica Here’s another reason Americans pay too much for health care. Related Entries June 26, 2017 For the Left, Trump’s Obstruction Probe Is a Call to Action June 26, ... read more
- Did Amazon Aquire Conscious Capitalism Along with Whole Foods?While speculation still unfolds over the reasons behind Amazon's acquisition of Whole Foods, the founders of the "conscious capitalism" movement say this is a huge opportunity for Amazon to emerge as a responsible business leader. ... read more
- Seymour Hersh Casts Doubt on Reported Syrian Gas Attack
- Oil-Rich Norway Simply Exports its Carbon EmissionsNorway has generated plenty of headlines with its sustainability agenda, but critics say those efforts are moot when its oil companies continue to export oil valued at billions of dollars across the world. ... read more
- NASA Brings Gwyneth Paltrow’s ‘Healing Stickers’ Back to EarthIn the latest chapter of Gwyneth Paltrow’s amazing pseudo-science adventure, her lifestyle blog, Goop, recently touted “wearable stickers that promote healing that uses NASA technology. NASA quickly debunked those claims. ... read more
- How CSR Programs Benefit EmployeesA good CSR program can be used by a company to recruit and retain employees. Almost three-quarters of respondents to a recent survey said work is more fulfilling when their employers provide them with opportunities ... read more
- We are heading for the warmest climate in half a billion years
- Germany’s First Renewables Auctions Are a Success, But New Rules Are Upsetting the MarketThe introduction of renewables auctions in Germany, replacing administratively set feed-in premiums, has led to considerably lower prices and very high realization rates. However, community participation was very low in the first solar PV auctions. Now ... read more
- World’s first floating windfarm to take shape off coast of ScotlandTurbines for £200m Hywind project will be towed from Norway across North Sea and moored to seabed off north-east ScotlandThe world’s first floating windfarm has taken to the seas in a sign that a technology ... read more
- View Dynamic Glass Closes Another Big Round, Bringing Total Raise to $700 MillionSmart glass that can tint automatically is being featured on a bunch of new buildings, like Levi’s Stadium and Overstock’s O-shaped headquarters. Can that increased demand help a rare cleantech manufacturing startup navigate ... read more
- Arts Council England names Index a sector support organisationIndex on Censorship is pleased to announce that it has been awarded funding by Arts Council England for the next four years to support its work tackling censorship and self-censorship in the ... read more
- Anyway to Help Slow Down Climate Change, Individually? Yes We Can!ROME, Jun 27 (IPS) - It is no secret that the biggest responsible for climate change is greed. The greed of the world's largest private corporations, which blindly seek unlimited high financial benefits. And the ... read more
- Apollo’s Shield: Clean Energy Is the ‘Ultimate Weapon’ Against Russian Security Threats
- Red-faced encounter: rare new species of parrot discovered in MexicoOrnithologists stress importance of conserving the blue-winged Amazon parrot, with no more than 100 of the birds thought to be in existenceMiguel Gómez Garza was on his final expedition to the Yucatán Peninsula to gather ... read more
- Charges against Angolan journalist Rafael Marques de Morais must be droppedJournalist and human rights activist Rafael Marques de Morais received a Freedom of Expression Journalism Award in 2015. (Photo: Alex Brenner for Index on Censorship) The Angolan government should immediately drop all ... read more
- Solar Costs Are Hitting Jaw-Dropping Lows in Every Region of the WorldThis may sound a little repetitive, but it's impossible to ignore: the decline in solar costs is not slowing down. GTM Research expects a 27 percent drop in average global project prices ... read more
- Transport Sector Primed for the growth of Electric Vehicles
- Three post-Paris policy campaigns business should supportIf actions speak louder than words, here are three ways to say, "We are still in." ... read more
- Tradition, culture guide Hawaii’s 100 percent renewables questThree perspectives on “keeping everyone in the same canoe.” ... read more
- Exit Interview: Peter Seligmann, Conservation InternationalThe co-founder of the global environmental nonprofit reflects on 30 years of growth and change as he prepares to step down. ... read more
- Mapping Media Freedom: Turkey continues to use judicial harassment as a means to silence journalists
- The unexpected carbon-related catch-22 of slowing pollutionIt turns out that atmospheric nitrogen helps soil absorb carbon more effectively. Reducing that pollution could, ironically, result in higher carbon dioxide levels. ... read more
- How AT&T and McDonald’s turn sustainability into salesAttributes like energy efficiency can enhance the perceived value of a product, but don't make them the primary focus of messaging. ... read more
- US mayors back plan for cities to use only renewable energySource: AP - A bipartisan group of mayors from across the country unanimously backed an ambitious commitment for U.S. cities to run entirely on renewable sources such as wind and solar in two decades. ... read more
- The race to save Floridas devastated coral reef from global warmingSource: Washington Post - The Paris climate agreement is a key factor in preventing further damage to the ecosystem, and the tourism and seafood industries dependent on it ... read more
- China breaks ground on first Forest City that fights air pollutionSource: inhabitat - A pollution-fighting green city unlike any before is springing to life in China. Designed by Stefano Boeri Architetti, the first “Forest City” is now under construction Liuzhou, Guangxi Province. ... read more
- At food trading ‘chokepoints’, climate change could disrupt supplies – reportSource: Thomson Reuters Foundation - International trade in food relies on a small number of key ports, straits and roads, which face increasing risks of disruption due to climate change, a report said on Tuesday. ... read more
- EU ministers agree on energy savings targets after 2021Source: Reuters - EU ministers on Monday reached a compromise on energy saving targets after 2021, taking a first hurdle toward implementing the Paris Agreement on lowering carbon emissions and limiting the worst effects of ... read more
- Energy giants launch ‘Make Power Clean’ campaign to cut subsidies for polluting plantsSource: Business Green - Some of Europe's most powerful players in the energy sector joined forces yesterday to launch a new drive to set an emissions cap for future energy projects that benefit from public ... read more
- COMMENT: A fair EU carbon market: but for whom?Source: EurActiv - ... read more
- Virgin Atlantic Drops CO2 Emissions 22% in 9 YearsSource: Environmental Leader - Virgin Atlantic successfully dropped its CO2 emissions from more than 5.2 metric tons to slightly over 4 metric tons from a series of carbon savings initiatives including purchase of a multi-billion ... read more
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- US Coal Mining Up By 19% In 2017 — Is Trump Fulfilling His Campaign Promise?US Department of Energy data as reviewed by The Associated Press reveals that the US mined a staggering 19% more coal in the first 5 months of 2017 than during the same period in 2016. ... read more
- San Joaquin Valley Residents Invited to Free Groundwater WorkshopSan Joaquin Valley Residents Invited to Free Groundwater WorkshopUCS teams up with the Community Water Center to present local stakeholder workshops as part of its national Climate & Energy program. ... read more
- RBI’s Deforestation Continues Despite Newly Released Sustainability FrameworkRBI’s Deforestation Continues Despite Newly Released Sustainability FrameworkWhen forests are destroyed to make way for beef, soy, palm oil and paper production, carbon is released into the atmosphere and global warming is accelerated. ... read more
- Pedestrians & Cyclists Add To Vancouver’s Downtown BusinessesContrary to what some urban business owners expected, the global shift to alternate transportation has not adversely effected their revenue streams. A new report shows the transition taking place in British Columbia, where pedestrians & ... read more
- Canada Is Now 1.7 Degrees Warmer Than In 1948Average global temperatures keep rising. While 2016 is the warmest year on record, the previous record was set in 2015 and, before that, 2014. A new joint report from Health Canada and the Science Media Centre of ... read more
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