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LawnStarter Ranks States for Waste Management Efforts

Environment + Energy Leader

The rankings list how each state fares on topics such as recycling, food waste, and landfill use. The post LawnStarter Ranks States for Waste Management Efforts appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

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JetBlue and Fidelis New Energy Sign Agreement for 92 Million Gallons of Sustainable Aviation Fuel

3BL Media

SOURCE: JetBlue Airways. SUMMARY: --Grön Fuels GigaSystem™ to Produce Carbon Negative Sustainable Aviation Fuel Through Diverse Slate of Renewable Feedstocks and the Incorporation of Biomass Energy, Carbon Capture & Storage --.

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Cascades Is Cutting Greenhouse Gases And Using Less Energy

Environment + Energy Leader

Cascades Inc. closely evaluates its operations and processes, all with an eye on ensuring it meets its climate and recycling targets. It has been increasing its use of renewable energy while engaging its supply chain.

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United Airlines Invests in Battery-Maker Natron Energy With Eye Toward Further Electrifying Ground Operations

3BL Media

SOURCE: United Airlines Inc. SUMMARY: Natron Energy's high-performance sodium-ion batteries outperform lithium-ion counterparts in power density, recharging speed, and safety. United becomes the first major airline to invest in a battery manufacturer, based on publicly announced investments.

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Shaping a Resilient Future: Climate Impact on Vulnerable Populations

Speaker: Laurie Schoeman Director, Climate & Sustainability, Capital

During this event, national climate and housing expert Laurie Schoeman will discuss topics including relocation, decarbonization, housing affordability, disparities in climate risks, and the health impacts of climate change.

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EU Adds Maritime Shipping to Carbon Market Rules

Environment + Energy Leader

Ship operators would have to buy credits to cover 100% of their emissions in Europe starting in 2026. The post EU Adds Maritime Shipping to Carbon Market Rules appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Emissions Environmental Management Sustainable Transportation

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UK, Germany, France on Pace for Their Hottest Year on Record

Yale E360

Following a summer marked by devastating heat waves, the UK, Germany, and France are on track for their hottest year on record, weather officials say. Read more on E360

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Truist and Truist Foundation Announce $4.5 Million in Grants To Strengthen Texas' Racially Diverse Small Business Ecosystem

3BL Media

SOURCE: Truist. DESCRIPTION: HOUSTON, December 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Truist Foundation announced a $3.5 million grant to PeopleFund , a Texas-based Community Development Financial Institution (CDFI) and nonprofit 501(c)(3) that strives to create economic opportunity and financial stability for underserved people by providing access to capital, education and other resources to build healthy small businesses.

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LawnStarter Ranks States for Waste Management Efforts

Environment + Energy Leader

The rankings list how each state fares on topics such as recycling, food waste, and landfill use. The post LawnStarter Ranks States for Waste Management Efforts appeared first on Environment + Energy Leader. Environmental Management Waste & Recycling

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BOKASHI – A $HORTCUT TO PRODUCING MORE ORGANIC FOOD

Cleannovate

Composting is breakdown of organic waste into a substance able to feed our crops. In nature, this process may take … More. Circular Economy

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China's Livestreaming Farmers Harvest Views This 11.11 Shopping Season

3BL Media

By Elizabeth Utley , Chloe Shen and Yashan Zhao. SOURCE: Alibaba Group. DESCRIPTION: During the world’s largest retail event earlier this month, over a million eyes turned to a chestnut farm in rural China as 37-year-old Han Wenliang livestreamed sales of her produce. “We

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Sustainability at Retail

As part of a global Sustainability at Retail initiative, Shop! worked collaboratively with its global affiliates to address critical environmental issues, outlined in this white paper.

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‘The Maya had, and continue to have, a creative impact on forest composition’ – Dr Anabel Ford

Frontiers

The ancient Maya city of Calakmul in Mexico. Image credit: Iren Key / Shutterstock.com. In our Frontier Scientists series, we talk to Dr Anabel Ford, a leading researcher on the ancient Maya, about her career and research interests.

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How Technology Helps Remove Barriers to Equity in the Workplace

3BL Media

A commitment to inclusion, diversity, and equity (ID&E) means thinking innovatively about solutions. SOURCE: Medtronic. DESCRIPTION: December 3 is International Day of Persons with Disabilities.

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Municipalities of Puerto Rico v. Exxon: a unique class action against fossil fuel companies presses for climate accountability in the United States

Law Columbia

. By Korey Silverman-Roati and Maria Antonia Tigre.

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Franklin Templeton Employees Read for the Record

3BL Media

SOURCE: Franklin Templeton. DESCRIPTION: Franklin Templeton employees joined Jumpstart’s 16th annual Read for the Record to celebrate the power of reading and support early literacy. This yearly campaign attempts to have the most people read the same book on the same day.

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Earth911 Podcast: Safe Catch CEO Sean Wittenberg on Making Seafood Sustainable

Earth 911

Meet Sean Wittenberg, founder of the seafood company Safe Catch. He started the business with. The post Earth911 Podcast: Safe Catch CEO Sean Wittenberg on Making Seafood Sustainable appeared first on Earth911.

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KFC China Brings More Local Products to Its Menus - Boosting Rural Revitalization

3BL Media

SOURCE: Yum China. DESCRIPTION: Yum China has recently launched the Trio Black cereal drink - a hot breakfast drink - at more than 270 KFC stores in Sichuan province and Chongqing.

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Four lessons from the letter the scientific community sent to Minister Guilbeault concerning toxic tailings

Enviromental Defense

If you thought the problem of tar sands cleanup had gone away, think again. The government is developing regulations that could allow oil producers in the tar sands to flush their industrial wastewater down the Athabasca River.

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Live From UNGA 77 - September 23

3BL Media

by Christine Luby. SOURCE: Ericsson. SUMMARY: Catch up on the latest developments at UNGA 77, as well as this month’s other high-level events including the 2022 Fall Meeting of the Broadband Commission and Transforming Education Summit (TES).

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Plasma sail spacecraft could soar like an albatross to Alpha Centauri

New Scientist

A spacecraft equipped with a "sail" made from plasma could build up speed by repeatedly crossing the boundary at the edge of the solar system, just as an albatross soars by taking advantage of regions of different wind speeds

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Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose, Tata Consultancy Services, and PYXERA Global: Narrowing the Digital Gender Gap

3BL Media

SOURCE: CECP: Chief Executives for Corporate Purpose. DESCRIPTION: NEW YORK, December 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Over 90 percent of jobs worldwide have a digital component, yet a large digital gender gap persists.

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Incoming Shapiro-Davis Administration Names Members Of Environment/Energy Transition Advisory Committee

PA Environment Daily

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City of Charleston, Hilton Grand Vacations and Arbor Day Foundation Team up to Plant Trees in Hampton Park in Observance of Arbor Day

3BL Media

Local tree planting event engages Hilton Grand Vacations team members to take an active role in expanding the community’s urban forest. SOURCE: Arbor Day Foundation. DESCRIPTION: CHARLESTON, S.C., December 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - On Dec.

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Trapping powder quickly removes all microplastics from water

New Scientist

A cheap powder can help treat wastewater by rapidly absorbing microscopic bits of plastic pollution – and because it is also magnetic, both can then be removed with magnets

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Renewing our Commitment to our Pledge Partners

3BL Media

This Giving Tuesday, we invite you to learn more about our partners and consider joining us in supporting their work. SOURCE: Peloton. DESCRIPTION: At Peloton, our mission is to enable our Members to be the best versions of themselves, anytime, anywhere.

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Canadian environmental groups call for ambitious global and national action to save nature before it’s too late

Enviromental Defense

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Dow Features Seven New High-Performing and Sustainable Technologies at In-Cosmetics Asia 2022

3BL Media

SOURCE: DOW. DESCRIPTION: BANGKOK, December 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - Dow (NYSE: Dow) will showcase seven high performing and sustainable new technologies to expand its personal care portfolio at in-cosmetics Asia 2022 , taking place in Bangkok, Thailand from November 1st - 3rd at booth K30.

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Ag and Food Law Daily Update: December 2, 2022

National Law Center

A comprehensive summary of today’s judicial, legislative, and regulatory developments in agriculture and food. Email important additions HERE. . The post Ag and Food Law Daily Update: December 2, 2022 appeared first on National Agricultural Law Center.

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Edison Volunteers Pack Holiday Cheer

3BL Media

More than 5,100 boxes of food readied at the Orange County Food Bank for low-income families ahead of the holidays. SOURCE: Edison International.

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Indigenous Tribes in U.S. Will Get $75 Million for Climate Relocation

Scientific American

Grants to Indigenous tribes in the U.S. totaling $75 million are the first from a new voluntary relocation program aimed at climate risks. Environment Climate Change

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Celebrating Disability Inclusion with Accenture

3BL Media

SOURCE: Accenture. DESCRIPTION: There are more than 1 billion people in the world with disabilities, which makes more than 1 billion reasons for building a more inclusive, accessible workplace—and world.

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Banking Against Science: Financial Institutions Continue to Fund Climate Destruction

Union of Concerned Scientists

At the start of the recent COP 27 climate meeting in Egypt, a United Nations report on the role of financial institutions in controlling climate change said, “There is no room for new investment in fossil fuel supply.”.

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Golf Entrepreneurs Take a Swing at E-Commerce With Expert Advice From Verizon

3BL Media

Marketing Strategies From Verizon Small Business Digital Ready Helped the Cap Magnet Couple To See a 20 Percent Increase in Online Sales. SOURCE: Verizon. DESCRIPTION: Like many inspired business ideas, Denny Rivas’ company, The Original Cap Magnet , was born on the golf course.

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More gas, more missing climate targets

Enviromental Defense

Co-written with Aly Hyder Ali , Program Manager, Oil and Gas. What has prevented Canada from meeting its emission reduction targets? And why does it matter? These are the questions David Knight Legg, a former advisor to Jason Kenney, raises in a recent Globe and Mail op-ed.

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Musim Mas Group Wins The RSPO Excellence Award For Smallholder Impact

3BL Media

SOURCE: Musim Mas. DESCRIPTION: KUALA LUMPUR, December 2, 2022 /3BL Media/ - The leading body for sustainable palm, the Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO), awarded the Musim Mas Group with the Smallholder Impact Programme Award.

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Europe embraces solar power in a revolutionary way

Inhabitant

Europe is accelerating its use of solar power, in part motivated by Russia’s war in Ukraine. In line with Europe’s pledge to half greenhouse gas emissions by 2030, the EU is installing solar panels and roof tiles just about everywhere