The emergence of natural capital consciousness

February 1, 2017 by  
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Why — and how — the corporate pioneers of the 21st century will account for natural resource scarcity and plan for their impact on the climate.

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What the new Chemical Safety law means for business

June 22, 2016 by  
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The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act was signed into law Wednesday, replacing the Toxic Substances Control Act which left Americans exposed to many toxic chemicals.

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What the new Chemical Safety law means for business

June 22, 2016 by  
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The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act was signed into law Wednesday, replacing the Toxic Substances Control Act which left Americans exposed to many toxic chemicals.

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The real roots of risk

January 16, 2016 by  
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Internal threats, external forces, manufactured problems: What will shape risk in the 21st century?

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Global Renewable Energy Capacity Has Nearly Doubled to 1,560 Gigawatts Since 2004

June 30, 2014 by  
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In the past nine years, global renewable energy capacity has nearly doubled from 800 gigawatts to 1,560 gigawatts, with solar and wind showing the biggest gains. According to the Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century ‘s (REN21) Renewables 2014 Global Status Report , worldwide solar PV capacity is 53 times higher than in 2004, while wind power capacity is nearly seven times higher. Read the rest of Global Renewable Energy Capacity Has Nearly Doubled to 1,560 Gigawatts Since 2004 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: “wind power” , biofuels , china , germany , gigawatts , hydropower , renewable energy , Renewable Energy Policy Network for the 21st Century’s (REN21) Renewables 2014 Global Status Report , solar , united states

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The Solar Philéas Project Rehabilitates a 120-Year Old Building in France into Solar-Powered Modular Apartments

June 30, 2014 by  
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  Read the rest of The Solar Philéas Project Rehabilitates a 120-Year Old Building in France into Solar-Powered Modular Apartments Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: Building remodel solar decathlon , France Solar Decathlon , French Solar Decathlon , modernizing old buildings , rehabilitating buildings , solar apartments , Solar Decathlon , Solar Decathlon 2014 , solar decathlon europe , Solar Decathlon Europe 2014 , solar design , SOLAR HOMES , Solar Phileas , Solar Phileas Decathlon , Solar Phileas Decathlon Europe , Team Atlantic Challenge , Team Atlantic France

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Sou Fujimoto’s Tree-Inspired Tower Sprouts Balconies Like Leaves in Montepellier

March 10, 2014 by  
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Eclipse: A Contemporary Rickshaw Fit for the 21st Century Traveler

March 6, 2014 by  
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Industrial designer Kenneth Cobonpue transformed the commonplace rickshaw into Eclipse, a high-tech and stylish means of transportation designed for the 21st Century traveler. Since the three-wheeled human-powered vehicle is ubiquitous in South America and Asia, the Filipino designer wanted to give tourists and locals a greener alternative to moving about town. Flanked by circular privacy panels made from woven recyclable polyethylene, this cushy rickshaw even comes with an iPhone docking base, cup holders, and a cooling fan. Read the rest of Eclipse: A Contemporary Rickshaw Fit for the 21st Century Traveler Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aluminum frame , bicycle spokes , circular frame , eclipse , green transportation , hand-stitched vinyl , high tech rickshaw , insulated acrylic fabric , Kenneth Cobonpue , pedicab , recyclable polyethylene , rickshaw , sustainable design , trishaw , weatherproof vinyl        

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Brand New Pygmy Tapir is the Largest Terrestrial Mammal Found Since 1992

December 18, 2013 by  
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This week, the biggest animal discovery of the 21st century was announced. Meet kabomani, the “little black tapir.” He’s a shy and elusive fellow, living below the radar in the grasslands and forests of Brazil and Colombia. He’s also the largest terrestrial mammal found since 1992, when the saola of Southeast Asia raised his bovine head. How does a quarter-ton animal slip past the prying eyes of science for so long? Easy- just ignore what local people have been trying to tell you! Read the rest of Brand New Pygmy Tapir is the Largest Terrestrial Mammal Found Since 1992 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: biggest animal discovery of the 21st century , kabomani , karitiana , largest terrestrial animal discovery since 1992 , new pygmy tapir discovered , new tapir in brazil and colombia , perissodactyl , saola , tapir , Tapirus kabomani , Tapirus terrestrius , Theodore Roosevelt        

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Vermont boat project debuts model for carbon-free shipping

August 8, 2013 by  
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Organizers hope to prove that carbon-neutral boats can be a viable shipping method for the 21st century.

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