Goldman Sachs, Calvert bet on next big thing for green investments

August 1, 2017 by  
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Impact investing is set for staggering growth. Here’s a closer look at the role of environmental impact bonds.

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Why Volvo going ‘all-electric’ is less revolutionary than it seems

August 1, 2017 by  
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Take a closer look at the carmaker’s recent moves, and you’ll find the questions we should be asking.

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VERGE Talk: renewable energy, climate change, and the tragedy of the commons

July 7, 2017 by  
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Hawaii has the opportunity to serve as a model for the rest of the world, but how are we going to live on the planet going forward?  DBEDT Director Luis Salaveria takes a closer look at how solutions to our current sustainability problems may lie in the past.  Get ready for a reality check on Hawaii’s path to a 100% renewable energy future.

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A Guide to Eco-Living in a Concrete Jungle

March 1, 2017 by  
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It’s easy to mistake cities as hubs for mass pollution. Big cities are home to millions of residents and have thousands of cars on the road, which can produce huge amounts of waste compared to their rural neighbors. But take a closer look and…

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The human stories behind the ‘coal wars’

December 13, 2016 by  
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Coal is no longer king. Here’s a closer look at its end game.

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Opportunities for forest conservation and sustainability in the South

December 6, 2016 by  
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Sponsored: Does your brand depend on wood fiber? Then take a closer look.

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Boeing’s ambitions for carbon neutrality

December 5, 2016 by  
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Paul Wright, the senior manager of policy and strategy at Boeing spoke about how the company assumes their leadership role in aeronautics at the GreenBiz 16 event.

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U.S. vs. EU: Chemicals substitution faceoff

October 27, 2016 by  
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It’s conventional wisdom that Europe is far ahead in chemicals safety and green alternatives, but a new report takes a closer look.

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How millennials are re-shaping the future of food

October 21, 2016 by  
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Take a look at what’s for dinner over the decades and you will find more veggies and less meat on people’s plates. Not only are health concerns associated with the standard American diet being taken more seriously, but studies are also showing that millennials’ deep concern for the environment is leading to a boom in vegetarian dining that may completely reshape the future of food. Ben McKean, founder and CEO of Hungryroot , predicted in an  Observer op-ed that vegetables will outshine meat by the year 2020. And the shift will largely be thanks to the millennial generation. A study from 2014 titled “Outlook on the Millennial Consumer” highlighted how members of this age group are choosing foods according to their conscience and paying closer attention to ingredients and their origins, spelling bad news for animal agriculture. Related: Artificially grown lab meat could reduce emissions by 96% Livestock produce 18 percent of worldwide greenhouse gas emissions – more than the entire transportation sector combined. According to the United Nations, at least 26 percent of the world’s terrestrial surface is devoted to livestock grazing, a number that will only grow if the demand continues to soar. Simultaneously, the number of vegetarian restaurants and plant-based food products has grown significantly, thanks to a food revolution waged by younger generations. McKean argues that youngsters are not simply trading in meat for vegetables, but redefining what a “veg-centric” meal entails: equally delicious foods without the label of “alternative.” As climate change continues to intensify, the considerations of shifting the balance to more plant-based food is worth a closer look. Via Observer Images via Pixabay ( 1 , 2 )

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INFOGRAPHIC: The real environmental impact of the 2016 Rio Olympics

July 27, 2016 by  
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The 2016 Olympics in Rio will begin in just over a week and despite several ongoing catastrophes , the games will go on. In light of this monumental event, we thought we’d take a closer look at its environmental impact and the solutions in place. Check out this thought-provoking infographic from Green Match for an inside look. Graphic via Green Match

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