Barack Obama on climate, equity and overconsumption

November 26, 2019 by  
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The former president opens up about the urgency of the crisis and what he sees as the disconnect between our stated values and our actions.

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Report Report: Carbon bubble, resilient ag, water-smart future, SDG finance

November 26, 2019 by  
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A round-up of recent reports on sustainable business and clean technology.

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S&P Global plans to acquire RobecoSAM’s ESG ratings business

November 26, 2019 by  
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This is the S&P’s latest move in accelerating and scaling up its environmental social governance expertise.

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Value-added tax: a potential solution for carbon leakage

November 26, 2019 by  
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This system would be burdensome and inefficient but it could make it feasible to practically address carbon leakage.

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Is Environmentally Responsible Living Too Expensive?

June 1, 2016 by  
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We’re all a little too aware of the glaring gap that can exist between our words and our actions. Whether it’s preaching about healthy eating followed by a midnight cheesecake binge, or judging another mom’s parenting while also…

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American public calls for extradition of lion poacher Walter Palmer

July 30, 2015 by  
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The American dentist who allegedly paid $55,000 to kill a beloved lion  in Zimbabwe has come under fire since his identity was disclosed to the public this week. Stories about Cecil the lion and the hunter who killed him, Walter Palmer of Minnesota, have soared to the top of trending lists on Facebook and Twitter, and numerous angry bloggers, editorialists, and TV hosts have attacked the dentist for his actions. Zimbabwe conservationists say Cecil was lured out of the Hwange National Park and slain on land that was not zoned for hunting lions. Local hunter Theo Bronkhorst was charged with failing to prevent an illegal hunt in court yesterday, according to NY Daily News , and now members of the American public are calling for Palmer’s extradition to Zimbabwe so he too can atone for his actions. Read the rest of American public calls for extradition of lion poacher Walter Palmer

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The world’s largest electronic vacuum cleaner in Rotterdam will suck up smog and turn it into jewelry

July 30, 2015 by  
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Can we completely rid our skies of pollution once and for all? That is the mission behind the Dutch social design lab, Studio Roosegaarde , which recently launched a Kickstarter campaign that is quickly gaining momentum. The team, led by Netherlands-based innovator Daan Roosegaarde, is creating a Smog Free Tower that will stand 23 feet above the city of Rotterdam and power the largest electronic smog-sucking vacuum in the world. Then it will transform the harvested carbon into beautiful rings and cufflinks. The tower is expected to rise as soon as September. And if that goes well, the studio hopes to build many more smog vacuums across the globe. Read the rest of The world’s largest electronic vacuum cleaner in Rotterdam will suck up smog and turn it into jewelry

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5 ways ‘systems thinking’ can jumpstart action

December 9, 2013 by  
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Sustainability requires business leaders to consider their actions in the context of a broader network of systems.

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Dow’s 6 habits of leading sustainable enterprises

August 27, 2013 by  
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Just as leaders can be identified by their actions, corporations can exhibit actions that demonstrate their dedication to sustainability.

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How Arizona and Colorado are rethinking energy vs. water

August 27, 2013 by  
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What can states learn from Arizona and Colorado about uniting water and energy planning?

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