10 minutes with Amanda von Almen, Salesforce

August 13, 2018 by  
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A green building evangelist shares how she convinced the tech giant’s real estate team to prioritize the environmental and health aspects of the company’s workspaces.

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The power struggle: fighting for equity in community renewable energy

August 13, 2018 by  
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The best of live interviews from GreenBiz events. This episode: legal and policy experts discuss what climate action looks like for community climate justice.

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Where the circular economy meets the Internet of Things

October 30, 2017 by  
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Interconnected devices and big data will shred the current barriers in food, energy, transportation and health care.

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Healthy buildings, made so through data

December 7, 2015 by  
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Vivian Dien, project manager of Quartz, explains the launch of the building industry database of commonly used building materials and their environmental and health hazard impacts.

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Designing healthy buildings through data

December 7, 2015 by  
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Vivian Dien, project manager of Quartz, explains the launch of the building industry database of commonly used building materials and their environmental and health hazard impacts.

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Google, thinkstep, Flux and their database of building materials’ enviro impacts

November 18, 2015 by  
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Google, Flux, thinkstep and the Healthy Building Network created an open source database of 100 commonly used building materials’ environmental and health impacts.

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Glass Is Back!

August 13, 2015 by  
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Glass water bottles are becoming more and more popular as people become aware of the environmental and health dangers of plastic. Even still, the average American uses 167 disposable water bottles, but only recycles 38% of those. According to the…

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Farming is the Most Dangerous Industry of All?

June 13, 2011 by  
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From the environmental and health impacts of fertilizer runoff to farming’s contribution to deforestation , we already know that modern farming practices can have some major negative consequences. But there are also some more immediate problems for human health and safety

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Rocky Mountain Snowpack Decline Since 80s More Significant Than Anytime in 1000 Years

June 13, 2011 by  
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It may have been a snowy winter this year in the Rocky Mountains, as it was in many areas of the US, but new research of tree rings from the US Geological Survey shows that the long term trend is solidly towards less snowpack. In fact the decrease since the 1980s is more significant that “at any other time in the past 1,000 years”, the New York Times

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An Inconvenient Sandwich: The Throwaway Economics of Takeaway Food

August 17, 2010 by  
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 This report investigates the economic pressures facing independent cafés and sandwich bars which often forces social justice, sustainability and health off the menu.

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