How Stanley Black & Decker is using the SDGs to grow a ‘new-collar’ workforce

July 17, 2019 by  
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The company’s CSR head takes on the fourth industrial revolution, skills gaps and leveraging purpose to cultivate thriving makers and creators.

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Nearly half of companies with deforestation risk aren’t addressing it

July 17, 2019 by  
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And only 8 percent of global companies involved in the production of commodities associated with deforestation have publiclu committed to ending it.

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Western states buy time with a 7-year Colorado River drought plan, but face a hotter, drier future

July 17, 2019 by  
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Dry years like 2018 are the likely future — leaders must begin planning for them now.

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UN Envoys Advised to Develop a Plan B For Failure to Meet Global CO2 Targets

June 3, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock In an effort to curb global climate change, policy makers and scientists agreed in 2010 that the total levels of CO2 emissions should not exceed 350 parts per million. That magic number would still lead to an average planet-wide temperature rise of 2 degrees Celsius, but it would at least stave off the worst effects from a warming planet. But with CO2 levels surpassing 400 parts per million for several days last month according to data collected at a Hawaiian monitoring station, politicians are being urged this week to draft a backup plan at their meeting in Bonn, Germany. The authors of a new study from the German Institute for International and Security Affairs  are urging UN envoys to establish a new target that would be more realistic in light of recent discoveries. Read the rest of UN Envoys Advised to Develop a Plan B For Failure to Meet Global CO2 Targets Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: aosis , Bonn , Climate Change , CO2 emissions , envoys , german institute for international and security affairs , germany , global warming , hawaii , industrial revolution , least developed countries , oliver geden , Policy , Target , UN , un environment program        

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INHABITAT GIVEAWAY: Win a Naturemill Compost Bin or a Cool Gardening Kit from LadyBagsSF and Start Your Green Summer Garden (worth up to $650!)

June 3, 2013 by  
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Dreaming of planting a summer garden, but don’t have the tools? Or maybe you’ve been meaning to start a compost but just don’t know how. Well get ready to flex your green thumbs because you could win some sweet gardening and composting schwag to help you get your green summer garden off to a great start. We’ve teamed up with Naturemill and LadyBagsSF to give FOUR lucky Inhabi-readers the chance to win one of four prizes worth a total of $650 ! Here’s what’s up for grabs in Inhabitat’s Green Summer Giveaway: Naturemill’s ULTRA Kitchen Compost Bin in black (retail $399.99); Naturemill’s Stainless Still EZ-Grip Compost Pail (retail $70); LadyBagsSF’s Large Garden Tote with Tools (retail $50); and a LadyBagsSF Garden Bag available in 4 colors (retail $125). Find out how to enter this fantastic summer giveaway below! HOW TO ENTER: 1. SIGN UP FOR THE INHABITAT NEWSLETTER HERE >  We’ll be announcing the winners in our  weekly newsletter , so if you want to find out who won, you’ll need to receive it! 2. LEAVE A COMMENT BELOW  telling us what you plan to do to make your summer your most sustainable one yet. The deadline for this giveaway is Friday, June 21 . We’ll pick the comments we like best and announce the winners in our June 27 newsletter, so make sure you’re  signed up ! DEADLINE IS FRIDAY, JUNE 21st Read the rest of INHABITAT GIVEAWAY: Win a Naturemill Compost Bin or a Cool Gardening Kit from LadyBagsSF and Start Your Green Summer Garden (worth up to $650!) Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: composter , composting , composting pail , garden bags , gardening kit , inhabitat contest , inhabitat giveaway , kitchen composter , Lady Bags SF , Lady Bags SF Gardening Bag , Lady Bags SF Gardening Bag with Tools , Lady Bags SF giveaway , naturemill , Naturemill EZ Grip Stainless Steel Compost Pail , Naturemill giveaway , Naturemill ULTRA Kitchen Composter , spring gardening , summer gardening        

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Average Global Temperatures Poised to Soar Past 11,000-Year High

March 8, 2013 by  
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Image by Airs Science Team, NASA/JPL Is it getting hot in here? Absolutely. Don’t let the recent snowfall fool you: 2012 was the hottest year on record for the U.S. and the future isn’t looking much cooler. Recently published research suggests that planet Earth is about to experience a heat wave of monumental proportions. According to the authors of a study in the journal Science , global temperatures are poised to surpass an 11,000-year peak, meaning that by the end of the century, the planet is set to get hotter than at any time since the last Ice Age. Read the rest of Average Global Temperatures Poised to Soar Past 11,000-Year High Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: carbon emissions , Climate Change , extreme weather , global temperatures , global warming , heat wave , Ice Age , industrial revolution

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