Hip hop can bring green issues to communities of color

April 13, 2020 by  
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The environmental movement largely has failed to connect with people of color and marginalized urban communities. By confronting issues from contaminated water to climate change, hip hop music can help bridge that divide and bring home the realities of environmental injustice.

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Ceres CEO and President Mindy Lubber on crossing the sustainability-investor chasm

February 29, 2020 by  
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2019 saw an unprecedented growth in interest in and consideration for ESG (environmental, social and governance) issues from companies, investors and now government, with the first congressional hearing on ESG issues in the United States held in July. This trend signals a growing recognition that climate change is not only detrimental to our environment, but also to our economic system, and that many issues that were once considered non-financial are now seen as financially material.

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Utopian off-grid Regen Village produces all of its own food and energy

May 24, 2016 by  
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Danish architectural firm EFFEKT envisioned a future where self-sustaining communities grow their own food and produce their own energy. They incorporated that vision into their ReGen Villages, planned off-grid communities that address issues from climate change to the food crisis through sustainable design. They plan to start building these utopian communities this summer. According to EFFEKT’s website, there are five principles behind the ReGen Villages: “Energy positive homes. Door-step…

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Two foot-long bug discovered in China dubbed worlds longest insect

May 24, 2016 by  
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Don’t freak out, but an insect spanning over two feet long has been discovered and it’s an apparent expert at lurking in disguise. A Chinese researcher had been searching for six years before finally finding one, but I doubt that will help you sleep more easily tonight. The previous world record for longest six-legged critter was a 22.3 inch stick insect from Malaysia, according to Discovery News, yet the new species discovered in the Guanxi province of China measures in at 24.6…

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