Senate Votes to Stop Keystone Pipleline – For Now

November 19, 2014 by  
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The Keystone Pipeline is dead – for now. The US Senate voted Tuesday to block a measure that would have allowed construction on the controversial pipeline. The measure fell short by one solitary vote, which means that though the project is on the shelf for now, it could very well be showing up in congress again this January, when Republicans take control of the Senate . Read the rest of Senate Votes to Stop Keystone Pipleline – For Now Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: environmental destruction , environmental policy , environmental politics , environmental vote , keystone pipeline , Keystone pipeline senate vote , Keystone pipeline vote , Keystone Pipeline XL , Keystone senate vote , Keystone vote , keystone xl , transcanada pipeline , US Canada pipeline , US Senate

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Dear Shannon: What’s the state of the sustainability jobs market?

October 23, 2013 by  
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Our resident career coach lays out the key trends in the ever-evolving sustainability jobs market for a master's graduate from a telecoms company.

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The Natural Capital Leaders Index: Methodology

October 23, 2013 by  
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In January, Trucost and GreenBiz will unveil the Natural Capital Leaders Index. Here is the proposed methodology. Your feedback is welcome.

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Lies About Apple Factory Abuse Leads to This American Life Retraction

March 19, 2012 by  
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On Friday This American Life , a popular public radio show show, announced a retraction after details about a story on Apple factory abuse in China turned out to be full of fabrications. In January, the show , hosted by Ira Glass, broadcast a story narrated by performance artist and monologuist Mike Daisey. Details about armed factory guards, underage factory workers, and poisoning by chemicals like n-hexane led to even sharper outcry against conditions at factories operated by Foxconn , Apple’s largest supplier of electronics. Within weeks after the January broadcast, the maker of the iPads and iPhones allowed journalists to visit assembly lines in China, joined the Fair Labor Association , released a list of suppliers and announced that it would audit the conditions of factories within its supply chain. Read the rest of Lies About Apple Factory Abuse Leads to This American Life Retraction Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: apple , Apple factory abuse , china , foxconn , iPads , iPhones , Ira Glass , Mike Daisey , public radio , retraction , Rob Schmitz , supply chain , this american life , This American Life retraction

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How New Energy Efficient Lighting Creates Green Jobs

December 29, 2011 by  
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The new light bulb efficiency standards takes effect on January 1 as planned. That’s good for American consumers — and for American workers and their companies.

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How California Companies Can Turn a Deeper Shade of Green

December 6, 2011 by  
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Come January, progressive California companies need no longer fear that pursuit of environmental responsibility means a risk to fiduciary responsibility under a new law that sanctions formation of benefit corporations.

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Reducing waste after Christmas – our top tips

December 23, 2010 by  
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So the big day is nearly upon us again. Hopefully you’ve already been busy upcycling random stuff into Christmas presents and recycled Christmas decorations – it’s easy to keep the green theme going after Christmas too

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2010 Is Now Tied For Hottest Year on Record (So Far)

September 16, 2010 by  
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photo: Pranav Yaddanapudi via flickr New NOAA temperature data has been released including August temperatures and this year’s record-setting global trend continues: “For January-August 2010, the global land and ocean surface temperature of 14.7°C tied with 1998 as the warmest January-August period on record. This value is 0.67°C above the 20th century average.” August itself went down in history as being among the warmest recorded as well…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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7 Companies You Can Trust to Use BPA-Free Cans

March 2, 2010 by  
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Photo courtesy Eden Organic. Here’s a startling, almost amazing fact.

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Should Port-au-Prince be Recycled?

March 1, 2010 by  
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With much of Haiti’s capital razed to the ground from the devastating January earthquake, construction firms are looking at the city as a test site for construction recycling technologies.

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