The Laws on Plastic Bags: To Ban or Tax?

August 4, 2017 by  
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When it comes to single-use plastic bags, the disposal issue is becoming less about whether they are recycled and more about what some cities are doing to reduce their existence in the first place. If you live in a city near a body of water, it’s…

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7 steps to take if your company oversteps its planetary boundaries

October 27, 2016 by  
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The “safe operating space for humanity” is in danger. Here’s where most businesses are failing to reduce their impacts, according to a report.

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US vs. EU: Chemicals substitution faceoff

October 27, 2016 by  
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It’s conventional wisdom that Europe is far ahead in chemicals safety and green alternatives, but a new report takes a closer look.

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Can we balance the energy trilemma?

October 27, 2016 by  
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Countries need to see a comprehensive global energy policy in order to do their part in achieving the Paris Agreement goals.

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5 keys to debunking climate fatalism

May 17, 2016 by  
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How do you know when you are about to have an encounter with a Climate Fatalist?Watch for the cues in body language — the slumped shoulders, the deep sigh as you broach the topic, the audible gasp of air leaving the body.And then the words: “It is soooo complicated. It seems so impossibly difficult to get everyone in the world — all people, all industry — to dramatically reduce their carbon emissions.”

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Satellites and Big Data to help save the oceans

May 17, 2016 by  
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Huge areas of the oceans will be protected by an emerging U.N. treaty, but new technology must be harnessed to enforce these ambitious initiatives.

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Nissan takes on Tesla in vehicle-to-grid energy tech race

May 17, 2016 by  
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The maker of the Leaf electric car has unveiled a home energy storage system using recycled car batteries, plus a program allowing EV owners to sell power back to the grid.

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HP steps up to ask suppliers to slash emissions

October 2, 2013 by  
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How do you get thousands of suppliers across 6 continents to reduce their carbon footprint? HP hopes that it's taken the first step.

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New York: Getting the price right for energy efficiency

May 1, 2013 by  
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Replacing the energy being generated by a New York nuclear plant is a thorny problem for the state and Con Edison.

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New tool helps cities assess progress toward zero waste

May 1, 2013 by  
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Cities such as San Francisco, Stockholm and Adelaide, Australia, aim to reduce their waste to zero, but measuring and comparing their progress proves complicated. A new tool may help.

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