Calling all value creators, futurists and change agents

February 14, 2018 by  
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A new BSR report finds that evolving roles for the sustainability sector will open exciting leadership opportunities within global companies.

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Salesforce, Cargill and others share secrets for buying clean power

February 14, 2018 by  
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There are many paths that corporate buyers can follow to meet renewable energy commitments.

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How SaLisa Berrien leads the ‘Lyft of energy’

February 14, 2018 by  
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Artificial intelligence tools and the natural intelligence to recognize an opportunity combine in the ‘secret sauce’ for the CEO of COI Energy.

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UN Report Finds the Number of Megacities Has Tripled in Since 1990

October 8, 2014 by  
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A United Nations report has found that the number of megacities in the world has increased almost three-fold in the past 24 years. A megacity is defined as an urban area with over 10 million inhabitants—New York City formed the world’s first in the 1950s—and as of 1990, ten such cities had grown up around the globe. But as of this year, there are now a staggering 28 megacities. And while dense urban environments may provide certain environmental benefits, they also create significant hazards. Missing Attachment Missing Attachment Read the rest of UN Report Finds the Number of Megacities Has Tripled in Since 1990 Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: air pollution , carbon emissions , city environmental impact , environmental impact megacities , mega city , megacities , megacity , population growth , smog , UN , United Nations , urban conservation , urban growth , urban pollution , urban population

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New Report Finds Arctic Ice Melt is a Ticking Time Bomb That Could Release 50 Gigatons of Methane, Cost $70 Trillion

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Arctic ice is melting at an alarming rate , and a new report by a group of economists and polar scientists published in Nature asserts that the thaw is an economic time-bomb that could cost the world trillions of dollars due to methane released by thinning permafrost. More than 50 gigatons of methane lie trapped beneath the East Siberian Sea, and the release of this potent greenhouse gas due to the warming climate could have catastrophic consequences for the world economy and the planet as a whole. Read the rest of New Report Finds Arctic Ice Melt is a Ticking Time Bomb That Could Release 50 Gigatons of Methane, Cost $70 Trillion Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: $60 trillion price tag to arctic thaw , Arctic ice melt , artic thaw impacts on poor ecomonies , droughts and storms , east siberian arctic shelf , economic time bomb of arctic ice melt , extra methane emissions , extreme heat , flooding , gail whiteman , international monetary fund , methane released by thinning permafrost , possible oil spills in arctic , rotterdam school of management , single giant pulse of methane from permafrost , slow methane emission from thinning permafrost , world economic forum        

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7 Eco-Friendly DIY Summer Crafts for Creative Adults (and Kids!)

July 25, 2013 by  
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Hyundai ix35: World’s First Production Fuel Cell Car Arrives in the UK

July 25, 2013 by  
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The first hydrogen-powered fuel cell production vehicles will soon be arriving in the UK with the launch of the Hyundai ix35 . Five of the groundbreaking vehicles will be part of the London Hydrogen Network Expansion (LNHE) project, which represents part of London’s goal to become a global center for hydrogen and fuel cell vehicle activity. Read the rest of Hyundai ix35: World’s First Production Fuel Cell Car Arrives in the UK Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: fuel cell car , fuel cell vehicle , green car , hydrogen , hydrogen car , HYUNDAI , hyundai fuel cell , hyundai ix35 , hyundai ix35 fuel cell , London        

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Retractable Sliding Shutters Protect Switzerland’s Floating Lake Rotsee Refuge

July 25, 2013 by  
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Report Finds Over 5,000 Children’s Products Contain Toxic Chemicals

May 18, 2013 by  
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Photo via Shutterstock A new report by the Washington Toxic Coalition and Safer States has revealed that over 5,000 children’s products contain toxic chemicals associated with cancer, hormone disruption, and reproductive problems. The products, intended for those from infancy through adolescence, include party hats which contain cancer-causing arsenic, cosmetics which contain formaldehyde and dolls which contain hormone-disrupting bisphenol A (BPA). READ MORE > Permalink | Add to del.icio.us | digg Post tags: BPA , car seat safety , children safety , children's products , claires accessories , flame retardant , formaldahyde , toxic chemicals , toxic toys , toxin home , walmart , Washington Toxic Coalition and Safer States        

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Most Major Banks Still Fund Mountaintop Removal Mining, Report Finds

November 19, 2010 by  
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Photo: The Sierra Club , Flickr, CC Thanks in part to the ardent campaigning of some outspoken activists , many of the nation’s biggest banks now boast policies that cut off lending to companies engaging in the disastrous practice of mountaintop removal mining . Wells Fargo, Citi, Bank of Am… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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