Davos, without snark

January 27, 2020 by  
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The 2020 meet-up in the Alps was heavy on climate, metrics and collaboration. Was all that jet fuel worth it?

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How companies can source man-made cellulosics more sustainably

January 27, 2020 by  
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As a plant-based fiber, man-made cellulosics have the potential to be a more sustainable choice because they are renewable. But the production process can contribute to deforestation.

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Trend: Companies warm to nature-based solutions

January 27, 2020 by  
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More than 350 companies have made commitments to help reverse nature loss and restore vital natural systems on which economic activity depends.

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Seed preservation is vital for a sustainable food system

January 27, 2020 by  
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“Our seeds are more than just food for us. Yes, they are nutrition. But they’re also… spirituality,” says Electa Hare-RedCorn, a member of the Pawnee Nation of Oklahoma and a Yankton descendant. “Each seed has a story and each seed has a prayer.”With a background in social work, Hare-RedCorn was brought on to the Pawnee Seed Preservation Project in 2012 as a seed-keeper, to carry the conversation forward with youth and families. The project, she says, has become a movement.

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How can we adapt to climate change? This online hub has answers

January 17, 2020 by  
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A database of practical tools, case studies, state and regional action plans, and other resources offers lessons on building resiliency.

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The shift to a low-carbon economy highlights overlap between ESG and finance

December 24, 2019 by  
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Supermajors are acknowledging write-downs, which pose threats to investors — but new standards could help them get on the same page.

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It’s artificial intelligence to the rescue (and response and recovery)

December 12, 2019 by  
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A new project aims to use technology to better prepare for climate change-exacerbated natural disasters.

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Puerto Rico’s electricity system is at a crossroads

December 12, 2019 by  
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The territory’s new energy policy became law earlier this year — and regulators are deciding what mix of renewables it has.

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CDP: Greening corporate supply chains could deliver a gigaton of carbon savings

December 12, 2019 by  
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Investor research group urges more corporates to push suppliers to deliver cost-effective emissions reduction.

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How wildfires have and will continue to shape our future

November 23, 2019 by  
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California has long dominated the headlines about wildfires — but other regions are experiencing fires more often.

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