Episode 109: Coke and McDonald’s war on waste; Davos dispatch

January 26, 2018 by  
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In this week’s episode, the fast food industry’s war on waste, the end of natural gas and the sustainability scene in the Swiss Alps.

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Utilities may suffer ‘significant losses’ from carbon taxes

January 26, 2018 by  
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Trucost finds that 150 percent of profits in the sector could be at risk from carbon pricing, while auto and chemicals are also in line for a shock.

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Take these 9 steps to demystify science-based targets

January 26, 2018 by  
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No matter your company size, these tactics from the MIT Sloan Sustainability Initiative promise to help getting started with slashing emissions.

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A president confronts the existential threat of climate change

January 20, 2018 by  
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Towards the end of his second term, former president Barack Obama toured the Arctic with a Rolling Stone journalist. There, they faced our uncertain future.

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10 Things in Your Closet You Can Reuse or Recycle

September 12, 2017 by  
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Many of us put off cleaning out our homes, which means by the time we get around doing so, we want the old stuff out as quickly as possible. Closets especially tend to accumulate extra stuff, but the landfill doesn’t have to be the end destination…

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Sustainable development and the end of history

September 11, 2017 by  
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Are we experiencing the end of an era — or the beginning of a new one?

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Sustainability: Coming to a platform near you

August 29, 2017 by  
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This article is sponsored by Veolia.Platform-as-a-Service (PaaS) offerings become more competitive every year, but the differences between them can seem trivial to the end user. As engineering and innovation professionals, we see the distinctions. But as environmental professionals, we also see something happening on a larger scale: They’re making entire communities more sustainable.

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Will China’s Ban on Importing Waste Affect Your Recyclables?

August 18, 2017 by  
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The recycling industry got some big news last month when the World Trade Organization announced that China is intending to stop importing 24 different types of solid waste by the end of the year, including commonly accepted curbside recyclables…

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Partnership Forms to Recycle Waste in the Antarctic

August 10, 2017 by  
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If recycling seems difficult to you, just think about what it’s like in other parts of the world — like ones at the end of the earth. In 1962, the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) began to participate in regulating developments at “the bottom” of the…

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Can Wind Turbines Be Recycled?

August 7, 2017 by  
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At the end of 2016, there were 321,320 wind turbines spinning across the globe. As the wind energy industry matures, one trend is clear: Wind turbines are getting larger and taller, and have greater electricity generation capacity. There are now…

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