Episode 78: The Paris pullout, investor power and the era of remanufacturing

June 2, 2017 by  
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This week: Investors mobilize for climate action … why companies are turning a new leaf on deforestation …and why the hottest business trends are circular.

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Infographic: The World’s Greenest Countries

February 15, 2017 by  
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With ice caps melting at an alarming rate, worldwide coral reefs at risk of dying, and the fact that 2016 was the hottest year ever on record, we are becoming more aware of the role we play in combating global warming and saving the environment….

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Top 15 GreenBiz interviews of 2013

December 30, 2013 by  
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Hear from leading figures in the business and nonprofit worlds about the hottest topics in sustainability this past year.

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United Water CEO: Private equity and the future of water

December 30, 2013 by  
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Private equity investments may provide the key to better water infrastructure. 

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Texas, Summer 2011: Officially the Hottest in U.S. History

September 9, 2011 by  
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Photo: accent on electric via Flickr/CC BY Yes, yes, you know it’s been hot and fiery and dry down there, and every subsequent news report you read only tells you things are getting worse. This one will be no different: Texas has officially experienced the hottest summer in recorded US history. The drought that stretched throughout the Dust Bowl may have been longer (we’ll see, we’ll see!), but this summer was hotter. Texas resembles hell right now, and least because a raving, science-denying religious zealot run… Read the full story on TreeHugger

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2010 Still Hottest Year on Satellite Record So Far: NASA

October 15, 2010 by  
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Image: NASA, GISS And the heat keeps on coming. The records continue to be met or broken, and what was last month announced to be the hottest January-August period in the global temperature record has moved on to become the hottest January-September ever measured

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China Shutters 1,600 Dangerous Coal Mines

October 15, 2010 by  
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Photo: Telegraph China’s state-run newspaper is reporting that the nation has undertaken drastic measures to improve its mining industry, which is widely recognized as the most dangerous in the world. Perhaps in response to the massive media coverage of the Chilean miners’ stirring saga, China Daily is reporting that the People’s Republic of China has now shut down more than 1600 of its oldest, most unsafe mines. Two things come to mind in response to the rather amazi…

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And Thus Ends the Hottest Decade on Record . . .

December 31, 2009 by  
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Photo via the Portland Mercury Yup, the aughts or naughts or naughties or whatever you want to call them have been confirmed to be the hottest decade in recorded history –a full 0.2 degrees C warmer than the nineties.

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