What do the SDGs mean for business now?

February 7, 2018 by  
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International Paper, JPMorgan Chase, Novozymes and Tata may not have a lot in common on the surface, but each company is determined to tackle key U.N. Global Goals.

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Why Larry Fink isn’t waiting on Washington

January 18, 2018 by  
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Blackrock’s CEO is waging a bold, long-term bet on sustainability with his threat to 1,000 CEOs. Yet there’s more beneath the surface.

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Cities, startups tap the wisdom of crowds for sustainability

November 12, 2013 by  
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New York City and various startups have succeeded with citizen-generated data, but experts say we've only scratched the surface.

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Are Wood Pallets Safe for Reuse Projects? It Depends

July 30, 2013 by  
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On the surface, the ubiquitous pallet seems ideal for reuse: It’s wood, it’s recycled and it’s free. How can you go wrong? We’ve even featured a roundup of cool pallet crafts here on Earth911. But it turns out that pallet …

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70,000 Reused Bottle Caps Unite Maasai Community

April 12, 2013 by  
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On the surface, the Greystone Learning Center in Loita Hills, Kenya is an architectural triumph, blending traditional art, culture and design with modern construction. But the project’s dazzling impact only grows with closer examination, as more…

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GMOs and Organics: Why Can’t They Get Along?

April 26, 2011 by  
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At a high-level gathering of food industry leaders and insiders, the controversy about genetically modified foods sprouted to the surface, as panelists debated whether GMOs will feed the world or destroy the planet.  

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Capturing the Cold, Striking Beauty of Glacier Caves…Before They Melt (Slideshow)

March 31, 2011 by  
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Photo credit: Eric Guth From the surface, glaciers look like solid masses of snow and ice , broken only by the occasional wrinkle and fissure. Beneath that top layer of ice and snow, however, lies a complex network of channels and openings, created by the flow of water, ice, and air.

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Pumping CO2 Underground to Extract Geothermal Energy

November 16, 2009 by  
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Photo: Wikipedia, Public domain It Could Work We usually hear about pumping CO2 underground in the context of carbon capture and storage (CCS). But there might be another use for that CO2 in the field of geothermal power. It hasn’t been proven to work yet, but some money from the Federal stimulus funds has started to flow to 9 projects that want to test this out.

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