Gina-Marie Cheeseman

Gina-Marie is a freelance writer and journalist armed with a degree in journalism, and a passion for social justice, including the environment and sustainability. She writes for various websites, and has made the 75+ Environmentalists to Follow list by Mashable.com.

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Stockholm Wants To Ditch Fossil Fuels By 2050

Sweden’s capital is out to completely eliminate its use of fossil fuels by 2050, and local leaders say “the city is well on the way to achieving its goal.”

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Trader Joe’s is Going Cage-Free With Its Eggs

First up are Western states: Trader Joe’s eggs sold in California, Oregon, Washington, Arizona, New Mexico and Colorado will be 100 percent cage-free by 2020.

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Wind Energy is Top-Dog in the EU … But Will It Last?

The EU added more new wind-energy capacity than any other form of power last year. But, as Oliver Joy of the European Wind Energy Association put it, “The world is hot on Europe’s heels, and now is no time to rest on laurels.”

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The Child Labor in Your Valentine’s Chocolate

It’s painful to hear, but it’s better in the long run, right? Those heart-shaped boxes of chocolate come at a steep human price. We purchase chocolate for our valentines as a symbol of love and affection — don’t let your purchase harm a child.

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ExxonMobil Seeks to Limit Shareholder Action on Climate Change

ExxonMobil is trying to exclude a climate change proposal from this year’s proxy ballot, and if the oil and gas giant succeeds, its shareholders won’t be able to vote on the proposal at the company’s annual general meeting on May 25.

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Suppliers Need To Step Up Managing Climate Risks

Supply chains represent a significant source of greenhouse gas emissions reductions and climate-related risks to companies. So, how are suppliers assessing and managing climate risks?