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Naomi Klein and Capitalism vs. Climate Change

The book’s subtitle is compelling: Capitalism vs. The Climate. Simply put: “Our economic system and our planetary system are now at war.”

Top 3 Sustainable Supply Chain Trends for 2015

Sustainable approaches to business have been on the uptick in recent years. In the new year, companies will continue to move forward with…
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10 Ways Politics Shaped the Environment in 2014

How important was environmental protection in 2014? Well, to be honest, our findings are a mixed bag. While California comes out first for…
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Video Shows What Tidal Flooding and Sea Level Rise Will Look Like

Tidal flooding “has simply become a fact of life.” By 2045, some coastal communities will face flooding 24 times a year – or…
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Climate Change: Ready for a New Era of Extreme Weather?

“Our preparedness deficit is the result of years of inaction and under-investment at the federal, state and local levels,” says Collin O’Mara, NWF…
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Intelligent Readers and the Climate Crisis

In succinct and accessible language, this short but powerful book pulls no punches: climate change is the most critical threat to the planet…
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3 Businesses That Give Back to the Environment

These three companies found innovative ways to incorporate novel approaches in their business practices that help preserve our environment.
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Procter & Gamble to Boost Conservation in Water-Stressed Areas

Proctor & Gamble expects its manufacturing facilities to reduce water use by an added 20 percent per unit of production, with a focus…
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Designed Right, Carbon Taxes Do Not Kill Jobs

Overall, IEEP’s review of nine countries found none where a carbon tax had led to job losses.
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Southwest to Fly with Forest Waste Biofuel

The airline’s recent agreement with Colorado’s Red Rock Biofuels will have a double benefit: The low carbon renewable jet fuel — made using…
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GE, Nike, BoA Cut from 2014 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

“Both the importance and the understanding of sustainability has grown dramatically over the past decade and a half,” said David Blitzer, managing director…
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China, The Nature Conservancy Work to Curb Pollution

It might seem like a strange partnership between a nonprofit and a huge nation, but it might work. TNC’s Conservation Blueprint project identified…
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Collecting Discarded Plastic (and Data) For That T-Shirt

Thread, a Pittsburgh-based B Corp, is employing hundreds of people living in impoverished regions to pick up discarded plastic bottles, which they then…
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The A to Z of Unusual Renewable Energy Sources

Renewable energy sources are becoming more mainstream, which has given rise to research into more renewable sources. Outside of the more commonplace solar,…
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Giving a Pass to Corporate Polluters

Has there ever been a better time to be a corporation? I doubt it. Corporations might disagree, and we’re all familiar with corporate…