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Sustainability Movement is in Dire Need of Minority Outreach

The environmental movement is, and has been, well aware of the fact that it needs to work on increasing ethnic, age, and income…
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College Campuses Dump Disposable Water Bottles

To date, over a dozen colleges and universities in the U.S. and Canada have campus-wide bans of the plastic bottles. A dozen more…
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Contaminated “Tule Fog” is Making a Mess of California’s Central Valley

Five months out of the year, from November thru March, the California Central Valley experiences a mix of airborne toxins that exacerbate an…
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Greening Water Works for Jobs, Infrastructure and the Environment

Some people passionately argue that going green has nothing to do with large-scale job creation and in fact destroys jobs in the fossil…
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Greening for Survival, And the Bottom Line

By Ashok Kamal For decades, it has been clear that a better understanding of sustainability is necessary to ensure humanity’s survival. Now the…

Haute-Couture CSR: The True Cost of Luxury is Not on the Price Tag

London Fashion week kicked off last Friday and the New York Fashion week is going on this week. Every designer that matters is…

Four Fuel Alternatives That Have Been Overlooked

For decades we’ve taken advantage of our natural supplies and just ignored the fact that one day, we will run out. Now, we…
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The Dark Side of Apple’s Supply Chain

As surprising as it may seem (or not) there are problems with Apple’s suppliers in China, namely that many are not exactly environmentally…

Blue is the New Green: Why Environmentalists Need to Pay Closer Attention to the Ocean

This article highlights the importance of protecting oceans as the planet's life support system, and makes the connection between ocean issues and other…
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RILA: Retail Sustainability is On the Move

By Adam Siegel, RILA Vice President, Sustainability & Retail Operations Industry Research Outlines Progress in Environmental Sustainability Retailers are continuing to enhance and…
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Green Scissors Report Suggests $380 Billion in Savings by Killing Subsidies and Spending

Sometimes, changing current methods of doing things has an economic gain. In a groundbreaking report released by Green Scissors, a coalition between four…

Green IT – The Other Clean Tech

This post examines U.S. prospects for leading in green information technology, as a growing component of the broader clean tech market.
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Stopping Poverty through Sustainability in the South Bronx (Interview)

"Don’t surround yourself with people who “want to make a change.” Listen to everyday Americans to hear their concerns and aspirations."
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Are Forests Breathing Easier? Thank City Dwellers

Urbanization and going back to nature seem like incompatible concepts, but there’s a body of evidence that says increasing migration to cities has…
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AA’s Huge Aircraft Order Claims 35% Gain in Fuel Efficiency

American Airlines’ blockbuster narrowbody aircraft order this month places a huge emphasis on achieving major gains in fuel efficiency over a short period…