- Keeping the passion in Sustainability after the honeymoonThis month's Ask Gareth answers a great question from Dan – how do you keep Sustainability running after the honeymoon. My basic answer is that it is too late to consider it then and ... read more
- Starbucks Baristas Demand Equal Maternity Leave BenefitsStarbucks is being challenged by employees who say the company’s much-heralded maternity leave benefits are unfairly applied. ... read more
- Trump Advisors Continue to Urge Climate InactionRep. Kevin Cramer (R-N.D.), a key energy advisor to the Donald Trump administration, suggested the U.S. “use its seat at the Paris table to defend and promote our commercial interests” -- while simultaneously rolling back ... read more
- Is Google’s Lawsuit the Beginning of the End for Uber?Could a lawsuit from Google become Uber’s death knell? If the future is autonomous cars, then this ridesharing company's prospects look bleak. ... read more
- Blue Apron Acquires Bill Niman’s Sustainable Meat CompanyFor the past 40 years, Bill Niman's name has been synonymous with ethical ranching. Meat from his humanely-raised hogs, cattle and poultry have graced the tables of some of Northern California's most respected restaurants. Last ... read more
- DNA Tagging Could Improve Traceability in the Global Cotton Supply ChainThe biotech firm PimaCott says it can treat cotton so that it can be easily scanned and identified, which in the long term could help improve traceability within the global cotton supply chain. ... read more
- Sustainable Building Techs Jump Into Public PolicyThe Northeast Sustainable Energy Association (NESEA), a leading alliance of the building sector, is focusing on a new goal: proactive engagement with public policy for energy efficiency and carbon reduction. ... read more
- Understanding Life Cycle Assessment: An LCIA Overview for Executives and PractitionersLife Cycle Impact Assessment (LCIA) is emerging as a useful tool for strategic assessments of sustainability efforts, risk management, and marketing communication. Harnoor Dhaliwal and Pete Dunn of EarthShift Global share a practical guide for ... read more
- What Happened to the Female Directors of Hollywood? (Part 5: 2000—2017)The series finale features closely guarded data about audience gender breakdowns for films by Steven Spielberg and Ava DuVernay, along with insights from DuVernay, Mira Nair, Nancy Meyers and Stacy Title. Related Entries ... read more
- Local Leaders in Los Angeles Stand Up to Trump’s Anti-Immigration Plan
- We’re growing, and moving to new servers to cope with demandNote to readers: Our website will be down from 8pm on Friday March 24 ADST due to an upgrade to our servers. ... read more
- Fear and loathing about renewable grid in Coober PedyThe town of Coober Pedy is in uproar. What should have been a positive plan to shift to a renewable-focused mini-grid based around wind and solar and storage is causing outrage in the community, and ... read more
- How the fossil fuel industry has screwed energy consumersBecause of the lack of competition that could have been introduced if RET policy was held steady, fossil fuel generators can use their market power to artificially inflate prices, and somehow convince media and politicians ... read more
- Qld looks to voltage changes to encourage more rooftop solarQueensland says proposal to lower voltage standards will allow networks to more easily accommodate rooftop solar and other technologies. ... read more
- Coalition sets climate parameters, as two more quit key advisory bodyCoalition publishes climate policy discussion paper amid CCA resignations, claims of right-wing, anti-science bias. ... read more
- Introducing Biochar: Climate Change Solution or Greenwash Nightmare?
- New Tuberculosis Drugs May Become Ineffective: Study
- Couple donates bug collection worth $10m, a goldmine for researchersCollection will help scientists piece together a large branch of insects’ family tree and be a resource for scientists who study natural controls on the environmentIn two rooms of Charles and Lois O’Briens’ modest home ... read more
- 5 of the Worst Criminals in Food HistoryLike precious gem heists and exotic animal snatching, food crimes come with their fair share of high drama. The details of one seafood kingpin's story are enough for an episode of The Sopranos: Federal ... read more
- Scott Pruitt Is a Nightmare—But Reagan’s EPA Boss Was Worse
- 9 VR videos that dive deep into water issuesImmersive experiences bring people face-to-face with our impact on marine ecosystems. ... read more
- ABC Covered Climate for 6 Minutes in 2016. All TV Networks Covered Climate for 50 Minutes Combined
- Five changes agri-businesses need to make if they want to surviveFor an industry that relies heavily on natural resources such as clean air, soil and water, becoming more environmentally friendly is not just a marketing ploy — it is a necessity. ... read more
- Free Education Helps Combat Child Labour in FijiCANBERRA, Australia, Mar 24 (IPS) - In the South Pacific nation of Fiji, free and compulsory education, introduced three years ago, in association with better awareness and child protection measures, is helping to reduce children's ... read more
- Politics, not providence, caused Ethiopia’s deadly rubbish dump landslide | William DavisonFadila Bargicho believes divine intervention saved the life of one of his two sons when a landfill site collapsed near Addis Ababa. The reality is more prosaicIt was only a misplaced shoe that prevented Fadila ... read more
- New Recipe for School Meals Programmes in Latin AmericaSAN JOSE, Mar 23 (IPS) - Sunita Daniel remembers what the school lunch programmes were like in her Caribbean island nation, Saint Lucía, until a couple of years ago: meals made of processed foods and ... read more
- Women and Tribal Leaders Call for “Balanced” Libyan Peace Process
- Lives on the limestone: catkins and bugs in bolesStoke Wood, Northamptonshire Hazel, as boles, can provide a rich hunting ground and my first unusual find is a pill millipedeThe rolling limestone landscape exhibits the first signs of spring. Hawthorn buds burst with fresh ... read more
- Turnbull leaves open idea of carbon credits to meet emissions target‘High quality units’ could lower cost of obligations, discussion paper says, despite previous opposition from Tony AbbottThe Turnbull government has left open the prospect of using international carbon credits to help meet Australia’s emissions reduction ... read more
- Heartland Institute Award Winner Compares Work of Climate Science Deniers to 9/11 FirefightersAn award winner at a flagship conference for climate science deniers has compared their work to the heroics of firefighters during the 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York. Greeted with applause, the statement was made by ... read more
- The Future for Renewables and Our Low Carbon EcomonyThere is no shortage of news headlines about upcoming changes in the U.S. With the presidential inauguration only just behind us, we are already seeing intense shifts in policy targeting changes in the health care ... read more
- Faced with clear science, real threats, countries must remain committed to Paris climate deal UNSource: UN News Centre - Climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat to peace, prosperity and development and addressing it presents an economic opportunity for Governments and business, senior United Nations officials said today. ... read more
- There’s about to be a solar ‘boom’ in India and companies are lining up to profitSource: Business Insider - India is betting big on renewable energy and solar companies are taking notice. ... read more
- 2nd report on India’s green house gas emissions out soonSource: Economic Times - The second biennial report on India's green house gas emissions will be released soon, a top Environment Ministry official said today. ... read more
- Research shows link between temperature rise and human influence, says head of UN climate panelSource: IBNS - Speaking on Thursday at a United Nations forum to invigorate political momentum on climate change, the head of a major UN panel on climate change underlined that human influence on the climate ... read more
- UN urges countries to remain committed to Paris climate dealSource: The Nation - Climate change is an unprecedented and growing threat to peace, prosperity and development and addressing it presents an economic opportunity for governments and business, senior United Nations officials said Thursday. ... read more
- Al Gore: Congressional Republicans could help defeat Donald Trump’s anti-environmentalist agendaSource: The Independent - A group of Republicans in the US Congress are about to commit to taking action on global warming with only “a few more” needed to create a working majority on the ... read more
- Global Warming: Climate Scientists Propose ‘Carbon Law’ To Achieve Zero Emissions By 2050Source: International Business Times - The long-term, and what many say is somewhat unrealistic, goal of the Paris climate agreement ratified last year is to achieve zero global greenhouse gas emissions latest by 2080. Doing ... read more
- Another reason to flip the off switch: light pollutionSource: AFP - For the 11th year running, cities worldwide will turn their lights off Saturday to mark Earth Hour in a global call to action on climate change. ... read more
- President Trump may decide not to pull the US out of Paris agreementSource: CNBC - President Donald Trump may yet decide not to pull the U.S. out of the Paris agreement, the international accord to reduce the impact of climate change, according to Al Gore, the former ... read more
- OPINION: Why the World Economy Has to Be Carbon Free by 2050Source: NY Times - ... read more
- FGE: Only 10% Of Cars To Be EVs By 2040
- JD Power: Tesla Model 3 Buyers To Be Less Forgiving Of (Potential) Quality Issues Than Model S & Model S BuyersA new report from JD Power — Tesla: Beyond the Hype — argues that Tesla Model 3 buyers will be much less forgiving of (potential) quality issues than Model S and Model X buyers have ... read more
- Fleet Experts Name Hyundai IONIQ Electric “Best Plug-in Car” For FleetsThe Hyundai Ioniq Electric has gotten a lot of accolades from early reviewers, including from us. A new press release from the UK reports that an expert panel has now served up a prestigious award ... read more
- The State Dept. Rewrote Its Climate Change PageWithin a day of Rex Tillerson’s swearing in as secretary of state, the State Department’s climate change website began to change. The changes signal a shift away from leading international climate actions that the Obama ... read more
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