- Free Bicycles Are Reducing Pollution in China and India
- Fracking kills newborn babies – polluted water likely causeA new study in Pennsylvania, USA shows that fracking is strongly related to increased mortality in young babies. The effect is most pronounced in counties with many drinking water wells indicating that contamination by 'produced ... read more
- Four Scary Implications of the French Election
- 100% Renewable Energy: If L’Oreal Can Do It, So Can YouAs the first 100 days of the Trump Administration draw to a close, L'Oreal issues a strong pitch for renewable energy in its new progress report. ... read more
- Forced Labor Still Looms in IT, Food and BeveragesKnowTheChain takes a detailed look at the working conditions in the global supply chain in its second-annual report on forced labor. And while some companies are sticking to their commitment to eradicate forced labor and ... read more
- Proposed Bill in Congress Would Silence Activist InvestorsA new bill in Congress would all but eliminate the shareholder proposal, a favorite tactic of activist shareholders. The proposals can push companies to change their business practices related to human rights, the environment, executive ... read more
- With Respect to the U.S. Government, the Ultimate Inside Job Is Well Underway
- Like Trump, Tom Brady’s Charity Funded by OthersTom Brady has cultivated a reputation as a philanthropist; the problem, however, is that his foundation is reportedly writing checks to his favorite causes using other people's money. ... read more
- The Surprisingly Large Corporate Investments in Donald Trump’s Inauguration Party FundU.S. President Donald Trump's inauguration committee raised a record $107 in donations. The largest corporate donors to this fund are benefiting from a new regulatory environment. ... read more
- Why The Conscious Consumer Movement Isn’t Working (And How To Fix It)Brands are rushing to meet consumer demand for ethical products, but supply chain verifications lag. ... read more
- Cut fossil fuel use ‘dramatically’ to meet climate goals, says Shell-backed reportThe use of fossil fuel, particularly coal and oil, must decline “sharply” if the world is to meet the goals of the Paris accord, according to a new report backed by energy giants Shell and BHP ... read more
- Justice Department Sets June 30 Deadline for Compliance From Sanctuary Cities
- French Mayor Disgusted With Le Pen Win in His Town: I Won’t Work With Assholes
- Trump to set new executive orders on environment, energy this weekBy David Shepardson and Valerie Volcovici | April 24 2016 (Reuters) U.S. President Donald Trump this week will sign new executive orders before he completes his first 100 days in office, […] ... read more
- American Neocon Imperialism Leads the World Into Dante’s Vision of HellBy Paul Fitzgerald and Elizabeth Gould The United States has been in a permanent state of war since 1941—creating a fertile ground for biased, one-sided, xenophobic, fake news (or propaganda). Related Entries April ... read more
- Indigenous Peoples – Best Allies or Worst Enemies?ROME, Apr 25 (IPS) - It all happened on the very same day—4 April. That day, indigenous peoples were simultaneously characterised as fundamental allies in the world's war on hunger and poverty, while being declared ... read more
- A government of death is plundering our ancient Munduruku lands. Help us stop itAs the UN forum on indigenous issues meets in New York, we, the Munduruku people of Brazil, demand an end to the destruction of our territoryWe, the Munduruku people, send our thoughts and words to ... read more
- Powering forward on America’s climate commitmentsHalf of America’s Fortune 500 companies have set climate and clean energy goals. They're collectively saving at least $3.7 billion annually by doing so. ... read more
- London ranked as a leading city for low-emission transport transitionLondon has been ranked second for cities leading the push to decarbonise its transport sector, making it a "likely candidate" to become the world's first zero-emissions city, according to a new report. ... read more
- High court orders UK government to explain clean air plan delayCritics say air pollution issue is public health and not political issue and ministers must defend delay in high courtThe government has been ordered back to the high court to explain its last-minute bid to ... read more
- Speaker line-up confirmed for edie’s sustainability reporting webinarSustainability representatives from Gatwick Airport, Dell and Asia Pulp & Paper are among the expert speakers that will feature in next week's live webinar on maximising the value of reporting. ... read more
- Cypress Creek CEO: ‘We’ll Be Sub-75 Cents’ per Watt by 2020In just three years, Cypress Creek Renewables has gone from nonexistent to managing a 1-gigawatt solar portfolio, with a total of 4 gigawatts currently deployed or in development. The Santa Monica-based company is now ... read more
- A Taxonomy of Commercial Energy Management Platform Vendors at the Grid EdgeThe landscape for technologies that facilitate smarter energy consumption at commercial buildings continues to grow and diversify. GTM Research is out with a new report that illustrates that diversity. The report -- called ... read more
- Appalachian Power CEO: ‘West Virginia May Not Require Us to Be Clean, but Our Customers Are’
- March against madness – denial has pushed scientists out to the streets | Dana Nuccitelli
- Nearly Half the Fortune 500 Have Goals to Cut Greenhouse Gases, Says CeresNearly half the companies in Fortune 500 have set targets to cut their greenhouse gas emissions, improve energy efficiencies and up their consumption of renewable energy, says the just-released CERES Power Forward 3.0 report. ... read more
- Nearly Half the Fortune 500 Have Goals to Cut Greenhouse GasesNearly half the companies in Fortune 500 have set targets to cut their greenhouse gas emissions, improve energy efficiencies and up their consumption of renewable energy, says the just-released CERES Power Forward 3.0 report. ... read more
- 100 seeds for a sustainable future: Part 7In week seven of 10-part series, sustainability opens pathways to the MBA; music festivals explore the culture of big data. ... read more
- Two wildlife rangers killed by poachers in DRCJoël Meriko Ari and Gerome Bolimola Afokao discovered a group of men with a freshly slaughtered elephant carcass. The rangers leave behind 11 childrenElephant poachers have killed two wildlife rangers in a shootout in Garamba ... read more
- Here’s why African cities could lead in water innovationThe urgency of the continent's crisis is inspiring a bold new network of organizations, called AfriAlliance, working on new approaches to conservation and recycling. ... read more
- European system for monitoring greenhouse gases emission to be introduced in UkraineSource: Kyiv Post - The Ecology and Natural Resources Ministry of Ukraine with the support of the World Bank is actively working on implementing an efficient monitoring, reporting and verification system for greenhouse gases emissions ... read more
- Californias landmark climate-change program would also fight air pollution under proposalSource: The Mercury News - As the Legislature weighs the future of cap and trade, California’s groundbreaking program to cut greenhouse gas emissions that expires in 2020, it is considering key changes pushed by environmentalists ... read more
- Study: Man-made extreme weather has hit all over the worldSource: AP - Most people on Earth have already felt extreme and record heat, drought or downpours goosed by man-made global warming, new research finds. ... read more
- Converting coal would help China’s smog at climate’s expenseSource: AP - China's conversion of coal into natural gas could prevent tens of thousands of premature deaths each year. But there's a catch: As the country shifts its use of vast coal reserves to ... read more
- An old rock could lead to ‘next generation’ solar cellsSource: Climatewire - After a 170-year delay, the discovery of a strange, metallic-looking rock found in the Ural Mountains in Russia in 1839 has ignited a global technology race for a cheaper, more efficient solar ... read more
- Oslo, London lead push for greener transport: studySource: Reuters - Oslo, London and Amsterdam are leading a shift by major cities to eliminate greenhouse gas emissions from transport, helped by new technologies that will curb climate change and reduce air pollution, a ... read more
- Vulnerable nations call on G20 to end fossil fuel subsidies by 2020Source: Climate Home - Ministers from countries on the front line of climate change have urged rich nations to stop pouring money into the coal, oil and gas industries. ... read more
- Bamboo Gaining Traction in Caribbean as Climate SaviorSource: IPS - Keen to tap its natural resources as a way to boost its struggling economy, Guyana struck a multi-million-dollar deal with Norway in 2009. ... read more
- Kenyans turn to camels to cope with climate changeSource: Deutsche Welle - While parts of Kenya are becoming drier, a growing number of people are starting to keep camels. The animals are more drought-resistant than cows - and their highly nutritious milk is ... read more
- Mike Bloomberg, Carl Pope say jobs come from clean energy, not coalSource: CBS - A new CBS News poll shows a majority of Americans have a pessimistic view about prospects for the environment, with 57 percent believing it will be worse for the next generation. Only ... read more
- New insight into what weakens Antarctic ice shelvesNew research describes for the first time the role that warm, dry winds play in influencing the behaviour of Antarctic ice shelves. Presenting this week at a European conference scientists … ... read more
- New atlas provides highest-resolution imagery of the Polar Regions seafloorThe most comprehensive and high-resolution atlas of the seafloor of both Polar Regions is presented this week (Tuesday 25 April) at the European Geosciences Union General Assembly (EGU) in Vienna. ... read more
- Tesla Supercharger Network Blowing UpAs Tesla prepares to move into mass-market sales of its electric cars, some owners have expressed concerns that all of those new Model 3 owners will overwhelm the existing Tesla Supercharger network. Things are especially ... read more
- The Fingerprints of Global Warming on Extreme Weather
- Keep Your Eye On The BallFor investors and regular folks just trying to protect and growth their wealth, now is the hardest of all possible times. As we've written extensively about here at PeakProsperity.com, we're living through the Mother of ... read more
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