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Updates Covering Sustainability, Zero Waste, ESG, Carbon Footprint & Green Business


Mr Biden's Mr Biden Energy Plan Emissions Power
- On April 22, Earth Day, the leaders of more than three dozen countries, among them 17 nations responsible for four-fifths of the world’s emissions of greenhouse gases, will convene at a virtual summit. The purpose is to discuss where the world goes from here on climate change and what each country must do to limit Earth’s warming to no more than 1.5 degrees Celsius compared with preindustrial levels — a threshold beyond which scientists predict irreversible environmental damage. All eyes ... [Read More]

Source: nytimes.com

Climate Change Climate Change Scientists Lund University Centre Kimberly Nicholas
- More and more countries are deviating from pollutive fossil fuels and adopting renewable technologies that take energy from solar, wind, or geothermal sources. Unfortunately, the burgeoning population is still too dependent on other climate change enablers like deforestation and animal agriculture. It’s difficult, therefore, to see how we might possibly meet the 2030 provisions set out by climate experts. And if that’s the case, does that mean that it’s Is it too late to stop climate ... [Read More]


Amgen Carbon Percent Sustainability Reduction Energy
- Sponsored Article Amgen’s road to net-zero is paved with innovation, efficiency and renewable energy Amgen is committed to unlocking the potential of biology for patients suffering from serious illness, and doing so in environmentally sustainable ways. This article is sponsored by Amgen . Amgen’s 2027 environmental sustainability plan, "The Road to Net Zero," includes ambitious targets for carbon neutrality in its operations (Scope 1 and 2 carbon emissions), a 40 percent additional ... [Read More]

Source: greenbiz.com

Climate Capital Banks Bank Proposal Spain's Bbva
- LONDON (Reuters) - An overhaul of bank capital rules would be the most effective step regulators could take to support climate action, a group of 50 sustainable finance experts said on Tuesday. In a survey carried out by the non-profit Climate Safe Lending Network, academics, commercial banks, investors, non-governmental organisations and central banks were asked to rank 10 proposals for how financial regulation could be changed to boost climate efforts. Respondents included the Bank of ... [Read More]

Source: reuters.com

Biocrude Waste Process Food Waste Sources Food
- Biocrude Passes the 2,000-Hour Catalyst Stability Test A large-scale demonstration converting biocrude to renewable diesel fuel has passed a significant test, operating for more than 2,000 hours continuously without losing effectiveness. Scientists and engineers led by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Pacific Northwest National Laboratory conducted the research to show that the process is robust enough to handle many kinds of raw material without failing. "The biocrude oil came from many ... [Read More]


Companies Climate Chevron Sustainability Company World
- From introducing recycled packaging to reducing greenhouse gas emissions, companies across the globe are increasingly integrating sustainability into their business models and marketing campaigns as consumers demand social responsibility from corporations. In recent years, studies have indicated that more Americans are identifying sustainability as a central factor in consumer decisionmaking. In a November 2020 Ipsos poll , roughly 63 percent of U.S. adults said they believed “purchasing ... [Read More]

Source: thehill.com

Legislation Programs Program Recycling Packaging Maine
- Experts say China's ban forced Maine and the country to confront 'flaws' in its waste system, and advocates hope greater awareness and pending state and federal legislation will kick-start more recycling. AUBURN — The recycling industry changed forever in early 2018, when a Chinese ban on the import of most plastics and other recyclable materials threw global recycling markets into turmoil. In Maine, the lack of a market and rising costs led several municipalities to debate the merits of ... [Read More]


Plastic Plastics Pollution Food Plastic Pollution Salon
- Plastic pollution is so pervasive that plants are uptaking microplastics through their roots Plastic pollution in the ocean One of the most memorable quotes from the classic 1967 film "The Graduate" turned out to be prophetic, too. McGuire: I want to say one word to you. Just one word. Braddock: Yes, sir. McGuire: Are you listening? Braddock: Yes, I am. McGuire: Plastics. McGuire, a would-be mentor advising a young man about his future, was correct about the growth of the plastics industry, ... [Read More]

Source: salon.com






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