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Bill McKibben "On the fate of the Earth" Lecture - Thursday, November 10, 7-8:30, NY NY

Climate Change,Bill McKibben

by aahassonjee

Bill McKibben ON THE FATE OF THE EARTH by The Nation Institute, The New School, and the Tishman Environment and Design Center a Thursday, November 10 7 – 8:30 PM EST The New School University Center Tishman Auditorium 63 5th Ave… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 639 views | Posted on: 10/19/2016 | Last updated: 10/19/2016

Global Green Development Goals: The Need For Sustainable Cities

Green Building,Climate Change,LEED,USGBC,COP21,Sustainable Cities,Urban Development,Green Cities,WGBC,IPCC Fifth Assessment Report

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

There is a direct correlation between climate change and buildings, according to the World Green Building Council (WGBC) CEO Terri Willis. With the increasing incidence of dangerous climatic events such as flooding, heat waves, earthquakes,… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 3534 views | Posted on: 07/29/2016 | Last updated: 08/08/2016

What is a bionic leaf?

Sustainability,biofuel,leaf,bionic

by JackSawyer Student

A bionic leaf? It may sound like something out of a Star Trek movie, but on June 2nd scientists at Harvard University announced that they have created an artificial leaf that is able to perform photosynthesis ten times better than its natur… more...

  Filed under: Climate Change

0 replies | 1542 views | Posted on: 06/04/2016 | Last updated: 08/08/2016

Clean Food Labels Could Change The Future Of The Food Industry

Sustainable Living,Green Living,Sustainable Food,healthy living,Clean Eating,Clean labels,Innova,Whole Foods,Trader Joes

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

It is clear now more than ever that the “clean label” is no longer simply a tend in the food chain industry. Last year, one out of every 10 new food products in the US and over 9% of all global new product launches were given an “orga… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 2264 views | Posted on: 08/05/2016 | Last updated: 08/05/2016

Plastic vs. Reusable Bags: Which Bag Is Best?

Green Home,Environmental Actvitism,Sustainable Living,Reusable Bags,Susty

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

Did you know that you need to reuse a canvas bag 171 times to mitigate the environmental impacts over a plastic bag? But now, due to the looming threat of climate change and the overfilling of our landfills, more and more people are maki… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 16558 views | Posted on: 08/03/2016 | Last updated: 08/03/2016

Food Waste Progress: Key Companies Embracing“Ugly” Produce

Climate Change,Government Policy,Green Living,Food Sustainability,Food Waste,New York City,National Policy,Walmart,Ugly produce

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

Food waste has become a major problem in the United States. According to the Natural Resources Defense Find, up to 40% of all food in the U.S. is tossed in the trash. Though some food is composted, most of it winds up in landfills where it … more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 1247 views | Posted on: 07/22/2016 | Last updated: 07/22/2016

Rethinking the Way We Eat: Disposable, Edible Spoons

Sustainable Living,Green Living,Sustainable Food,Bakeys,Edible Cutlery

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

As a society on the go, we’re constantly running from one event to the next, and it often happens that we’re out and about during peak meal or snack times. So we’ll either bring food with us to an event or afternoon out or we’ll sto… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 991 views | Posted on: 07/19/2016 | Last updated: 07/19/2016

Food Waste is Real: Half Of All Food Produced in America Is Discarded

Environment,Green Living,World Resources Institute,Conservation,Food Waste,Imperfect Produce

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

Did you know that the average American family of four wastes 1,160 pounds of food every year (roughly a quarter of all the food they buy)? Or that the average american throws away 20 pounds of food every month, losing between $28 and $43? O… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 1150 views | Posted on: 07/15/2016 | Last updated: 07/15/2016

Climate Refugees: A Call For International Relocation Action

Climate Change,Environment,COP21,Climate Displacement,Climate Refugees,Climate Relocation,UNHCR,resettlement proposal

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

The world is facing a new and ugly reality of anthropogenic climate change. As the planet warms, we’re seeing the sea levels rise, storms grow stronger and more variable, and fresh water supplies dwindle. In the past, when the use of foss… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 1492 views | Posted on: 07/12/2016 | Last updated: 07/12/2016

The First US Climate Change Refugees - A New Reality

Climate Change,United States,Climate Displacement,Climate Refugees,Relocation Efforts,Isle de Jean Charles

by EmmamHowe Marketing/Green Policy Development

To many Americans, the idea of “climate refugees” and displacement due to rising sea levels and changing environmental conditions seems like an impossible fantasy that only happens in far off Island nations. But this no longer solely af… more...

  Filed under: Environment

0 replies | 1354 views | Posted on: 07/12/2016 | Last updated: 07/12/2016

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