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150 Brands Unite to Clean Up Our Paper Supply – Saving Global Forests and Improving Recycling

Pack4Good, a campaign by the NGO Canopy, is one of the fastest growing corporate responsibility platforms in America for ensuring paper packaging is not coming from virgin, endangered, or valuable forests. Canopy’s work in auditing supply chains and providing recycled or sustainable packaging solutions has attracted 750 brands across all its campaigns, including e-commerce giants […]

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The 10 best books to understand the climate crisis, according to experts – Business Insider

Educating yourself about climate change can help you evaluate your relationship with the planet. We talked to climate scientists Elizabeth M. Cook and Logan Brenner for their book recommendations. These books cover climate activism as well as how cities, food,…

Accounting for finance is key for climate mitigation pathways

(International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis) A new study published in the journal Science highlights the opportunity to complement current climate mitigation scenarios with scenarios that capture the interdependence among investors’ perception of future climate risk, the credibility of climate policies, and the allocation of investments across low- and high-carbon assets in the economy.

John Kerry’s 45-Person Climate Staff Is Classic Hackerama, Federal Style

It was ridiculous enough that John Kerry was given that phony-baloney job title as “Special Presidential Envoy for Climate” by Dementia Joe Biden. But it’s gotten even more preposterous. According to House Republicans, America’s Gigolo now has been assigned a…

Greta Thunberg: One small voice – El Dorado News-Times

I know it seems that in a world where literally billions of people are shouting, one small voice can’t make a difference… But it can. Over the past couple of years, I have listened and watched as that small voice…

New cyanobacteria species spotlights early life

(Boyce Thompson Institute) Cyanobacteria first evolved to perform photosynthesis about 2.4 billion years ago, pumping tons of oxygen into the atmosphere – a period known as the Great Oxygenation Event – which enabled the evolution of multicellular life forms. Led by BTI faculty member Fay-Wei Li, researchers have discovered a new species of cyanobacteria, Anthocerotibacter panamensis, which could help illuminate how photosynthesis evolved to create the world as we know it.

How Overreliance On Wind And Solar Fed Texas’s Power Outages

When the lights went out in Texas earlier this year, corporate media and the left swiftly developed a narrative and stuck to it: Texas failed because it didn’t regulate enough and it wasn’t part of the national grid. This storyline…

Mountains of Garbage in Russia are Being Turned into Fashionable Accessories

A Russian fashion brand is trying to tackle St. Petersburg’s mountains of garbage by creating an entire supply chain out of them. Sifting through the trash mountains, workers collect all kinds of different recyclable materials before turning them into bespoke recycled accessories and school products. 99Recycle won Recycle/Upcycle Project of the Year as part of […]

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Futuristic ‘Green’ Fabric That Works Like a Smartphone Unveiled by Scientists

A new fabric developed by a Chinese team of scientists that works like a smartphone could have applications in communications, navigation, healthcare, and safety. The hi-tech garment could improve safety for cyclists, motorists, and emergency responders. For instance, the brush of a sleeve could display a ‘textile map’ on their arm—in an instant. The inexpensive […]

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‘Like a Beautifully-tuned Instrument’: 2000 Microphones Unlock the Mystery of Why Hummingbirds Hum

The hummingbird is named after its pleasant humming sound when it hovers in front of flowers to feed. But only now has it become clear how the wing generates the hummingbird’s namesake sound when it is beating rapidly at 40 beats per second. Researchers from Eindhoven University of Technology, Stanford University, and Sorama meticulously observed […]

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