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Paper recycled by Des Moines residents was diverted to landfill due to lack of buyers For four months this summer, the paper that central Iowa residents dutifully placed in their curbside recycling bins ended up at the landfill where it was buried w ...
‘We are in trouble.’ Global carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018. In 2017, global emissions grew 1.6 percent. The rise in 2018 is projected to be 2.7 percent. The expected increase, which would bring fossil fuel and industrial emissions to ...
WWF Living Planet Report 2018 Over the past 50 years our Ecological Footprint – one measure of our consumption of natural resources – has increased by about 190%. Wetlands are the most impacted category, having lost 87% of their extent in the modern ...
Corruption, Poor Enforcement Hamper Global Efforts to End Deforestation New research published on the eve of 24th Conference of the Parties (COP24) to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) in Katowice, Poland, by the NYD ...
Sea level rise 3mm higher in 2018 than last year: report A recent report by World Meteorological Organization (WMO) says that the Global Mean Sea Level from January to July 2018 was around 2 to 3 mm higher than for the same period in 2017. The WMO r ...
GETTING A MEDAL FOR RECYCLING: HOW OLD DEVICES ARE TURNED INTO OLYMPIC MEDALS FOR TOKYO 2020 old electronic devices, will be recycled, with the gold, silver and bronze recovered and turned into Olympic medals for the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. https: ...
Energy Efficiency Rebates & Incentives Many local utilities provide rebates and incentives to individuals and small businesses to help with purchase of energy efficient equipment. For example, any new or existing Georgia Power business customers ...
Effort to reduce sustainability and financial reporting fatigue The International Trade Center identifies more than 230 corporate sustainability standards applicable to more than 80 sectors and 180 countries—all with an amazing variety of acronyms. ...
New Report Highlights Untapped Potential for Corporate Water Efficiency in the Southwest With the Bureau of Reclamation warning that the Colorado River could be in an official shortage as soon as 2020, a new report released today by Business for Wat ...
Deforestation in the Amazon: A Unified Framework for Estimation and Policy Analysis by EDUARDO SOUZA-RODRIGUES Department of Economics, University of Toronto  https://bit.ly/2DzfDty     Nearly a quarter of the Earth's habitable ...
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