Conservation Commitments Should Focus on the Best Places to Protect Rare Species, New Study Suggests

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Conservation Commitments Should Focus on the Best Places to Protect Rare Species, New Study SuggestsThe study comes in response to the UK Government’s pledge to protect 30 per cent of land to support the recovery of nature by 2030, made last September.

How often do economists commit misconduct?

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Now, a new study based on a survey of economists tries to get a handle on how often economists commit scientific misconduct. Here is the percentage of EEA members who responded to the survey who have committed the particular sins (click the image so you might actually be able to, like, read it): At this point I might condemn those EEA members who admitted their sins, but researchers who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones

G7 leaders commit to curb climate change, but fall short on coal

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On Sunday, G7 leaders committed to take action against global warming and to protect biodiversity, but they failed to set a date to stop coal exploration

NYPA Commits $40 Million for First Phase for up to $250 Million for EVolve NY Initiative

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The post NYPA Commits $40 Million for First Phase for up to $250 Million for EVolve NY Initiative appeared first on Green Living Guy. Evolve NY to Expand Electric Vehicle Fast Charging Along Key Corridors. All to Create New NYC Airport Charging Hubs.

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Lyft’s Electric-Vehicle Commitment a Valuable Step Toward Lowering Emissions

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The post Lyft’s Electric-Vehicle Commitment a Valuable Step Toward Lowering Emissions appeared first on Green Living Guy. Statement by Don Anair, Union of Concerned Scientists Published Jun 17, 2020 OAKLAND, Calif.

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Corporate Commitment from Staples with WWF support Lends to products reversing Deforestation

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Without question, the use of industrial recycled waste and Staples commitment to quality is something to discuss. WWF Committed to Stopping Deforestation So as the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) commits to stopping deforestation with collaboration, they are part.

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BREACHING OUR COMPLIANCE COMMITMENTS?

Green (Living) Review

Aside from the unnecessary burden of costly fines through non-compliance, it shows a marked lack of concern for the quality of life of people and raises questions over the Prime Minister's commitment to ‘the greenest government ever’.” CIWEM has written to the Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, Caroline Spelman, expressing concern over air quality management. This year the UK will have to announce widespread breaches of the European Nitrogen Dioxide Limit Values.

China’s Commitment to Cleaner Air

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China’s environmental minister recently announced that the government is quite serious about tackling its massive environmental problems by committing 1.7 committed $85 billion in implementing the Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990.   Haze pollution in Beijing. Photo credit: David Barrie. Just how serious is China about reducing its consumption of coal?

McDonalds announces sustainable source commitment

Green (Living) Review

By Michael Smith (Veshengro) McDonald’s Corporation has announced its Sustainable Land Management Commitment (SLMC), a significant advancement in the company’s effort to ensure the food served in its restaurants around the world is sourced from certified sustainable sources. This commitment is guided by a long-term vision and supported by an external, third-party annual evaluation process. Yes, and on an airfield nearby a squadron of pigs is preparing for take off.

Commit to Making 2012 Green

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That’s why it is so important to take this opportunity to make a commitment to make 2012 green. There’s no doubt that 2011 was a rough year all around. It is a positive gesture that will benefit you and the environment. When you’re thinking of making resolution, add a few to make the world a better place. Recycle more. With more options available to you, the simple act of recycling more of your trash can reduce your carbon footprint and landfill waste.

Climate considerations: Aligning packaging and carbon commitments

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Climate considerations: Aligning packaging and carbon commitments How can circular packaging solutions align with and advance carbon reduction goals, and how should companies balance these commitments? With an uptick in consumer pressure and awareness, packaging companies, brands and retailers are making bold commitments to rethink their packaging material in pursuit of more circular outcomes.

Dubai Confirms Commitment to Sustainable Environment, Energy

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“Our Green Economy Initiative announced his year invokes our commitment to diversify energy sources and preserve the environment, while bolstering our competitive status to become a leading centre for the export and re-export of green products and technologies,” he said. The United Arab Emirates (UAE) economic capital, Dubai, has reaffirmed its committment to sustainable energy and the environment as it pushes forward on massive growth projects.

A SIGN OF REAL COMMITMENT?

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However, if Brown is truly going to emulate the Victorian spirit of investment shown in the nineteenth century, then he will have to commit to a cohesive environmental strategy, sustainable infrastructure development and risk-taking on a massive scale. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) hopes that Gordon Brown’s support for high speed rail finally indicates a serious move towards a low-carbon economy.

Sainsbury’s reinforces its commitment to British farming

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Chief executive Justin King said : "As part of our new 20 by 20 Sustainability Plan , we have committed to doubling sales of British food by 2020. "In these tough economic times our country needs action to boost sustainability and create secure supply chains, so our long term commitment and investment will provide security and help the food industry plan and grow food for the future with confidence." Sainsbury's is committed to helping customers Live Well For Less.

Muntons leads the world - Low Carbon commitment

Green (Living) Review

In a bold move, Muntons plc has become the first maltster in the world to make a dedicated appointment to ensure that it will meet its commitment to produce 100% low carbon malt within the next five years. It is the first company of its kind in the world to commit to purchasing only low carbon grain in the future.

Lidl shows commitment to British farming

Green (Living) Review

As part of its ongoing commitment to providing its customers with high quality food from accredited suppliers, Lidl is proud to unveil its rebranded fresh British meat and poultry range. The range has been given a brand overhaul to demonstrate the strong commitment and enthusiasm Lidl has for working with great British farmers and sourcing its produce as locally as possible.

5 Ways We Can Turn Paris Climate Commitments into Action

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Here are five ways government, business and community leaders can roll up their sleeves and turn their countries’ Paris commitments into action. Mark Tercek is the president and CEO of the Nature Conservancy and author of Nature’s Fortune. Follow Mark on Twitter: @MarkTercek. This Earth Day, world leaders are coming together in New York City to sign the historic Paris Agreement.

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Private Sector Biodiversity Commitments Leveraged by CBD COP13

Cool Green Science

The event did much more than confirm existing commitments for biodiversity preservation and foster some exciting new commitments. The process that preceded CBD COP13 placed biodiversity issues in Mexico at the forefront of concerns for the government, companies, civil society and academia, generating new awareness and interaction between sectors and especially a new level of commitment from the private sector.

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Sainsbury's commits to BUAV's humane cosmetics standard

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By applying for this standard, Sainsbury's has demonstrated its commitment to producing products which are free from animal testing and have enabled their customers to make their own informed choices when shopping for themselves or their families."

Europe Maintains Commitment to Ambition and Action at Recent Marrakesh Climate Talks

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As climate experts from around the world descended on Marrakesh, Morocco for this year’s annual climate change negotiations, it was encouraging to see countries re-affirm their commitment to taking bold action together. European actors played a critical and vocal role sending this clear signal to the world of collective commitment to action. 2016 is now set to be the warmest year on record [1].

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BMW, Ford, other automakers rev up carbon commitments

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BMW, Ford, other automakers rev up carbon commitments Katie Fehrenbacher Wed, 07/29/2020 – 02:00 The world’s biggest automakers are ramping up their carbon commitments even as they struggle to build back in the wake of the pandemic.

Sun Microsystems Commitment to Eco Responsibility

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Sun Microsystems in the United States has even committed to reducing its greenhouse gas emissions in the US by 20 percent by 2012. Source: Greenhouseprogress.com Sun Microsystems Continues Global Commitment to Eco Responsible Computing , November 10, 2006. Using a three-pronged approach, Innovate, Act and Share, Sun Microsystems is helping its customers reduce their environmental impact while still being good for business.

Israel Commits Itself To More Desalination

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Desalination is an expensive and energy-intensive way of removing salt from water to make it potable – Israel hopes it will provide 75% of its drinkable water by 2013. Despite several problems with the use of desalination (such as high costs and energy usage) and calls from experts to consider other options first , the Middle East is embracing the water-creating technology at an alarming rate.

Climate Week: Big companies, big commitments

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Read more from the original source: Climate Week: Big companies, big commitments. The historic announcements and procurements from businesses showed that climate action is picking up pace, but is it fast enough? Business Green a-peek-into and-procurements biodiversity engie-impact- farmers fast-enough from-businesses historic-announcements procurement sustainable

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Climate Week: Big companies, big commitments

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Big companies, big commitments at Climate Week

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SteelZero commitments represent a new era in heavy manufacturing production

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SteelZero commitments represent a new era in heavy manufacturing production Jesse Klein Wed, 01/27/2021 – 00:30 Decarbonizing steel has a chicken or the egg problem. The program brings together the top steel buyers across the globe — including construction companies, real estate groups and property developers — and challenges them to commit to procuring 100 percent net-zero emissions steel by 2050.

First stop: Climate commitments. Next stop: Climate action?

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First stop: Climate commitments. But some things stayed the same: Corporations seized the opportunity to announce climate commitments. Corporate commitments roundup Climate Week has become a favorite for heads of states and companies alike to make bold climate commitments. bank to commit to net-zero emissions generated from its financing activities by 2050. Google committed to becoming powered by clean energy — in real time — by 2030.

Oil and Gas Company Climate Commitments Are Encouraging—But They Need to Do More

Cool Green Science

The steps they need to take include making deeper emissions cuts in their core businesses and committing to greater investments in clean energy technologies and natural climate solutions. In the past few months a wave of reports from oil and gas companies have described the measures needed to address climate change. This is encouraging. At this critical moment for the future of our planet, we need all the leadership we can get.

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Georgia Advocates Help Push State Commitment to Clean Energy

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Georgia has taken a huge step toward planting the seeds needed to grow a clean-energy economy. As part of Georgia Power's 20-year energy plan, the Georgia Public Service Commission voted to not only approve Georgia Power's plans to retire 20 percent of its oldest and dirtiest coal plants; the commission also issued an additional order directing the Southern Company subsidiary to add 525 MW of solar to its fuel mix by 2016.

A Commitment to Nature: Legacy Club Celebrates 20 Years

Cool Green Science

The best part about hosting these trips is getting a chance to get to know our Legacy Club members and hearing about why they make such incredible commitments to nature. I would like to personally thank all our Legacy Club members, near and far, for their inspirational commitments to the natural world.

GE Commits To Large Electric Vehicle Purchase

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Now GE is committing to buying 25,000 electric vehicles by the year 2015. GE has committed to buying 12,000 electric vehicles from General Motors Co, which includes the vehicle the Chevrolet Volt. Companies are quick to transition to new technology when that technology has been proven to save costs. Fortunately, many of these new technologies pollute less, including greenhouse gases, and require less fuel consumption.

G7 leaders commit to curb climate change, but fall short on coal

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On Sunday, G7 leaders committed to take action against global warming and to protect biodiversity , but they failed to set a date to stop coal exploration. The summit failed to meet expectations because the members did not commit to banning coal exploration or to increasing international funding to developing countries to address climate change. G7 leaders commit to curb climate change, but fall short on coal.

Why Amazon’s commitment to working forests matters

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Read more: Why Amazon’s commitment to working forests matters. It’s not just about carbon removal, it’s about creating or preserving economic opportunities in rural communities. Business Eco Green 100-million about-carbon about-creating agtech carbon removal covid covid-19 emissions-modeling forestry hypergiant rural-communities

Dow commits to putting nature on the balance sheet

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Dow commits ten million dollars in partnership to put business value on ecosystems by Michael Smith (Veshengro) In 2010, the concept of ecosystem services appeared on the radar of a number of companies all around the world, and with some companies and in some countries it was before that time alredy.

Turkey Further Commits to Biodegradable Plastic Products With New Agreement

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Turkey is ahead of most European countries in its commitment to biodegradable plastics, says the CEO of Cereplast, an international biobased and compostable plastic manufacturer. With over one thousand kilometers of coastline along the Mediterranean Sea, Turkey sees plenty of evidence of the environmental harm wreaked by plastic bags.

Climate Week: Getting it done and making it real

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It’s hard to get overly excited about the litany of pronouncements and commitments that typically populate the week, but one report stands out. Business Green and-commitments but-one excited-about- get-overly populate-the populate-the-week report-stands typically-populate week

What we know so far about countries’ 2020 climate commitments

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Original post: What we know so far about countries’ 2020 climate commitments. The stakes are high — how can we ensure the new nationally determined contributions raise confidence that we are on track to a 1.5 degree C world? Business Green 1-5-degree a-1-5-degree climate conferences determined-contributions ensure-the ensure-the-new nationally-determined new-nationally paris-agreement policy & politics raise-confidence stakes-are

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PepsiCo doubles down on reducing virgin plastic

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The food and beverage company is bringing all of its water, agriculture and new plastic commitments under an umbrella plan called pep+. Read more: PepsiCo doubles down on reducing virgin plastic.

Climate Week 2019: Huge commitments, big money and collaboration

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World leaders’ commitments fall short at UN Climate Action Summit

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Climate Week 2019: Time for bold commitments — and action

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View original post here: Climate Week 2019: Time for bold commitments — and action. It’s a heightened emergency. Time for heightened ambition, writes BSR’s president. Business Green around-the around-the-world bsr for-heightened heightened-emergency- how-adults leadership world world-are

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Britain makes pledge for a historic climate change commitment

Green (Living) Review

Tuesday, September 1, 2009 saw the launch of 10:10 campaign in the Turbine Hall of the Tate Modern, London. Ordinary members of the general public, together with celebrities, MPs, media, NGOs, businesses and charities together agreed for immediate action against climate change and signed up to the 10:10 campaign. The aim of the 10:10 campaign is to get the British people to pledge for aiming to cut the UK’s carbon emissions by 10% in 2010, that is to say by next year.