Mon.Sep 13, 2021

Great Green Vehicles

Green Living Guy

Most people may not know this, but electric vehicles have been around almost as long as gas-fueled ones. Due to battery efficiency and availability, they have just been more difficult to make available to the general public.

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Transforming Marine Biodiversity Discovery and Monitoring

Environmental News Network

Over the past decade biodiversity researchers have increasingly used DNA sequences extracted from environmental samples such as soil, marine and fresh water, and even air – termed environmental DNA (eDNA) – to identify the organisms present in a huge range of habitats.

Can Cannabis Oil Reduce Back Pain?

Green Living Guy

Cannabidiol oil is an effective drug that alleviates stress and rejuvenates the person consuming it. The impactful benefits of cannabis proffers are due to a component named THC in CBD and related products.

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Combining Sunlight and Wastewater Nitrate to Make the World’s No. 2 Chemical

Environmental News Network

Engineers at the University of Illinois Chicago have created a solar-powered electrochemical reaction that not only uses wastewater to make ammonia — the second most-produced chemical in the world — but also achieves a solar-to-fuel efficiency that is 10 times better than any other comparable technology.

Harvard University pledges to divest from fossil fuels

Inhabitant

Harvard University president Lawrence Bacow has announced that the institution will divest from its fossil fuel holdings. The announcement came Tuesday, stating that the institution has already been cutting its investments in fossil fuels

A Utilitarian Approach to Global Climate Policy Improves Equity, Environment and Wellbeing

Environmental News Network

An approach to reducing greenhouse gas emissions that is informed by the ethical theory of utilitarianism would lead to better outcomes for human development, equity, and the climate, according to a new study involving Rutgers researchers.

Four New Books for Fall

Cool Green Science

Four conservation books for your fall reading pleasure. The post Four New Books for Fall appeared first on Cool Green Science. Ideas Our Nature Reads

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Call for climate action issued by Christian leaders

Inhabitant

Christian leaders have petitioned officials worldwide to take action to address the climate crisis. In an unprecedented move, heads of several Christian denominations released a joint statement to encourage climate action ahead of key environmental conferences

Crop-Eating Moths Will Flourish as Climate Warms

Environmental News Network

Warmer climate will make diamondback moths more widespread, harder to control. Crop-Eating Moths Will Flourish as Climate Warms

Get your vegan jewelry fix with KEVA's cactus leather line

Inhabitant

It's time for animal leather to step aside. Cactus by KEVA is here with a collection of vegan leather goods that proves there's much more to leather than animal hide

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Researchers Focus On Gene-Editing Technology To Kick-Start Crop Regeneration

Environmental News Network

Texas A&M AgriLife is collaborating on a new approach to improve vegetable and fruit crops. Researchers Focus On Gene-Editing Technology To Kick-Start Crop Regeneration

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This lake house shows how nature inspires seamless design

Inhabitant

Organic Shelter sits in the middle of a forest, with a lake transitioning smoothly away from it. Nature is all around, creating stunning views for everyone inside. This beautiful modern home is the latest project from Studio Organic's Aga Kobus and Grzegorz Goworek

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NASA’s TROPICS Pathfinder Satellite Produces Global First Light Images and Captures Hurricane Ida

Environmental News Network

On August 8, NASA’s TROPICS Pathfinder satellite captured global first light images as well as a look inside the structure of Hurricane Ida before and after it made landfall. NASA’s TROPICS Pathfinder Satellite Produces Global First Light Images and Captures Hurricane Ida

A green remodel gave this 1950s home major treehouse vibes

Inhabitant

Hazel Road Residence combines modern home design with treehouse vibes to showcase the best of both worlds. Completed by Oakland-based firm Buttrick Projects Architecture+Design, this project transformed a 1950s residence into a gorgeous family home with sustainable features

A Changed Landscape in Southern Louisiana

Environmental News Network

Hurricane Ida left behind large new patches of open water that scientists will be watching closely to see if vegetation and healthy marshes return. A Changed Landscape in Southern Louisiana

Harvard University pledges to divest from fossil fuels

AGreenLiving

Harvard University president Lawrence Bacow has announced that the institution will divest from its fossil fuel holdings. The announcement came Tuesday, stating that the institution has already been cutting its investments in fossil fuels.

Hurricane Ida Leaves a Trail of Oil

Environmental News Network

Federal and state agencies and private companies are working to find and contain oil leaks in the Gulf of Mexico. Hurricane Ida Leaves a Trail of Oil

Climate, biodiversity and the ‘other COP’

AGreenLiving

What is the 1.5-degree equivalent for nature? More here: Climate, biodiversity and the ‘other COP’. Business Green equivalent-for the-1-5-degree

A green remodel gave this 1950s home major treehouse vibes

AGreenLiving

Your home might be cozy, but nothing compares to the fun of a childhood treehouse. Hazel Road Residence combines modern home design with treehouse vibes to showcase the best of both worlds. Completed by Oakland -based firm Buttrick Projects Architecture+Design, this project transformed a 1950s residence into a gorgeous family home with sustainable features. Located in Berkeley, California , this house began its life in 1952 as a 1,714-square-foot structure.

Call for climate action issued by Christian leaders

AGreenLiving

Christian leaders have petitioned officials worldwide to take action to address the climate crisis. In an unprecedented move, heads of several Christian denominations released a joint statement to encourage climate action ahead of key environmental conferences. The heads of the Roman Catholic Church, Anglican Communion, and Eastern Orthodox Church issued a joint statement last week, calling on global leaders to address two key issues: social inequality and climate change.

This lake house shows how nature inspires seamless design

AGreenLiving

Organic Shelter sits in the middle of a forest, with a lake transitioning smoothly away from it. Nature is all around, creating stunning views for everyone inside. This beautiful modern home is the latest project from Studio Organic’s Aga Kobus and Grzegorz Goworek. Kobus and Goworek decided to make the lake and the landscape part of the home design itself. Nature surrounds the house, unspoiled, wild and pure.

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Supply Chain Sustainability: Moving From ‘Why’ to ‘How’

AGreenLiving

Date/Time: October 12, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) Today, supply-chain and sustainability executives are being held to a higher degree of responsibility from both customers, regulatory officials and investors. A global study by Unilever found one in three customers purchasing from brands with perceived social or environmental impact. As a result, more companies are leveraging technology to incorporate measurable sustainability improvements in their supply chains.

Get your vegan jewelry fix with KEVA’s cactus leather line

AGreenLiving

It’s time for animal leather to step aside. Cactus by KEVA is here with a collection of vegan leather goods that proves there’s much more to leather than animal hide. This leather is organic, animal-friendly, sustainable and vegan. It’s also PETA-certified, made in the U.S. — oh, and it looks amazing, too. Processing animal leather is a toxic process that involves chemicals like formaldehyde, cyanide, chromium and lead.

How green organizations can hire more people of color

AGreenLiving

Here is what green organizations can do to accelerate diversity, equity, inclusion and justice efforts. See original here: How green organizations can hire more people of color. Business Green 391-1-certification accelerate-diversity expected-after inclusion-and months qry what-green with-full-fledged

Navigating the Decarbonization Journey

AGreenLiving

For the global business community, decarbonization is an economic imperative. Investors expect it, regulators require it, and customers demand it. The world must be carbon neutral by 2050, and multinational corporations have a key role to play in achieving that outcome. But while the call to decarbonize is clear, large corporations often face a web of overlapping challenges when getting started.

Coming soon: The first sustainability certification for professional services firms

AGreenLiving

A pilot for the ANSI/NSF 391.1 certification process is underway, with full-fledged participation expected after three to four months. Read the original here: Coming soon: The first sustainability certification for professional services firms. Business Green 391-1-certification expected-after months qry their-transition with-full-fledged

Amazon invests in the Amazon

AGreenLiving

Partnering with The Nature Conservancy to monetarily support Amazonia farmers in their transition to regenerative agriculture and agroforestry. Read the rest here: Amazon invests in the Amazon. Business Green and-agroforestry- Eco google monetarily-support nature qry the-1-5-degree their-transition transition water-positive what-it-consumes will-replenish

Diving into ‘water positive’ pledges by Facebook, Google

AGreenLiving

Facebook commits to become “water positive” by 2030, while Google will replenish 120 percent of what it consumes. The rest is here: Diving into ‘water positive’ pledges by Facebook, Google. Business Eco Green 120-percent equivalent-for google qry the-1-5-degree water-positive what-it-consumes will-replenish

Earth911 Podcast: Planting 8BillionTrees to Offset Carbon Emissions

AGreenLiving

Earth911’s Mitch Ratcliffe talks with Jon Chambers, cofounder of 8BillionTrees.com, which offers a variety of… The post Earth911 Podcast: Planting 8BillionTrees to Offset Carbon Emissions appeared first on Earth911. Original post: Earth911 Podcast: Planting 8BillionTrees to Offset Carbon Emissions. Eco a-variety-of- about-labels business & policy living & well being mitch-ratcliffe offset-carbon podcasts variety-of- which-offers

Recycling Quandary: What To Do About Labels on Plastic?

AGreenLiving

Recycling should be simple. But it isn’t. We have all stood in front of the… The post Recycling Quandary: What To Do About Labels on Plastic? appeared first on Earth911. Read more from the original source: Recycling Quandary: What To Do About Labels on Plastic? Eco about about-labels appeared-first earth911 first-on-earth911 have-all home & garden how to recycle labels-on-plastic plastic plastic recycling recycling recycling-quandary