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July 23, 2021 Research on climate-smart agricultural practices has a primary role in sustainable agricultureSource: Innovation Origins
Climate change’s negative impacts are already being felt on farms. But the problem also works in reverse as agriculture is a major part of the climate problem currently generating over 20 percent of total greenhouse gas...
Source: Chemical Engineering
bp and Johnson Matthey plc (Both London, U.K.) are partnering with Cardiff University and The University of Manchester in a £9-million project that aims to convert CO2, waste and sustainable biomass into clean and sustainable...
Source: Environment Analyst
A report published by Planet Tracker and the Grantham Research Institute proposed that Brazil faces a very difficult, environmentally unsustainable path towards net-zero carbon emissions, by depleting its natural capital base...
Research & Insights
Source: The Verge
Over the life cycle of an EV — from digging up the materials needed to build it to eventually laying the car to rest — it will release fewer greenhouse gas emissions than a gas-powered car, the research found.
Initial filings for unemployment insurance unexpectedly rose last week, a possible hint that the rapid job growth seen in the first half of 2021 could face hurdles in the months ahead, the Labor Department reported Thursday.
June 25, 2021 EY Future Consumer Index: 68% Of Global Consumers Expect Companies To Solve Sustainability IssuesSource: MarTech Series
Finances are a key concern for 78% of consumers surveyed; 51% want to buy more sustainably, but 66% are deterred by high prices.
Commentary & Opinion
June 24, 2021 Opinion - America the Beautiful' is a green infrastructure plan for greater sustainability and equitySource: The Hill
Record heat and wildfire in the western United States. Plummeting biodiversity. A nation struggling for equity and justice. In times like these, we desperately need federal initiatives that can solve multiple problems in one fell...
Source: The Guardian
Economic growth is inextricably linked to the climate crisis, but the past year has taught us that such growth isn’t essential
April 28, 2021 Viewpoint: ‘The Dirty 8’ — Which are most notorious advocacy groups spreading disinformation about food, farming, biotechnology and agricultural sustainabilitySource: Genetic Literacy Project
Under the guise of promoting industry transparency or protecting the environment, these organizations continually spread falsehoods about pesticides, biotech crops and related technologies, often with substantial financial...
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