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January 22, 2021 A sustainable soy scheme has been launched in the USSource: New Food Magazine
The US soybean industry is launching a campaign to encourage cultivation practices that are best for the planet through a new sustainability mark for soy products.
January 22, 2021 The developing world is crying out for greater private investment in sustainable infrastructureSource: South China Morning Post
The case for investing in more sustainable, resilient infrastructure has never been more compelling. The Covid-19 pandemic has exposed critical weaknesses in today’s infrastructure systems that have cost millions of lives and...
Three priorities will be driving their action: promoting the recovery from Covid-19 through the green deal and the digital transition; supporting the creation of a health union able to respond to public health crises; and...
January 20, 2021 Gov. Newsom's draft budget funds sustainable ag -(California)Source: Capital Press
The proposed budget directs money to the state's Climate Smart Agriculture programs, including the Healthy Soils Program and SWEEP, the State Water Efficiency Program.
January 20, 2021 Five key takeaways from Janet Yellen’s Treasury confirmation hearingSource: CNBC
Janet Yellen’s journey to become the first female Treasury secretary in U.S. history moved smoothly through a critical Senate hearing Tuesday, with a vote on her confirmation likely to happen before the end of the week.
January 19, 2021 Yellen says U.S. must ‘act big’ on next coronavirus relief packageSource: CNBC
Janet Yellen, U.S. President-elect Joe Biden’s nominee to run the Treasury Department, will tell the Senate Finance Committee on Tuesday that the government must “act big” with its next coronavirus relief package.
Billionaire and Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates owns 242,000 acres of farmland, making him America's biggest farmland owner. His investment in farming may be connected to his investments in climate change agricultural...
January 19, 2021 Sustainable property development brings green dividendSource: Bangkok Post
Sustainability is a new priority for residential property projects in Asia, especially at time the world is facing threats from climate change and diseases.The building and construction sector is among the planet's top polluters,...
The fact is, many of us need some form of transportation to get around — and most cars, buses and public transport systems are still far from the net zero dream. Here are some of the top startups in the UK and Sweden working on...
Source: CNN Business
At best, the combination of the $900 billion plan passed in December, and this plan from the president-elect, can only help the economy to continue to tread water until the pandemic is under control.
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