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October 20, 2021 Drinking Our Way to Sustainability – One Cup of Coffee at a TimeSource: Sci Tech Daily
Thanks to a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant of $979,720, Timothy Randhir, UMass, Amherst professor of environmental conservation, and David King, of the USDA Forest Service Northern Research Station, will embark upon a...
October 14, 2021 Survey: Global sustainability overtakes personal health as consumers’ biggest issueSource: The Packer
Consumers now rank the health of the planet as their number one concern, overtaking personal health which has been the top priority in recent years.
September 29, 2021 Auburn University tackling United Nations’ Sustainable Development GoalsSource: Auburn University
A new report from Auburn University illustrates how it is addressing the United Nations’ sustainable development goals. The document, completed this summer, highlights the extent to which Auburn is engaged with each of the UN’s...
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.
Source: The Guardian
According to the study, almost two-thirds of the more than 31,000 full-time employed or self-employed workers across 31 markets said that they were “craving” (yes, craving) more in-person time with their teams and 37% of the...
February 26, 2021 Electric Grid of the Future Should Prioritize Sustainability, Resiliency, Equity, Reliability, and Security, Says New ReportSource: National Academies
A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine provides comprehensive recommendations for improving the U.S. electric power system so that it can adequately provide...
Source: Sci Tech Daily
Wind energy scientists at Cornell University have released a new global wind atlas – a digital compendium filled with documented extreme wind speeds for all parts of the world – to help engineers select the turbines in any given...
This year has exposed the world’s extraordinary fragility. Managing a pandemic is hard enough. Doing so while addressing other urgent stresses—like inequality, violence, and climate change—adds to the degree of difficulty.
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