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For decades, Americans have been sorting their trash believing that most plastic could be recycled. But the truth is, the vast majority of all plastic produced can't be or won't be recycled. In 40 years, less than 10% of plastic...
A new study by the universities of Exeter and Cambridge in the UK and Nijmegen in the Netherlands has concluded that electric cars lead to lower carbon emissions overall, even if electricity generation still relies on fossil fuels
August 9, 2019 Sustainable cocoa: Tradin Organic’s inaugural report highlights need to “elevate transparency”Source: Food Ingredients First
Tradin Organic has released its first cocoa sustainability report, which summarizes the Netherlands-based ingredient provider’s past milestones and plans for the future. The five primary aspects the company addresses are...
May 13, 2019 CO2 in the atmosphere just exceeded 415 parts per million for the first time in human historySource: Tech Crunch
For the first time in human history — not recorded history, but since humans have existed on Earth — carbon dioxide in the atmosphere has topped 415 parts per million, reaching 415.26 parts per million, according to sensors at...
March 27, 2019 "We Are in Deep Trouble": Carbon Emissions Break Record in Devastating Global SetbackSource: Science Alert
Global energy experts released grim findings Monday, saying that not only are planet-warming carbon-dioxide emissions still increasing, but the world's growing thirst for energy has led to higher emissions from coal-fired power...
March 25, 2019 National report gives Washington state an ‘F’ for efforts to remove lead from school drinking waterSource: The Seattle Times
Washington joined nearly two dozen other states that flunked a national ranking of their efforts to remove lead from drinking water in public schools and preschool centers. In a report released last week, the advocate groups...
February 12, 2019 Environment in multiple crises - reportSource: BBC
Politicians and policymakers have failed to grasp the gravity of the environmental crisis facing the Earth, a report claims.
December 5, 2018 U.S. coal consumption drops to lowest level in nearly 40 yearsSource: NBC News
WASHINGTON — A federal report says Americans are using less coal this year than at any time since Jimmy Carter's presidency. That's despite the Trump administration's efforts to revive the country's coal industry.
Holding global warming to a critical limit would require "rapid, far-reaching and unprecedented changes in all aspects of society," says a key report from the global scientific authority on climate change.
Source: UN Environment
Showcasing the success of large-scale restoration of landscapes burdened by natural or man-made disasters, UN Environment today launched the report: Restoring forests and landscapes, the key to sustainable future.
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