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February 11, 2021 We need more sustainability solutions — can global innovation competitions help unearth them?Source: GreenBiz
Smoke rises between houses from fuels being burned for cooking, threatening both the environment and human health through carbon dioxide emissions and indoor air pollution. Meanwhile, diapers that have not been properly disposed...
Source: Balkan Green Energy News
Hydropower has been sidelined in major economic recovery packages and mostly excluded from the list of favored technologies in the carbon neutrality push. The International Renewable Energy Agency and the International Hydropower...
Hydrocarbons and petroleum are almost synonymous in environmental science. After all, oil reserves account for nearly all the hydrocarbons we encounter. But the few hydrocarbons that trace their origin to biological sources may...
Source: Environmental Defense Fund
In 50 years, Texas’ population is expected to grow by 70%. That’s 20 million more Texans who will need water in a state that has repeatedly faced drought-induced water shortages and will likely suffer more intense droughts in the...
January 20, 2021 What Lee and H&M Pack Into Their ‘Next Gen’ Sustainable DenimSource: Sourcing Journal
It’s a “holistic and ambitious collaboration,” the American denim maker and the Swedish retailer say, that will culminate next month with the debut of H&M’s first-ever 100 percent recycled cotton jeans, along with cotton-free...
January 19, 2021 The best sustainable tech at CES 2021Source: Mashable
It's refreshing to see a handful of devices at this year's CES tech conference that are trying to mitigate their environmental impact, even if it's just to reduce water and energy use. Here are some of this year's best tech...
January 19, 2021 World's oceans continue to warm, despite reduced carbon emissionsSource: CGTN
Despite reductions in global carbon emissions due to the COVID-19 lockdown, the world's oceans in 2020 were the warmest in recorded history, according to a new study.
January 15, 2021 Former Michigan governor and 8 others face charges in the Flint water crisis that left 12 people deadSource: CNN
Twelve people died and more than 80 were sickened during the Flint water crisis, and now authorities are holding Michigan officials responsible. In a news conference Thursday, prosecutors announced charges against nine officials...
Launched through the L’Oréal Technology Incubator, the sink, called “Water Saver,” works by minimizing water droplets while simultaneously increasing their velocity. The water essentially maintains the same water pressure while...
Source: The Guardian
The High Ambition Coalition (HAC) for Nature and People, which includes the UK and countries from six continents, made the pledge to protect at least 30% of the planet’s land and oceans before the One Planet summit in Paris on...
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