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White House: Climate Change is a National Security Issue

White House: Climate Change is a National Security Issue | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new Presidential Memorandum calls on more than 20 federal agencies to take the national security implications of climate change into consideration. This is a step in the right direction as evidence of the link between climate stress and conflict grows.
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Sacramento Kings boast world's first LEED Platinum indoor sports arena

Sacramento Kings boast world's first LEED Platinum indoor sports arena | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Construction industry news, trends and jobs for building professionals who want mobile-friendly content.
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California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads

California eyes unusual power source: its gridlocked roads | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it

The California Energy Commission is investing $2 million to study whether piezoelectric crystals can be used to produce electricity from the mechanical energy created by vehicles driving on roads. 

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An Interview with Gia Machlin: Founder of EcoPlum Business Gifts

An Interview with Gia Machlin: Founder of EcoPlum Business Gifts | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Gia Machlin shares her mission to use sustainable business products to help save the environment. She values the planet and people equally with profit.
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Nike and Levi's pile on for 'fast fashion' culture reform

Nike and Levi's pile on for 'fast fashion' culture reform | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Americans dispose of about 12.8 million tons of textiles annually — 80 pounds for each man, woman and child.
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Are solar roadways on the road to reality?

Are solar roadways on the road to reality? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The first public trial of Solar Roadways will soon debut in Missouri, and two European agencies are also testing this type of futuristic technology, which begs the question: Are solar roads closer to reality than we think?
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Experts Weigh In: Cost of Wind Energy to Keep Going Down, Down, Down

Experts Weigh In: Cost of Wind Energy to Keep Going Down, Down, Down | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new Energy Department survey of wind energy experts indicates that the cost of wind energy has a long way to go before it hits bottom.
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Obama Establishes First Marine Monument in the Atlantic Ocean

Obama Establishes First Marine Monument in the Atlantic Ocean | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
On Thursday, President Barack Obama established the first U.S. marine monument in Atlantic waters. Some stakeholders are elated. Others, not so much.
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That Cute Whale You Clicked On? It’s Doomed

That Cute Whale You Clicked On? It’s Doomed | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Adorable animal photos on Instagram are the new way to spread the dire message of climate change.
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Oceans Are Absorbing Almost All of the Globe’s Excess Heat

Oceans Are Absorbing Almost All of the Globe’s Excess Heat | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
This year is on track to be the third consecutive hottest year on record. Where does that heat go? The oceans, mostly.
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Levi's Stadium, home of 49ers, unveils rooftop farm

Levi's Stadium, home of 49ers, unveils rooftop farm | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Levi's Stadium, home of San Francisco 49ers, unveiled a new rooftop farm that will generate 150 pounds of produce weekly for food served at the stadium.
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Demand for solar power in the city has increased twelvefold since 2012

Demand for solar power in the city has increased twelvefold since 2012 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The city's Department of Buildings is set to approve 3,000 projects so far this year
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This Store Lets You Pay What You Can For Groceries That Would Otherwise Be Tossed

This Store Lets You Pay What You Can For Groceries That Would Otherwise Be Tossed | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
It's saving perfectly good food from going to waste.
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How to Go Green With Silv: Clutter

How to Go Green With Silv: Clutter | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Photo courtesy of David Wheeler via Flickr. Americans swim in clutter. And lots of it at that. At the end of 2013, the total self storage rentable space in the
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Massachusetts Governor Creates Climate Change Strategy Through Executive Order

Massachusetts Governor Creates Climate Change Strategy Through Executive Order | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker signed an executive order last week that spells out a plan to reduce the state’s greenhouse gas emissions.
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A Shocking Amount of E-Waste Recycling Is a Complete Sham

A Shocking Amount of E-Waste Recycling Is a Complete Sham | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Secret GPS trackers show how sham e-waste recyclers profit by dumping America’s toxic garbage on developing nations.
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Ocean plastic upcycled into elegant "ocean terrazzo" table

Ocean plastic upcycled into elegant "ocean terrazzo" table | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Though it looks like a stone-based material, this striking table is made from bits of plastic waste, harvested from the coast.
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Banks Sponsoring ‘Climate Week NYC’ Responsible for Investing Billions in Extreme Fossil Fuels

Banks Sponsoring ‘Climate Week NYC’ Responsible for Investing Billions in Extreme Fossil Fuels | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
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Why the 'Break Free From Plastic' movement is a really big deal

Why the 'Break Free From Plastic' movement is a really big deal | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Finally, more than 100 NGOs from all around the world have joined forces to fight global plastic pollution, and they need you to join the movement.
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President Obama just designated the Atlantic’s first-ever marine monument

President Obama just designated the Atlantic’s first-ever marine monument | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Today, President Obama designated the first marine national monument in the Atlantic Ocean, protecting fragile deep-sea ecosystems off the…
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Virgin Atlantic: Recycled steel emissions could power its planes

Virgin Atlantic: Recycled steel emissions could power its planes | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Steel creates a lot of emissions. So does aviation. What if one could piggyback off the other?
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New York named as USA’s most sustainable city

New York named as USA’s most sustainable city | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
New York is the leading US city in terms of sustainability, according to a new study from Arcadis.
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