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This Is What Victory At Standing Rock Looks Like

This Is What Victory At Standing Rock Looks Like | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The tribe, along with scores of activists, fought for months to stop the pipeline's construction.
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Largest mass timber building in U.S. opens tomorrow in Minneapolis

Largest mass timber building in U.S. opens tomorrow in Minneapolis | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Minneapolis's T3 mass timber building features cross-laminated timber (CLT) and nail-laminated timber (NLT) clad in weathering steel.
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Key glacier in Antarctica is cracking from the inside out

Key glacier in Antarctica is cracking from the inside out | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
New discovery points to troubling signs for the West Antarctic Ice Sheet, the collapse of which would prove catastrophic.
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Obama administration rushes to conserve public lands

Obama administration rushes to conserve public lands | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The president is quickly working through a number of conservation safeguards.
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Volcom’s Sustainability Initiative Turns Fishing Nets into Bikinis

Volcom’s Sustainability Initiative Turns Fishing Nets into Bikinis | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Lost fishing nets are a dangerous threat to fish, marine mammals, sea turtles and other types of marine life that become entangled in their webs. But Volcom's solution gives these discards from the fishing industry new life.
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Book Review: Michael Lavergne, Fixing Fashion

Book Review: Michael Lavergne, Fixing Fashion | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A Broken System Most conscious consumers would agree; fashion needs to be fixed. Over the past 600 years, progress has been made in outlawing the unsavory mecha
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The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends

The North Pole is an insane 36 degrees warmer than normal as winter descends | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Arctic is super-hot, even as a vast area of cold polar air has been displaced over Siberia.
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Canada Aims to Fully Phase Out Coal Power by 2030

Canada Aims to Fully Phase Out Coal Power by 2030 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Canada plans to completely phase out traditional coal power by 2030 and will work with the country’s four remaining provinces that still burn the fossil fuel to reach the overall goal, Environment Minister Catherine McKenna said Monday.
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U.S. Companies to Trump: Don’t Abandon Global Climate Deal

U.S. Companies to Trump: Don’t Abandon Global Climate Deal | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
“Failure to build a low-carbon economy puts American prosperity at risk,” the companies, which include Mars, Nike and Starbucks, said in a joint letter.
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EcoPlum Joins 365 Companies Urging President-elect and US Congress to Support Paris Climate Agreement and Build a Low-carbon Economy

EcoPlum Joins 365 Companies Urging President-elect and US Congress to Support Paris Climate Agreement and Build a Low-carbon Economy | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
EcoPlum Business Gifts joins a coalition of 365 companies in a written statement urging implementation of the historic Paris Climate Agreement.
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Trump victory won’t halt the U.S. clean energy boom

Trump victory won’t halt the U.S. clean energy boom | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
There are hundreds of state-level policies that aren’t going to disappear, and they are driving significant investment in wind, solar power
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Google Will Achieve 100 Percent Renewable Energy in 2017

Google Will Achieve 100 Percent Renewable Energy in 2017 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The web services leader crosses the finish line ahead of most of its peers.
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Carnival’s Princess Cruise Lines Agrees to Fine, Will Plead Guilty to Pollution Charges

Carnival’s Princess Cruise Lines Agrees to Fine, Will Plead Guilty to Pollution Charges | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Carnival Corp.’s Princess Cruise Lines agreed to pay a $40 million penalty and to plead guilty to seven criminal charges stemming from the cruise company’s polluting the seas and efforts to cover it up.
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Canada sets in motion microbeads prohibition

Canada sets in motion microbeads prohibition | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Canada this month took steps toward joining the United States in banning the sale of personal-hygiene products that contain tiny plastics known as microbeads in an effort to keep them away from fish and wildlife and address plastic pollution in general. The battle continues against larger plastics such as discarded milk, juice, and soda containers, though. Microbeads are typically abrasives found in some facial scrubs, shower gels, toothpastes, shampoos, and soaps. They also can be fragments of plastic bags, or bits of plastic fiber in clothes. At 5 millimeters or less, microbeads are often so small they cannot be filtered out by sewage-treatment plants. Many of them are a fraction of 1 millimeter — small enough that dozens could occupy a human fingertip or cover a penny. A tube of
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U.S. Mayors Address Trump On Climate Change

U.S. Mayors Address Trump On Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The mayors of 37 small and large American cities -- in states both red and blue -- asked the president-elect to work with them to "clean our air, strengthen our economy, and ensure that our children inherit a nation healthier and better prepared for the future than it is today.”
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Patagonia Had $10 Million In Sales On Black Friday And Is Donating Every Cent To Save The Planet

Patagonia Had $10 Million In Sales On Black Friday And Is Donating Every Cent To Save The Planet | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The company's "fundraiser for the earth" proves people really do care.
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SOURCE Denim: The New Leading Company in Ethical & Sustainable Fashion That You Need to Know

SOURCE Denim: The New Leading Company in Ethical & Sustainable Fashion That You Need to Know | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Leaves are falling, clocks were dialed an hour back, and the temperature is dropping—which means it is time to put away the jean shorts and cover up those legs
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France, UN tell Trump action on climate change unstoppable

France, UN tell Trump action on climate change unstoppable | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
French President Francois Hollande, UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon call on Trump to drop campaign pledge to cancel the 2015 Paris Agreement
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How2Compost Label Aims to Facilitate Proper Packaging Disposal | Sustainable Brands

How2Compost Label Aims to Facilitate Proper Packaging Disposal | Sustainable Brands | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
With private and municipal composting programs becoming more mainstream, as well as more companies turning to more sustainable packaging designs, composting is now easier than ever. As such, the Sustainable Packing Coalition has launched its How2Compost label program, an extension of its How2Recycle program. How2Compost was developed in conjunction with the Biodegradable Products Institute, the leading compostable packaging certification program.
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Patagonia will donate 100% of Black Friday sales to environmental groups

Patagonia will donate 100% of Black Friday sales to environmental groups | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Motivated by the U.S. election results, Patagonia has decided to make a statement about priorities on the biggest shopping day of 2016.
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John Kerry Vows to Keep US to Keep US On Board

John Kerry Vows to Keep US to Keep US On Board | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Speaking at the COP22 climate conference in Marrakesh, John Kerry vowed the Obama administration will do all it can to keep the US in the Paris Agreement.
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States and Cities Rally to Tackle Climate Change at COP22

States and Cities Rally to Tackle Climate Change at COP22 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Representatives from around the world are meeting for climate talks in Marrakech, Morocco, this month. The Under2 Coalition announced new signatories at th
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