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Shell Scraps Offshore Drilling Plans

Shell Scraps Offshore Drilling Plans | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Following a series of setbacks, Royal Dutch Shell PLC announced on Monday that it will be abandoning plans to drill for oil this year off Alaska's coast.
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Eight out of 10 companies concerned about climate change

Eight out of 10 companies concerned about climate change, Environment.
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Why Ben & Jerry's Shareholder Maximization Excuse is Erroneous

Why Ben & Jerry's Shareholder Maximization Excuse is Erroneous | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Two law profs argue that if directors put CSR before shareholder maximization, the courts won't interfere if there’s a potential benefit to shareholders.
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Solar Oven Makes Clean Drinking Water from Salt Water

Solar Oven Makes Clean Drinking Water from Salt Water | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The simple open source design was created to be made by local craftsmen in areas where clean drinking water is scarce.
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Habana Outpost: Brooklyn's Solar-Powered Restaurant - EcoPlum!

Habana Outpost: Brooklyn's Solar-Powered Restaurant - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Imagine piling guacamole on chip after chip after steak taco after cubano sandwich after corn on the cob with cotija cheese, chili powder and lime (or am I the only one who puts guacamole on everything?
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‘Astounding’ Ice Melt May Lead To More Extreme Winters

‘Astounding’ Ice Melt May Lead To More Extreme Winters | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
From Climate Central: The record loss of Arctic sea ice this summer will echo throughout the weather patterns affecting the U.S.
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Want That in a Bag? It's Going to Cost You

Want That in a Bag? It's Going to Cost You | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Shoppers accustomed to leaving San Francisco stores with their purchases tucked into disposable plastic bags are in for a bite out of their wallet.
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Thanks Guys! Study Shows Sea Otters Fight Global Warming by Protecting Kelp from Sea Urchins

Thanks Guys! Study Shows Sea Otters Fight Global Warming by Protecting Kelp from Sea Urchins | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
According to a new study by researchers from the University of California, Santa Cruz, sea otters play an important role in helping the ocean absorb as much carbon dioxide as possible.
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Global Carbon Trading Takes a Big Step Forward

Global Carbon Trading Takes a Big Step Forward | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
There is no uniform global carbon trading system, but agreements in Australia and China have made progress in the right direction.
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Why It’s A Good Thing That Method Is Now Part Of The World’s Biggest Green Cleaning Company

Why It’s A Good Thing That Method Is Now Part Of The World’s Biggest Green Cleaning Company | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Method, a green cleaning company that Fast Company designated one of theWorld’s Most Innovative Companies in 2008, has a good thing going. Its nontoxic products are popular and accessible (find them in your local Target).
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Shell Already Forced to Stop Arctic Drilling Operation

Shell Already Forced to Stop Arctic Drilling Operation | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Shell commenced drilling an exploratory well in the Arctic, but the fun was over nearly as soon as it began.
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Climate change challenges power plant operations

Climate change challenges power plant operations | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Lake Mead and Hoover Dam show how energy production suffers from the impact of climate change.
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Chance to Vote on Citizens United!? Yes, This November

Chance to Vote on Citizens United!? Yes, This November | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Whatever the issues you most care about, this November's election will be a choice between two Supreme Courts. And the two alternatives could not be more different.
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Stunning Sustainable Building is a ... Hydroelectric Plant?

Stunning Sustainable Building is a ... Hydroelectric Plant? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
hy do they work so hard in Europe to make the most banal buildings beautiful?
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Chain Stores Lead Firms in Solar Power Use, Study Finds

Chain Stores Lead Firms in Solar Power Use, Study Finds | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Large chain stores, more than any other type of business, rely on rooftop solar power to help meet their energy needs, according to a report.
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Veggies Go Farm to Cubicle

Veggies Go Farm to Cubicle | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Workplace CSAs—community-supported agriculture shares in a local farm, with regular deliveries of just-picked organic produce—are cropping up in offices around New York, giving rise to veggie swapping, recipe trading and even culinary competitions.
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Designing Green with Robin Baron: 5 Unconventional Furniture Materials & Why They're Fabulous - EcoPlum!

Designing Green with Robin Baron: 5 Unconventional Furniture Materials & Why They're Fabulous - EcoPlum! | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A few weeks ago, I was chatting with a jewelry vendor at an outdoor market and learned that all of her jewelry was made from recycled materials.
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NYC bans big, sugary drinks at eateries, theaters

NYC bans big, sugary drinks at eateries, theaters | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The city passed a controversial rule Thursday aimed at fighting what they see as one of the causes of rising obesity among city residents and the nation.
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Ban Styrofoam? LA Schools & Jamba Juice Say Yes

Ban Styrofoam? LA Schools & Jamba Juice Say Yes | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
LA to ban styrofoam from lunchrooms after student protests. Jamba Juice aims to phase out styrofoam after a petition by a ten year old. What's the big deal?
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Replacing Herbicides With Robots

Replacing Herbicides With Robots | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Weed picking is such an exasperating task that it could make even the dedicated organic farmer want to douse the place in herbicides.
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GM Scrap Becomes Coats For Detroit’s Homeless

GM Scrap Becomes Coats For Detroit’s Homeless | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
GM scrap ends up as the source of material for coats that keep Detroit's homeless warm during the frigid winter months.
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World Ocean Health: a Failing Grade

World Ocean Health: a Failing Grade | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
When taken individually, only 5 percent of the world's nations scored higher than 70, whereas 32 percent scored lower than 50.
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New York Faces Rising Seas and Slow City Action

New York Faces Rising Seas and Slow City Action | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
New York City is facing up to the threats posed by rising seas and flooding in the subway system during severe storms, but the city is years away from — and billions of dollars short of — armoring itself.
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Waste Management and Recyclebank Launch Recycling Rewards in Florida Communities | 3BL Media

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PUMA Launches First Sustainable Store in India

PUMA Launches First Sustainable Store in India | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Puma launches the first ever sustainable store in Bangalore, India challenging the status quo and improving the retail experience for its customers.
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