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Budweiser achieves 100% wind energy, celebrates with a Super Bowl ad

Budweiser achieves 100% wind energy, celebrates with a Super Bowl ad | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
I can't imagine anyone doing an ad like this for coal.
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Greenland ice melting faster than previously though, study finds

Greenland ice melting faster than previously though, study finds | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Climate change is causing Greenland's massive ice sheets to melt much faster than previously thought, a new study has found, and it may be "too late" to do anything about it.
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The World’s Biggest Brands Want You to Refill Your Orange Juice and Deodorant

The World’s Biggest Brands Want You to Refill Your Orange Juice and Deodorant | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Procter & Gamble, Nestlé, PepsiCo and other companies will test selling their products in reusable containers, adopting a milkman-style model to address mounting concerns about plastic waste.
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JFK's new solar panels will help reduce green house gas emissions

JFK's new solar panels will help reduce green house gas emissions | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Port Authority Agency plans to install more than 10 megawatts of solar power at JFK, in a bid to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
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Impossible Foods Takes on the Impossible Task of Fake Steak

Impossible Foods Takes on the Impossible Task of Fake Steak | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In addition to rolling out Impossible Burger 2.0 at CES 2019, the company says it will tackle the holy grail of meat: steak
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EU agrees to ban throw-away plastics to limit ocean pollution | Reuters

EU agrees to ban throw-away plastics to limit ocean pollution | Reuters | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Throw-away plastic items such as straws and polystyrene cups will be banned in the European Union by 2021, EU officials agreed on Wednesday, as they passed measures to cut plastic use in a bid to reduce marine litter.
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The biggest food story of 2018 wasn't about what you eat

The biggest food story of 2018 wasn't about what you eat | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Straw ban was the most-remembered story, thanks in part to video of marine biologists removing a straw stuck in the nose of a sea turtle
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World's first lab-grown steak is served up in Israel

World's first lab-grown steak is served up in Israel | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
This announcement by Aleph Farms is an important milestone in the world of cellular meat production.
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The world reaches a deal to advance the Paris climate accord, barely

The world reaches a deal to advance the Paris climate accord, barely | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
After two weeks of contentious talks, representatives of nearly 200 nations agreed to a common set of rules for tracking climate emissions and policies on Saturday, salvaging the landmark Paris accord.
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A major U.S. utility company just pledged to go carbon-free for the first time in American history

A major U.S. utility company just pledged to go carbon-free for the first time in American history | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Are the tables finally starting to turn?
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Elliott Sclar Named One of 2018’s ‘Responsible 100’

Elliott Sclar Named One of 2018’s ‘Responsible 100’ | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The award from City and State NY recognizes socially responsible executives, thought leaders, visionaries and influencers.
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72% of Americans are 'very worried' about climate change

72% of Americans are 'very worried' about climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
There's a tiny silver lining to all the ridiculous weather we've been having lately.
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For Geoengineers, a Scientific Existential Crisis

For Geoengineers, a Scientific Existential Crisis | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Technofixes for the climate crisis are no one’s first choice. What is it like to study something you wish would disappear?
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Adidas Steps Up Ocean-Trash Efforts, Aims To Make 22M Shoes 01/23/2019

Adidas Steps Up Ocean-Trash Efforts, Aims To Make 22M Shoes 01/23/2019 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The shoes, along with a fast-expanding line of apparel, are part of Adidas' ongoing collaboration turning plastic waste into yarn.
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2018 was the ocean's hottest year ever. Here are some vital takeaways from recent studies.

The ocean soaks up 93 percent of the heat of climate change. But that heat has a big and long-lasting impact.
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Analysis shows U.S. energy carbon emissions spiked in 2018 - 

Analysis shows U.S. energy carbon emissions spiked in 2018 -  | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
They jumped by 3.4% last year, the largest annual gain in two decades.
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Corona Beer to Ditch Plastic Packaging by Using Biodegradable 6-Pack Rings

Corona Beer to Ditch Plastic Packaging by Using Biodegradable 6-Pack Rings | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The initiative is part of the beer company's partnership with Parley for the Oceans, which has already resulted in hundreds of other eco-friendly projects.
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Australia slashed plastic bag use by 80% in 3 months – here's how

Australia slashed plastic bag use by 80% in 3 months – here's how | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
After a few big players entered the ring, the environment was spared some 1.5 billion plastic shopping bags in under 100 days.
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Green New Deal Has Overwhelming Bipartisan Support, Poll Finds. At Least, For Now.

Green New Deal Has Overwhelming Bipartisan Support, Poll Finds. At Least, For Now. | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Sixty-four percent of Republicans -- including 57 percent of conservative Republicans -- back the core tenets of the sweeping proposal.
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Norway's Energy-Positive Movement to Fight Climate Change

Norway's Energy-Positive Movement to Fight Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The country now has a suite of buildings that generate more energy than they use.
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California officially becomes first in nation mandating solar power for new homes

California officially becomes first in nation mandating solar power for new homes | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
California became the first state in the U.S. mandating new homes have rooftop solar panels or get power from solar farms.
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Solar geoengineering could be ‘remarkably inexpensive’ – report | Environment | The Guardian

Solar geoengineering could be ‘remarkably inexpensive’ – report | Environment | The Guardian | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Spreading particles in stratosphere to fight climate change may cost $2bn a year
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Seaweed could make cows burp less methane and cut their carbon hoofprint

Seaweed could make cows burp less methane and cut their carbon hoofprint | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A diet supplemented with red algae could lessen the huge amounts of greenhouse gases emitted by cows and sheep, if we can just figure out how to grow enough.
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