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We’re All Climate-Change Idiots

We’re All Climate-Change Idiots | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The mental habits that help us navigate the practical demands of day-to-day life make it difficult to engage with the more remote dangers posed by climate change.
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Keystone Pipeline Leaks 5,000 Barrels Of Oil In South Dakota, TransCanada Says

Keystone Pipeline Leaks 5,000 Barrels Of Oil In South Dakota, TransCanada Says | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
"It’s not too late to protect Nebraska’s families, farms, and communities from paying the same price,” a conservation group says.
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How Companies Are Pushing Ahead on Climate-Change Targets

How Companies Are Pushing Ahead on Climate-Change Targets | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
More global firms are pledging to cut greenhouse-gas emissions as they seek to cut costs, draw investment or get ahead of new laws.
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Treaty to Phase Out ‘Greenhouse Gasses on Steroids’ to Enter Force

Treaty to Phase Out ‘Greenhouse Gasses on Steroids’ to Enter Force | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A global treaty to eliminate hydrofluorocarbons, a category of extremely potent planet-warming gasses, has cleared a key threshold and will enter into force.
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15,000 scientists from 184 countries warn of dire future for humanity

15,000 scientists from 184 countries warn of dire future for humanity | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Humankind is not taking the urgent steps needed to safeguard our imperiled biosphere, the authors write.
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25 C40 Cities Commit to Become Carbon Neutral by 2050 | Sustainable Brands

25 C40 Cities Commit to Become Carbon Neutral by 2050 | Sustainable Brands | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Just weeks after 12 C40 mayors signed the C40 Fossil-Fuel-Free Streets Declaration in an effort to curb air pollution and improve the quality of life for urban dwellers while tackling climate change, the mayors of 25 pioneering cities have pledged to develop and begin implementing more ambitious climate action plans by 2020, to deliver emissions-neutral and climate-resilient cities by 2050. The plans will ensure the cities deliver on their share of emissions reductions required to realize the goals of the Paris Agreement.
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At U.N. Climate Conference, Treading Lightly Around the Americans

At U.N. Climate Conference, Treading Lightly Around the Americans | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Delegates at climate talks in Bonn are keeping their opinions to themselves about President Trump’s vow to withdraw from the Paris climate accord.
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Milan's Lush Vertical Forests Scale Up Like Skyscrapers

Milan's Lush Vertical Forests Scale Up Like Skyscrapers | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
How do you "green" a city that doesn't have adequate room for parks and greenspaces? If you are Stefano Boeri, Milan's innovative thinker, you plant upwards. His Bosco Verticale (Vertical Forest) has become a model for how to cut CO2 and add oxygen to densely packed cities.
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Arup report proposes transforming food waste into building materials

Arup report proposes transforming food waste into building materials | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Turning a problem into a solution for the building industry, on a large scale.
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Climate Change Is Already A Public Health Crisis, Top Medical Journal Says

Climate Change Is Already A Public Health Crisis, Top Medical Journal Says | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Heatwaves, disease-carrying insects and prolonged allergies are some of the early symptoms noted in a major new report.
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St. Louis Commits To 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2035

St. Louis Commits To 100 Percent Renewable Energy By 2035 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A lack of leadership in Washington makes it "increasingly important" for local communities to step up, says city lawmaker Lewis Reed.
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Public Shaming and Even Prison for Plastic Bag Use in Rwanda

Public Shaming and Even Prison for Plastic Bag Use in Rwanda | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In Rwanda, it is illegal to import, produce, use or sell plastic bags, and violators face stiff punishment. But the zero tolerance policy appears to be paying off: The streets are spotless.
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Senate Republicans Block Measure To Protect Arctic Wildlife Refuge From Oil Drilling

Senate Republicans Block Measure To Protect Arctic Wildlife Refuge From Oil Drilling | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
“The notion that we, tonight, after 60-plus years, would give up what is a biologically important area ... for what? For oil we don’t need?”
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What Happened (and Didn’t) at the Bonn Climate Talks

What Happened (and Didn’t) at the Bonn Climate Talks | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The 23rd United Nations climate talks ended early Saturday, kicking most big issues down the road until 2018.
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Drilling In America's 'Crown Jewel' Is Indefensible, Former Interior Officials Say

Drilling In America's 'Crown Jewel' Is Indefensible, Former Interior Officials Say | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge should be off limits, they say.
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Fossil Fuel Emissions Set To Hit All-Time High In 2017 As Coal Burning Increases

Fossil Fuel Emissions Set To Hit All-Time High In 2017 As Coal Burning Increases | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
This marks a major setback for those hoping climate change-causing pollution had peaked.
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Rogue U.S. Delegation Makes Huge Splash at COP23

Rogue U.S. Delegation Makes Huge Splash at COP23 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Last Saturday, the U.S. Climate Action Center at COP23 hosted a report launch with Michael R. Bloomberg and California Governor Jerry Brown to reaffirm a commitment to aggressive climate action, with or without the American federal government.
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After 139 years, General Electric stops making light bulbs

After 139 years, General Electric stops making light bulbs | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
There will be indignation, but this is the result of one of the most successful transformations of a market in our lifetime.
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Stuytown Owners Make Solar-Panel Investment

Stuytown Owners Make Solar-Panel Investment | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Wall Street venture that purchased Stuyvesant Town and Peter Cooper Village two years ago for $5.3 billion is planning to turn the roofs of the sprawling apartment complex into Manhattan’s largest solar power producer.
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Humans to blame for global warming, massive federal government report says

Humans to blame for global warming, massive federal government report says | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
USA TODAY delivers current local and national news, sports, entertainment, finance, technology, and more through award-winning journalism, photos, videos and VR.
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Plastic Munching Moths May Be the Next Step in Pollution Mitigation

Scientists have been trying to find a way to break down polyethylene, one of the world's most durable plastics -- to little avail. But thanks to a beekeeper/scientist with an insatiable curiosity and her freedom-loving caterpillars, she may just have stumbled on an answer as to how to degrade plastic in our landfills and ocean gyres.
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Greenpeace's Detox Campaign

Greenpeace's Detox Campaign | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
“For every little vanity we have, there is a price.” Indira Gandhi Renuncio, Greenpeace Activist, Brazil. In July 2017, Tesco, a British supermarket, announced
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California’s Cap-and-Trade Plan Is Working

California’s Cap-and-Trade Plan Is Working | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The cap-and-trade program is doing exactly what it’s intended to do: help the state cut carbon pollution and continue to lead the world on climate action.
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Air Pollution Kills Millions Each Year. Here's How Cities Can Fight It.

Air Pollution Kills Millions Each Year. Here's How Cities Can Fight It. | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
“Most cities would have healthier populations if their air was cleaner."
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