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Solar Bag Purifies Water While You Walk

Solar Bag Purifies Water While You Walk | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
This interesting design idea uses UV rays to kill harmful bacteria in water, all while you're on the move.
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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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A tax on meat could prevent 220,000 deaths a year

A tax on meat could prevent 220,000 deaths a year | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new study finds that raising the cost of meat through taxes could save lives and help the environment. Are you ready for the steak tax?
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Turning Haiti’s mountains of plastic garbage into high-tech printer gear

Turning Haiti’s mountains of plastic garbage into high-tech printer gear | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
With innovative design and real-life recycling solutions, HP is helping to create new revenue streams for a struggling community in Haiti.
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UK now has more renewables capacity than fossil fuels

UK now has more renewables capacity than fossil fuels | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The country's onward march of low carbon energy shows no signs of stopping.
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The New MacBook Air is made from recycled aluminum. Is this a big deal?

The New MacBook Air is made from recycled aluminum. Is this a big deal? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Sort of, but there is less to it than meets the eye.
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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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Boulder embraces a radical solution to disposable coffee cups

Boulder embraces a radical solution to disposable coffee cups | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Check out an insulated stainless steel mug for free, as you would a library book.
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Veja Sneakers Could Be World’s Most Sustainable — Here’s Why

Veja Sneakers Could Be World’s Most Sustainable — Here’s Why | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
French fashion brand Veja makes sneakers with raw materials sourced from organic farming and ecological agriculture that the founders say avoids chemicals and polluting processes. The distinctive kicks might just be the world’s most sustainable.
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Ocean Shock: The planet's hidden climate change beneath the waves.

Ocean Shock: The planet's hidden climate change beneath the waves. | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Those rising temperatures are creating an epic underwater refugee crisis among marine life.
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