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Report: Trump Team Backtracks On Order To Remove EPA Climate Site

Report: Trump Team Backtracks On Order To Remove EPA Climate Site | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Following reports that the Trump administration had ordered the Environmental Protection Agency to take down its website on climate change, the administration reversed its order and will let the site remain active for now, Inside EPA reported Wednesday.

Reuters reported early Wednesday that President Donald Trump's team directed the agency to remove its climate page website that includes research on climate change and data on carbon emissions, citing two unnamed EPA employees.
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Arctic’s Winter Sea Ice Drops to Its Lowest Recorded Level

Arctic’s Winter Sea Ice Drops to Its Lowest Recorded Level | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Much of the ice also appears to be thinner than normal — further signs of climate change’s effects on the region.
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Carbon Emissions Could Be Completely Phased Out By 2060, Study Finds

Carbon Emissions Could Be Completely Phased Out By 2060, Study Finds | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Carbon dioxide emissions could be reduced by 70% by 2050 and phased out by 2060, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) said.
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Patagonia’s Drive Toward Sustainability

Patagonia’s Drive Toward Sustainability | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
  Worn Wear Wagon from erinfeinblatt.wordpress.com.   Can you remember your first day of school, going on your first date, or getting a big promotion at work? C
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Mars, Nestlé, Mondelēz Pledge to End Deforestation in Cocoa Supply Chain

Mars, Nestlé, Mondelēz Pledge to End Deforestation in Cocoa Supply Chain | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The U.K.'s Prince Charles hosted a meeting that brought representatives of the world’s largest chocolate manufacturers together to discuss deforestation.
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Memphis Meats reveals first lab-grown chicken

Memphis Meats reveals first lab-grown chicken | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
It looks and tastes like regular fried chicken, but its production never ruffled a feather.
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Keystone Pipeline Won’t Have to Use U.S. Steel Despite Trump Pledge

Keystone Pipeline Won’t Have to Use U.S. Steel Despite Trump Pledge | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Keystone XL oil pipeline, stretching from Canada to refineries on the Gulf Coast, is under construction and the steel has already been acquired, a White House spokeswoman said.
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Most Americans think climate change is happening – to somebody else

Most Americans think climate change is happening – to somebody else | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new study shows that people are taking climate seriously- sorta
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Building powered by green energy aims to help homeless

Building powered by green energy aims to help homeless | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
There are 35 units set aside for formerly homeless New Yorkers, Omni New York said.
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Unilever Makes Major Move by Disclosing Fragrance Ingredients to Consumers

Unilever Makes Major Move by Disclosing Fragrance Ingredients to Consumers | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
On February 7, UK consumer goods giant Unilever announced a new transparency initiative. The company will voluntary disclose the fragrance ingredients included
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Pressure mounts on UK supermarkets to create plastic-free aisles

Pressure mounts on UK supermarkets to create plastic-free aisles | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
If shoppers can choose gluten-free, fat-free, sugar-free, kosher, and halal food items, why not plastic-free, too?
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Polar ice reaching alarming low levels at both ends of the Earth

Polar ice reaching alarming low levels at both ends of the Earth | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Sea and land ice at both poles crept toward alarming seasonal lows this week. Freak heat waves in the high Arctic have kept ice from forming at the usual winter rate, and now summer down under is taking its toll on the world’s largest ice sheets:

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Scientists propose giant air conditioning system to 'refreeze' the Arctic

The ambitious plan from physicist Steven Desch could add an average of 3.2 feet to the thickness of Arctic sea ice.
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Thousands of underground gas bulges, formed by thawing permafrost, set to 'explode' in Siberia

Thousands of underground gas bulges, formed by thawing permafrost, set to 'explode' in Siberia | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Local Siberian media has reported that the very ground that people stand on is moving under their feet in the arctic regions of Siberia. Scientists have discovered 7000 gas filled bubbles according to the Siberian Times.  These, bulges o
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Drinking Water Could Be Criminalized For Millions In Africa's Most Populous City

Drinking Water Could Be Criminalized For Millions In Africa's Most Populous City | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
An environmental law passed this month in Lagos is a "death sentence," activists warn.
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Meet 9 badass women fighting climate change in cities

Meet 9 badass women fighting climate change in cities | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Women are more likely than men to suffer from the effects of a changing climate. These leaders are leaning in to ensure that doesn't happen.
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Honey Nut Cheerios Pulled Its Bee Mascot For An Alarming Reason

Honey Nut Cheerios Pulled Its Bee Mascot For An Alarming Reason | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Populations of bees are decreasing at rates of up to 30 percent per year.
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Confidential Memo: Dakota Access LLC Knowingly Dismissed Standing Rock Impacts

Confidential Memo: Dakota Access LLC Knowingly Dismissed Standing Rock Impacts | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The memo spells out how the Army Corps of Engineers came to believe the Dakota Access Pipeline project wouldn't adversely affect the Standing Rock Sioux.
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Why investors have fiduciary duty for the environment

Why investors have fiduciary duty for the environment | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In 2017, more investors than ever are beginning to incorporate sustainability criteria into equity shareholder issues.
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Germany's environment minister says no more meat at official functions

Germany's environment minister says no more meat at official functions | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Barbara Hendricks has taken a controversial meat-free stance in order to set a good example for climate protection.
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Adidas and the mainstreaming of the circular economy

Adidas and the mainstreaming of the circular economy | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
If you read our insights regularly, these three revelations won’t necessarily be a news flash:
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Scott Pruitt Forgot Something in His First Address as EPA Head: The Environment

Scott Pruitt Forgot Something in His First Address as EPA Head: The Environment | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
This week Scott Pruitt gave his first address as the new head of the Environmental Protection Agency. Strikingly absent from his speech: the environment.
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Business students willing to sacrifice future salary for good corporate social responsibility: study

Business students willing to sacrifice future salary for good corporate social responsibility: study | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
More than 90% of business students in a study on corporate social responsibility said they would be willing to sacrifice some percentage of their future salary to work for a responsibl
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HP Pledges to Slash Emissions 25 Percent by 2025

HP Pledges to Slash Emissions 25 Percent by 2025 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The computer hardware giant HP plans to aggressively reduce its greenhouse gas emissions over the next decade. And that's not all.
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