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Here's an Interactive Map That Shows How Climate Change Will Affect Your Town in 60 Years

Here's an Interactive Map That Shows How Climate Change Will Affect Your Town in 60 Years | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
If we do nothing to curb greenhouse gas emissions, the weather in New York City will feel like Alabama and Los Angeles will be as hot as the tip of the Baja Peninsula.
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Researchers Developed a Technique to Turn Nearly a Quarter of Our Plastic Waste into Fuel

Researchers Developed a Technique to Turn Nearly a Quarter of Our Plastic Waste into Fuel | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The process could help convert millions of tons of plastic we generate every year into an gasoline and diesel-like fuel.
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Analysis: Why the UK’s CO2 emissions have fallen 38% since 1990

Analysis: Why the UK’s CO2 emissions have fallen 38% since 1990 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The UK’s CO2 emissions peaked in the year 1973 and have declined by around 38% since 1990, faster than any other major developed country.
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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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BYOC: Council bill would let New Yorkers bring their own cups to stores and coffee shops

BYOC: Council bill would let New Yorkers bring their own cups to stores and coffee shops | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
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Berkeley will start charging 25 cents for takeout cups

Berkeley will start charging 25 cents for takeout cups | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
This is just one of several major changes in its crackdown on single-use plastics.
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Ben & Jerry’s to eliminate plastic from all Scoop Shops

Ben & Jerry’s to eliminate plastic from all Scoop Shops | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Following the example of many other high-profile companies, Ben & Jerry’s has announced plans to combat the environmental effects of single-use plastic. It will be removed from its Scoop Shop locations worldwide by the end of 2020.
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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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