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The Massive Cost of Not Adapting to Climate Change - Bloomberg

The Massive Cost of Not Adapting to Climate Change - Bloomberg | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The world must invest $1.8 trillion by 2030 to prepare for the effects of global warming. A new report said the payoff could be four times that.
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HP’s New Carbon-Neutral Printer: A Sign Of What’s To Come in Sustainable Product Design

HP’s New Carbon-Neutral Printer: A Sign Of What’s To Come in Sustainable Product Design | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
HP is using more and more recycled plastic in its products—and it's rethinking its entire supply chain to source enough recycled plastic to meet an ambitious 2025 goal.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Meets Greta Thunberg : 'Leader Of Our Time'

Leonardo DiCaprio Meets Greta Thunberg : 'Leader Of Our Time' | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
"It was an honor to spend time with Greta," the actor and environmentalist wrote on Instagram.
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Companies Go to New Depths for Ocean Plastic in Recycling Push

Companies Go to New Depths for Ocean Plastic in Recycling Push | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Companies seeking to cut plastic use are tapping a vast source of raw materials: ocean garbage.
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Sea-level rise could flood hundreds of millions more than expected

Sea-level rise could flood hundreds of millions more than expected | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Princeton researchers found that far more people are living closer to the ocean than previously believed.
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Nestlé’s Gerber and TerraCycle partner for recycling programme

Nestlé’s Gerber and TerraCycle partner for recycling programme | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Nestlé-owned Gerber has joined forces with TerraCycle to help give hard-to-recycle baby food packaging a new life as part of a new US programme.
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Revealed: Google made large contributions to climate change deniers | Environment | The Guardian

Revealed: Google made large contributions to climate change deniers | Environment | The Guardian | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Firm’s public calls for climate action contrast with backing for conservative thinktanks
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The UK just got more power from renewables than fossil fuels for the first time

The UK just got more power from renewables than fossil fuels for the first time | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The news: In the third quarter of this year 40% of the UK’s electricity came from renewables like wind, biomass, and solar, while fossil fuels—virtually all gas in the UK’s case—made up 39%, according to climate change analysts Carbon Brief.
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U.N. urges action as finds farmers losing up to a fifth of ...

U.N. urges action as finds farmers losing up to a fifth of ... | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Central and southern Asia have the highest level of food losses of 20% followed by northern America and Europe at more than 15%
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New York City's plan for Governors Island: A climate change 'laboratory'

New York City's plan for Governors Island: A climate change 'laboratory' | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The city plans to turn part of the 172-acre Governors Island south of Manhattan into a “living laboratory” for studying and coping with the effects of climate change, The New York Times reported Sunday.
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Absolut raises a glass to recycling with limited-edition bottle

Absolut raises a glass to recycling with limited-edition bottle | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Absolut has vowed not to bottle its responsibility toward minimizing packaging waste with the launch of a limited-edition design made from 41% recycled glass – the same as its existing range.
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Solar panel mandate: Elrich to propose for Montgomery County - The

Solar panel mandate: Elrich to propose for Montgomery County - The | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Montgomery County Executive Marc Elrich says he wants to require solar panels on new homes by 2022.
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How climate activists cope with the rising environmental cost of flying

How climate activists cope with the rising environmental cost of flying | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Flying as a mode of travel has swiftly overtaken plastic straws as the latest environmental faux pas, creating scandals in the press, coining new vocabulary in Sweden, and prompting leading experts to seriously take a look at the carbon footprint of their travel plans.
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Tennessee airport fulfills long commitment to cutting carbon through solar

Tennessee airport fulfills long commitment to cutting carbon through solar | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Chattanooga Metropolitan Airport is an anomaly in American aviation. The airport has taken environmentally conscious steps to all new major
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Trump thought the Paris deal was too expensive. Wait until he sees the cost of climate change.

Trump thought the Paris deal was too expensive. Wait until he sees the cost of climate change. | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Trump administration officially began the process of withdrawing the US from the landmark Paris climate agreement on Monday, in a move that surprised no one.The details: The step, which Secretary of State Mike Pompeo announced on Twitter, starts the clock on a one-year waiting period that will end the day after the next presidential election.
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California's Fires and PG&E's Toxic Debt

California's Fires and PG&E's Toxic Debt | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Climate change will soon expose a crippling problem embedded in the nation’s infrastructure. In fire-ravaged California, it already has.
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Big Food is Betting on Regenerative Agriculture to Thwart Climate Change

Big Food is Betting on Regenerative Agriculture to Thwart Climate Change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
General Mills is one of several big companies investing in regenerative agriculture. Will it reverse climate change or just help sell more products?
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The new science fossil fuel companies fear

The new science fossil fuel companies fear | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Researchers can now link weather events to emissions – and to the companies responsible. A string of lawsuits is about to give “attribution science” a real-life test.
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America’s ‘Green Economy’ Is Now Worth $1.3 Trillion - Bloomberg

America’s ‘Green Economy’ Is Now Worth $1.3 Trillion - Bloomberg | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A new national database for clean business says U.S. industry is leading the way, but China isn’t far behind.
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California bans hotels from using tiny plastic bottles

California bans hotels from using tiny plastic bottles | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Get breaking national and world news, broadcast video coverage, and exclusive interviews. Find the top news online at ABC news.
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Ocean Cleaning Device Succeeds in Removing Plastic for the First Time

Ocean Cleaning Device Succeeds in Removing Plastic for the First Time | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
An enormous floating device designed by Dutch scientists for the non-profit Ocean Cleanup successfully captured and removed plastic from the Great Pacific Garbage Patch. Ocean Cleanup has been hard at work on creating a device to attack the plastic waste crisis for seven years, by creating a device that captures plastic in its fold like a giant arm
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100% would be better :-)  -- Coca-Cola creates sample bottles from recycled marine plastics

100% would be better :-)  -- Coca-Cola creates sample bottles from recycled marine plastics | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Coca-Cola Company has unveiled its first sample bottles made using recovered and recycled marine plastics.
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Recycling rates improve when people know what items will become

Recycling rates improve when people know what items will become | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Jeans into insulation, plastic bottles into coats – details like this make people more inclined to use the blue bin.
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Calls Grow for Urgent Action on Ocean Plastic Crisis

Calls Grow for Urgent Action on Ocean Plastic Crisis | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The private sector has been stepping up, but urgent action is still needed to address the ocean plastic crisis, NGOs say.
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