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One Whopper Jr., Hold the Toy - The New York Times

One Whopper Jr., Hold the Toy - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
As environmental concerns grow, chains like Burger King and McDonald’s are rethinking what to offer with children’s meals.
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10 Life Changes That Will Actually Make A Difference For The Environment | HuffPost Life

10 Life Changes That Will Actually Make A Difference For The Environment | HuffPost Life | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
As wildfires dominate the news, experts suggest some of the best ways you can help the planet and combat climate change.
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A Surge of New Plastic Is About to Hit the Planet | WIRED

A Surge of New Plastic Is About to Hit the Planet | WIRED | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A world awash in plastic will soon get slammed by more, as major oil companies ramp up their production.
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France begins radical plan to phase out single-use plastic

France begins radical plan to phase out single-use plastic | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The French government has set a goal of eliminating all single-use plastics by 2040. Phase one has begun.
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Microsoft pledges to be 'carbon negative' by 2030 | Technology | The Guardian

Microsoft pledges to be 'carbon negative' by 2030 | Technology | The Guardian | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Company seeks to remove more carbon from the atmosphere than it emits within a decade
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2019 Was The Planet's 2nd-Hottest Year On Record : NPR

2019 Was The Planet's 2nd-Hottest Year On Record : NPR | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Last year's data collected by the agencies is the latest confirmation that the Earth is steadily getting hotter. The planet is now almost 1 degree Celsius warmer than it was in the mid-20th century.
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These are the biggest risks facing humanity in 2020—and yes, climate dominates

These are the biggest risks facing humanity in 2020—and yes, climate dominates | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The news: Every year, The World Economic Forum releases an in-depth report into the risks the world faces, ahead of its January conference for the world's top political and business leaders in Davos, Switzerland.
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UN Biodiversity Plan Calls For Protecting 30% Of Earth By 2030

UN Biodiversity Plan Calls For Protecting 30% Of Earth By 2030 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Species are being wiped out at a terrifying rate. Ending the crisis requires swift global action.
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Why geoengineering may narrow global economic inequality

Why geoengineering may narrow global economic inequality | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Some scientists believe that geoengineering, the idea that we could spray reflective particles into the atmosphere to reverse global warming, may especially reduce suffering in the hottest, poorest parts of the world.A new paper in Nature Communications goes further, concluding that such measures could accelerate economic growth in nations most vulnerable to climate change.
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Mattel Commits to 100 Percent Sustainable Plastic

Mattel Commits to 100 Percent Sustainable Plastic | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Mattel recently announced a new goal: transitioning its toys and packaging to 100 percent recycled, recyclable or bio-based plastic by 2030.
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Daily weather now bears the fingerprints of global warming - The

For the first time, scientists have detected the fingerprint of human-induced climate change from a single day of global weather conditions.
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The US government has approved funds for geoengineering research

The US government has approved funds for geoengineering research | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
NOAA will get at least $4 million for a research program, which will include efforts to assess “climate interventions.”
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Walmart's 'Project Gigaton' is its most ambitious climate goal yet

Walmart's 'Project Gigaton' is its most ambitious climate goal yet | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Walmart has been focused on sustainability initiatives since 2005. "Project Gigaton" — aimed at reducing 1 gigaton of greenhouse gas emissions from their supply chain by 2030 — is its latest and most ambitious plan yet.
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Microsoft will invest $1 billion into carbon reduction and removal technologies

Microsoft will invest $1 billion into carbon reduction and removal technologies | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The software giant plans to offset all the emissions it produced since 1975.
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There’s been a huge spike in one of the world’s most potent greenhouse gases

There’s been a huge spike in one of the world’s most potent greenhouse gases | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The news: Levels of a gas that is 12,400 more damaging than carbon dioxide in terms of its planet-heating properties are higher than ever.
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EcoPlum Founder Gia Machlin is a 2020 Enterprising Women Award Winner

EcoPlum Founder Gia Machlin is a 2020 Enterprising Women Award Winner | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
NEW YORK (PRWEB) January 22, 2020 -- EcoPlum®, a sustainable promotional products and media company, announced that Gia Machlin, EcoPlum President & CEO, is a recipient of the 2020 Enterprising Women of the Year Award. Monica Smiley, publisher and CEO of Enterprising Women, a global magazine for women entrepreneurs, announced Gia as an honoree.
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Single-use plastic: China to ban bags and other items

Single-use plastic: China to ban bags and other items | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
One of the world's biggest users of plastic plans to phase out most single-use items by 2025.
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Nestle to invest up to CHF2 billion in sustainable packaging

Nestle to invest up to CHF2 billion in sustainable packaging | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Swiss food-and-beverage company said it plans to reduce its use of virgin plastics by one third by 2025 and source up to 2 million metric ton
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Colgate launches vegan-certified toothpaste in recyclable tube | Environment | The Guardian

Colgate launches vegan-certified toothpaste in recyclable tube | Environment | The Guardian | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Smile for Good brand on sale in Waitrose and Boots, at £5 for 75ml tube
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PepsiCo eyes US wind and solar deals for '100% renewable power this year' | Recharge

PepsiCo eyes US wind and solar deals for '100% renewable power this year' | Recharge | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Food and drink group to strike new PPA and REC agreements in latest boost for corporate renewables
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Climate change means the US must start building big things again

Climate change means the US must start building big things again | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
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The World’s Oceans Were The Hottest In Recorded History In 2019

The World’s Oceans Were The Hottest In Recorded History In 2019 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Researchers found that the oceans are dramatically changing due to climate change, the latest evidence of a warming world.
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JetBlue will be carbon neutral on all domestic flights by July 2020

JetBlue will be carbon neutral on all domestic flights by July 2020 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
JetBlue will be carbon neutral on all domestic flights beginning in July by offsetting 17 billion pounds of emissions per year.
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We Spoke To 5 Climate Experts About What Gives Them Hope

We Spoke To 5 Climate Experts About What Gives Them Hope | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
“I have a tenuous relationship with hope these days, but I am certainly bolstered by the fact that we already have all the solutions we need."
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Europe has unveiled a plan to eliminate climate emissions by 2050

Europe has unveiled a plan to eliminate climate emissions by 2050 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The European Union is forging ahead with a sweeping plan to become “climate neutral” by midcentury.If implemented, the European Green Deal could mark a major advance in the effort to combat climate change, since EU members make up the third largest block of greenhouse-gas emitters behind China and the US.
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