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$10bn of precious metals dumped each year in electronic waste, says UN | Environment | The Guardian

$10bn of precious metals dumped each year in electronic waste, says UN | Environment | The Guardian | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A fast growing mountain of toxic e-waste is polluting the planet and damaging health, says new report
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Our Response to Climate Change Is Missing Something Big, Scientists Say - The New York Times

Our Response to Climate Change Is Missing Something Big, Scientists Say - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Yes, planting new trees can help. But intact wild areas are much better. The world needs to treat warming and biodiversity loss as two parts of the same problem, a new report warns.
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Newsom Eyes Floating Wind Farms Off California Coast

Newsom Eyes Floating Wind Farms Off California Coast | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Environmental groups support the projects, as long as they're done responsibly for biodiversity.
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Chile Boldly Bans Single-Use Plastics

Chile Boldly Bans Single-Use Plastics | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Chile has unanimously passed a law that eliminates disposable plastic food packaging and mandates percentages of refillable beverage bottles.
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The American West is bracing for a hot, dry and dangerous summer

The American West is bracing for a hot, dry and dangerous summer | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Climate change has pushed the region into “megadrought” territory.
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New Survey Finds Surprisingly High Percentage Of Unionized Solar Jobs

New Survey Finds Surprisingly High Percentage Of Unionized Solar Jobs | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
COVID-19 took a toll on solar employment, but compensation is now comparable to other energy industry jobs, according to a new report.
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China Is Set to Rule Electric Car Production - The New York Times

China Is Set to Rule Electric Car Production - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Fueled with money from Wall Street and local officials, automakers plan to build eight million electric cars a year there, more than Europe and North America combined.
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The US has pledged to halve its carbon emissions by 2030

The US has pledged to halve its carbon emissions by 2030 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Biden administration pledge makes a big statement about the US's intentions on climate ahead of a meeting of global leaders today
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Despite Tensions, U.S. and China Agree to Work Together on Climate Change - The New York Times

Despite Tensions, U.S. and China Agree to Work Together on Climate Change - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The two countries said they would treat global warming “with the seriousness and urgency that it demands.”
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Biden administration pushes to expand offshore wind power to 30 gigawatts by 2030 - The

The White House said it would push to bring 30 gigawatts of offshore wind power online by the end of the decade, by speeding permitting for projects off the East Coast and funding changes to U.S. ports.
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Feeding cows seaweed could cut their methane emissions by 82%, scientists say | Environment | The Guardian

Feeding cows seaweed could cut their methane emissions by 82%, scientists say | Environment | The Guardian | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Researchers found cows belched out 82% less methane after putting small amount of seaweed in their feed for five months
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Scientists formed EDGI to stop Trump’s EPA from wiping out climate data

Scientists formed EDGI to stop Trump’s EPA from wiping out climate data | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
When Donald Trump was elected, scientists worried that vital information about climate change and the environment would disappear from government websites. These scientists came to the rescue, and their work isn’t over yet.
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'A role model': how Seville is turning leftover oranges into electricity | Environment | The Guardian

'A role model': how Seville is turning leftover oranges into electricity | Environment | The Guardian | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Pilot scheme will use methane from fermenting fruit to create clean power for city water plant
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"Barbie Loves the Ocean" dolls are made of recycled plastic

"Barbie Loves the Ocean" dolls are made of recycled plastic | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
But the vast majority of Barbie products are still made with virgin plastic.
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The Coca-Cola Company And The Ocean Cleanup Join Forces To Clean Up 15 Of The World’s Most Polluting Rivers Of Plastic Waste

The Coca-Cola Company And The Ocean Cleanup Join Forces To Clean Up 15 Of The World’s Most Polluting Rivers Of Plastic Waste | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Coca Cola Company and The Ocean Clean-Up project have announced they will be collaborating on a ground-breaking partnership to clean up some of the world’s worst polluting rivers - and collect plastic waste which can be recycled to make new bottles.
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Dutch court rules Shell must cut carbon emissions by 45% by 2030

Dutch court rules Shell must cut carbon emissions by 45% by 2030 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A spokesperson for Shell said the company "fully expect to appeal today's disappointing court decision."
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After many delays, Massachusetts’ Vineyard Wind is finally approved

After many delays, Massachusetts’ Vineyard Wind is finally approved | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The new project will be over 20 times larger than anything built in the US.
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Global heating pace risks ‘unstoppable’ sea level rise as Antarctic ice sheet melts | Climate change | The Guardian

Global heating pace risks ‘unstoppable’ sea level rise as Antarctic ice sheet melts | Climate change | The Guardian | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
World faces ‘abrupt jump’ in pace of ice loss around 2060 unless emissions reduced to meet Paris agreement goals, study warns
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How megacities could lead the fight against climate change

How megacities could lead the fight against climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Reducing emissions in a few of the world’s most populous cities could have an outsized impact on climate change.
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Washington State bans gas cars by 2030 – the earliest in the US

Washington State bans gas cars by 2030 – the earliest in the US | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Washington State legislature has passed “Clean Cars 2030,” a bill setting a goal to require all light-duty vehicles of model year 2030 or later to be electric. The bill passed as part of a larger package directing utilities to prepare the state for all-electric transportation. With this bill, Washington State becomes the first US state […]
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Apple powers ahead in new renewable energy solutions with over 110 suppliers - Apple

Apple powers ahead in new renewable energy solutions with over 110 suppliers - Apple | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Over 110 of Apple’s manufacturing partners around the world are moving to 100 percent renewable energy for their Apple production.
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Big Banks Are 'Fueling Climate Chaos' By Pouring Trillions Into Oil, Gas And Coal

Big Banks Are 'Fueling Climate Chaos' By Pouring Trillions Into Oil, Gas And Coal | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The world's 60 biggest banks have provided $3.8 trillion to fossil fuel companies since the Paris climate agreement in 2016, according to a new report.
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Climate change: Jet fuel from waste 'dramatically lowers' emissions

Climate change: Jet fuel from waste 'dramatically lowers' emissions | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A jet fuel made from food waste has the potential to reduce emissions from flying, scientists say.
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Biden Can Fight Plastic Pollution With These 8 Actions

Biden Can Fight Plastic Pollution With These 8 Actions | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The Presidential Plastics Action Plan contains 8 actions that Biden could take immediately without Congress' support to fight plastic pollution.
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Despite Its Pledges, Shell Funded Anti-Climate Lobbying Last Year

Despite Its Pledges, Shell Funded Anti-Climate Lobbying Last Year | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The oil giant belonged to one group that pushed for a rule designed to preempt banks' policies against lending for Arctic drilling and coal mining.
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