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Seventh Generation's new line gets rid of all its plastic packaging

Seventh Generation's new line gets rid of all its plastic packaging | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Get ready to clean differently: For its new zero-plastic line, the natural cleaning supply company has also reinvented its products as powders instead of liquids.
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How General Mills brand Annie's became a regenerative agriculture pion

How General Mills brand Annie's became a regenerative agriculture pion | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Here’s how the General Mills subsidiary is going beyond organic and leading the packaged food industry toward regenerative agriculture.
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A new power play: The Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty | Greenbiz

A new power play: The Fossil Fuel Non-Proliferation Treaty | Greenbiz | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
To the extent that climate change is another weapon of mass destruction, we might consider borrowing some tools of the past.
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Just Salad Introduces a Climatarian Menu

Just Salad Introduces a Climatarian Menu | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The restaurant chain calculates the carbon footprint of what you eat and puts it on the menu, and popularize the term 'climatarian.'
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Alphabet’s latest X project is a crop-sniffing plant buggy

Alphabet’s latest X project is a crop-sniffing plant buggy | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Alphabet’s X lab has officially announced its latest "moonshot": a computational agriculture project the company is calling Mineral. The project is focused on sustainable food production and farming at large scales, with goal of using hardware and software to solve problems around feeding Earth’s growing population and managing crops amidst climate change.
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These 12 organizations are creating food products from upcycled food waste | Greenbiz

These 12 organizations are creating food products from upcycled food waste | Greenbiz | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
From cashew apples to bread, these companies and nonprofits are turning potential food waste into goods. Over 1 billion tons of food is wasted annually across the globe. 
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New York Ranks #1 on 2020 Clean Energy Scorecard | 2020-10-06 | Engineering News-Record

New York Ranks #1 on 2020 Clean Energy Scorecard | 2020-10-06 | Engineering News-Record | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Only 20 of 100 U.S. cities surveyed in the 2020 City Clean Energy Scorecard have community-wide greenhouse gas reductions goals and are on track to meet them, according to the scorecard, released Oct. 6, by the American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy. New York City took first place in the ranking of U.S. cities and GHG reduction actions, spurred in part by a new law ensuring upgrades to many inefficient buildings, says ACEES. The city with the lowest score, ranking 100, is Augusta, Ga. The . . .
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Citizens Want Climate Action — And How They Want to Pay for It May Surprise You

Citizens Want Climate Action — And How They Want to Pay for It May Surprise You | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
In survey after survey, citizens indicate time and again that they want bold climate action. The disconnect, however, is how to pay for it.
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Denmark: We can slash CO2 by 70% in a decade and still have welfare | Reuters

Denmark: We can slash CO2 by 70% in a decade and still have welfare | Reuters | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Denmark said on Tuesday that it could reach its 2030 climate target of reducing emissions by 70%, one of the world's most ambitious, without compromising its generous welfare benefits.
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SC Johnson, Plastic Bank Focus on Collection, Fighting Poverty

SC Johnson, Plastic Bank Focus on Collection, Fighting Poverty | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
SC Johnson launches ocean plastic bottles for Mr Muscle and Windex brands using ocean plastics collected by Plastic Bank through a three-year partnership.
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Newlight's straws and forks are made from greenhouse gases

Newlight's straws and forks are made from greenhouse gases | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Newlight has developed a material—made by microbes—that uses methane to make everything from utensils to purses to glasses.
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California will require all passenger vehicles sold in the state be zero-emission by 2035

California will require all passenger vehicles sold in the state be zero-emission by 2035 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
California Governor Gavin Newsom issued an executive order on Wednesday requiring sales of all new passenger vehicles be zero-emission by 2035. The new order would be a huge boost for electric vehicles, and vehicles using alternative fuels like hydrogen, and could boost a sector that’s already surging in California. As an announcement from the California […]
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GE is getting out of the coal power business

GE is getting out of the coal power business | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
General Electric is one of the world's largest makers of coal-fired power plants. But now it plans to say goodbye to coal.
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Cargill joins regenerative agriculture movement, sets goal for 10 million acres - StarTribune.com

Cargill joins regenerative agriculture movement, sets goal for 10 million acres - StarTribune.com | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Cargill says it can help farmers reduce risk in crucial early stages of regenerative farming practices.
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How China could be carbon neutral by mid-century

How China could be carbon neutral by mid-century | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Our special report examines the role of renewables, nuclear power and carbon capture in reaching this ambitious goal.
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Solar Expected To Dethrone Coal, Become ‘New King Of Electricity,’ Global Forecast Finds

Solar Expected To Dethrone Coal, Become ‘New King Of Electricity,’ Global Forecast Finds | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Yet fossil fuel demand still exceeds safe climate scenarios, and growing poverty is leaving millions without access to clean, reliable electricity.
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Coronavirus Pandemic Speeds Shift to Cleaner Energy

Coronavirus Pandemic Speeds Shift to Cleaner Energy | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The shift comes as global energy demand is expected to fall by 5% in 2020, a pullback not seen since World War II, according to the International Energy Agency.
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U.S. Wind and Solar Installations Are Smashing Records, but the Trend May Not Last

U.S. Wind and Solar Installations Are Smashing Records, but the Trend May Not Last | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Scientific American is the essential guide to the most awe-inspiring advances in science and technology, explaining how they change our understanding of the world and shape our lives.
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Prince William Announces Big Global Environmental Prize

Prince William's Earthshot Prize will allocate £50 million to be awarded over the 10 years to people who come up with innovative solutions to the climate crisis.
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Asbestos could be a powerful weapon against climate change (you read that right)

Asbestos could be a powerful weapon against climate change (you read that right) | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Mineral waste from nickel, copper, diamond, platinum and asbestos mines could remove huge amounts of carbon dioxide from the air.
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Biden Pitched A Climate Plan. Trump Rambled About ‘Immaculate Air’ And Cleaning Forests

Biden Pitched A Climate Plan. Trump Rambled About ‘Immaculate Air’ And Cleaning Forests | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The first presidential debate of 2020 included a surprise climate question. It yielded unsurprising, but important, answers.
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Washed up plastics on beaches made into a powerful sculpture

Washed up plastics on beaches made into a powerful sculpture | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A few pieces of plastic might be small, but they are deadly to sea turtles and other marine life.
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Some Cities Are Plotting a ‘Green Recovery’ After Covid-19 | WIRED

Some Cities Are Plotting a ‘Green Recovery’ After Covid-19 | WIRED | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Cities like Los Angeles, Seattle, and New Orleans are aiming to tackle another, longer-term emergency: the climate crisis.
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A New York Clock That Told Time Now Tells the Time Remaining - The New York Times

A New York Clock That Told Time Now Tells the Time Remaining - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Metronome’s digital clock in Manhattan has been reprogrammed to illustrate a critical window for action to prevent the effects of global warming from becoming irreversible.
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Climate scientists are terrified of a second Trump term

Climate scientists are terrified of a second Trump term | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
And climate change is only one of the reasons.
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The COVID Covenant: Going big is the price of admission | Greenbiz

The COVID Covenant: Going big is the price of admission | Greenbiz | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
to ensure we don’t go back to a broken system — an overheating, divided, unequal world — and build a resilient, equitable, healthy world in its place.
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