The EcoPlum Daily
15.3K views | +0 today
Follow
 
Scooped by EcoPlum
onto The EcoPlum Daily
Scoop.it!

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.'
No comment yet.
Your new post is loading...
Your new post is loading...
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Singapore Approves a Lab-Grown Meat Product, a Global First - The New York Times

Singapore Approves a Lab-Grown Meat Product, a Global First - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The approval for a U.S. start-up’s “cultured chicken” product is a small victory for the nascent laboratory meat industry. Less clear is whether other countries will follow.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Bright Lights And Greener Pastures Ahead For Puerto Rico If Microgrids Keep Popping Up

Bright Lights And Greener Pastures Ahead For Puerto Rico If Microgrids Keep Popping Up | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Since Hurricane Maria blasted Puerto Rico in September 2017 and destroyed the island’s electrical infrastructure, it has become a hotspot for microgrids — localized grids that can insulate businesses from power failures.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

In the quest for carbon offsets, (almost) anything goes | Greenbiz

In the quest for carbon offsets, (almost) anything goes | Greenbiz | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
You can pay anything from a little to a lot in the quest to combat the climate crisis.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Why 2020 Is The Year Of All Years To Boycott Black Friday | HuffPost Life

Why 2020 Is The Year Of All Years To Boycott Black Friday | HuffPost Life | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The coronavirus pandemic shines a searing spotlight on everything that's wrong with Black Friday.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Switzerland Could Soon Be the First Country to Hold Corporations Responsible for Supply Chain Injustices

Switzerland Could Soon Be the First Country to Hold Corporations Responsible for Supply Chain Injustices | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Switzerland will soon vote to hold any company headquartered in the country legally responsible for human rights and environmental violations in their supply chain.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

This Filipino Student Invented Solar Windows Made from Rotten Vegetables

This Filipino Student Invented Solar Windows Made from Rotten Vegetables | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Mapua University's Carvey Maigue was recognized as a runner-up in the James Dyson Award 2020 for the system.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Scientists Are Building Cows to Resist Climate Change | by Emily Mullin | Nov, 2020 | Future Human

Scientists Are Building Cows to Resist Climate Change | by Emily Mullin | Nov, 2020 | Future Human | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Reengineering Life is a series from Future Human about the astonishing ways genetic technology is changing humanity and the world around us. If we want to survive as the planet gets hotter, the…
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

U.N. chief 'encouraged' by development bank climate pledge, urges more | Reuters

U.N. chief 'encouraged' by development bank climate pledge, urges more | Reuters | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Thursday he was "encouraged" by a joint declaration on sustainable finance by the world's development banks, but that more was needed.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

What Biden will and won't be able to achieve on climate change

What Biden will and won't be able to achieve on climate change | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Passing aggressive climate laws will be highly difficult without Democratic control of the Senate. But there are other ways the next administration could make progress.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

U.S. Quits Paris Climate Agreement: Questions and Answers - The New York Times

U.S. Quits Paris Climate Agreement: Questions and Answers - The New York Times | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
President Trump’s withdrawal formally came into force the day after Election Day in the United States. Here’s what it means.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Cows Make Climate Change Worse. Could Seaweed Help?

Cows Make Climate Change Worse. Could Seaweed Help? | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Demand for environmentally friendly beef, milk and wool has buoyed businesses racing to lower the levels of methane released by livestock.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Finding homes for the waste that will (probably) outlive humanity

Finding homes for the waste that will (probably) outlive humanity | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
On a seasonably warm day in August along a rugged stretch of the Southern California coast, work crews put on their reflective vests and hard hats. They directed a fleet of heavy vehicles known as cask handlers to haul great white concrete barrels from the decommissioned San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, known as SONGS. Each…
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Thanks to COVID-19, emissions and coal use may have peaked in 2019

Thanks to COVID-19, emissions and coal use may have peaked in 2019 | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
If analysts from BloombergNEF are right, then all of the world’s most greenhouse gas polluting days are behind it, thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic. A sharp drop in energy demand caused by the global response to the coronavirus pandemic will remove 2.5 years of energy sector emissions between now and 2050, according to the latest […]
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Climate change is already a disaster to health, doctors say

Climate change is already a disaster to health, doctors say | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
A sweeping health and climate change report was published in medical journal The Lancet. The report outlines the ways in which global warming has already led to a rise in heat-related deaths and risks from climate-related disasters.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Cultured meat has been approved for consumers for the first time

Cultured meat has been approved for consumers for the first time | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The first lab-grown, or cultured, meat product has been given the green light to be sold for human consumption. In the landmark approval, regulators in Singapore granted Just, a San Francisco–based startup, the right to sell cultured chicken—in the form of chicken nuggets—to the public.  Just had been working with the regulators for the past…
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Biden names John Kerry climate czar, in a recommitment to global cooperation

Biden names John Kerry climate czar, in a recommitment to global cooperation | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The former secretary of state is a diplomatic heavyweight who helped push through the Paris climate agreement.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

US emissions plummeted this year – for all the wrong reasons

US emissions plummeted this year – for all the wrong reasons | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Climate pollution will simply rebound with the economy, unless we make dramatic shifts in our policies and practices.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

1% of people cause half of global aviation emissions – study | Business | The Guardian

1% of people cause half of global aviation emissions – study | Business | The Guardian | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Exclusive: Researchers say Covid-19 hiatus is moment to tackle elite ‘super emitters’
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Measure, Manage, Mitigate: A Three-Step Solution for Corporate Climate Action

Measure, Manage, Mitigate: A Three-Step Solution for Corporate Climate Action | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
To make a real impact on mitigating climate change, companies must look beyond their operations and purchased electricity and begin to analyze their supply chain emissions, experts say.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

How materials you’ve never heard of could clean up air conditioning

How materials you’ve never heard of could clean up air conditioning | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Scientists are finding ever more promising “caloric materials,” which undergo big temperature changes when placed under pressure, strain or near magnetic and electric fields.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Biden calls for major investments into carbon removal

Biden calls for major investments into carbon removal | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
The climate change portion of the president-elect’s transition plan also recommends research and development funding for batteries, renewable hydrogen and advanced nuclear.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

VERGE 20 Opening Remarks with Shana Rappaport

GreenBiz Vice President and VERGE Executive Director, Shana Rappaport, welcomes participants to VERGE 20 with a clean economy call to action and a surprise musical performance.

This World is on Fire” was written by Kiki Lipsett, with additional lyrics customized by Shana Rappaport for VERGE 20 (original song, “This Girl is on Fire,” by Alicia Keys). You can learn more about and connect with all the musical collaborators via their websites: Kiki Lipsett (songwriter, piano: kikilipsett.com), Liliana Urbain (drums: lilianaurbain.com), Jules Indelicato (sound producer: facebook.com/soundbyjules), and Shana Rappaport (lead singer, theseastars.org).
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

Plastic bags banned in N.J. as Murphy signs new law - nj.com

Plastic bags banned in N.J. as Murphy signs new law - nj.com | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Businesses have an 18-month grace period to prepare for the new rules.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

How Amazon’s offsets could exaggerate its progress toward "net zero" emissions

How Amazon’s offsets could exaggerate its progress toward "net zero" emissions | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
Researchers fear forestry offsets and other nature-based programs often overstate reductions in climate pollution, allowing companies to sidestep the tougher parts of cleaning up their operations.
No comment yet.
Scooped by EcoPlum
Scoop.it!

L'Oréal to launch carbon capture plastic bottle by 2024 through Total LanzaTech partnerhsip

L'Oréal to launch carbon capture plastic bottle by 2024 through Total LanzaTech partnerhsip | The EcoPlum Daily | Scoop.it
L’Oréal has created a sustainable cosmetics bottle made with polyethylene from captured and recycled carbon emissions that it wants to commercialise within four years.
No comment yet.

Like this topic? Visit us at http://business.ecoplum.com

Want to learn about our sustainable promotional products? Check us out at http://business.ecoplum.com.
* Mandatory fields