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A system that could turn atmospheric CO2 into fuel

A system that could turn atmospheric CO2 into fuel | Piccolo Mondo | Scoop.it
Scientists in Canada are developing an industrial carbon dioxide recycling plant that could one day suck CO2 out of the atmosphere and convert it into a zero-carbon e-diesel fuel. Developed by tech start-up Carbon Engineering and partly funded by...
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In Iceland they have tried a similar approach and it worked well... only it needed the help of a vulcano!

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UNEP DTIE SCP Branch: Sustainable UN

Read here about the Sustainable Procurement Guidelines recently developed by UNEP

 

Sustainable United Nations (SUN) aims to support the United Nations system and other organisations to move towards climate neutrality and improve overall sustainability...

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World Cities Day

World Cities Day | Piccolo Mondo | Scoop.it
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Today is World #CitiesDay Our future will be mostly urban, are we sufficiently prepared for that? Gentrification, efficient and low-impact transport systems or waste management are just some shared challenges... Have a look at some of the events taken place today globally and think how you can contribute to more sustainable cities. A couple of references worth exploring are the work of ICLEI (http://www.iclei.org/) and the Global Compact Cities Programme (http://htl.li/DA1X4).

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Palm Oil Companies Slow in Meeting Sustainability Goal

As consumers pay more attention to the environmental damage caused by palm oil planting, pressure has increased on manufacturers to use sustainable sources.

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