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Emperor penguin population to slide due Antarctic climate change

Emperor penguin population to slide due Antarctic climate change | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
OSLO, (Reuters) - Global warming will cut Antarctica's 600,000-strong emperor penguin population by at least a fifth by 2100 as the sea ice on which the birds breed becomes less secure, a study said on
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The Top 10 Oil Producers in 2013

The Top 10 Oil Producers in 2013 | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Today Robert Rapier updates the world's Top 10 oil producers for 2013, based on the latest release of the BP Statistical Review of World Energy.
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Bjorn Lomborg Is Part Of The Koch Network — And Cashing In

Bjorn Lomborg Is Part Of The Koch Network — And Cashing In | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
DeSmogBlog has done the first comprehensive analysis of where Bjorn Lomborg’s money comes from. You'll be shocked, shocked to learn that a guy who argues for inaction on climate change and pens pieces like “The Poor Need Cheap Fossil Fuels” is connected to the Kochtopus empire.
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Harley Davidson's LiveWire "Test Ride" Brings Electrics Closer to Mainstream

Harley Davidson's LiveWire "Test Ride" Brings Electrics Closer to Mainstream | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
3p's Nick Aster takes a "spin" on Harley Davidson's new electric motorcycle....
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Report Shows the Benefits of Cradle to Cradle Certification, But Is It Enough?

Report Shows the Benefits of Cradle to Cradle Certification, But Is It Enough? | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute recently commissioned a study to determine the value of C2C certification for companies.
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Primatologist, industrialist and entrepreneur fight Big Palm Oil

Primatologist, industrialist and entrepreneur fight Big Palm Oil | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Primatologist Biruté Galdikas thought all was lost when she learned that palm oil company PT Best was about to destroy Borneo's Seruyan Forest.
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ClubOrlov: Post-collapse professional credentials

ClubOrlov: Post-collapse professional credentials | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

At first sight you may think that this is a nonsensical topic. Is anyone really going to care about your professional credentials post-collapse? Unfortunately the answer may be “yes.” In order to illustrate the problems you may face, I am going to present you with a hypothetical scenario of a physician providing general medical services in an ongoing-collapse or post-collapse environment. The general principles are also applicable to other professions such as nursing, dentistry and pharmacy, civil engineering, etc.

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Making Water Scarcity Real: the Four Liter Challenge

Making Water Scarcity Real: the Four Liter Challenge | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
DIGDEEP's Four Liter Challenge event aims to help Americans recognize the reality of water scarcity in the developing world, and in our own communities.
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Abbott Modellers Assume Australian Households Will Invest $30 Billion In Rooftop Solar

Abbott Modellers Assume Australian Households Will Invest $30 Billion In Rooftop Solar | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

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ACIL Allen, the modellers hired by Tony Abbott’s review of the renewable energy target, is assuming that Australian households will invest $30 billion of their own money in rooftop solar in the coming decades, even if the government brings large scale renewable energy investment to a crashing halt.

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These Maps Show How Many Brutally Hot Days You Will Suffer When You’re Old : Climate Desk

These Maps Show How Many Brutally Hot Days You Will Suffer When You’re Old : Climate Desk | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

One of the main difficulties in getting people to care about climate change is that it can be hard to notice on a daily basis. But the prospect of sweating profusely through your golden years? That’s more arresting.

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Why the Environment Matters to These Pro Athletes

Why the Environment Matters to These Pro Athletes | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Courtney Conlogue and Xavier de Le Rue talk sustainability, their accomplishments and more
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Hillary's Hardest Choice (and the Democrat's Dilemma)

Hillary's Hardest Choice (and the Democrat's Dilemma) | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
What’s the reason for the tempest in the teapot of Hillary and Bill Clinton’s personal finances?
It can’t be about how much money they have. Great wealth has never disqualified someone from high...
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Mesoscale eddies found to move far more ocean water than previously thought

Mesoscale eddies found to move far more ocean water than previously thought | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
(Phys.org) —A trio of researchers, two from the Ocean University of China, and a third from the University of Hawaii, has found that mesoscale eddies—swirling masses of water that travel westward in the subtropics—appear to carry far more water with them than scientists have realized. In their ...
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Indonesia overtakes Brazil in forest losses despite moratorium

Indonesia overtakes Brazil in forest losses despite moratorium | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
WASHINGTON/OSLO (Reuters) - Indonesia has for the first time surpassed Brazil in clearing tropical forests and losses are accelerating despite a 2011 moratorium meant to protect wildlife and combat climate
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Not Eating Meat Can Cut Your Food-Related Carbon Emissions Almost In Half, Study Finds

Not Eating Meat Can Cut Your Food-Related Carbon Emissions Almost In Half, Study Finds | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
High meat-eaters contributed an average of 7.19 kg of CO2 equivalent each day, while vegetarians contributed 3.81 kgCO2e and vegans contributed 2.89 kgCO2e.
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Here’s What Climate Change Will Do To The American Economy In 7 Charts

Here’s What Climate Change Will Do To The American Economy In 7 Charts | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Seven charts from the new "Risky Business" study show how climate change will wreck everything from agriculture to labor productivity to human health.
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5 Reasons Businesses Should Care About Climate Change

5 Reasons Businesses Should Care About Climate Change | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
To get your mind going, we gathered up five reasons businesses should care about climate change -- not tomorrow, not next year, but in the here and now.
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Ford outpaces Toyota on Global Green Brands ranking

Ford outpaces Toyota on Global Green Brands ranking | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Are car and high-tech companies going to save the world? They dominate the latest Top 50 list from Interbrand and Deloitte.
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The Report Report: Why small businesses care big about climate

The Report Report: Why small businesses care big about climate | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Here's an update on conflict minerals reporting, a portrait of small companies' biggest climate fears, and insight into sustainable product planning.
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No More Paper Towel Waste: Greener Alternatives

No More Paper Towel Waste: Greener Alternatives | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
The paper towel roll appears in almost every American kitchen; here are some alternatives that don't create the paper waste of these consumables.
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Largest Private-Led Community Solar Garden (SunShare) 100% Subscribed

Largest Private-Led Community Solar Garden (SunShare) 100% Subscribed | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
Community solar is really taking off. The nation's largest privately developed and subscribed Community Solar Garden, implemented by Colorado energy company SunShare in Colorado Springs, has just sold out its 10,000+ panel installation, which could power over 500 average Colorado homes. Construction begins this fall, and SunShare is already compiling a waitlist for the next
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Hardcore Capitalists Warn That Climate Change Is A Big Deal For American Businesses : Climate Desk

Hardcore Capitalists Warn That Climate Change Is A Big Deal For American Businesses : Climate Desk | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

Another day, another climate change report predicting serious consequences for the United States. Tuesday’s report, however, focuses on the devastation that climate change could cause for American businesses.

 

The report, Risky Business, comes from a panel chaired by former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson and hedge fund manager turned climate activist Tom Steyer.

 

It includes devastating forecasts for American companies, including dramatic declines in agricultural yields, loss of productivity due to intense heat and up to $35 billion spent dealing with coastal storms.

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Andrew Winston: Business in the Age of Climate Change

Andrew Winston: Business in the Age of Climate Change | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it

Speaking with noted author and business advisor Andrew Winston leaves one with a strange mix of hope and despair. On the one hand, Winston’s compelling new book, The Big Pivot: Radically Practical Strategies for a Hotter, Scarcer, and More Open World, clearly and powerfully articulates a sustainable path forward for business and industry. On the other hand, you get the sense we’re not moving close to fast enough to achieve the scale of change needed to head off the worst impacts of climate change.

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155-Mile March Protests Oil and Gas Industries Threat to Drinking Water

155-Mile March Protests Oil and Gas Industries Threat to Drinking Water | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
A group of concerned citizens walked 155-miles in eight days from
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Robert Reich (BREAK THE KOCH MACHINE A number of billionaires...)

Robert Reich (BREAK THE KOCH MACHINE A number of billionaires...) | Sustain Our Earth | Scoop.it
BREAK THE KOCH MACHINE
A number of billionaires are flooding our democracy with their money, drowning out the voices of the rest of us. But Charles and David Koch are in a class by themselves. They’re...
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