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unintended social, environmental, and economic impacts of rapid population growth, economic growth and use of natural resources
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UN News - Sustainable transport essential to new global goals and low carbon economy – UN panel

UN News - Sustainable transport essential to new global goals and low carbon economy – UN panel | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
A high-level United Nations advisory group established by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, agreed today to take measures that could accelerate a shift toward safer, healthier, more efficient and sustainable transport systems.
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Melbourne at a crossroads heading to 8 million inhabitants

Melbourne at a crossroads heading to 8 million inhabitants | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
Melbourne may be at a crossroads, facing challenges that will require decisions and planning that look to the next decades, rather than the next election.
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Renewable and Green Energy News | The Earth Times

Renewable and Green Energy News | The Earth Times | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
News articles relating to renewable, green and alternative energy from The Earth Times. Current energy related news to keep you up to date
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France Just Set A Shining Example Of How Not To Waste Food

France Just Set A Shining Example Of How Not To Waste Food | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
France has made it illegal for big supermarkets to throw away edible food, in a bold move designed to reduce the country's chronic food waste.

A series of new laws now forbids supermarkets with a f
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The Problem with Protein | The New York Academy of Sciences

The Problem with Protein | The New York Academy of Sciences | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
Curious about the sustainability of protein with the future population growth? Listen to http://t.co/IJZO8lBWm1 #nutrition #sustainability
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Cutting electric vehicle energy use 51 percent - Phys.Org

Cutting electric vehicle energy use 51 percent - Phys.Org | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
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A vehicle navigation tool created at UC Riverside can cut electric vehicle energy use up to 51 percent. Credit: Luis Sanz.
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The spiralling energy consumption behind your smart phone | The Guardian | IBM Smarter Trends

IBM Smarter Trends is a new resource which curates trending content from some of the world's most influential sources on important issues such as: transport, energy, water and city development.
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Global warming denial rears its ugly head around the world, in English

Global warming denial rears its ugly head around the world, in English | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
In Australia, USA, UK, and Canada, politicians are rejecting evidence and expert opinion about climate change
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Australias carbon tax abolition draws international criticism

Australias carbon tax abolition draws international criticism | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
“Al Gore calls it a disappointing step and European Union says world is moving towards carbon pricing initiatives Continue reading...”
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World Gets 22% of Electricity From Renewable Energy - The Numbers - WSJ

World Gets 22% of Electricity From Renewable Energy - The Numbers - WSJ | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
An estimated 22.1% of the world's electricity was generated from renewable sources in 2013. That percentage is expected to rise as countries across the globe pour money and resources into alternative, clean energy.
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49 Million Tons of Electronic Waste Generated in 2012

49 Million Tons of Electronic Waste Generated in 2012 | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
We all love the thrill of buying a shiny, new gadget, but very little thought goes into what we do with our old devices.
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The future of food

The future of food | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
Producing enough food to sustain the Earth's population is becoming more of a challenge. As environmental constraints...
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Funny Video Takes on Plastic Pollution – News Watch

Funny Video Takes on Plastic Pollution – News Watch | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
As scientists debate how the world's ocean might be picked free of plastic trash (hint: no one knows), a European nonprofit is taking on the problem with humor. The group Seas at Risk has just released the video above to ...
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What really happens to the plastic you throw away - Emma Bryce

What really happens to the plastic you throw away - Emma Bryce | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
We’ve all been told that we should recycle plastic bottles and containers. But what actually happens to the plastic if we just throw it away? Emma Bryce traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles, shedding light on the dangers these disposables present to our world.
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Clean, green transport future

Clean, green transport future | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
This is why we’re working towards a national strategy that enables Australia to wean itself off expensive oil and reduce our car dependency.
Our Public Transport Report shows that for decades our governments have underspent on public transport projects, instead allocating the lion’s share of transport budgets to roads.
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Harris Farm Markets raise the stakes with Imperfect Picks

Harris Farm Markets raise the stakes with Imperfect Picks | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
A huge congratulations to Harris Farm Markets for joining the battle to reduce food waste!
Wasting food costs you money and harms our environment. When food produced for people doesn’t get eaten, a
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New farming practices can increase yields and lower pollution in China ... - Stanford Report

New farming practices can increase yields and lower pollution in China ... - Stanford Report | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
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New farming practices can increase yields and lower pollution in China, Stanford study shows.
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CO2 levels in atmosphere rising at dramatically faster rate, U.N. report warns

CO2 levels in atmosphere rising at dramatically faster rate, U.N. report warns | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
U.N. says nature’s “cushions” against climate change are less effective as greenhouse gases increase. (The carbon pollution levels in the atmosphere rose at a dramatic rate last year.
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Guilt-free takeaway coffee in a paper cup: is there such a thing?

Guilt-free takeaway coffee in a paper cup: is there such a thing? | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
Perhaps not yet, but companies are making progress from developing detachable plastic linings to compostable tableware
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Which Country Consumes The Most Energy? - Choose Energy Blog

Which Country Consumes The Most Energy? - Choose Energy Blog | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
“Which Country Consumes The Most Energy?(China will consume almost 120 quadrillion BTUs of energy this year- learn more about global energy consumption here: http://t.co/vFby5VqsV7)...”
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Campaign for ugly fruits aims to end food waste

Campaign for ugly fruits aims to end food waste | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
The grotesque apple, the ridiculous potato, the hideous orange and the failed lemon all find stardom in a French supermarket campaign to encourage consumes to eat misshapen fruit and vegetables.
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The Future of FOOD How to feed our growing planet

The Future of FOOD How to feed our growing planet | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
In our rapidly changing, globalized world, we all need to understand how food has made us who we are today and how it shapes our future. Starting with the May issue of National Geographic magazine and continuing through 2014, National Geographic explores our complex relationship with what we eat and where our food comes from.
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How can we get young people to say no to fast fashion?

How can we get young people to say no to fast fashion? | Sustainabilty | Scoop.it
I treasure my clothes, rarely throwing anything out. How do I get my teenage girls to adopt these values?
Email lucy.siegle@observer.co.uk with your ethical dilemma Continue reading...
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