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Infographic: From farm to fridge | Sustainable Industries

Infographic: From farm to fridge | Sustainable Industries | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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Sustainable, Inclusive Agriculture with Fairtrasa

Sustainable, Inclusive Agriculture with Fairtrasa | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Focus: Agriculture Location: South America “Do you know where your fruit comes from?” tells the story of Fairtrasa, a pioneering social enterprise founded by Schwab Social Entrepreneur of the Year ...
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GLYPHOSATE TEST RESULTS

GLYPHOSATE TEST RESULTS | sustainablity | Scoop.it
American Moms who want GMOs Labeled NOW! Because we SAID SO!
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P&G to Eliminate Deforestation From Palm Oil Products

P&G to Eliminate Deforestation From Palm Oil Products | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The company says it is committed to driving "positive change" throughout its supply chain
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Major Company Changes Palm Oil Policy After Protests

Major Company Changes Palm Oil Policy After Protests | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The Procter & Gamble Co. has updated its policy on palm oil following high-profile protests by Greenpeace at its Cincinnati headquarters.
The world's largest consumer products company said Tuesday that it has adopted a "no-def...
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Genetically Engineering Trees for Biofuel Undermines Real Energy and Climate Solutions

Genetically Engineering Trees for Biofuel Undermines Real Energy and Climate Solutions | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Scientists and environmentalists today condemned a recent press release by researchers announcing they have created genetically engineered
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How small town Alberta is leading the way when it comes to community solar

How small town Alberta is leading the way when it comes to community solar | sustainablity | Scoop.it
We head to small town Alberta to learn how the town of Black Diamond and Starland County are leading the way when it comes to community solar projects.
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Brits Can Now Make Cash from Generating Renewable Heat | Sustainable Cities Collective

Brits Can Now Make Cash from Generating Renewable Heat | Sustainable Cities Collective | sustainablity | Scoop.it
( Energy Minister Greg Barker) The first scheme in the world that will pay owners of domestic buildings for generating renewable heat has been launched in the UK by Energy Minister Greg Barker (seen right with MP Chloe Smith opening a 'Mr Renewables showroom' at the beginning of April).
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Beyond ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ to a World Without Waste

Beyond ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle’ to a World Without Waste | sustainablity | Scoop.it
While the three Rs remain an important theme, the conversation is beginning to shift. The very concept of “waste” is
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The impact we're having: Nicola Vernon of Transition Town Greyton | Transition Network

The impact we're having: Nicola Vernon of Transition Town Greyton | Transition Network | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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New Energy Frontier: Drilling Into Coal for Gas

New Energy Frontier: Drilling Into Coal for Gas | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Borrowing technology from fracking, energy companies are touting a new approach to coal—igniting it underground to produce gas. Is it cleaner, or just more risky?
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Six Innovative Initiatives that are Working to Strengthen Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture

Six Innovative Initiatives that are Working to Strengthen Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Food Tank and GFAR highlight six innovative projects and initiatives that are working to strengthen women’s empowerment in agriculture.
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Lowe's Must Pay $18 Million in Hazardous Waste Lawsuit | Sustainable Brands

Lowe's Must Pay $18 Million in Hazardous Waste Lawsuit | Sustainable Brands | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Lowe's has been ordered to pay $18 million for illegally disposing hazardous waste, including pesticides, batteries, fluorescent bulbs and other toxic materials, as a result of a civil enforcement action filed Tuesday in Alameda County Superior Court. More than 100 Lowe's stores throughout California routinely sent items to local landfills that were not permitted to receive the materials.
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Can New England Source Half Its Food Locally by 2060?

Can New England Source Half Its Food Locally by 2060? | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Aggressive, region-wide initiatives seek to strengthen the area's local food system.
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OCA: Tell the USDA National Organic Program: Mutagenesis Doesn’t Belong in Organic!

OCA: Tell the USDA National Organic Program: Mutagenesis Doesn’t Belong in Organic! | sustainablity | Scoop.it
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Happiness and wellbeing trump material growth

Happiness and wellbeing trump material growth | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Report supported by former cabinet secretary Gus O'Donnell, calls for new policy direction that prioritises wellbeing and happiness over GDP growth
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Oil companies would rather let trains explode than cooperate with feds

Oil companies would rather let trains explode than cooperate with feds | sustainablity | Scoop.it
As federal officials work frantically to reverse an uptick in explosions and oil spills from crude-hauling trains, the companies that are fracking the crude and transporting it by rail are responding with an unhelpful collective shrug.
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Climate change is good for you, says ultra-conservative Heartland Institute

Climate change is good for you, says ultra-conservative Heartland Institute | sustainablity | Scoop.it
New study by thinktank funded by Koch brothers aims to debunk authoritative UN climate change report For those concerned about climate change, the ultra-conservative Heartland Institute offers up a calming solution: try thinking of yourself as a...
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Five pathways to post-capitalist 'renaissance' by a former oil man

Five pathways to post-capitalist 'renaissance' by a former oil man | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Nafeez Ahmed: 'Capitalism is torpedoing our prosperity, killing our economies, threatening our children. It must be re-engineered, root and branch.'
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Carbon Dioxide Levels Just Hit Their Highest Point In 800,000 Years

Carbon Dioxide Levels Just Hit Their Highest Point In 800,000 Years | sustainablity | Scoop.it
The concentration of carbon dioxide, the greenhouse gas that drives climate change, hit a level unseen in human history this week.
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By-product of Coffee Production Now Turned Into Nutritious, Gluten-Free 'Coffee Flour' | Sustainable Brands

By-product of Coffee Production Now Turned Into Nutritious, Gluten-Free 'Coffee Flour' | Sustainable Brands | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Coffee cherry pulp is a typically discarded byproduct of coffee production; now CF Global’s new process dries and mills the pulp into Coffee Flour, upcycling a previously wasted material into an additional and sustainable source of revenue for small-scale coffee farmers worldwide.
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How Climate Change Can Make Food Less Nutritious

How Climate Change Can Make Food Less Nutritious | sustainablity | Scoop.it
A new field test by researchers in California appears to confirm that humanity's carbon dioxide emissions could decrease the nutritional value of crops, further threatening future food security.
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Environmental Justice Atlas maps out ecological conflicts

Environmental Justice Atlas maps out ecological conflicts | sustainablity | Scoop.it
For the first time in history we have a real time, comprehensive global map of ecological conflicts thanks to the Atlas of Environmental Justice. Ecocide, is becoming a critical issue as the world ...
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SUPERFUND: Obama admin, company align against N.C. dump's neighbors in Supreme Court showdown -- Tuesday, April 8, 2014 -- www.eenews.net

SUPERFUND: Obama admin, company align against N.C. dump's neighbors in Supreme Court showdown -- Tuesday, April 8, 2014 -- www.eenews.net | sustainablity | Scoop.it
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- A group of landowners’ case, CTS Corp. v. Waldburger, will be heard by the Supreme Court this month. CTS is attempting to use a technical legal argument to prevent the case from going to a full trial. The company claims that Asheville residents took too long to file their claims. The case is complicated and entangled in esoteric legal terms, so it has gone largely unnoticed by Supreme Court watchers. But it has grabbed the attention of at least one major player, the federal government, which has intervened and sided with CTS.
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Exxon Mobil dismisses a low carbon future and puts faith in oil markets

Exxon Mobil dismisses a low carbon future and puts faith in oil markets | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Exxon Mobil has reported that none of its oil reserves will be stranded now or in the future and claims a low carbon scenario is 'highly unlikely'. But what if it's wrong?
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Turning the global economy into connected communities

Turning the global economy into connected communities | sustainablity | Scoop.it
Connecting people and businesses will make for a more resilient economy and a happier population, Balle founder Michelle Long tells Oliver Balch
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Dean Whalen SIPC's curator insight, April 8, 3:34 PM

Good suggestions and examples to help build more resilient communities.