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Protecting One of World’s Largest Freshwater Fisheries, One Village at a Time | Human Nature - Conservation International Blog

Protecting One of World’s Largest Freshwater Fisheries, One Village at a Time | Human Nature - Conservation International Blog | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Three million people depend on fish from Cambodia's highly threatened Tonle Sap Lake. (Millions depend on freshwater fisheries for their livelihoods. Shouldn’t we protect those areas?
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Black carbon: Major climate pollutant linked to cardiovascular health

Black carbon: Major climate pollutant linked to cardiovascular health | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Black carbon pollutants from wood smoke are known to trap heat near the earth’s surface and warm the climate. A new study suggests that black carbon may also increase women’s risk of cardiovascular disease.
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Researchers Tally Up the Ecological Cost of Eating Beef

Researchers Tally Up the Ecological Cost of Eating Beef | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Can we afford to eat beef? Supermarket prices may suggest so, but our ecological footprint is another matter, say researchers. And what about raising cows for dairy? It's better, but it still comes with its own costs.
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Human Values and Corporate Social Impact: Fairness in Pay Ratios

Human Values and Corporate Social Impact: Fairness in Pay Ratios | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Culture determines the varying boundaries of what constitutes “equal shares.” And who is “equal” in status.
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Amory Lovins: As Economists Argue, Renewables Keep Getting Cheaper

Amory Lovins: As Economists Argue, Renewables Keep Getting Cheaper | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
The academic world is full of debate about how expensive or cheap renewables are compared to fossil fuels. But do those debates actually match what’s happening on the ground?
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Govt Tightens Controls On GMO Imports - The Herald

Govt Tightens Controls On GMO Imports - The Herald | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Govt Tightens Controls On GMO Imports The Herald Government is moving to tighten controls to curb importation of genetically modified material contained in agricultural products to avoid contaminating farming soil, protect farmers and ensure safety...
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U.S. Food Not Safe for Britain, Warns Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver

U.S. Food Not Safe for Britain, Warns Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
British celebrity chef Jamie Oliver is always looking for...
The post U.S. Food Not Safe for Britain, Warns Celebrity Chef Jamie Oliver appeared first on EcoWatch.
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Commission seeks praise for its work on CSR in public consultation - Access (blog)

Commission seeks praise for its work on CSR in public consultation
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For the past four months, the European Commission has been conducting a public consultation on corporate social responsibility (CSR) to which Access responded.
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ABB unveils innovation to increase green energy efficiency - Reuters

ABB unveils innovation to increase green energy efficiency Reuters He also hopes the new cable system, which uses a new polyethylene insulation material, can be deployed underground or beneath the sea, will encourage utility customers to invest in...
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Using Lead From Lead-Acid Batteries In Perovskite Solar Cells

Using Lead From Lead-Acid Batteries In Perovskite Solar Cells | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Perovskite solar cells have been on the radar of many cleantech enthusiasts these days. Of course, they are not yet competitive with commercial solar cells, but they seem to have promise and many good qualities.
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SolarCity Expands Massachusetts Operations to North Shore

SolarCity Expands Massachusetts Operations to North Shore | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
SolarCity is expanding its Massachusetts operations with a new 10,000 square foot North Shore Operations Center in Wilmington.
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Microsoft Leaves Lobbying Group Over Opposition to Renewable Energy - Bloomberg BNA

Bloomberg Microsoft Leaves Lobbying Group Over Opposition to Renewable Energy Bloomberg BNA “Microsoft is a leader on carbon issues—in 2012, it committed to becoming carbon neutral, and is one of the largest corporate purchasers of renewable...
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New paper calls for more carbon capture and storage research - Phys.Org

New paper calls for more carbon capture and storage research - Phys.Org | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
New paper calls for more carbon capture and storage research Phys.Org Federal efforts to reduce greenhouse gas emissions must involve increased investment in research and development of carbon capture and storage technologies, according to a new...
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Land managers to gain tools to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions - Phys.Org

Land managers to gain tools to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions - Phys.Org | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
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Land managers to gain tools to mitigate greenhouse gas emissions
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(Phys.org) —Trees take in and store a lot of carbon dioxide, or CO2, a greenhouse gas.
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Huawei Gathers ICT and Power Industry Experts to Explore Better Connected Smart Grids

Huawei Gathers ICT and Power Industry Experts to Explore Better Connected Smart Grids | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Huawei hosted its second Global Power Industry Summit in Brisbane, Australia on August 21 to 22, 2014. Themed "Innovative ICT Empowers Better Connected Smart Grids", the event gathered representatives from power companies, industry organizations, and the academic community from around the world to share insights and best practices on building connected smart grids and explore upcoming trends in the power industry.
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Plastics Recycling: You’re Doing it Wrong. And So is Everybody Else!

Plastics Recycling: You’re Doing it Wrong. And So is Everybody Else! | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Are you still recycling 'by the numbers'? You need to stop. Everything you know about plastics recovery is wrong.
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Warren Buffett’s Energy Company Says Net Metering Should Be ‘Eliminated’

Warren Buffett’s Energy Company Says Net Metering Should Be ‘Eliminated’ | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Berkshire Hathaway Energy, the holding company owned by famed investor Warren Buffett, is weighing in on the debate over how to compensate distributed generation.
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Why ignoring global warming is like driving across a rickety bridge

Why ignoring global warming is like driving across a rickety bridge | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Earlier this week, the nonprofit group WWF-UK sent out this twitpic:
Would you keep driving?
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Satellite Map Shows Fracking Flares in Texas and North Dakota Equal to Greenhouse Emissions From 1.5 Million Cars

Satellite Map Shows Fracking Flares in Texas and North Dakota Equal to Greenhouse Emissions From 1.5 Million Cars | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Earthworks has released a new report showing that the flaring ...
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Food as Medicine: How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce to Help Heal Patients

Food as Medicine: How One Hospital Is Using Organic Produce to Help Heal Patients | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
It now seems almost revolutionary to think that we can change our health by changing the food we eat...
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Elephant poaching continues at a 'rapid pace'

Elephant poaching continues at a 'rapid pace' | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
A new, disturbing report shows that tens of thousands of African elephants have been illegally killed in the last four years.
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ACEEE Announces 2014 Champions Of Energy Efficiency In Buildings Awards - TFM

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ACEEE Announces 2014 Champions Of Energy Efficiency In Buildings Awards
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The American Council for an Energy-Efficient Economy (ACEEE) presented three Champion of Energy Efficiency Awards at its Summer Study on Energy Efficiency in Buildings.
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Which Is More Scalable, Nuclear Energy Or Wind Energy? - Forbes

Which Is More Scalable, Nuclear Energy Or Wind Energy? - Forbes | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
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Which Is More Scalable, Nuclear Energy Or Wind Energy?
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Running the math, that's about 6.5 GW of real capacity of wind energy in one year vs 4.3 GW of real capacity for nuclear over four years.
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Trina Solar Module Receives Top Certifications

Trina Solar Module Receives Top Certifications | The Sustainability Journal - by Vikram R Chari | Scoop.it
Trina Solar, a photovoltaic (PV) modules, solutions, and services provider, announced the company’s new Duo-Max module, a 72-cell frameless dual glass module (the PEG14 and PDG14 series), has received quality certifications, including the IEC61215,...
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Viruses Take Down Massive Algal Blooms - And A Whole Lot Of Carbon Dioxide - Science 2.0

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Viruses Take Down Massive Algal Blooms - And A Whole Lot Of Carbon Dioxide
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Important questions remain about the ultimate fate of all that carbon taken in by algal blooms, the researchers say.
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BC's carbon tax seen as model in the US - Cowichan Valley Citizen

BC's carbon tax seen as model in the US
Cowichan Valley Citizen
B.C.'s carbon tax is an example, and conference delegates were eager to hear details. At the conference, which included over 450 meetings with U.S.
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