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Meghan Stasz

Addressing Food Waste Through Date Labeling

Meghan Stasz | August 23, 2016 | Green
The consumer packaged goods (CPG) and retail industries recognize consumers are confused about date labels, which is contributing to food waste, and are working to clear up this confusion while also ensuring the solutions work for both consumers and businesses.
John Mandyck

The $1 Trillion Mountain: The Actual Cost Of Food Waste

John Mandyck | August 23, 2016 | Green
One-third or more of food never makes it from the farm to our fork. The food is lost to waste or spoilage. At the same time nearly one billion people go to bed hungry every night.
Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen

'Green News Report' - August 23, 2016

Brad Friedman and Desi Doyen | August 23, 2016 | Green
The Green News Report is also available via... IN TODAY'S RADIO REPORT: Media criticized for their slow response...
Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H.

What Does A Fish Know And Feel?

Aysha Akhtar, M.D., M.P.H. | August 23, 2016 | Green
Most of us would cringe at the thought of ripping a dog's mouth open with a hook. Why don't we cringe when we think about doing this to a fish? Our society not only considers hooking and suffocating fish to be socially acceptable, we celebrate it.
David Helvarg

Frank Ocean Versus The Real Ocean

David Helvarg | August 23, 2016 | Green
Our increasingly urbanized celebrity-driven culture and corporate ratings-driven news media are reducing people's awareness of how essential the seas are to our economy, national security, and yes, survival.
Paul Simpson

Water: the commodity underwriting our low-carbon future

Paul Simpson | August 23, 2016 | Green
The quintessential first thought when you think of saving water, drilled into us at childhood, is turning off the tap when you brush your teeth. As we age and the world advances -- with a global climate agreement and the new Sustainable Development Goals -- a broader view on water...
Adam M. Roberts

Wildlife And 12-Year-Old Girls

Adam M. Roberts | August 22, 2016 | Green
Perhaps Aryanna would no longer see a giraffe or zebra as something to selfishly covet, dead, on display in her home. Perhaps she would desire a world with wild animals safe and free. Perhaps she would realize that she could enjoy nature while still shooting bullets and arrows at inanimate targets, just as the archers and shooters do in the Olympics.
Daniel Rutherford

Is carbon neutral growth on the horizon for aviation? That depends on your definition.

Daniel Rutherford | August 22, 2016 | Green
In October 2013, the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), the specialized UN agency that acts as the de facto regulator for aviation worldwide, established an aspirational climate goal of Carbon Neutral Growth (CNG) for the aviation sector from 2020 on. Since then, various working groups in ICAO have been meeting...
Craig K. Comstock

Liberty Bonds: Bringing Ordinary People into the Energy Transition

Craig K. Comstock | August 22, 2016 | Green
What can start a serious and rapid transition to renewable energy and thus to a reduction of global warming?
Lisa Kitinoja

Outreach and awareness building approaches to reducing food waste

Lisa Kitinoja | August 22, 2016 | Green
Awareness of the immense volume of wasted foods and associated problems is an important first step to reducing food waste in many countries, and the goal of creating increased awareness via outreach and capacity building is one reason that so much activity in the sector has been underway in the...
Bjørn Kjærand Haugland

Can students change the face of business?

Bjørn Kjærand Haugland | August 22, 2016 | Green
What happens when you give eight bright young entrepreneurs the freedom and resources to change the way we approach sustainable business? They create something revolutionary, while making established businesses sit up and take notice. Over the northern summer, DNV GL gathered a team of students from a range...
Steven Cohen

The Role Of Government In Rebuilding After Disasters

Steven Cohen | August 22, 2016 | Green
The fundamental job of government is to provide security and safety for its people. Natural disasters may be predictable to some degree, but they are unavoidable. What is avoidable is the sense of economic hopelessness that follows these events.
Audrey Peterman

National Parks Mission Accomplished At 65!

Audrey Peterman | August 22, 2016 | Green
OMG! The first day of my 66th year, I woke up early to write my blog saluting the National Park System on the 100th anniversary of its caretaker agency, the National Park Service. I planned to write about my top five favorite national parks ( Grand Teton, Denali, Badlands, Kingsley/Timucuan...
Norman Solomon

Clinton's Transition Team: A Corporate Presidency Foretold

Norman Solomon | August 22, 2016 | Politics
Like other Bernie Sanders delegates in Philadelphia a few weeks ago, I kept hearing about the crucial need to close ranks behind Hillary Clinton. "Unity" was the watchword. But Clinton has reaffirmed her unity with corporate America.
Dana Ellis Hunnes

Sustainable Fish Do Not Exist

Dana Ellis Hunnes | August 22, 2016 | Green
Right now, we humans are creating the biggest experiment of all time. We are experimenting with our oceans, with our fisheries, and with our climate.
Nzinga Young

I Don't Let Friends Eat Meat In My Presence

Nzinga Young | August 20, 2016 | Green
After my first year of veganism, I made a decision: I couldn't watch the people closest to me eat meat. I see so many images of animal murder online. I've desensitized myself to much of the gore, but every bloody meme and slaughterhouse video stays in my subconscious.
Carolina Rodríguez Hernández

A Man Of The Ocean: Pablo Zapata Aramburuzabala

Carolina Rodríguez Hernández | August 22, 2016 | Green
Diving on the ocean, something he's passionate about, Zapata has devoted his free time to the environment. But no cause is more important to him than protection of the sea. He is a lifelong diver and explorer.
Katharine Hayhoe

Scary and Gross - 3 Disturbing Consequences Of A Warming Planet

Katharine Hayhoe | August 22, 2016 | Green
Climate scientists like myself are always trying to anticipate the unexpected - but the full implications of a warming planet are starting to catch even us by surprise.
Manuel Pastor

Going Green, Including All: Transformative Climate Communities in California

Manuel Pastor | August 19, 2016 | Green
As someone deeply concerned about climate equity in California - that is, ensuring that those communities most at risk from climate change are directly included in our state's cutting-edge efforts to address global warming - I've been in a bit of suspense.
R.J. Marx

Should Beach Driving Be Banned?

R.J. Marx | August 19, 2016 | Green
A cherished right for Oregonians, or an environmental and safety nuisance?
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