EBRD, IFC Acquire Stake In Turkey’s Akfen Renewable Energy

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July 25th, 2016 by Saurabh MahapatraTurkey’s budding renewable energy sector has attracted another major financial boost, with two of the leading multi-lateral banks picking up stake in a private renewable ...

New mayor of Turin, Italy, wants her city to go vegetarian

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For environmental reasons, Chiara Appendino is wading into territory that most politicians don't dare go. It's a daring and controversial step for a country deeply attached to its meat. When ...

Mangrove Forests a Harbor for Ocean Plastic Pollution

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By Brian Loma, CutThePlastic Recently I had the opportunity to sit in on a planning meeting between the Environmental Protection Agency of American Samoa, Department of Marine Wildlife, and the ...

Study outlines economic impact of wind farms

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NORMAL — The state's 25 largest wind farms generate $30.4 million in annual property taxes and $13.86 million in extra income annually for landowners who lease their land to wind ...

Amateur paddleboarder Cal Major to Paddle Against Plastic to raise awareness of UK marine pollution

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Cal Major is a girl on a mission. Not only has she set herself the challenge of paddling her SUP the entire length of the Cornish Coast, she is also ...

The Benefits of Sustainable Business Landscaping

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By Megan Wild If you run a business with a physical, brick-and-mortar location, it’s likely that the most overlooked aspect of your office, warehouse or storefront is its landscaping. Forgetting ...

Offshore Wind Powers Ahead in Europe

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By Kieran Cooke A building boom is underway offshore in Europe. Up to 400 giant wind turbines are due to be built off the northeast coast of the UK in ...

15 Decadent Vegan Cakes That Need to be Made Into Cake Pops

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What’s not to love about cake pops? They’re all the things we love about cake in a portable lollipop form. While we’re completely and 100 percent in love with the ...

Plastic now pollutes every corner of Earth

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Humans have made enough plastic since the second world war to coat the Earth entirely in clingfilm, an international study has revealed. This ability to plaster the planet in plastic ...

White House Announces Electric Vehicle Hackathon

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July 22nd, 2016 by Zachary ShahanThe main story regarding the White House’s latest EV push was the $4.5 billion put into Department of Energy loan guarantees for EV charging infrastructure.

Chinese Steamed Custard Buns [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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In Chinese cuisine, bao is a type of steamed bun that includes a variety of fillings. While there are countless of different fillings used for these types of buns, this ...

Dairy Free Creamy Summer Corn Soup Recipe

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Earlier this week, I mentioned a dairy-free corn soup recipe from my kitchen. The idea was initially inspired by Eating Well and a magazine app I was enjoying, Texture. But ...

Artichoke and Spinach Pesto Pizza [Vegan]

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Topped with marinated artichoke hearts and cheesy basil and spinach pesto, this pizza is sure to be your new favorite. It can be made with any kind of crust, whether ...

Chemical pollution gets to Antarctic marine bird colonies

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Science News from research organizations Date: Source: Universidad de Barcelona Summary: Latitude is the main factor which determines the organic pollutant concentration in Antarctic giant petrels – emblematic species in ...

Renewable energy's new dance partners: Banks, pension funds

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Tuesday, July 19, 2016 - 2:02amA funny thing happened on the way to the bank for the solar and wind industries. The erstwhile "alternative" energy that turned off traditional investors ...

Twenty20: Creating India’s Model Village, Built On Sustainable Development

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(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Kerala is a lush part of southern India, famous for its backwaters along fertile paddy fields. It is the country’s most literate and richest region, with a ...

The Switch: soon solar will be the cheapest power everywhere

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10 MW Solar PV Power Plant in Masdar City, Abu Dhabi, where solar is already the lowest cost form of electricity generation. Photo: Masdar Official via Flockr (CC BY-NC-SA). More ...

Obama Admin. Announces $4.5 Billion In DOE Loan Guarantees For Electric Vehicle Charging Infrastructure

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July 21st, 2016 by James AyreThe Obama administration has just announced that it will be making $4.5 billion in US Energy Department loan guarantees available for the support of a ...

The Food Mantras A Holistic Nutritionist Lives By

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As a holistic nutritionist, it is safe to say that I spend a good portion of my time thinking about food. Over the years, I have had a very dynamic ...

Food as a moral problem

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22 July, 2016 by Margot Conover, External Relations Manager Do university dining services have a responsibility to serve fair and sustainable food? A Fairtrade take on Malcolm Gladwell’s recent Food ...

San Diego approves ban on plastic bags

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The San Diego City Council on Tuesday voted 6-3 to ban single-use plastic bags at large grocery stores, pharmacies and corner markets — becoming one of the last major cities ...

This Group is Traveling the Mississippi River on a Trash Boat to Raise Awareness for Plastic Pollution

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Plastic is incredibly convenient, it’s versatile, and it is very easy to throw away. Now it might seem like we just listed all the positive attributes of plastic, they are ...

USDA Issues Final Rules Supporting Healthy School Snacks and Wellness Policies

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Final school nutrition rules announced today are intended to ensure that students have healthy snack and beverage choices and that schools maintain policies to promote children’s well-being. The U.S. Department ...

15 Healthier, Vegan Versions of All Your Junk Food Favorites

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Every year on July 21st, everyone gets to celebrate National Junk Food Day. This is a day dedicated to the foods we love to eat, even though those foods are ...

San Diego Bans Plastic Bags

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The San Diego City Council voted Tuesday to ban single-use plastic bags at grocery stores, pharmacies and corner markets. The goal of the new ordinance is to encourage shoppers to ...

Simple Ways To Invest In Your Health For Total #Wellth

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Recently, I posted this question on our Instagram feed: “What do you want to learn about natural skincare, aromatherapy, and living your happiest, healthiest life?” We got loads of great ...

Vegan Yogurt Granola Tarts with Grilled Peaches

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Shares are appreciated!These vegan yogurt granola tarts with grilled peaches combine all of our favorite breakfast flavors in one easy dish. Our family loves breakfast, pretty much all breakfasts…this is ...

Impact Investment Group targets $1b investment in solar power

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by Angela Macdonald-Smith Former top Labor adviser Ross Garnaut will chair a new $100 million solar income fund by the Liberman family-backed Impact Investment Group, which is targeting a $1 ...

Plastic debris in oceans a growing hazard as toxins climb the food chain

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Plastic is part of the fabric of everyday life, from bags to bottles to synthetic clothing. In 2014, global production amounted to 311 million tons, up from 225 million tons ...

Recycling Tips For Home? We've Got 'Em!

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I’m constantly reassessing how our family is doing on the waste and recycling front. Living a life that is as thoughtful as possible is very important to me; being kind ...

Integrative Medical Tools for Health Practitioners

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Loading Please Wait | 11,685 views Please or to continue. By Dr. Mercola Most of us will, at some point, go through personal health challenges, and it would be wise ...

Governor Cuomo Supports Offshore Wind Power For Long Island

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Offshore wind power in New York and the U.S. overall received a major boost yesterday when Governor Cuomo announced his support for the development of a 90-megawatt offshore wind power ...

New study confirms that protected bike lanes get more people on bikes and reduce injuries

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One thing so many drivers and politicians complain about when protesting new bike lanes is that they are sitting there empty while they are stewing away in their cars stuck ...

This Single Photo Will Make You Rethink Buying Plastic Water Bottles

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When was the last time you thought about buying a plastic water bottle? Chances are you’ve picked one up in the last week or so and didn’t really pay much ...

7 Factors Show Why Wind & Solar Are The 1st Choices

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July 11th, 2016 by Michael BarnardDiscussions of electrical generation technologies frequently fall into the trap of considering a single factor. One way this occurs is with advocates of a specific ...

3 Aquaponic Farms in Brooklyn, New York

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000 There is power in being able to grow your own food and to support your community in doing the same. Oko Farms Adult Apprenticeship program offers a unique urban ...

Beyond organic at Miracle Farms in St-Anicet: Permaculture transforms an apple orchard into an oasis

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When biologist Stefan Sobkowiak took over the orchard in St-Anicet in 1993, there were very few birds. His commercial apple orchard in the Montérégie region of Quebec, about 90 kilometres ...

How to fix our food policy: A recipe for candidates

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The United States grows and consumes a lot of food — and how we do it matters. Our trade policies and foreign aid influence what farmers grow from Argentina to ...

900-unit rental complex has urban farm in Staten Island, New York

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000 Zaro Bates is pictured in the courtyard of Urby where she cultivates an urban farm for residents. Tuesday July 12, 2016. (Staten Island Advance/Anthony DePrimo) While Bates is the ...

Global warming hits close to home: Human-induced climate change is getting personal, even in America

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Topics: California, Capital & Main, Climate Change, drought, Syria, Sustainability News, Business News This article originally appeared on Capital & Main. Activists wanting to solve the crisis of human-caused climate ...

Permaculture Food Forest 12 years On...

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Find out why Loading... Loading... Rating is available when the video has been rented. This feature is not available right now. Please try again later. Published on Jul 22, 2016From ...

Don’t miss it: We’re talking sustainable cities in NYC this summer

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Hang on to your hats, because we’re coming to New York! How does powering the City That Never Sleeps take a toll on health and the environment? We present “Fast,

Undercover Plastic Detective: Part IV

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I have another burning question from my last post. Plastic milk cartons are supposedly recycled, but when I buy fresh milk, the plastic bottles are not made from recycled plastic.

Yes, Car-Sharing Really Does Reduce Car Ownership

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I sold my Prius when I moved to Washington, D.C.—I expected the city’s Metro system to be a reliable alternative. (It isn’t, but that’s another story.) Luckily, my feet, my ...

India Plants 50 Million Trees in 24 Hours

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Jason Daley Thursday, 21st July 2016 There's no question that volunteers make a huge impact, but last week the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh undertook a 24-hour volunteer project that ...

We need a Nutrition Mission

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The “Global Nutrition Report 2016” once again demonstrates India’s slow overall progress in addressing chronic malnutrition, manifest in stunting (low weight for age), wasting (low weight for height), micronutrient deficiencies ...

5 Health Hacks I Thought Were Crazy Until I Tried Them

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After working in the health and wellness industry for over ten years, I’m the first to agree that there are no quick fixes and you really do need a holistic ...

Former EU fisheries chief brands UK's post-Brexit plan an ‘illusion’

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The EU’s former fisheries chief has said it is an illusion that the UK will be able to dictate its fishing policies after Brexit. Maria Damanaki, the former commissioner for ...

Raw Pistachio, Coconut, and Lime Cheesecakes [Vegan, Gluten-Free]

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These raw cheesecake squares are simple to make but contain a delightfully complex flavor. The lime is citrusy sweet, the pistachio is salty, and the coconut adds a nice tropical ...

Hurdles mar Japan's renewable energy equation

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At Yamakura Dam, 45 km southeast of Tokyo, construction workers are screwing together a 51,000-piece jigsaw puzzle of floating solar panels. When completed, it will be one of the world’s ...

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