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The Toll of Tourism: Can Southeast Asia Save Its Prized Natural Areas? - Yale E360 - 0 views

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    From Thailand to Bali, a huge increase in tourists, many from China and other rapidly developing economies, is straining sensitive ecosystems to the breaking point. Some countries are trying to control the boom, with a few closing popular destinations to allow damaged areas to heal.
Del Birmingham

Greenpeace calls for Nestle to act over single-use plastics - Reuters - 0 views

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    Environmental group Greenpeace on Thursday accused Nestle of not doing enough to reduce single-use plastics polluting landfills and oceans.
Adriana Trujillo

Finland approves ban on coal for energy use from 2029 | Reuters - 1 views

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    Finland approves ban on coal for energy use from 2029
Del Birmingham

Climate Action Barometer: 12 Charts Explain Where We Are Today, and Where We Need to Be... - 0 views

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    The Mission 2020 campaign defines six milestones -in energy, transport, land use, industry, infrastructure and finance - that give governments and industries a clear roadmap to put us on a path towards achieving 1.5 degrees C. In a working paper published today, WRI found progress in some areas, but we'll need faster action in order to achieve the 2020 turning point.
Del Birmingham

As High-Tide Flooding Worsens, More Pollution Is Washing to the Sea - Yale E360 - 1 views

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    As sea levels rise, high-tide flooding is becoming a growing problem in many parts of the globe, including cities on the U.S. East Coast. Now, new research shows that as these waters recede, they carry toxic pollutants and excess nutrients into rivers, bays, and oceans
Del Birmingham

Honda to only sell electric vehicles in Europe by 2025 - 1 views

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    Japanese car manufacturer Honda has launched ambitious plans to only sell vehicles using electric powertrains in Europe within six years, which will be complemented by new energy management partnerships.
Del Birmingham

Seafood Consumers Want Less Pollution and More Fish in the Sea | GlobeScan - 0 views

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    GlobeScan is pleased to have recently completed a second comprehensive study of seafood consumers globally for The Marine Stewardship Council. We surveyed more than 25,000 consumers in 22 countries and found that a large majority of consumers are increasingly demanding independent verification of sustainability claims in supermarkets (72% this year compared to 68% in our first study in 2016).
Adriana Trujillo

Amazon Pledges 50% 'Net Zero Carbon' Deliveries by 2030 - Environmental Leader - 1 views

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    Amazon Pledges 50% 'Net Zero Carbon' Deliveries by 2030
Del Birmingham

The private sector's 5 big climate risk and adaptation blind spots | GreenBiz - 0 views

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    In the largest study of its kind, we pored over more than 1,600 companies' disclosures to CDP on physical climate change impacts, the financial implications of these impacts and what companies were doing to manage them. The disclosures we considered included many of the world's largest corporations, covering 69 percent of global market capitalization. The findings were fascinating, unsettling and inspiring.
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