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The murky world of green marketing   
February 24, 2020
Source: Ensia - Another Herculean challenge facing the Sustainability Consortium is actually convincing manufacturers to adopt new sets of environmental rules and standards. Across the consumer landscape, manufacturers have largely shunned...
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Trump's Nevada play leaves nation's nuclear waste in limbo   
February 24, 2020
Source: Politico - "It’s a no-win situation for anybody, that doesn’t seem to change," said Edwin Lyman, director of nuclear power safety for the Union of Concerned Scientists, which is neutral on Yucca but supports building a...
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Big banks and super funds to face climate change risk checks   
February 24, 2020
Source: Sydney Morning Herald - Investor Group on Climate Change chief executive officer Emma Herd said other important financial regulators such as the Reserve Bank and ASIC had also recognised climate change presents a material risk to Australia's economic...
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U.S. soon may have oldest nuclear power plants; is that frugal or risky'   
February 24, 2020
Source: Omaha.com - Bonnie Rippingille looked out at the wisps of steam curling from the Turkey Point Nuclear Power Plant across Biscayne Bay with a sense of dread. In December federal regulators approved Florida Power & Light Co.
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KBank earns A- score from Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) a first among Thai banks   
February 24, 2020
Source: academy - Striving to become a zero-carbon organization, KASIKORNBANK (KBank) was rated A- (Leadership Level) in assessment of climate change management under the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) of 2019 – the first and only Thai bank...
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Alok Sharma announced as new COP26 President   
February 24, 2020
Source: Armed robbery in Revesby - Helen Clarkson, CEO of the international non-profit The Climate Group, says: “It is great news that a new COP President has been appointed. This role requires extensive diplomatic skill, as well as time and resources. It is...
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Demand has more seeing inclusion of ESG metrics   
February 24, 2020
Source: Pensions&Investments - We are involved in a lot of coalitions. Probably the best approach is collaboration," with groups like Ceres, Principles for Responsible Investment and the Investor Group on Climate Change, all of which interact regularly with...
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Report: Automakers Will Likely Not Meet Upcoming EU CO2 Targets   
February 24, 2020
Source: Jalopnik - Recently, sales of EVs in Europe have been slower than expected, due in part to demand and production issues. According to a report by PA Consulting, covered by Electrek, several companies are likely to miss their fleet CO2...
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Sustainable travel and climate change on mind of tourists   
February 24, 2020
Source: Travel Daily Media - Findings of a survey conducted by STR’s Tourism Consumer Insights team revealed the importance of sustainable tourism as well as the impact of climate change on traveller perception.
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Key values for sustainable development   
February 24, 2020
Source: The Packer - The Packer's readers have voted, and what they deem to be the most important value associated with sustainability is the efficient use of water and inputs.
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