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US food giant Kraft Heinz has set new corporate sustainability targets along with a promise to publish its first CSR report this year. The company is preparing to invest up to $200 million in the new strategy, which features: Targets to cut its carbon emissions and water use, Source 100% sustainable palm oil, and Donate one […]

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Trump administration is all set to weaken the fuel economy and global warming emissions standards set for 2025 way back in 2012 by the Obama government. The rules aimed to decrease the nation’s dependence on foreign oil and reduce greenhouse gas emissions that, according to climate change crusaders, are the primary cause of global warming. President Trump said […]

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Babcock Ranch is the first solar powered town in the world and is being developed by Kitson & Partners in Charlotte County, Florida, just 20 minutes east of Fort Myers. The planned community, which is all set to become America’s most sustainable town, will be powered almost entirely by the sun, turning to natural gas on […]

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Some environment enthusiasts sneaked into President Trump’s Rancho Palos Verdes, California golf course and vandalized the property by carving “NO MORE TIGERS, NO MORE WOODS” on the pristine grounds. One of the members of the anonymous protest group that claimed responsibility for the vandalism told the local ABC station, “It’s a protest piece against Trump’s administration’s handling […]

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An Oscar-winning actor and a self-professed environmentalist, Leonardo DiCaprio has announced that he’ll be investing in LoveTheWild, a sustainable seafood company that sells farm-raised frozen fish. In the past, the Titanic superstar had released a documentary Before The Flood, that encouraged people to reduce their beef intake due to its shocking carbon footprint. In his […]

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As the Trump administration is considering sharp budget slashes at the EPA, it is being reported that the Great Lakes Restoration Initiative might have to face a drastic 97% cut- from US$300 million to $10 million annually! This initiative has, in the past, received bipartisan support. According to reports, the budget measures would cut funding for algae […]

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The global solar power generation increased by a whopping 50% last year, thanks to the launch of many solar farms in the US and China. New solar photovoltaic capacity installed in 2016 reached more than 76 GW, a dramatic increase on the 50 GW installed the year before. China and the US were the highest contributors, with […]

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