Dr. James Hansen remarks to COP23 in Bonn, Germany

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Dr. James Hansen remarks to COP23 in Bonn, Germany

Dr. James Hansen calls for Global Climate Justice: Making the Carbon Majors Pay for Climate Action at COP23 in Bonn, Germany. He held a press conference with his granddaughter Sophie Kivlehan who is suing the US government for failing to act on climate change.…

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The Future of Seeds in a Changing Climate

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The Future of Seeds in a Changing Climate

While flying to Amsterdam for a conference on sea level rise, I sat next to a man who is an agronomist and financial manager for an American-owned international seed company. He is based in Costa Rica where his company hybridizes flower seeds. I asked him if he sees an impact from climate change on his business. He said yes, that the rainy and dry seasons in Costa Rica used to be predictable…

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The Environment's Invisible Issues

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The Environment's Invisible Issues

Well publicized issues such as rising sea levels and greenhouse gas emissions are just the start of how our changing environment will continue to affect humankind. There are a host of invisible issues that impact the environment negatively. These matters will have a direct impact on generations to come and if we care about the future of the planet, we need to take action now.

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Sustainability 2.0

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Sustainability 2.0

Minerva and FigBytes just collaborated on a webinar about Sustainability 2.0. I was surprised to be reminded how inspiring systemic change can be. We delved into the transformative possibilities for sustainability and climate action and considered tools for setting ambitious visions and navigating to those goals....

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Story of Microfibers

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Story of Microfibers

Have you heard of microfibers?  I recently learned the Story of Stuff launched a campaign to raise awareness about microfibers in the water supply.  Microfibers are microscopic plastic fibers coming off of your synthetic clothing. 

The most popular example of such synthetic clothing is fleece....

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