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How Forests Improve Kids’ Diets

Study shows forest conservation is a powerful tool to improve nutrition in developing nations   A first-of-its-kind global study shows that children in 27 developing countries have better nutrition–when they live near forests. The results turn on its head the common assumption that improving nutrition in poorer countries requires clearing forests for more farmland–and, instead,…

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New Chilling Prospects report shows lack of cooling access threatens health, prosperity and the climate

Report reveals major risks to vulnerable populations and global economy if investment and greater action not taken on access to sustainable cooling solutions Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) today released Chilling Prospects: Providing Sustainable Cooling for All – the first ever report to quantify the growing risks and assess the opportunities of the global cooling…

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How do the big gadget-making companies stack up these days regarding their environmental footprint?

While some gadget-makers are already prioritizing greener sourcing and operations, others have a long way to go. The international environmental advocacy group Greenpeace has been keeping track of the tech industry’s progress on sustainability for more than a decade, and its advocacy over the years has helped pushed several leading players to take stock of…