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What’s the latest in greener booze?

Dear EarthTalk: What’s the latest in greener booze? Are there any good organic beers, wines or liquors out there? — Mike Richardson, Norwalk, OH Perhaps no other industry has responded to the greening of consumer preferences quite like beverage producers. From wine to beer to spirits, greener choices made from local and organic ingredients and…

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Dirty fashion: new report reveals top brands buying viscose from factories that are wreaking havoc on the environment

Some of the world’s largest fashion brands, including Sweden’s H&M and Spain’s Inditex/Zara, are buying viscose from highly polluting factories, reveals a report published today. An investigation into the production of viscose, a man-­‐made fibre widely used in the textile supply chain, has uncovered evidence of the deadly impact of dangerous chemicals and noxious gases…

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World Environment Day – June 5

June 5 is World Environment day.  Man is both creature and molder of his environment, which gives him physical sustenance and affords him the opportunity for intellectual, moral, social and spiritual growth. In the long and tortuous evolution of the human race on this planet a stage has been reached when, through the rapid acceleration…

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New Study Shows Americans’ Deep Appreciation for Nature, Barriers to Connection

Contact with nature is an important part of growing up and linking Americans to one another; competing priorities and other factors impede getting outdoors. The findings from an unprecedented national study of Americans’ relationship to nature reveal an alarming disconnection, but also widespread opportunities for reconnecting. The results are prompting nature conservation, environmental education, and…

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Report: Fortune 500 Companies Accelerating Renewable Energy, Energy Efficiency Efforts

Clean energy actions saving companies $3.7 billion a year, cutting annual carbon pollution equivalent to 45 coal-fired power plants. WASHINGTON, DC, April 25, 2017 – Despite efforts in Washington to sideline action on climate change, a growing number of Fortune 500 companies are taking increasingly ambitious steps to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions, procure…