Sustainable North Florida | Site-Wide Activity http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/activity/ Activity feed for the entire site. Thu, 15 Apr 2021 05:59:15 +0000 https://buddypress.org/?v=2.9.3 en-US 30 hourly 2 b35a4e5cbdffda2cc724b7b66d32dace Skeptical Science wrote a new post, vEGU21 - Gather online - Prolog https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=577396 Thu, 15 Apr 2021 05:59:15 +0000 Just like last year, this year’s General Assembly of the European Geosciences Union (EGU) will happen virtually instead of in person in Vienna. Contrary to last year, the organizers decided early on to hold their […]

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107e6251b403c698bbc23047144085a9 GreenBiz wrote a new post, Tradewater https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=577315 Wed, 14 Apr 2021 22:14:34 +0000 Tradewater taylor flores Wed, 04/14/2021 – 15:14

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cc77134f9e6d76c08afb5508412d1339 GreenBiz wrote a new post, The Catalytic Coalition: Eliminating the Worst Greenhouse Gases Ever Made https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=577319 Wed, 14 Apr 2021 22:07:17 +0000 The Catalytic Coalition: Eliminating the Worst Greenhouse Gases Ever Made Date/Time: May 4, 2021 (1-2PM ET / 10-11AM PT) According to Project Drawdown, adopting end of life strategies for old refrigerants (e.g., […]

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602a5c372f9a1d9722bd67385c64e601 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, Budget 2021: We need to invest in youth to prevent a lockdown generation  https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=577236 Wed, 14 Apr 2021 18:20:00 +0000 A few things keep me up at night, but at the top of the list is the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on young people, especially young women. There is an overwhelming body of evidence that demonstrates that women […]

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2f26b80f2fb50a23bd9186455b8e73f5 The Sustainability Consortium wrote a new post, New Report Finds Companies Producing Home and Personal Care Products Increasingly Implementing Safer Practices http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=577204 Wed, 14 Apr 2021 14:55:55 +0000 Insights report focuses on company THESIS performance in ingredient disclosure, risk assessment and chemical footprint.  4/14/2021, Scottsdale, AZ – The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) released today the […]

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45456ea020101883ffff34cfb1ce39f0 Skeptical Science wrote a new post, Skeptical Science New Research for Week #15, 2021 https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=577233 Wed, 14 Apr 2021 13:42:44 +0000 Flying beneath the radar of guilt Fight or Flight: How Advertising for Air Travel Triggers Moral Disengagement (open access) by Stubenvoll & Neureiter not only takes an interesting approach to decomposing the […]

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51f75cdfd948fdfedd3eb48d94463661 GreenBiz wrote a new post, Outdoor co-op REI nudges suppliers on climate and equity https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=577160 Wed, 14 Apr 2021 12:01:00 +0000 Outdoor co-op REI nudges suppliers on climate and equity Deonna Anderson Wed, 04/14/2021 – 05:01 Outdoor recreation retail co-op REI is asking its suppliers to double down on their climate strategies and social […]

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bfd82e9087edc30862fc96d461e59509 Florida Conservation Coalition wrote a new post, FCC News Brief - April 14, 2021 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=577116 Wed, 14 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +0000 Read North Florida Land Trust is closer to preserving 541 acres within the O2O Wildlife Corridor – “North Florida Land Trust (NFLT) is one step closer to preserving 541 acres in Marion County known as Big Pine P […]

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dcdd1da39db864701e2e39a33ed0f0d1 Skeptical Science wrote a new post, Forecasters predict an above-average Atlantic hurricane season in 2021 https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=576585 Tue, 13 Apr 2021 20:19:22 +0000 This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections by Jeff Masters, PhD An above-average Atlantic hurricane season is likely in 2021, the Colorado State University (CSU) hurricane forecasting team says in […]

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527ef952ae2ac368a783bc66e20223ac Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Market Catalysts: How We Keep Warming to 1.5°C https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=576859 Tue, 13 Apr 2021 20:05:05 +0000 From drought to heatwaves, to catastrophic fires and more intense hurricanes, our world is already experiencing climate change. But we as a civilization still have a say in how bad it gets. To prevent the worst […]

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5b0d45bf66811f0511525302f3708bc8 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, How the private sector can boost agriculture’s role in carbon markets http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=576821 Tue, 13 Apr 2021 18:42:05 +0000 Agriculture is emerging as a key sector for generating carbon offsets that will help companies and countries meet their net-zero emissions targets. Carbon markets are also a pathway to incentivize farmers to adopt […]

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2b27a985e7757928417f297528f5c233 Florida Conservation Coalition wrote a new post, FCC News Brief - April 13, 2021 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=576681 Tue, 13 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +0000 Read Senate bill setting up Biscayne Bay Commission now ready for final committee hearing – “The body would help oversee public projects in the bay to improve environmental quality. A Senate bill establishing a b […]

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bd89778083e302f6b72a7961917a2396 GreenBiz wrote a new post, When it comes to climate investment funds, diverse management is imperative http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=577104 Tue, 13 Apr 2021 09:00:00 +0000 When it comes to climate investment funds, diverse management is imperative Marilyn Waite Tue, 04/13/2021 – 02:00 The engine behind green business is the same as any business: capital. And while social, human and […]

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9b9f1f1f19e00c772b32d5e0a6111457 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, We can’t let greenwash make us lose sight of the prize https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=576374 Mon, 12 Apr 2021 16:51:44 +0000 This March, Tariq Fancy, the former chief sustainable investment officer of the largest investment house in the world, BlackRock, called out the multi-trillion-dollar sustainable investment complex for […]

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afdbf6e8268778403aefad3eba7aa3ca Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Paris Takes More Than Nations https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=576370 Mon, 12 Apr 2021 14:00:21 +0000 Now that the United States has officially reentered the Paris Agreement, every nation in the world is working together on climate actions to limit global temperature rise. That is undoubtedly great news because […]

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ec9204f52dd62b88f1e0e8a25cd94000 Florida Conservation Coalition wrote a new post, FCC News Brief - April 12, 2021 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=576297 Mon, 12 Apr 2021 12:00:00 +0000 Read Why America’s water wars are futile – “When the French explorer Pierre de Charlevoix sailed Florida’s northern Gulf of Mexico in the early 18th century, he declared the region America’s “kingdom of oysters” […]

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7a26502edc9933eec41de8ce80d635e1 350.org wrote a new post, What Comes After the Global Just Recovery Gathering http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=576129 Mon, 12 Apr 2021 00:52:02 +0000 What a weekend! The Global Just Recovery Gathering is finished. We travelled around the world (from home), and connected with thousands of inspiring activists from over 60 countries, in 10 languages. We couldn’t h […]

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d35707fb3ebc14e58fa9cd348b579746 Skeptical Science wrote a new post, 2021 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #15 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=575975 Sun, 11 Apr 2021 05:52:58 +0000 Listing of articles linked to on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week: Sun, Apr 4, 2021 through Sat, Apr 10, 2021 The big news – at least from our perspective! – we shared on social media this […]

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3ae98da164aab35b059ab381da7fc93a Skeptical Science wrote a new post, The choice is clear: Fair climate policy or no climate policy http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=575736 Fri, 09 Apr 2021 19:31:41 +0000 This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections by Richard Richels, Henry Jacoby, Ben Santer, and Gary Yohe President Biden has expressed a commitment to making equity a guiding principle in domestic policy fo […]

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15c93a2ff12c58034008a4bbc4d3e75d Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, Simprints Puts Faces (and Fingerprints) to Names http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=575531 Fri, 09 Apr 2021 17:13:59 +0000 Editor’s note: The U.K. biometrics startup Simprints is developing ways of identifying the hundreds of millions of people whose births have never been officially registered. Here we offer an updated case study t […]

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9679c797f52a8c8fffe7890735394181 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, Big Oil bets big on plastics as investors sound alarm on stranded-asset risk https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=575420 Fri, 09 Apr 2021 14:24:03 +0000 As the world transitions to cleaner sources of energy in response to the climate crisis, the energy sector is facing significant reduction in demand for fossil fuel products. To hedge against shrinking demand from […]

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371116dd9d225632d5d8fde29764027f Skeptical Science wrote a new post, Skeptical Science to expand impact as 501(c)(3) non-profit http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=574903 Thu, 08 Apr 2021 22:25:03 +0000 On November 25, 2020 Skeptical Science Inc. became a registered nonprofit organization and on March 17, 2021 our application to the U.S. Internal Revenue Service for 501(c)(3) status was approved. In this blog […]

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89de427f758da7c8856f393b4f2fd1b6 350.org wrote a new post, Amazon was sold! Understand the full story http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=575080 Thu, 08 Apr 2021 19:47:21 +0000 Deforestation and other threats faced by indigenous peoples in the Amazon region have increased dramatically in recent years. In all likelihood, those will increase even further due to the lack of regulation and […]

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a7f04d98f44693d7641e7440c7268b4e 350.org wrote a new post, amazon http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=575037 Thu, 08 Apr 2021 18:11:07 +0000 0 30d27377304a9156587f3942923a3567 Environment Florida wrote a new post, Environment America joins 50 organizations calling on President Biden to protect the Tongass National Forest http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=575027 Thu, 08 Apr 2021 17:57:55 +0000 Environment America joined national and local conservation groups, commercial fishing interests, and the outdoor recreation industry to submit a letter on Tuesday March 30,  to the Biden administration calling […]

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817cbc4f3b4561431df66d92fd657795 350.org wrote a new post, Act for Amazon http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=575009 Thu, 08 Apr 2021 17:55:07 +0000 Deforestation and other threats faced by indigenous peoples in the Amazon region have increased dramatically in recent years. In all likelihood, those will increase even further due to the lack of regulation and […]

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9c7a4639dc04efdee8ccb695720629f6 Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, As Amphibians Die Off, Research May Prevent Mass Extinction http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=574999 Thu, 08 Apr 2021 17:01:13 +0000 Amphibian populations around the world have been declining at a rapid pace, and engineers and scientists are in a race to understand what is happening and how to save these species. Researchers have developed […]

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6f59b5077b883154c8951133d8d88a7d 350.org wrote a new post, In Japan, an activism tidal wave is determined to wipe out dirty energy http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=574857 Thu, 08 Apr 2021 06:17:22 +0000 It is no secret that Japanese banks are the top lenders for the global coal industry, funding the acceleration of the climate crisis worldwide. 2021 marks a critical year for Japan as the government looks to […]

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49f41c76d413181ec3614568fa06c5a4 Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, E4C’s Research Fellowship Program Doubles with Autodesk Foundation Support http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=574707 Wed, 07 Apr 2021 22:59:00 +0000 Engineering for Change’s Research Fellowship has evolved this year through a unique collaboration with Autodesk Foundation. As a result, fellows will engage in the established program of study, research into t […]

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5b15b04e734102156674e8505521aa46 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, GM, Volvo accelerate into EV curve https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=574665 Wed, 07 Apr 2021 20:53:10 +0000 In 2017, the Trudeau Liberals pledged to end the sale of all new petroleum-powered vehicles within 23 years. It was a bold step at the time, when electric vehicles (EVs) accounted for just 1% of auto industry […]

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5133168d8e44b6733db7c48c646cc177 Skeptical Science wrote a new post, Skeptical Science New Research for Week #14, 2021 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=574466 Wed, 07 Apr 2021 18:29:31 +0000 Nature Climate Change celebrates 10 years of obfuscation The Nature Publishing Group (a prestige division of Springer Nature; think “Cadillac” in the General Motors panoply) is distinguished not only by what we’re […]

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ce8440085e3525739246977bc0b87129 350.org wrote a new post, Take your pick from these ridiculous tweets from fossil fuel companies to @reply to http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=574259 Tue, 06 Apr 2021 17:36:25 +0000 We’ve selected five beauties for you below to reply to, with some suggested messaging. Simply click on the tweet and reply to them.  Or, you can pick your own tweets from these fossil fuel company accounts and ma […]

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df928333dd4fe870e249a84671d6c1f6 Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Democratizing Data https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=573940 Mon, 05 Apr 2021 16:00:09 +0000 As we enter the spring of 2021, we are already well into the decisive decade. By 2030, the United States needs to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 50–65 percent below 2005 levels to limit climate change to 1 […]

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25f55abd5cfce77e9e8388cfc7ec8679 Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, It’s Time to Climate-Align Housing Finance https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=573944 Mon, 05 Apr 2021 14:00:39 +0000 What if you could finance green home improvements—such as efficient new windows, a heat pump, added insulation, solar PV, even resilience upgrades—as part of your mortgage when buying or refinancing your home? Not […]

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7b61b1c7054b40ff29ab3697e00770fa Corporate Knights wrote a new post, U.K.’s Meatless Farm plants roots in cattle country http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=573910 Mon, 05 Apr 2021 13:33:20 +0000 While Canadians hunkered down in their homes last year, plant protein sales surged 30% in this country, and food chains and manufacturers are scrambling to keep up with demand. Maple Leaf Foods just announced a […]

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9d00830d2c569da10aa4e53accea41e3 Environment Florida wrote a new post, Statement: Piney Point wastewater release threatens the health of Tampa Bay https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=573589 Sun, 04 Apr 2021 14:05:42 +0000 TAMPA, Fla. – The controlled release of contaminated wastewater from the retired Piney Point phosphate production plant could spell environmental catastrophe for Tampa Bay.

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76214fbd0c0cd7541430ddf2cf0d0ef0 The Sustainability Consortium wrote a new post, Study Highlights Recycler’s Northwest Arkansas Operations https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=572998 Fri, 02 Apr 2021 20:53:09 +0000 Article from Talk Business & Politics Global nonprofit The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) recently released a study featuring Cassville, Mo.-based recycler Marck Recycling that shows more work is needed to i […]

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e3f9879134fbfbb5fd16b7bed867eda7 Environment Florida wrote a new post, Hundreds gather online to reclaim Florida’s future https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=572495 Thu, 01 Apr 2021 19:53:43 +0000 Mary Katherine Moore Creative AssociateContact person by emailRead more about Mary Katherine Moore Thursday, April 1, 2021 Here in the Sunshine State, Environment Florida is working to ensure our state’s f […]

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c5a84686b2f032273291dcc280e84857 Environment Florida wrote a new post, Falling Short https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=572499 Thu, 01 Apr 2021 17:52:27 +0000 Thursday, April 1, 2021 Procter & Gamble’s new forest policies demonstrate a disappointing lack of commitment 

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2b09e17047129010537d5c10cc8b8220 Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Colorado Developers Lead the Way on Affordable, All-Electric Housing https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=572471 Thu, 01 Apr 2021 17:47:30 +0000 Several Colorado developers are forgoing fossil fuels and building all-electric, affordable housing units. These developers view all-electric as an attractive option for both new developments and retrofits due to […]

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f5a079b7f18407cfdd8cc0ea4ce623eb Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Is Coal Failing Fast or Slow? https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=572097 Wed, 31 Mar 2021 21:50:46 +0000 Even before the COVID-19 pandemic idled coal plants across the country, evidence has been building for at least a decade that coal-fired electricity is on its way out in the United States. But how quickly? The […]

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320466a155a13887fd6d6daec4090d66 Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Achieving Universal Energy Access by 2030: An Integrated Approach https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=572101 Wed, 31 Mar 2021 21:28:56 +0000 COVID-19 has magnified society’s inequities. It is crucial that we provide vaccines and essential healthcare to everyone. However, many countries face huge gaps in infrastructure development including a lack of a […]

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a030dc39a6140c531109123ca444613a Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, Protected: Research Brief: Mapping for Social Resilience https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=572094 Wed, 31 Mar 2021 21:25:34 +0000 This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password: The post Protected: Research Brief: Mapping for Social Resilience appeared first on Engineering For Change.

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5e6d2312376b6318b0a99108a11f7bab Environment Florida wrote a new post, Statement: Biden expresses transformative vision in ‘Build Back Better’ infrastructure plan https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=572126 Wed, 31 Mar 2021 16:25:37 +0000 Environment America, U.S. PIRG, and PennEnvironment respond to the outline of President Biden’s Build Back Better plan before his speech in Pittsburgh unveiling the plan. The transformative plan focuses on […]

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ab6826616f58042e790e5627d773e0c3 Environment Florida wrote a new post, Countdown to Earth Day https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=571972 Wed, 31 Mar 2021 14:16:07 +0000 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 Join Environment America in counting down to Earth Day with daily activities to celebrate and explore nature.

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e3a4b91046461cf0e924a75849a89df4 Environment Florida wrote a new post, To save Florida’s reefs, we need more Marine Protected Areas http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=571947 Wed, 31 Mar 2021 13:37:03 +0000 Wednesday, March 31, 2021 The Florida Keys Reef System has been showing signs of ecological collapse for years. Time is running out to save Florida’s coral reefs so the FWC must get these protections right the f […]

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e11a60a7204f73453736b2385ae5215d 350.org wrote a new post, Global Just Recovery Gathering in the Pacific http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=571875 Wed, 31 Mar 2021 08:38:46 +0000 “Tell your stories Redefine a past that was written for us before Add a chapter It’s time to write a little more Recast the future It’s time to let our stories soar This is my mana” Mana by Mia Kami   The stor […]

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acb61b19d02a1c20121fde06ac49b502 Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, Clay Pot Coolers: Keep Produce Fresh Without Electricity http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=571706 Wed, 31 Mar 2021 00:24:20 +0000 Introducing the Guide to Assembling, Using, and Maintaining Clay Pot Coolers, the result of a collaboration by MIT D-Lab, the World Vegetable Center (WVC), and Institut d’Economie Rurale (IER). This is how clay p […]

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01f8cfa02e828342956d27d239a4b870 Environment Florida wrote a new post, Curriculum ideas for Earth Day 2021 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=571732 Tue, 30 Mar 2021 22:21:18 +0000 Tuesday, March 30, 2021 Whether teaching online or in person, there are many ways teachers can celebrate Earth Day with their students this year!

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2e4b6756d6ae4b2a1a79afc5a0cc9cae Environment Florida wrote a new post, 51 Environmental Activities Kids Can Do for Earth Day http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=571735 Tue, 30 Mar 2021 21:59:28 +0000 Tuesday, March 30, 2021 This Earth Day your family can commemorate the occasion with fun ways to learn about the planet and how to protect it.

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