Sustainable North Florida | Site-Wide Activity http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/activity/ Activity feed for the entire site. Wed, 21 Oct 2020 02:28:37 +0000 https://buddypress.org/?v=2.9.3 en-US 30 hourly 2 aa6950716b1d93852ab6e930512a1fbd Skeptical Science wrote a new post, The Debunking Handbook 2020: Prevent misinformation from sticking if you can http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506123 Wed, 21 Oct 2020 02:28:37 +0000 This blog post is part 2 of a series of excerpts from The Debunking Handbook 2020 which can be downloaded here. The list of references is available here. Prevent misinformation from sticking if you can Because […]

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db4e855aefad138d8a66a79d0d33da85 Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Building Electrification: A Key to a Safe Climate Future http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506557 Tue, 20 Oct 2020 18:51:27 +0000 The Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) is clear: in order to avoid the worst impacts of climate change, the world must dramatically reduce its carbon emissions and prevent global warming from […]

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12863448a9691ae5ac326002f5b92aee Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Now Is the Time for US Leadership on Electric Vehicles http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506515 Tue, 20 Oct 2020 18:30:06 +0000 Transportation is the United States’ largest source of greenhouse gas emissions. Estimates suggest that to keep the world within 1.5°C of warming, at least 1 in 5 cars must be electric by 2030, in addition to de […]

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58631e3db3cd00f620a4a5b5a6f7672f Environment Florida wrote a new post, STATEMENT: A new blueprint for our oceans would be a sea change for marine habitats and climate change https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506476 Tue, 20 Oct 2020 18:01:28 +0000 An ambitious new bill introduced on Tuesday by House Natural Resources Chairman Raúl Grijalva would change Americans’ relationship with our oceans and aid in our fight against climate change.

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9d4b72ab608ae9377c3ec95bb9b5431c Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, The EU Methane Strategy: An Important Step for Our Climate https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506438 Tue, 20 Oct 2020 14:50:44 +0000 The European Union has taken a big step towards solidifying plans to become the first climate-neutral continent with the European Commission’s announcement that it is adopting a methane strategy as a part of the E […]

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c0440cc6d059747276714fb4463babf6 350.org wrote a new post, Your Voice: delivered to the European Central Bank http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506378 Tue, 20 Oct 2020 12:51:23 +0000 The European Central Bank is about to wrap up their open public consulation. Its results will help guide the Bank in setting a new strategic direction in the coming years. We have a clear message: we need the ECB […]

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a4d0dfcba06c8f0f3d659a7cfd432e4c Florida Conservation Coalition wrote a new post, FCC News Brief - October 20, 2020 https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506260 Tue, 20 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000 Read Decreased Water Flow In The Apalachicola River Could Threaten The Future Of Tupelo Honey – “The Apalachicola Bay is well-known for its oysters. But over the years as population, agriculture and management p […]

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27516a155d509c64a074b08fa058500a 350.org wrote a new post, Thank You for Your Voices http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506229 Tue, 20 Oct 2020 09:20:22 +0000 Hi everyone. My name’s Julia, I’m a campaigner at 350.org Europe. You might have seen my name signed on emails from 350, asking you to take action. I definitely prefer to write than to record myself, but I wan […]

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9930ff6ff1708353133b3d2b392e6c85 GreenBiz wrote a new post, Rethinking the role of sustainability reports http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506248 Tue, 20 Oct 2020 08:00:00 +0000 Rethinking the role of sustainability reports Mike Hower Tue, 10/20/2020 – 01:00 Corporate sustainability has a reporting problem — it always has. Companies typically don’t enjoy creating them and investors, cus […]

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99ea639f8bdc3bf31fea2e9fd2924ff1 GreenBiz wrote a new post, Green groups urge UN to raise climate ambition on global shipping http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506182 Tue, 20 Oct 2020 07:15:00 +0000 Green groups urge UN to raise climate ambition on global shipping Cecilia Keating Tue, 10/20/2020 – 00:15 The global shipping industry’s decarbonization efforts once again face stormy seas. Ahead of the latest […]

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998776c38698e392b91e87a2f510fcad GreenBiz wrote a new post, A telework transition won't slash emissions unless we make car-free lifestyles viable https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506287 Tue, 20 Oct 2020 07:02:00 +0000 A telework transition won’t slash emissions unless we make car-free lifestyles viable Hannah Budnitz Tue, 10/20/2020 – 00:02 Even before the pandemic, the proportion of people working from home was slowly but […]

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48ee068bcd489854bf599a5220d8f73e Corporate Knights wrote a new post, Even our least electrifying politicians can’t stop what is coming http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=505814 Mon, 19 Oct 2020 13:00:36 +0000 “We will need fossil fuels for decades to come,” or so goes the conventional wisdom. People in developing countries are buying more vehicles, so we need to invest in growing our oil sector – especially the oil s […]

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a19c3e77278d47c1acfbcfb564917d12 Florida Conservation Coalition wrote a new post, FCC News Brief - October 19, 2020 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=505821 Mon, 19 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000 Read M-CORES PUBLIC COMMENT ANALYSIS RELEASED 93 percent of the public says “no” to M-CORES – “The No Roads to Ruin Coalition (NRTR) held a virtual Zoom press conference to release the compiled and catego […]

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db7613f61ace0e46298b2721f734addb Skeptical Science wrote a new post, A Skeptical Science member's path to an experiment on carbon sequestration http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=505578 Mon, 19 Oct 2020 11:43:10 +0000 During what now seems like another era entirely- back in February of this long year- Skeptical Science regular RedBaron (aka Scott Strough) mentioned in a discussion thread here that he’d been working on an idea […]

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cacc405eb0ebc6d6a89d78be8ec21ce5 GreenBiz wrote a new post, Why Gen Z voices matter in making business sustainable http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=505774 Mon, 19 Oct 2020 08:00:00 +0000 Why Gen Z voices matter in making business sustainable Isabel LoDuca Mon, 10/19/2020 – 01:00 Generation Z, those born between 1996 and 2015, are current consumers, future business leaders and the future of this […]

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193c9bac2594249c0afb59266ee64899 Skeptical Science wrote a new post, 2020 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming Digest #42 https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=505382 Sun, 18 Oct 2020 20:00:00 +0000 Story of the Week… Toon of the Week… Coming Soon on SkS… Climate Feedback Claim Review… SkS Week in Review… Poster of the Week… Story of the Week… Earth has warmest September on record, and 2020 […]

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569fd2be4a7518926997a24c7167127d Skeptical Science wrote a new post, 2020 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #42 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=504932 Sat, 17 Oct 2020 17:22:58 +0000 A chronological listing of news articles linked to on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week: Sun, Oct 11, 2020 through Sat, Oct 17, 2020 Editor’s Choice A FIELD GUIDE TOTHE ELECTION AND CLIMATE […]

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346c88ef2d976f5ed77ed41f48f701b9 Skeptical Science wrote a new post, The Debunking Handbook 2020: Misinformation is damaging and sticky http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=504149 Sat, 17 Oct 2020 01:31:09 +0000 This blog post is part 1 of a series of excerpts from The Debunking Handbook 2020. The list of references is available here. Misinformation can do damage Misinformation is false information that is spread either […]

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ff83d8ae319f84b34c39f8cd23a91d57 Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Taking a Regional Approach to Electric Vehicle Readiness http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=504437 Fri, 16 Oct 2020 14:44:28 +0000 Getting around cities in electric vehicles (EVs) is getting easier as EV infrastructure grows. But traveling between cities is still a challenge as infrastructure, incentives, and policies aren’t always i […]

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8196482349958b65cb81b7556ae8394c Florida Conservation Coalition wrote a new post, FCC News Brief - October 16, 2020 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=504375 Fri, 16 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000 Read DEP Acquires 578-Acre Parcel Within St. Joe Timberland Florida Forever Project – “The Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), in partnership with the Fish & Wildlife Foundation of Florida, has p […]

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03edb34f0066f2c400bb48c76e958ab6 GreenBiz wrote a new post, Episode 241: Thinking long-term with three sustainability think tanks http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=504267 Fri, 16 Oct 2020 09:00:00 +0000 Episode 241: Thinking long-term with three sustainability think tanks Heather Clancy Fri, 10/16/2020 – 02:00 Week in Review Stories discussed this week (4:08). A plan for “Lithium Valley” begins to take shape […]

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e01cab15eb697958d02fa1fd083991a6 GreenBiz wrote a new post, A vote for clean energy http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506863 Fri, 16 Oct 2020 08:45:00 +0000 A vote for clean energy Sarah Golden Fri, 10/16/2020 – 01:45 I recently joined the most impressive group of clean energy leaders I’ve known, and it happens to have come together in support of Joe Biden for pr […]

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f95c7d84eacec4286daa9cffd96cb59e Florida Conservation Coalition wrote a new post, FCC News Brief - October 15, 2020 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=503811 Thu, 15 Oct 2020 12:00:00 +0000 Read Volusia-Flagler-St. Johns to be heavily affected by climate change, data predicts – “Perhaps in as little as 20 years, climate change could dramatically impact the economy and lives in Volusia, St. Johns and […]

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bf83fe5dc7c4d56d9adf3bdc8b96bd8b Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, All-Electric New Homes: A Win for the Climate and the Economy http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=503699 Thu, 15 Oct 2020 10:00:52 +0000 Buildings are quickly becoming a cornerstone of ambitious climate policy, as policymakers recognize they can’t achieve the necessary science-based emissions reductions without tackling this stubborn sector. This m […]

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9bda61a4f129f1faf73620c8c2eee9e6 Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Primer for Space Cooling http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=503634 Thu, 15 Oct 2020 04:01:16 +0000 Access to space cooling is a critical development need and an issue of equity in a warming world. A significant portion of the population today lives with dramatically lower access to cooling in relation to their […]

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fd9f8dd6b78fb7ca00fbf487f9d3d3f5 Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, Soap Plus a Cheese Grater Makes an Award-Winning Design for Handwashing in Kampala https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=503498 Wed, 14 Oct 2020 23:54:02 +0000 A soap dispenser built around a spring-loaded cheese grater won a design contest in Kampala. The soap dispenser is simple, affordable and already scaling up to serve 200 locations around the capital of Uganda. Ali […]

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1a91710357f442b4f7ac53d9b55064ef 350.org wrote a new post, Protected: Pacific Climate Warriors Launch Pacific Votes Count Survey Report http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=503439 Wed, 14 Oct 2020 21:25:50 +0000 This content is password protected. To view it please enter your password below: Password:

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e8b905e10a33e5482de7b086ed84b46e Skeptical Science wrote a new post, Skeptical Science New Research for Week #41, 2020 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=503140 Wed, 14 Oct 2020 18:29:04 +0000 Zika follows climate Sadie Ryan and coauthors combine what we know about the Zika virus and its preferred regime with modeling to show the pathogen will greatly expand its range during the next few decades. We do […]

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3497c731cc6df5cc4558a9ccc6abba3d Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, New York Public Housing Commits to Electrification and Decarbonization http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=503265 Wed, 14 Oct 2020 16:12:32 +0000 New York officials ushered in a new era of equitable climate action last week, as the New York City Housing Authority (NYCHA) announced its groundbreaking portfolio-wide strategic plan for reducing greenhouse gas […]

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ad514c55dce683b25fbd308fe685c8a7 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, Without a healthy blue economy there will be no green recovery http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=503221 Wed, 14 Oct 2020 14:11:47 +0000 “It cannot be free to pollute.” “The Government will ban harmful single-use plastics.” These were encouraging words from Canada’s Speech from the Throne on September 23. And rightly so, the speech focused o […]

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ed7550040a662d8a753610190ed48088 350.org wrote a new post, Rejecting the Debts of Coalonialism http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=503239 Wed, 14 Oct 2020 13:05:05 +0000 by Alex Lenferna, South Africa Climate Justice Campaigner Did colonialism ever really end? To some extent yes, but to a large extent, not really. In many ways it simply morphed into different forms, which continue […]

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b999c1b542d745453cb49208a6307a58 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, To pay for the green recovery, we’ll need to leverage public investment http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=502904 Tue, 13 Oct 2020 16:37:27 +0000 If governments want to ensure that they can fund the green recovery plans needed to avert the worst impacts of the climate crisis, they’ll have to collaborate with private sector financial institutions. As g […]

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cbcfa42d484e383d8dd57da883b1c80f 350.org wrote a new post, Your Voice http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=502448 Mon, 12 Oct 2020 16:53:44 +0000 The countdown is on. Senior staff at the European Central Bank have agreed to meet with us next Monday to receive our petition asking them to stop funding climate criminals. For once, the bankers will be […]

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3f2301186485672ec8c9a9ca3b4947d1 350.org wrote a new post, A chance to promote safe roads, clean air, and a healthy climate http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=502278 Sat, 10 Oct 2020 09:30:44 +0000 Learning to ride a bicycle has been one of the most life-changing things for me because it offered me the freedom of personal mobility. It is my love for cycling that I have also been involved in the work that […]

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a62928fdf0ca2a24fb3c918f944fdd4b Corporate Knights wrote a new post, Throne speech laid down markers for a clean and caring economy http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=500660 Fri, 09 Oct 2020 18:29:18 +0000 A key goal laid out in the federal government’s recent speech from the throne was to “build back better to create a stronger, more resilient Canada.” In our view, “building back better” must include placing g […]

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0381c010d7f055891f70219cfe075675 350.org wrote a new post, The Rise of a Draconian Law in Indonesia https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=500410 Fri, 09 Oct 2020 06:03:57 +0000 Blog by Irfan Toni Herlambang | Also available in Indonesian Despite repeated and continuous criticisms and protests from academics, religious leaders, Indigenous Peoples, students, workers and activists, the […]

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5c6f7360896adf43d8a7752eb00f94d4 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, 2/3 of Canadian companies offer no paid sick leave http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=499902 Thu, 08 Oct 2020 15:00:55 +0000 The rise of COVID has shone a spotlight on an often-overlooked employment benefit. Paid sick leave helps employees get through hard times, whether they’re actually sick or just need to self-isolate. Employees w […]

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fa1d1b054186699ba3be7f0c597a483f Corporate Knights wrote a new post, Less than 1/3 of Canadian companies offer paid sick leave, finds global report http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=499792 Thu, 08 Oct 2020 12:00:55 +0000 The rise of COVID has shone a spotlight on an often-overlooked employment benefit. Paid sick leave helps employees get through hard times, whether they’re actually sick or just need to self-isolate. Employees w […]

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44256f288387983468e4735d46e1ca6b Environmental Defense Fund wrote a new post, Keeping food on the table when water is scarce is a balancing act. This new app will help. https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=499297 Wed, 07 Oct 2020 15:39:57 +0000 Water supplies are becoming scarcer as a result of more severe droughts supercharged by climate change. This technology aims to build resilient water supplies and ensure a more secure food supply.     

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111882e27a3f400667d56b75196b732f Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, Help Define Best Practices in Biomedical Engineering: Answer This Questionnaire https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=498590 Tue, 06 Oct 2020 18:08:37 +0000 Members and readers of Engineering for Change are invited to take part in defining the best practices in biomedical engineering in low-and middle-income settings. The International Federation of Medical and […]

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2dd1ee721d9667372f0cb545062b1790 Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, Informal Immigrant Camps Hidden in Chile: How Can We Help? http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=498141 Tue, 06 Oct 2020 03:51:37 +0000 Informal settlements are hidden in Chile, the wealthiest country of Latin America. How can engineers and humanitarians help? The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) University of Chile Student […]

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82ec0227f1dd9d353ef83b99e9ec5567 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, CKTV: Lessons from the last global crisis come into focus http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=506835 Mon, 05 Oct 2020 14:00:53 +0000 On September 30, we assembled an international panel for a lively discussion about lessons learned from previous global economic crises and what must be done to get it right this time. The panelists shared varying […]

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e492d1e52823a748c408a2235480dd46 Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, Profiles in Global Engineering: Five Questions with Heather Fleming http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=496058 Fri, 02 Oct 2020 22:54:43 +0000 Engineering for Change invites Dr. Evan Thomas, Director of the Mortenson Center in Global Engineering at the University of Colorado Boulder, to share a series called Profiles in Global Engineering. The p […]

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779a019cb1352e6e3731b82630b4ab48 Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, Research Brief: An Air Quality Feedback System May Promote Clean Cooking http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=495361 Thu, 01 Oct 2020 22:24:45 +0000 An electronic device might be able to change people’s behavior and prompt household cooks to use clean cookstoves rather than the fires and smoky stoves they are used to. To explore the question, researchers at t […]

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12bfc280bfafbf589dde5f7ce578f30f Environment Florida wrote a new post, Sea change: How decades of action and advocacy shifted the politics of offshore drilling http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=493855 Tue, 29 Sep 2020 13:01:53 +0000 Mary Katherine Moore Creative AssociateContact person by emailRead more about Mary Katherine Moore Tuesday, September 29, 2020 On Sept. 8, 2020, President Trump traveled to Jupiter, Florida, where he ordered […]

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bb21660d1d73c369cedf509b136f4e27 The Sustainability Consortium wrote a new post, HMTX is First Flooring Company to Join The Sustainability Consortium https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=493337 Mon, 28 Sep 2020 15:00:54 +0000 HMTX joins TSC to bring focus to their efforts to create more sustainable flooring options for customers SCOTTSDALE, AZ, September 28, 2020 – The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) announced today that HMTX I […]

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5fcb9f1745d00003883687becf7ae43a Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, Eight Innovations Changing Urban Mobility and Transportation http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=491963 Fri, 25 Sep 2020 17:53:47 +0000 This article is part of a series by students in the Sustainable Development program at Lehigh University in Bethlehem, Pensylvania (USA). The articles reveal snapshots of technology that is improving lives and […]

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fe79313b91cf56b94513e0c746fded64 Environment Florida wrote a new post, We need to protect the boreal forest, and Procter & Gamble shareholders can help http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=491570 Thu, 24 Sep 2020 17:04:50 +0000 Ian Corbet Conservation America Campaign, AssociateContact person by emailRead more about Ian Corbet Thursday, September 24, 2020 Each year, 1 million acres of boreal forest is cut in Canada, much of it t […]

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513aa0fe6f9314818c1d6988e592430c Environmental Defense Fund wrote a new post, A new warning bell for Wall Street, as wildfires rage out West http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=491602 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:59:25 +0000 The message is stark: Climate change poses serious risks that, if ignored, will undermine the financial system’s ability to support the American economy.     

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1c0ec147d5de0cff5621c46ff198ea12 Environmental Defense Fund wrote a new post, A new warning bell for Wall Street, as wildfires rage out west http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=489574 Fri, 18 Sep 2020 16:59:25 +0000 The message is stark: Climate change poses serious risks that, if ignored, will undermine the financial system’s ability to support the American economy.     

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