Sustainable North Florida | Site-Wide Activity http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/activity/ Activity feed for the entire site. Thu, 21 Jan 2021 13:00:00 +0000 https://buddypress.org/?v=2.9.3 en-US 30 hourly 2 246a280ade52b92f373896b43dc9bfe6 Florida Conservation Coalition wrote a new post, FCC News Brief - January 21, 2021 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=545191 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 13:00:00 +0000 Read Florida Unveils New Statewide Sea Rise Mapping Tool – “Florida environmental regulators say they are creating the state’s first uniform sea rise level projections as part of a new law to better prepare coa […]

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f491283686cb750ae64ef638a036ee25 Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Fleet Owners: For Big Savings, Plan Now for Electrification http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=545142 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 11:00:37 +0000 Today, most fleets are at an early stage of EV adoption and their approach is incremental, e.g. buy a few vehicles and a few chargers each year. In our recently-released report Steep Climb Ahead, we recommend that […]

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8785453f452d8ebd4de43d35997bd248 GreenBiz wrote a new post, 5 steps boards can take to be ESG-ready for 2021 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=545216 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 09:40:00 +0000 5 steps boards can take to be ESG-ready for 2021 Pamela Gordon Thu, 01/21/2021 – 01:40 Amongst the many dramatic challenges global businesses faced in 2020, one that had been simmering for years bubbled up and […]

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921749841f76d69239d2f40e264eebf5 GreenBiz wrote a new post, Welcome to a new era of ESG and sustainable finance http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=545108 Thu, 21 Jan 2021 09:30:00 +0000 Welcome to a new era of ESG and sustainable finance Joel Makower Thu, 01/21/2021 – 01:30 Adapted from the premiere issue of GreenFin Weekly, a free e-newsletter focusing on trends in ESG and sustainable finance. […]

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349459655c05ab91a860b67db98bc02a Skeptical Science wrote a new post, Skeptical Science New Research for Week #3, 2021 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=544558 Wed, 20 Jan 2021 19:48:00 +0000 Weather reporting turns into climate recording Leading a quartet of researchers, Chunlüe Zhou produces a tour de force of improved and more productive data exploitation in the paper A New Approach to Hom […]

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d861ae8529750583e3c7b02cf33c3556 Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, A New Dawn http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=544757 Wed, 20 Jan 2021 19:13:23 +0000 Today, the inauguration of the Biden-Harris Administration begins a new chapter in history, with the opportunity to look toward the far horizon of potential progress. As one of his first executive orders, […]

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9e5730a56d669f477b04059d9901d7b0 Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Massachusetts’ Governor Must Act to Secure Clean, Affordable Buildings http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=544760 Wed, 20 Jan 2021 17:01:58 +0000 Late last week, Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker vetoed S.2295, a landmark climate action bill that would have created strong measures to achieve the state’s legislated carbon emissions reduction targets and t […]

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89e008b0a0bc8925425acf5b4c72c315 Florida Conservation Coalition wrote a new post, FCC News Brief - January 20, 2021 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=544664 Wed, 20 Jan 2021 13:00:00 +0000 Read Vacant tract in Fernandina Beach bought for city conservation push – “Fernandina Beach officials finalized their purchase Friday of 5.3 acres of undeveloped land that continues recent efforts to conserve op […]

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9e593ca8adc300f94a5cfe1166b227b9 GreenBiz wrote a new post, One key to moving the Biden agenda: Bring all three sectors to the table http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=544633 Wed, 20 Jan 2021 09:30:00 +0000 One key to moving the Biden agenda: Bring all three sectors to the table Laura Deaton Wed, 01/20/2021 – 01:30 The incoming Biden administration unquestionably will bring new focus to sustainable development goals […]

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a7a45fbc2b39d5a427a41196b82a0924 Skeptical Science wrote a new post, Gillett et al. (2021) global warming attribution study http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=544247 Tue, 19 Jan 2021 20:35:49 +0000 The Human vs. Natural Contributions to Global Warming chart on the Skeptical Science Graphics Page has been updated to include the study discussed below A new study published in Nature Climate Change, Gillett et […]

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2863cfd7b9399371bd5d9c9c930f3c24 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, Canadian corporations push back against internationally aligned-climate reporting http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=544314 Tue, 19 Jan 2021 17:41:38 +0000 Some of Canada’s biggest corporations are opposing an Ontario proposal to require publicly traded companies to disclose their climate-change-related financial risks in a manner that aligns with global reporting s […]

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18000bfbca79925e57387f1059a4b0e1 Environment Florida wrote a new post, Environment America and partners file lawsuit to protect clean air http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=544347 Tue, 19 Jan 2021 17:39:27 +0000 Environment America, along with ten other public interest organizations, filed a lawsuit Tuesday in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit opposing the Trump administration’s unlawful decision to bypass u […]

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cf6649ece92a3573b8d9db315f449a87 Environmental Defense Fund wrote a new post, Clean trucks can deliver Biden’s goals for climate, jobs and equity http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=544422 Tue, 19 Jan 2021 15:45:09 +0000 The Biden administration should put the U.S. on a path to 100% zero pollution new trucks and buses by 2040 — and commit to quickly setting ambitious pollution standards to drive this transition.     

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5367378e04d81d7d49202a1283b3b86d Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Lessons from China: Can Leasing Accelerate the Transition to EVs? http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=544250 Tue, 19 Jan 2021 14:54:30 +0000 Fleet operators in the United States are well aware that electric vehicles are the future. Now the question is less about if and more about when and how to transition. According to an upcoming Rocky Mountain […]

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8413954c7f2790862c740a0c54b051b5 Florida Conservation Coalition wrote a new post, FCC News Brief - January 19, 2021 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=544253 Tue, 19 Jan 2021 13:00:00 +0000 Read The end of the canal that would have cleaved Florida in two | Column – “In January 1971, a forward artillery observer serving with American forces in Cambodia exulted in good news from back home in Florida. “ […]

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0c6d8bb3dc444d99a64b7fcb1f36d42d Environment Florida wrote a new post, Statement: President Biden expected to cancel Keystone XL pipeline permit http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=544031 Mon, 18 Jan 2021 19:10:30 +0000 President Joe Biden is expected to cancel the permit for the Keystone XL pipeline upon taking office, according to media reports. This order would override President Donald Trump’s attempts to speed up d […]

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6215b407c030819c8a97b5a760739142 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, BoJo’s bold, green plan? http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=543953 Mon, 18 Jan 2021 15:54:05 +0000 U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson surprised his country in November by introducing a 10-point plan for a “green industrial revolution.” His £12-billion plan aims to phase out petrol-powered vehicles by 2030, quad […]

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083d44f749802b9b2cc0ac9bacb8c889 GreenBiz wrote a new post, The case for buying climate tech from BIPOC and women-owned suppliers http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=545265 Mon, 18 Jan 2021 09:45:00 +0000 The case for buying climate tech from BIPOC and women-owned suppliers Marilyn Waite Mon, 01/18/2021 – 01:45 Stopping carbon pollution alone will not bring climate justice. Reaching net-zero by 2050 will not […]

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91a955518f326ccc5ba3308f8374cf75 Skeptical Science wrote a new post, 2021 SkS Weekly Climate Change & Global Warming News Roundup #3 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=543364 Sat, 16 Jan 2021 17:26:42 +0000 A chronological listing of news articles linked to on the Skeptical Science Facebook Page during the past week: Sun, Jan 10, 2021 through Sat, Jan 16, 2021 Editor’s Choice NASA says 2020 tied for hottest year on […]

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b3da72a08d6b8c7e36638131744ba6b3 Skeptical Science wrote a new post, Guest post: How to ‘fairly’ share emissions from goods traded around the world http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=543151 Fri, 15 Jan 2021 19:23:00 +0000 This article, guest authored by Dr Michael Jakob, Dr Hauke Ward & Dr Jan C Stecke, was originally published on the Carbon Brief website on Jan 4, 2021. It is reposted below in its entirety. Click here to access […]

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daa267479e85fb1fbd5d4acc667fcdbc Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, Promsing Prototypes to Watch in 2021 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=543123 Fri, 15 Jan 2021 16:08:35 +0000 A solar-powered water desalinator, a passive irrigation controller and cooking fuel made from used diapers made our list of promising prototypes to watch this year. We polled our network of design and engineering […]

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7c799c18f5b7f64e60740131b253a593 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, Remembering Peter Gorrie http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=542760 Thu, 14 Jan 2021 21:45:59 +0000 The staff of Corporate Knights celebrates the life of Peter Gorrie, a longtime contributor who passed away Jan. 4th at the age of 71. Peter covered environmental issues for more than 30 years, with a focus on […]

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003d859d3ea0ecaaaa1ff4eb8b38c878 Skeptical Science wrote a new post, Early next step: Add risk management to National Climate Assessment http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=543154 Thu, 14 Jan 2021 19:54:49 +0000 This is a re-post from Yale Climate Connections by Gary Yohe, Henry Jacoby, Richard Richels, and Benjamin Santer Imagine a major climate change law passing the U.S. Congress unanimously? Don’t bother. It turns ou […]

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ed85eb59a65e01210d3648614e1c9535 Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, How China Can Achieve Carbon-Neutral Transport by 2060 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=542661 Thu, 14 Jan 2021 14:31:31 +0000 Since 2015, China has been actively implementing its commitment to peak carbon emissions by 2030 in line with its nationally determined contribution under the Paris Agreement. And the recently announced 2060 […]

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f8d8d2eb20aa88a72e624edd0ffd419d Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, Electrifying Fleets: From Pilot to Full Scale http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=542665 Thu, 14 Jan 2021 14:13:16 +0000 Fleet electrification at pilot scale is relatively simple: buy a vehicle, buy an inexpensive Level 2 charger, and you’re done. But as fleet managers start electrifying a large share of their fleet vehicles, a m […]

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1335f40528f7f956c8c62ebb4be4603a Skeptical Science wrote a new post, Skeptical Science New Research for Week #2, 2021 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=542217 Wed, 13 Jan 2021 19:44:37 +0000 Tide of tidal data rises  Having cast our own fate to include rising sea level, there’s a degree of urgency in learning the history of mean sea level in any given spot, beyond idle curiosity. Sea level rise ( […]

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a5c08e154c220fdc9b7b2de7614fd206 Rocky Mountain Institute wrote a new post, 2021: The Year the Rubber Meets the Road for Electric Trucks http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=542327 Wed, 13 Jan 2021 14:41:02 +0000 2021 is shaping up to be a pivotal year for the electric vehicle. While this is true across weight classes and duty cycles, perhaps none are better positioned for growth than trucks. To be sure, 2020 saw a number […]

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ce5914e7e80a6b11b72c1178840d2658 Environment Florida wrote a new post, Statement: Introduction of Roadless Area Conservation Act is a key step to safeguarding America’s wild spaces http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=542093 Tue, 12 Jan 2021 20:06:22 +0000  Sen. Maria Cantwell of Washington and Reps. Ruben Gallego of Arizona and Diana DeGette of Colorado introduced the Roadless Area Conservation Act of 2021 Tuesday with 15 Senate cosponsors and 60 House […]

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b5861acfff4d65a4f9beb7991693b337 Environment Florida wrote a new post, A New Year’s resolution for Procter & Gamble: turn your promises into commitments http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=542096 Tue, 12 Jan 2021 18:58:21 +0000 Ian Corbet Conservation America Campaign, AssociateContact person by emailRead more about Ian Corbet Tuesday, January 12, 2021 The consumer goods giant continues to make irresponsible use of the world’s forests.

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d5973d784ce75611ea0022928bf86632 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, Canadian cities lead the way in the fight against climate change http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=542067 Tue, 12 Jan 2021 17:23:40 +0000 In the midst of discord south of the border and ongoing pandemic problems it’s important to take a moment to celebrate good news when it happens. And in mid-December, Montréal Mayor Valérie Plante delivered an ear […]

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1535d643727d8de243b25776b13a78b1 Environment Florida wrote a new post, Drilling in the Arctic is a terrible idea. Let’s stop before we start. http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=541728 Mon, 11 Jan 2021 23:28:31 +0000 Monday, January 11, 2021 Drilling in the Arctic was always a bad idea, and it is only getting worse. Though the first lease sale of land in the Arctic National Wildlife refuge was a complete failure, we need to […]

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98b5f714d46c6caed6b9ff0d33098596 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, Biden sets new pace in climate race http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=541566 Mon, 11 Jan 2021 17:50:19 +0000 While running for the U.S. presidency, Joe Biden championed climate action and promoted a US$2-trillion “Build Back Better” action plan. As president-elect, Biden showed he means business by naming a tough, exp […]

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d875ec4adf3d1650dbe165c0f83c3b34 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, 5 reasons why higher carbon prices require stronger green industrial policy https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=540451 Fri, 08 Jan 2021 15:30:00 +0000 Canada’s newly enhanced climate plan includes a gradually rising price on carbon – to $170 per tonne by 2030. That’s a high price by international standards and gives Canada a credible shot at hitting its 2030 cl […]

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430d7cae28db4f8eef4a2cbe92d566e4 The Sustainability Consortium wrote a new post, Sustainable Retailing http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=540188 Thu, 07 Jan 2021 18:52:26 +0000 Article from ScienceDirect Abstract As consumers seek products that cause minimal environmental harm and bring about positive social impact, and as awareness of supply chain impact grows, retailers must embrace […]

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6822e41adfdbdb363d4117234fe55763 The Sustainability Consortium wrote a new post, New Resource Guide Released on Sustainable Animal Feed, Helps Companies Navigate Environmental Impacts of Rising Demand for Animal Protein https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=539665 Wed, 06 Jan 2021 15:00:59 +0000 The Sustainability Consortium (TSC) released today the Resource Guide on Sustainable Animal Feed, a digital resource created to help companies in the animal feed supply chain better understand and address how the […]

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c0c0676494d32885a1485cfb1993d633 350.org wrote a new post, Finding Your Horizon http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=539517 Wed, 06 Jan 2021 07:00:49 +0000 This was originally published in the Generation Green New Deal Newsletter. A year ago, we all likely had some sense of new pathways we wanted to chart this year. But the pandemic toppled so much certainty we held […]

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f907126cf6acc33bb72b5c9a0af586ea Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, Where the Cold Chain Doesn’t Go http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=539256 Tue, 05 Jan 2021 17:15:57 +0000 The cold supply chain can’t reach everywhere. That’s a big problem for equitable COVID-19 vaccination. To mitigate health inequities and promote social justice, coronavirus vaccines need to get to underserved pop […]

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b2c6ab1059e9bba61e373b414a2eccf7 Corporate Knights wrote a new post, Canadian banks start doing the math on climate change risks http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=538944 Mon, 04 Jan 2021 18:07:05 +0000 At long last, Canada may have reached the point where climate change is no longer a political issue, but rather a clear problem that needs to be solved. As evidence, take Tiff Macklem. Appointed last June as the […]

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e309229685c93b322836d70f5f3cf132 Environment Florida wrote a new post, Looking ahead: Environment America’s 2021 federal and state priorities http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=537096 Wed, 30 Dec 2020 20:41:30 +0000 Environment America, a national nonpartisan network of state environmental groups, contributed to numerous environmental victories in 2020. The organization is looking ahead to spurring more environmental p […]

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3dd2da36249d59ce41e9ea39b67593f3 Environment Florida wrote a new post, Government funding bill coverage: Resources and interview opportunities https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=533388 Wed, 23 Dec 2020 19:27:16 +0000 A new bill that would fund the government through September 2021 and provide accompanying COVID-19 relief is awaiting President Donald Trump’s signature. While direct disbursements to Americans, many of whom ar […]

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c949692f358273d1af3594a9a96e81f9 Engineers 4 Change wrote a new post, Microgrids Have a Role in the Global Energy Transition, If They Can Lower Costs http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=545245 Tue, 22 Dec 2020 20:09:38 +0000 I was skeptical when I first heard about the potential of microgrids to solve challenges in global energy access. Microgrids are localized grids that can operate independently from the grid. Their capacities range […]

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18c08379e26af143aa45dd0453a063df Environment Florida wrote a new post, Year in review: Environmental victories in 2020 http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=545269 Tue, 22 Dec 2020 18:52:34 +0000 While the COVID-19 pandemic cast a tragic shadow across the United States in 2020, environmental advocates at the national, state and municipal levels were still able to effect change this past year. Highlights […]

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5e9c06fc0cad96cf1221ececc2027f3e The Sustainability Consortium wrote a new post, The Supply Chain’s Responsibility in Sustainability https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=532744 Tue, 22 Dec 2020 17:21:54 +0000 Article from Supply and Demand Chain Executive Experts throughout the supply chain stress how the Coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic has fast-tracked numerous emerging trends, one of the most important being […]

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2dfd50a9332a0d96697707d9d07258c8 350.org wrote a new post, In 2021 we’ll keep going after the money https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=532145 Mon, 21 Dec 2020 16:09:15 +0000 It’s simple — to prevent devastating climate breakdown, we have to end all finance to fossil fuels. This motto will continue to guide our campaigns, organising and mobilisations at 350.org in the coming year. Our […]

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0886e88129dbe421ce14a461cc051c5a 350.org wrote a new post, Will this be the end for Coal in Pakistan? https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=530446 Fri, 18 Dec 2020 11:41:23 +0000 Pakistan’s Prime Minister announced during the virtual Climate Ambition Summit last weekend that the country won’t approve any new coal plants and by 2030, 60% of the energy produced in Pakistan will be gen […]

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d0b101b40b9d10c37515f49c7df7a31e 350.org wrote a new post, Here’s what 2020 taught us about fighting the climate emergency in 2021 https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=529616 Wed, 16 Dec 2020 21:52:17 +0000 2020 was tough. But, as we look back on the past year, it also brings us a tremendous amount of hope. Seeing how the world mobilized to fight COVID-19 gave us a glimpse of what might be possible if our elected […]

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87a6dc1827b67a85c1b17b02d3d6ebcf 350.org wrote a new post, Here’s what we achieved together in 2020 https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=529344 Wed, 16 Dec 2020 06:31:47 +0000 As 2020 draws to a close, we want to say a big thank you for the important role you play in our 350 Aotearoa community. Each of you is part of 350 Aotearoa in your own unique way, and together we make up a […]

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91114e8f5ad9516e08764116093444fc 350.org wrote a new post, 5 years since Paris, Lagarde chooses polluters over people https://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=529009 Tue, 15 Dec 2020 13:06:21 +0000 Last week, Christine Lagarde and the European Central Bank celebrated the momentous fifth anniversary of the Paris Climate Agreement by gifting the world’s biggest polluters a huge coffer of free money. Well, n […]

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50d8fd275f5ad5710fd0ecdcfbc019ff 350.org wrote a new post, Climate Change: The Fight To Stay Below 1.5ºC http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=528062 Sat, 12 Dec 2020 07:00:25 +0000 Five years ago, as world governments sealed the Paris Climate Agreement, people from around the world came together in the streets of Paris, France, to symbolically draw red lines to keep global temperature rise […]

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0a1d62059969313f5e9553c699ffd1ab Environmental Defense Fund wrote a new post, The‌ ‌2020‌ ‌hurricane‌ ‌season‌ ‌broke‌ ‌all‌ ‌the‌ ‌records.‌ ‌Is‌ ‌it‌ ‌a‌ ‌sign‌ ‌of‌ ‌what’s‌ ‌to‌ ‌come?‌ ‌ http://staging.sustainablenorthflorida.org/?p=525272 Thu, 03 Dec 2020 17:07:03 +0000 We can’t stop the storms from coming, but we can limit their increasing severity and better protect our communities before the storms arrive.     

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