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As millions go hungry, India eyes ways to stop wasting $14 billion of food a year

India, one of the world’s largest food producers, is trying to tackle waste during production, processing, retailing and consumption. www.trust.org Weitere Artikel: Govt plans to burn millions of waste tyres…

‘Big Milk’ brings big issues for local communities

Mega-dairies are moving to Oregon, bringing concerns about their impacts on the state’s rural communities, family farms, and environment.  www.civileats.com Weitere Artikel: Commission fails to regulate new GMOs after intense…

Jerusalem to ban large diesel vehicles in city center from 2019

Capital follows lead of Haifa, European cities in trying to reduce pollution from carcinogenic fuels in built-up areas  www.timesofisrael.com Weitere Artikel: Community Solar Heads for Rooftops of NYC’s Public Housing…

Banned from the banking industry for life, a Scott Pruitt friend finds a new home at the EPA

Albert Kelly’s bank made a generous loan to Scott Pruitt before Kelly was banned from being a banker. In need of a new job, he found one at…  www.theintercept.com Weitere…

How do offshore wind farms affect ocean ecosystems?

Some scientists say wind turbine areas are like artificial reefs, creating sanctuaries for marine life. But plenty of questions regarding their… www.dw.com Weitere Artikel: First UN Ocean Conference signals global…

Community Solar Heads for Rooftops of NYC’s Public Housing Projects

New York City’s public housing authority is taking bids in a plan to lease its roofs for community solar projects that could power thousands … insideclimatenews.org Weitere Artikel: Thousands of…

Ice apocalypse

New research reveals scary projections for rapid sea-level rise.  grist.org   Weitere Artikel: New fruit tops “Dirty Dozen” list of most contaminated produce Strawberries top this year’s list of the…

Govt plans to burn millions of waste tyres every year.

The government plans to burn millions of tyres each year as a heat source to make cement, in a bid to deal with the “long-standing” problem of waste tyres. Radio…

Major publishers move to defend Greenpeace in dispute with logging firm.

The world’s biggest book publishers have been dragged into a bitter dispute between a US logging company and environmental campaigners Greenpeace. The Guardian. Weitere Artikel: First UN Ocean Conference signals…

Stephen Hawking calls for a return to the moon as Earth’s clock runs out.

The astrophysicist thinks we should prepare for a cosmic exodus in the next 200 to 500 years. Washington Post. Weitere Artikel: Circular Economy: 50% Marine litter reduction target firmly on…

Portugal’s ‘killer forest.’

Deadly wildfire calls into question Portugal’s embrace of eucalyptus. Politico. Weitere Artikel: UAV footage of massive forest fires as Indonesia’s carbon bomb explodes Jakarta, 7 October 2015 – Shocking UAV…

Thousands of pollution deaths worldwide linked to western consumers.

Western consumers who buy cheap imported toys, clothes and mobile phones are indirectly contributing to tens of thousands of pollution-related deaths in the countries where the goods are produced, according…

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