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Companies Will Lose Out if They Don’t Cut Carbon Emissions

– Lane Simond: Climate finance is one of the top issues to come out of the COP26 Summit in Scotland. Since the closing of the … Continue....

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How Sparta Group Recognized the Importance of Outdoor Green Space Long Before COVID-19

– Teresa Madaleno: The number of people living in urban settings worldwide has quadrupled over the past 60 years, yet studies show that city dwe....

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What to Do About Indoor Air Quality

– Teresa Madaleno: The COVID-19 pandemic has put indoor air quality (IAQ) top-of-mind for both employees and employers. In fact, devices that mo....

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Disclosing Climate Risk

– Teresa Madaleno: Japan’s Financial Services Agency (FSA) will soon require large companies to report their greenhouse gas emissions and make....

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The Ocean Economy and Our Environment

– Lane Simond: The “ocean economy” is a term that describes activities of ocean-oriented industries, including goods and services of marine....

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Seville Oranges Are Really Green

– Teresa Madaleno: Seville oranges are a variety of orange that line the streets of the Spanish city the fruit is named after. The oranges &hell....

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Maintaining Good Health in Our Polluted Environment

– Lane Simond: Natural or man-made chemicals that interfere with the body’s hormones are called endocrine disruptors. These disruptors have be....

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Climate Solution Goes to the Dogs

– Teresa Madaleno: Amidst all the doom and gloom about climate change, there are positive environment stories. Here’s one we came across and c....

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A New Generation Demands Cleaner Products

– Teresa Madaleno: If you fall into the Gen Z category, there is a strong chance that you have grown up with experiencing or hearing … Co....

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Two Good Reasons to Eat Plant-Based Foods

– Lane Simond: Organizations like Worldwatch Institute estimate that livestock production could be responsible for as much as 51 percent of glob....

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Blame Climate Change on the Pigs – Say What?

– Teresa Madaleno: A typical passenger vehicle emits about 4.6 metric tons of carbon dioxide per year, meanwhile wild pigs are causing the relea....

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A New Source of Power Literally at Your Fingertips

– Lane Simonds: At Sparta Group, management is always on the look-out for new, advanced environmental technology. The company will often adopt o....

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Boost Your Profit by Saving Energy

– Teresa Madaleno: The bottom line for any business is, well – the bottom line. If you want to stay in business, you need profit. … Con....

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Justifying Your C02 Producing Beer Habit

– Teresa Madaleno:  Fermentation is a crucial part of brewing beer; however, it also hurts the environment. There is a way around this so that....

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Manufacturing Sector Could Make Significant Contribution to Global Climate Goals

– Teresa Madaleno: The manufacturing sector is a big contributor to greenhouse gas emissions. Overproduction, waste, and reliance on fossil fuel....

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