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Investors Call for More Climate Resolutions

– Teresa Madaleno: According to a recent report in Reuters, companies are facing more and more investor resolutions tied to climate change. Reut....

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Study Suggests LED’s Can Attack COVID-19

–  Teresa Madaleno: Sparta’s Illumineris division is in the business of helping commercial and industrial operations run more efficiently, re....

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Backpack Power – Could this be the new way to generate energy in remote places?

– Teresa Madaleno: If we mentioned this a decade ago people would have thought, we were crazy, but Sparta’s technical team recently heard abou....

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World’s Largest Climate Survey Reveals Desire for Action

– Teresa Madaleno: From time to time you will come across climate questionnaires that mention different global warming concerns among farmers, t....

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A Hybrid Electric Plane?

– Teresa Madaleno: Some people thought the pet rock introduced in 1975 was the craziest idea man ever conceived, but in a matter of months &hell....

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Hope for Our Environment

– Lane Simond: It seems as if every day we watch, read, or hear about another disaster or tragedy occurring. Of course, the worldwide COVID-19 &....

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On the Menu: Shellfish with a Dose of Microplastics

– Lane Simond: Brace yourself if you enjoy eating shellfish. According to researchers at Hull York Medical School in the U.K., mussels, oysters....

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Climate Change Is Still Top-of-Mind

– Teresa Madaleno: While COVID-19 still dominates the headlines, climate change is also top-of-mind. Even in some U.S states where skepticism ab....

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Experts Say Fighting Covid-19 and Climate Crisis Must Go Hand-in-Hand

– Teresa Madaleno: The World Health Organization (WHO), the World Bank and leading scientists agree that if we are strategic in the way we attem....

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Message in a Bottle Proves Plastic Waste is a Global Problem

– Lane Simond: Environmental advocates have been telling us for years that it doesn’t matter where waste originates, it can impact all of us,....

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Study Confirms Efficient Use of Materials Can Significantly Reduce GHG

– Teresa Madaleno: A new report lead by an Industrial Ecology expert at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology indicates that societ....

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What Does Net-Zero Really Mean?

– Teresa Madaleno: Thanks to working with a number of environmental companies, I have gained not only knowledge but more appreciation for what i....

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Sparta Health Group: Doing What’s Right

– Teresa Madaleno: Sparta Group recently announced the formation of Sparta Health Group in response to the need for PPE in healthcare facilities....

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Study Shows Healthcare Can Help Mitigate Climate Change

– Lane Simond: Canada has strict laws to regulate the harvesting and trade of timber. The government states that illegal logging in the country....

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Environment Friendly Buildings of the Future

– Teresa Madaleno: In recent years, building managers have been learning that it is actually easier to lower energy consumption than they origin....

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