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Food Safety Alliance for Packaging Releases New Guidelines

The Food Safety Alliance for Packaging, a technical committee of the Institute of Packaging Professionals, published new guidelines for food packaging suppliers this month. The post Food Safety Alliance for Packaging Releases New Guidelines appeared first on Environmental Leader.

This Restaurant’s Growth Booms while Sustainability Stays Strong – Here’s How

Asian Box, a Vietnamese-influenced food chain, serves its food in eco-friendly and compostable containers, uses locally-sourced and never frozen ingredients, and is rapidly expanding. How does the chain stay strong with its sustainability...Show More Summary

Major UK Retailers Join Initiative, Agree to Public Disclosure on Sustainability Progress

Major retailers in the UK - including Sainsbury’s, IKEA and ALDI - have agreed to publicly disclose their efforts to meet the UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2020 as part of the new Better Retail Better World initiative. The post Major UK Retailers Join Initiative, Agree to Public Disclosure on Sustainability Progress appeared first on Environmental Leader.

With Laser Light, Scientists Create First X-Ray Holographic Images of Viruses

Using SLAC’s X-ray laser, researchers have made the detailed 3-D images of nanoscale biology, with future applications in the study of air pollution, combustion and catalytic processes.

Fixing Nitrogen

Organic farming, which prohibits the use of synthetic fertilizers, is often touted as the solution to many of agriculture’s environmental impacts. For instance, Sweden’s Environmental Party calls for 100% organic food production in the European Union. Show More Summary

Why Rural America Loves Wind

Wind is a new, household budget-saving crop for struggling farmers and ranchers all across the country. From YaleClimateConnections via YouTube Tweet !function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(!d.getElementById(id)){js=d.createElement(s);;js.src="//";fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}}(document,"script","twitter-wjs");

20,000 Scientists Have Signed ‘Letter To Humanity’

20,000 scientists give dire warning about the future in 'letter to humanity' – and the world is listening; The paper is now one of the most discussed scientific works ever and has been signed by a huge number of experts Andrew Griffin,...Show More Summary

The World Transition To New Energy Explained

Green energy still no closer: WEF study David Fogarty, March 15, 2018 (The Straits Times) “Most of the world's energy systems have become more accessible and more secure but not any greener…[Fostering Effective Energy Transition looked...Show More Summary

French Wind Proves Huge Value To Grid

Wind farm proves it can provide cheaper, more precise grid security than gas generators Giles Parkinson, 13 March 2018 (ReNew Economy) “…[Results are in on the ground-breaking first trial using a wind farm to provide frequency control and ancillary services (FCAS) to the Australian grid. Show More Summary

Arnold To Sue Big Oil for Murder By Climate Change

Schwarzenegger planning to sue oil companies for 'knowingly killing people all over the world’ Rebecca Savransky, March 12, 2018 (The Hill) “Former California Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R) is planning to sue oil companies, allegingShow More Summary

Wind Is The Cleanest Safest New Energy

Wind Energy’s Carbon Footprint Vanessa Schipani, March 14, 2018 ( “…Department of Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke claimed the ‘carbon footprint on wind [energy] is significant.’ In fact, wind power’s carbon footprint is among...Show More Summary

ORIGINAL REPORTING: Customer Demand And Economics Move Rural Co-ops To New Energy

How rural co-ops are shifting to a cleaner power mix; Driven by wind credits, low gas prices and consumer demand, rural co-ops are finding new ways to grow renewables Herman K. Trabish, Aug. 21, 2017 (Utility Dive) Editor’s note: Economics...Show More Summary

TODAY’S STUDY: The Climate Change Diet

Climate Change & Food Systems: Assessing Impacts and Opportunities Meredith Niles, Jimena Esquivel, Richie Ahuja, Nelson Mango, November 2017 (Meridian Institute) Executive Summary Food and agriculture are significant contributors to,...Show More Summary

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