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Responsible Consumption and Production

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Barbara Kleeb

Barbara Kleeb posted in mentor circle: Responsible Consumption and Production

May 20, 2020 at 19:21 in Switzerland

If everyone would eat local grown organic food and buy sustainably made products we would be so much more fulfilled and the environment could recover
Jonathan Magnin

Jonathan Magnin

Mar 19, 2020 at 19:26 in France

Here's my take on the corona virus after taking the time to summarize the situation and get some perspective on it. As all transitions, it's a difficult time but afterwards we will get many benefits from this crisis.

Corona: The virus of the ecological transition — You're Closer

The world economy was doing great just a few weeks ago before the virus spread widely.  Trashing the planet had never been that profitable.  We knew it was wrong, but we had to stay competitive right?  Market before planet, always.  But now the fear sets in, p
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Jonathan Magnin

Jonathan Magnin

Feb 27, 2020 at 21:02 in France

Another big step for UPS to soon become a fully electric fleet.

UPS to Purchase 10,000 Electric Vans from UK-based Startup

The deal is the latest in a string of moves showcasing the global logistics provider’s dedication to new vehicle technology.
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Jonathan Magnin

Jonathan Magnin

Feb 2, 2020 at 10:22 in France

The ability to produce hydrogen cheaply from solar energy could change the face of energy production. 5x less expensive than lithium ion batteries and could provide a 5x longer range.

The Smart Cell Turning Solar Energy Into Hydrogen | OilPrice.com

Researchers have created a new cell that converts light from the sun into storable hydrogen, a potentially huge development in the renewable energy space
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Jonathan Magnin

Jonathan Magnin

Jan 28, 2020 at 09:37 in France

Are indoor vertical farms the future of agriculture?

By 2050, the global population is projected to reach 9.8 billion. How are we going to feed everyone? Investment-banker-turned-farmer Stuart Oda points to indoor vertical farming: growing food on tiered racks in a controlled, climate-proof environment. In a forward-looking talk, he explains how this method can maintain better safety standards, save money, use less water and help us provide for future generations.
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Jonathan Magnin

Jonathan Magnin

Jan 12, 2020 at 15:08 in France

The tech to clean up and reuse water in our homes exist!

How-it-works | Europe | Hydraloop

The water from the shower, bath and washing machine gets collected into the Hydraloop. Hydraloop uses a unique patented water treatment technology.
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Jonathan Magnin

Jonathan Magnin

Jan 2, 2020 at 12:41 in France

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity :)

Renewable Energy Now Accounts for a Third of Global Power Capacity

According to the last findings, renewable energy capacity has added 171 GW in the last year, IRENA report finds.
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Jonathan Magnin

Jonathan Magnin

Dec 30, 2019 at 12:43 in France

Time for a regenerative and decentralized economy...

A healthy economy should be designed to thrive, not grow

What would a sustainable, universally beneficial economy look like? "Like a doughnut," says Oxford economist Kate Raworth. In a stellar, eye-opening talk, she explains how we can move countries out of the hole -- where people are falling short on life's essentials -- and create regenerative, distributive economies that work within the planet's ecological limits.
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Jonathan Magnin

Jonathan Magnin posted in mentor circle: Good health and Well-Being

Nov 28, 2019 at 12:10 in France

5 major points to level up our consciousness and actions.

5 steps for clean air in India

India's big cities have some of the worst air quality in the world. How can we fix this public health crisis? In an actionable talk, social entrepreneur Arunabha Ghosh lays out a five-step plan to put India on the path to cleaner, safer air -- and shows how every citizen can play an active role in getting there.
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Rita Juse-Cirkse

Rita Juse-Cirkse posted The Problem with Geoengineering

Nov 12, 2019 at 18:19 in Internet

There's recently a proposal by the United Nations to basically slow down the development of geoengineering, which was blocked by the United States and Saudi ...

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Rita Juse-Cirkse

Rita Juse-Cirkse posted Indoor Vaping Ban

Oct 31, 2019 at 07:27 in Internet

Vaping in the workplace is no longer a human resources issue. States across the nation are stepping in and banning indoor e-cig use.

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Moving Flax & Hemp Back on the Market  The importance of knowing where your food comes from is a concept not unfamiliar to many Willamette Valley residents. But how many can say they know where their clothing is grown? “The slow food...

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Rodent infestation, attacks from larger species, and destructive human activities nearly wiped out the baby tortoise population, leading to a 100-year absence from the wild.

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