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Climate Action in 2021: The Year of Breakthroughs?

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Climate Action in 2021: The Year Of Breakthroughs?
Thu, Jan 28, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST

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Climate Action in 2021: The Year Of Breakthroughs?
Thu, Jan 28, 2021
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM EST

Victory Hemp Launches Campaign to Finance Regenerative Hemp Production

CrowdFarming Allows Everyday People to Invest in Sustainable Farming
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Victory Hemp has partnered with Steward, the world's first CrowdFarming platform™, to launch a campaign to finance regenerative hemp grain production. Crowdfunding through Steward is set up as a loan, not a donation, so everyday people can invest in sustainable agriculture and earn healthy returns. 

Visit the Steward project page now to read the details of this compelling story, including the challenges that regenerative hemp farmers are experiencing with the U.S. banking industry, and to learn of the lending opportunities available through this campaign (the minimum investment is $100). 

https://gosteward.com/projects/victory-hemp-foods/financing-u-s-regenerative-hemp-grain-production

Press Release

Victory Hemp has partnered with Steward, the world's first CrowdFarming platform™, to launch a campaign to finance regenerative hemp grain production. Crowdfunding through Steward is set up as a loan, not a donation, so everyday people can invest in sustainable agriculture and earn healthy returns. 

Visit the Steward project page now to read the details of this compelling story, including the challenges that regenerative hemp farmers are experiencing with the U.S. banking industry, and to learn of the lending opportunities available through this campaign (the minimum investment is $100). 

https://gosteward.com/projects/victory-hemp-foods/financing-u-s-regenerative-hemp-grain-production

Businesses Call on Virginia General Assembly to Adopt Clean Car Standards

Press Release

Influential businesses in Virginia called on Gov. Ralph Northam and members of Virginia General Assembly today to accelerate the Commonwealth’s clean transportation transition by adopting strong clean car standards that would increase the number of low-emission and electric vehicles on Virginia’s roads.

PepsiCo Doubles Down on Climate Goal and Pledges Net-Zero Emissions by 2040

PepsiCo accelerates efforts to build a more resilient and sustainable food system, reducing absolute GHG emissions more than 40% by 2030 across entire value chain.
Press Release

Accelerates efforts to build a more resilient and sustainable food system, reducing absolute GHG emissions more than 40% by 2030 across entire value chain

Achieves 100% renewable electricity in U.S.; Advances global progress with plans to fully transition direct electricity needs to renewable sources in Mexico and Australia by end of 2021

WSP USA Launches New Climate, Resilience & Sustainability Business

National business line consolidates solutions for lifecycle resilience, sustainability and emergency management.
Press Release

NEW YORK, January 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — WSP USA, a leading professional services consultancy, announced the new Climate, Resilience & Sustainability business line to partner with companies, government agencies and communities across the U.S. to solve the dynamic challenges of equitable climate mitigation, asset and infrastructure adaptation and emergency management.

The High Stake Race for Climate

Article

It’s a good moment to take stock of our efforts to fight the world’s climate crisis.

One Water Strategies Provide Global Benefits and Develop Resilient Communities

Combatting climate change and public health challenges through One Water strategies while improving water quality and public health and providing economic benefits
Blog

Using One Water strategies can address environmental threats, while improving the economy, quality of life, and environmental health.

New Year, New Goals: Three Tips to Become a Better Recycler in 2021

Blog

After a challenging holiday season, a new year is ushering in a welcomed fresh slate. The new year is an opportunity to set clear intentions, fresh habitats, and meaningful goals. Everyone’s goals will look different. Some will focus on healthier living and exercise, and some will endeavor to read more books. And others might have more homebound goals – like being better recyclers in 2021. 

Women in Climate Tech Launches

Press Release

DURHAM, NC, January 12, 2021 /3BL Media/ – The launch of Women in Climate Tech (WiCT) was announced today by the group’s Steering Committee. The organization’s mission is to empower and amplify the voices of women working in this burgeoning industry and to grow the share of females represented who will work on this issue for generations to come.

Tire Particles: Looking at The Big Picture Through (Very Small) Particles

Words by Tina Casey
Article

As public concern over environmental pollution evolves and focuses on new areas, businesses continue to seek solutions. Some aspects of the problem, like cutting down on disposable plastic bottles or reducing emissions, have been studied extensively. Other areas, such as microplastics in the environment, are much newer and their implications are still being understood. 

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