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Geoff Dembicki: A Glass Half-Full Approach To Climate Change

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As wildfires rage out of control for yet another summer and the Mueller investigation inches ahead at a seemingly glacial pace, there’s a lot to be down about when it comes to politics and the environment. But this week on Sea Change Radio, we speak to a journalist who’s trying to look at things through a more upbeat lens. By delving into things that should encourage us about our future on this planet, Geoff Dembicki offers plenty of reasons to keep fighting the good fight against climate change.

Walmart Reports Progress on Renewable Energy Goal, Reducing Waste and Enhancing the Environmental Sustainability of Key Commodities

2018 Global Responsibility Report outlines Walmart’s milestones toward increasing economic opportunity, enhancing sustainability and strengthening local communities
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Walmart recently released its eleventh annual Global Responsibility Report (GRR), highlighting the company’s progress and accomplishments in fiscal year 2018 to increase economic opportunity, enhance sustainability of supply chains and strengthen local communities.

Schools, Parks, Beaches to Get EV Charging Stations

SCE’s pilot program would add approximately 370 charge ports over two years.
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Southern California Edison is seeking state approval for a two-year pilot program to add hundreds of new electric vehicle charging stations at schools and state recreation area parking lots.

Raising Agrifood Yields Is Not Enough to Achieve Global Food Security

Solving Hunger Through Post-Harvest Loss Reduction
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People are still hungry. Despite decades of increasing agricultural yields in less-industrialized regions of the world, in large part thanks to the support from international agencies such as USAID, The Rockefeller Foundation, and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, hunger persists. According to the Famine Early Warning Systems Network, food production over the past five years has generally increased worldwide. We grow enough food to feed the world’s population. Why does food security remain so elusive?

How The Ray Is Building a Greener Highway

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The Ray, an environmental experiment along 18 miles of Georgia highway helps bring eco-friendly technology to pavement across the country.

An environmental experiment along 18 miles of Georgia highway helps bring eco-friendly technology to pavement across the country.
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The Ray, an environmental experiment along 18 miles of Georgia highway helps bring eco-friendly technology to pavement across the country.

Waste Management Supports Recycling Education with $100,000 Donation for Cutting-Edge Training Scholarships

Waste Management Funds Workshop Offered by Keep America Beautiful and The Recycling Partnership at 2018 WasteCon
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STAMFORD, Conn., August 13, 2018 /3BL Media/ – Keep America Beautiful and The Recycling Partnership will offer 40 communities within 10 states the opportunity to be a part of an advanced recycling workshop at WasteCon 2018, which takes place Aug. 20-23 in Nashville, Tennessee.

Denali National Park Tackles Trash With Zero-Landfill Initiative

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by Laurel Andrews

A record number of visitors traveled to Interior Alaska's Denali National Park and Preserve last year, but they left behind less trash than a few years before.

A push to send less waste to the local landfill is working, officials say. Since 2016, Denali National Park has partnered with Subaru in a "zero-landfill" initiative aimed at turning trash into recycling.

VIDEO | This Indiana Subaru Plant Hasn’t Taken Out the Trash in 14 Years, Saves More Than $13m

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by Sarah Bowman, Indianapolis Star

While not his official job title, Tom Easterday has become quite the tour guide. 

The Subaru of Indiana Automotive, Inc. executive has been known to do as many as a handful a month around the company's Lafayette manufacturing facility. Whether leading top industry officials or a group of young students, he has a favorite opening line. 

Humana Highlights Commitment to UN Sustainable Development Goals in Newly Released Corporate Social Responsibility Report

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Report includes examples of how Humana is committed to international sustainability targets, detailing progress in health, inclusion and diversity, and environmental stewardship

Humana among the first companies in U.S. health care industry to focus on United Nations Sustainable Development Goals.
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Report includes examples of how Humana is committed to international sustainability targets, detailing progress in health, inclusion and diversity, and environmental stewardship

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