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New Report On Plastics & Climate — The Hidden Costs Of A Plastic Planet

May 18th, 2019 | by Cynthia Shahan

Amanda Kistler, Director of Communications and Development at the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL), has shared a new report with CleanTechnica. The full report, Plastic & Climate The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet, was released on May 15, 2019. Below is a summary of the report and several highlights from it


6 Signs Of Hope For The Ocean

May 2nd, 2019 | by World Resources Institute

It’s easy to lose sight of good news amid the barrage of negative stories about the threats facing the ocean—everything from growing plastic pollution to dying coral reefs. However, there is a lot to celebrate when you look more closely at ocean-related developments


Does The World Need Nuclear Power? Let’s Discuss It!

December 10th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

Last month, we talked about the online platform Kialo and how it is being used to host and facilitate crowdsourced debates on topics as diverse as plastic pollution, whether EVs are better than gasmobiles, the ethics of animal cloning, and whether or not the Muppets Christmas movie is the best Christmas movie ever. You're welcome and I'm sorry for that last one


Republican Politicians Want Government To NOT Work For You — That’s A Problem

November 28th, 2018 | by Zachary Shahan

The latest US midterm is over — or nearly over — and Democratic candidates had a record wave of support from voters, but there's still plenty of misunderstanding to clear up. We've gone through decades of misinformation campaigns, gaslighting, and political dystrophy. One blue wave doesn't mean we've got everything in order. One topic I was recently inspired to address is a simple one, but one that seems to skate under the radar of public consciousness


How Do We Carry Our Shopping Home Now?

March 26th, 2018 | by Ricky Dunbar

Lightweight plastic “the most ubiquitous consumer item in the world” and a bane on our world and future. Some locations have had success moving away from them, but what is the best replacement



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