California, the nation’s most populous state, votes again this Fall on the legalization of marijuana. It’s yet another sign that the century-long prohibition may finally be lifting, one state at a time. This week on Sea Change Radio, we bring you four interviews from the National Cannabis Industry Association conference held recently in Oakland, CA.
A new Consumer Reports study highlights the staggering amount of food wasted in America, with 40 percent of the food produced in the U.S. ending up in the trash. Carter Evans takes a look at an all-you-can-eat buffet at a Las Vegas casino where they've come up with creative solutions to trim the fat -- and recycle it, too.
The 2016 Global Food Security Index (http://dptn.ws/6053BtVDH) was relaunched on June 9, 2016 at a congressional briefing in Washington, DC. The event was organized by DuPont and the Alliance to End Hunger with honorary co-hosts Senator Thad Cochran (MS) and Senator Chris Coons (DE).
Congress recently made the most significant reforms to environmental and public health law since the 1990 amendments to the Clean Air Act with the passage of legislation that updates the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). On behalf of DuPont, I commend Congress, particularly Sen. Tom Carper, Sen. Chris Coons and Rep. John Carney, for their extraordinary leadership and vision in passing a modernized TSCA that meets the needs of the 21st century and reassures the public about the safety of chemicals used in everyday products.
New BCtA inclusive business member Pamoja Cleantech will increase incomes for 15,000 small-scale farmers
New York, July 1, 2016 – Pamoja Cleantech, a Uganda-based social enterprise specializing in biomass technologies for off-grid applications, has joined the Business Call to Action (BCtA) with a commitment to reduce CO2 emissions by 150,000 tons each year and increase access to energy for more than 30,000 rural households by 2020. BCtA is a global initiative that encourages companies to fight poverty through inclusive business models. It is supported by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and other international organizations.