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We Can’t Leave It to Younger Generations to Save the World.

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Earlier this year, 16-year-old Greta Thunberg inspired youth climate protests in more than 100 cities around the world. Among the Green New Deal’s champions is the Sunrise Movement, which says it is “building an army of young people to make climate change an urgent priority across America.” It’s clear that young people care about the planet. But can we assume they’ll do what’s necessary to save it?

Protecting Soil: Reasons for Hope

The Future of Agriculture Depends on It
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Last week, I shared the news that, due to drenching rains this spring, over 19 million acres in the US went unplanted this year, especially in 12 midwestern states –the highest acreage on record (see my post here).  Making matters worse, the crops that did get put into the ground were not planted on time, and much of our remaining topsoil has become less produc

The IPCC Climate Change and Land Report: Three Things Every Investor Should Know

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Resource scarcity in our globalized economy jeopardizes the abundance of countless goods, but one resource — as spotlighted by the recent coverage of the fires in the Amazon — underpins them all: land.

As investors look at land-based portfolio risks, the agriculture sector is at the center of their attention. This focus makes sense. As outlined in the IPCC’s special report on climate change and land use, agricultural commodities will be hit hard if harmful land use practices are not stopped.

Protecting Soil: The Lifeblood of Agriculture

Confronting the Hard Reality of a Changing Climate
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It’s been a heck of a year for Midwestern farmers. The worst flooding since the 1993 “Great Flood” completely disrupted the growing season across the region.

Teck Releases 2019 Climate Action & Portfolio Resilience Report

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VANCOUVER, August 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today released its second Climate Action and Portfolio Resilience report, outlining how Teck will continue to create shareholder value by producing products that are essential in a low-carbon future, while also taking action on climate change.

Practitioner Spotlight--Meaghan McNaney

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"...the world’s largest beverage companies (and true market competitors) are actually collaborating with one another to tackle complex sustainability challenges," says Meaghan McNaney, Antea Group's sustainability practitioner In the Syracuse, NY office.

Find out more about this interesting part of Meaghan's work, as well as other personal details that make her a really passionate, sincere, and effective sustainability consultant.

About Antea Group

9 Sustainability-Driven Tech Companies You Need to Watch in 2019 and Beyond

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In this blog, Antea Group recognizes nine tech companies that are driving eco-innovation by taking measurable steps to improve sustainability. Samsung, Dell, HP, and Apple are on the list.

Read to find out who the others are and how exactly they are all embracing sustainability!

About Antea Group

Companies Must “Zoom Out” for a Sustainable Planet

What’s more radical? Calmly following a path towards an almost certain human crisis or trying something new, on the fringe, something disruptive, that has a chance of changing our course for a better future.
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As I said in my previous article, “Climate Change: Incrementalism is no Longer a Viable Option”, the pace of climate change is accelerating and small steps won’t be enough.

Jessica McCarty on Arctic Wildfires

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You may have seen some headlines recently declaring that “The Arctic is on Fire!” Are these just sensationalist reports? Or do these fires represent an unprecedented and alarming danger? This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio is Dr. Jessica McCarty, a satellite data expert and a professor at Miami of Ohio. She describes how weather data are collected, explains how this summer’s arctic fires in Greenland, Canada, Alaska and Russia stack up historically, and tells us what they mean for the planet moving forward.

The Case for Investing in Sustainable Buildings

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by Sam Adams, CEO & Co-Founder, Vert Asset Management 

Why Invest for Sustainability in Real Estate?

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