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Written by: Kimberly White  The United States is taking ambitious action to tackle the climate crisis and address biodiversity loss. In an executive order, President Joe Biden committed to conserving at least 30 percent of U.S. lands and oceans by...
Written by: Kimberly White New York City has officially begun enforcing its ban on styrofoam after a 6-month warning period. Businesses were given until the end of 2018 to find recyclable or compostable alternatives. The ban prohibits stores and food-service...
Written by: Kimberly White Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf has announced his plans to join the U.S. Climate Alliance. The U.S. Climate Alliance was formed in 2017 in response to the announcement of the United States’ intent to withdraw from the Paris...
Written by: Kimberly White One of the leading architects of the Paris Climate Agreement is returning to government to combat climate change. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden has named former Secretary of State John Kerry as the Special Presidential Envoy for...
Written by: Kimberly White  The U.S. Administration has nixed three oil and gas lease sales in the Gulf of Mexico and off the coast of Alaska. The three sales would have opened up more than a million acres of ocean...
Written by: Kimberly White Morgan Stanley will no longer fund oil and gas exploration and development in the Arctic, including the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge.  Morgan Stanley is the fifth largest funder of fossil fuels in the United States. Thirty-five global...
Written by: Kimberly White Mayor London Breed has announced a new plan to curb San Francisco’s carbon footprint. On Earth Day, Mayor Breed shared a plan to transition private commercial buildings of 50,000sqft and larger to 100% renewable electricity. The...
Written by: Jessica Heiges and Kate O'Neill Most consumers don’t pay much attention to the packaging that their purchases come in, unless it’s hard to open or the item is really over-wrapped. But packaging accounts for about 28 percent of U.S. municipal solid waste....
Written by: Kimberly White Environmental groups have joined together to challenge a controversial decision to lease out millions of acres of public waters for oil leasing.  The Biden administration announced plans to open up millions of acres for oil and gas...
Written by: Stacy Savage In August 2018, the Dallas City Council voted to approve a recycling ordinance for all multi-family dwellings with 8 units or more. By January 1, 2020 all affected multi-family properties must provide access to recycling for staff and...
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