Climate Solutions Improve Health & Save Money


Climate change is a public health crisis, and we need every doctor, nurse, and other health professional to help fight it.

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Unpacking Packaging: The Nuances of Material Health


Unpacking Packaging: The Nuances of Material Health. How can businesses balance material health, regulatory compliance and public perception when selecting packaging materials?

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Climate Change & Health: Interactive New England Journal Of Medicine Report


A report in the New England Journal of Medicine claims the effects of climate change are leading to more diseases and a decrease in human health. Climate Change Health Research Climate change human health New England Journal of Medicine

Why human health must be at the center of climate action


Corporate Strategy Health Sustainable Development Goals / SDGsCompanies can exacerbate the challenges, but the private sector also positively contribute to solving these challenges.

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True Darkness Is Necessary: How Artificial Light Affects Our Environment & Health


Climate Change Energy Efficiency Health Research Efficiency energy efficiency LEDs light pollution NASA retrofits starsWe are losing our dark skies due to increased artificial lighting at night, and it's not good for humans or animals. Learn more about the importance of improved lighting and how the International Dark Sky Association is working to bright more darkness to our lives.

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A former McDonald's exec on planetary health, human health and brand health


Ex-CSO Bob Langert talks behind-the-scenes of the food giant's sustainability journey. Animal Welfare Food & Agriculture Marketing & Communication packaging The Sustainable MBA

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“A Nationwide Fracking Ban Would Be Invaluable For Human Health” — Physicians For Social Responsibility Applauds First Proposed Nationwide Ban On Fracking


Air Quality Fossil Fuels Health Policy & Politics Research Science Water Bernie Sanders Fracking Physicians for Social ResponsibilityWashington, D.C.—Physicians

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Episode 205: Cargill cultivates soil health, greening the Super Bowl


Plus, chit-chat about animal welfare expert Temple Grandin and GM's vision for a future ride-hailing service. Biodiversity Agriculture Innovation Podcast ridesharing Sports Transportation & Mobility GreenBiz 350 Podcast

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Seizing the health opportunity


Confronting the Covid-19 pandemic gives us a once-in-a-generation opportunity to take the steps needed to advance broad-based health and prosperity in the long term

Natural Gas Provided False Promise, Deception — Severe Health Problems From “Natural” Gas


Pleasantly called natural gas and sold to many as a better solution, a good transition fuel, natural gas has been dominating new US electricity capacity alongside renewable energy. Yet, hydraulic fracking absolutely takes the "natural" out of it.

A long weekend in nature at Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

Inhabitat - Innovation

Here's what it is like to immerse yourself in nature at the famous Kripalu Center for Yoga & Health

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6 Water Contaminants That Could Harm Your Health

Green Living Guy

The term contaminant defines any biological, physical, radiological, or any chemical substance or matter found in water, which most likely has harmful effects on your health. The post 6 Water Contaminants That Could Harm Your Health appeared first on Green Living Guy.

Agent of Impact: Kizzmekia Corbett, National Institutes of Health

Impact Alpha

The viral immunologist has been studying coronaviruses like SARS and MERS since she arrived at the National Institutes of Health in 2014. The post Agent of Impact: Kizzmekia Corbett, National Institutes of Health appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Apr.

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Monitoring the health effects of slate and tile cutting

Envirotec Magazine

With an estimated 600,000 workers in the UK exposed to silica dust each year, and an average of 600 silica-related deaths per annum, it is imperative for organisations to understand the health risks associated with slate and tile cutting and how best to protect their workers against the harmful effects of silica. What are the health risks associated with RCS exposure? Dust Monitoring & Control Health & Safety

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Medinas Health – Lowering Healthcare Costs by Reducing Wasteful Spending

Green Business Bureau

According to Medinas, “the net benefits to natural resource preservation, greenhouse consumption, and reduction in human health impacts are significant.”. The post Medinas Health – Lowering Healthcare Costs by Reducing Wasteful Spending appeared first on Green Business Bureau.

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Bogotá Company Deploys 400 Free E-Bikes to Help Health Workers Respond to COVID-19

The City Fix

But to “flatten the curve” and save lives, critical frontline health workers still need to get to work. COVID-19 is shutting down urban transportation networks around the world. In Bogotá, Colombia, where the city has already experimented with providing emergency.

Strengthening health systems to end deadly epidemics


If the world is to end AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria by 2030, national governments and international development institutions must work together to build stronger health systems

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Climate change is adversely affecting childrens health worldwide

Inhabitat - Innovation

Unless significant intervention takes place, global warming and climate change will negatively “shape the well-being of an entire generation

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CleanTech Health Trust Benefits Relevant to COVID-19: Leave of Absence

CleanTech Alliance

Our Health Trust expert is Nathan Edmondson. During these uncertain times, it may be difficult to know how to manage your professional and personal needs. Accessing quality information about COVID 19, the resources available to you as a Washington employer, and how to successfully navigate through all of this change can be a challenge. He […]. Alliance News

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How zip lining impacts tree health, according to experts

Inhabitat - Innovation

Outdoorsy people have long enjoyed hiking on remote trails or rafting on rivers. But aerial views have been harder to come by, until the recent popularization of zip lines

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Excessive road salt threatens public health and wildlife

Inhabitat - Innovation

Many people and municipalities turn to road salt to de-ice wintry streets and sidewalks. Unfortunately, road salt poses serious environmental risks

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Episode 214: What CSOs should do now, agtech and animal health


Two sustainable business leaders, JLL's Cynthia Curtis and PwC's Jeff Senne, join us for a frank chat. Agriculture agtech Corporate Strategy COVID-19 Food Systems Podcast GreenBiz 350 Podcast

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A Marshall Plan for planetary health


A global scheme to improve planetary health is a radical new approach to safeguard the future of fast-growing cities Covid-19 has highlighted the urgent need for ambitious, all-encompassing reforms rather than incremental measures.

Doctors are prescribing gardening to improve patients' health

Inhabitat - Innovation

Some doctors are prescribing gardening as a form of ecotherapy

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The Rachio Thrive Nutrient System Aims To Support Plants By Restoring Soil Health


The folks at Rachio first made a name for themselves with their smart sprinkler controller that injected a healthy dose of intelligence into the world of yard care, saving millions of gallons of water along the way. Not satisfied to simply dump water on plants and hope for the best, they are back with a holistic lawn care plan called Rachio Thrive. Agriculture Consumer Technology Smartphone Apps Water Chris Klein Lawn Champion Rachio smart sprinkler system Rachio Thrive

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Air Pollution Levels Are Falling, Falling | COVID-19 Self-Quarantines Have A Good Side


Air Quality Climate Change Green Economy Health COP26 coronavirus COVID-19 Harvard School of Public Health NASABut are the lower levels of carbon emissions here to stay.

Organic food health benefits have been hard to assess, but that could change


Organic growing is proven to be better for biodiversity and chemical exposure, but is the food actually more nutritious? Food & Agriculture Organics

Our Continuous Health Future

Better Ventures

Harnessing Ubiquitous Computing and Novel Data Science for Better Health Outcomes Image credit: Vigyanix blog. This series of events just saved the health system hundreds of thousands of dollars and may possibly have saved your life. Our health system is built to be reactive and episodic. What if we could continuously monitor our health, manage it proactively, flag problems early, predict future problems before they arrive and prevent them altogether?

Air Pollution: Here For All Seasons?


An email in my inbox today proclaimed, “it’s September and we’re heading into pollution season in many regions.” I was taken aback. Does pollution have a season?

Blue Like an Orange invests in “transitional” health care in Brazil

Impact Alpha

million) to Placi Cuidados Extensivos, which is developing the market for “transitional” health care in Brazil. The post Blue Like an Orange invests in “transitional” health care in Brazil appeared first on ImpactAlpha. ImpactAlpha, Aug.

The Enviromental and Health Impacts of 9/11

Green Market Oracle

The 90,000 first responders charged with cleaning up the carnage, along with others who spent time on or near the 9/11 site continue to suffer from serious health effects almost two decades later.

American Lung Association: Switch To EVs By 2045 Could Save 6,300 American Lives


The American Lung Association has America could save $72 billion in health costs and 6,300 lives with even a modest shift to electric vehicles.

Exploring the Health of the Earth: Living Planet Report 2020

Ideas 4 Sustainability

Originally posted on SCIENCE FOR SUSTAINABILITY : Biodiversity is fundamental to human life on Earth. Yet, it is being destroyed by us at a rate unprecedented in history. The biennially published Living Planet Report constitutes the world’s leading scientific analysis of the state of the planet: it documents developments and trends in biodiversity, ecosystems, and human…

Investing in frontline health workers


The power of frontline health workers to improve global health has been proven time and again. Yet the world continues to underestimate their capabilities and contributions, with severe consequences for them and the communities they serve

COVID pandemic gives Africa’s health tech startups a chance to shine 

Impact Alpha

ImpactAlpha, April 20 – Africa’s health systems may have an advantage in the fight against COVID: experience mobilizing around outbreaks of infectious diseases. Watching the public health calamities that unfolded in China, Europe and the U.S.,