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Petition - Demand the RSPO Take Action Action NOW.
Business  (tags: RSPO, major companies, palm oil products, certification, right to choose, Sustainabililty, Deforestration, responsible development, exploitation of workers, Environmental destruction, consequences, prevention of exploitation, stronger protection )

Kalliope
- 52 days ago - actions.sumofus.org
Certified sustainable palm oil? More like certified deforestation, human rights abuse, and workers exploitation. The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) certifies destruction and major brands like PepsiCo love it. The RSPO is the global...
Petition - Speak Up to Stop These Mega-Mergers
Business  (tags: mega mergers, higher prices, Monsanto, Bayer, Corporate power, Food Safety, farming practices, corporate greed, independence, organic farming, Sustainabililty )

Kalliope
- 71 days ago - panna.org
Higher prices and lack of competition aren't good for farmers, or eaters. But a merger between Monsanto and Bayer is poised to allow these multinational pesticide and biotech corporations even more control over our food and farming system.
IEEFA Asia: India's Electricity-Sector Transformation Is Happening Now
Business  (tags: energy, India, alternative energy, solar, competitive, GOOD NEWS, Sustainabililty, economic, Adani, Carmichael mine, Australia, uneconomic, Bharti Enterprises, SBG Cleantech, Fortum, cancellation, coal-powered plants )

Evelyn
- 236 days ago - ieefa.org
The most recent and most persuasive evidence is the collapsing cost of solar electricity-a collapse that has gone beyond anyone's expectations, and the results are in: SOLAR HAS WON. The global energy market implications are profound
India Cancels Plans for Huge Coal Power Stations as Solar Energy Prices Hit Record Low
Business  (tags: energy, India, alternative energy, solar, competitive, GOOD NEWS, Sustainabililty, economic, Adani, Carmichael mine, Australia, uneconomic, Bharti Enterprises, SBG Cleantech, Fortum, cancellation, coal-powered plants )

Evelyn
- 236 days ago - independent.co.uk
India's solar tariffs have literally been free falling in recent months. So far this month, India has cancelled plans to build nearly 14 gigawatts of coal-fired power stations. "For the first time solar is cheaper than coal in India"
The Looting Machine Called Capitalism
Business  (tags: economy, corporate, finance, ethics, government, marketing, society, environment, business, abuse, usa, technology, lies, law, labor, investments, world, ecosystems, environment, habitat, nature, pollution, water, weather, Sustainabililty, world, healthco )

Wilde
- 268 days ago - counterpunch.org
I have come to the conclusion that capitalism is successful primarily because it can impose the majority of the costs associated with its economic activities on outside parties and on the environment.In other words,capitalists make profits because their
Alarms Raised as Timber Firm Said to Pierce One of Indonesia's Last Orangutan Strongholds
Business  (tags: environment, destruction, ecosystems, habitat destruction, illegal clearance, PT Mohairson Pawan Khatulistiwa (MPK), timber company, Indonesia, Sungai Putri forest, Borneo, orangutan, Sustainabililty, peatland drainage )

Evelyn
- 311 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Locals report the firm MPK is digging a drainage canal through the peat soil in alleged violation of a moratorium on peatland development enshrined by Jokowi, as he is known, into law last December. LINK TO PETITION 1st comment
The Big Bust in the Oil Fields( the US Energy Ego Goes Bust Due to Lust)
Business  (tags: Sustainabililty, protection, habitat, ecosystems, endangered, energy, nature, humans, wildlife, politics, investments, debt, economy, finance, money, investors, labor, environment, consumers, foreclosures, finance )

Wilde
- 664 days ago - washingtonpost.com
TILDEN, Tex. - He'd borrowed from banks and investors and retirement funds, all in a frenzied mission to drill for oil and gas, and by the time Terry Swift realized he'd gone too far, this was his debt: $1.349 billion.
Rockefeller Family Fund to Divest From ExxonMobil, Says Oil Giant Is 'Morally Reprehensible' @Alternet
Business  (tags: climate-change, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, habitat, Sustainabililty, nature, humans, corporate, finance, investments, ethics )

Wilde
- 665 days ago - alternet.org
'There is no sane rationale for companies to continue to explore for new sources of hydrocarbons''
Solar-Powered Roads
Business  (tags: energy, environment, GoodNews, Sustainabililty, greenbuilding )

Patrice
- 736 days ago - cnn.com
The aim is to replace Asphalt roads with solar panels that can support cars
Campaign News Policy Blog: Six Things You Missed From This Year's Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil
Business  (tags: Roundtable for Sustainable Palm Oil, 2015, Sustainabililty, palm oil, farmers, smallholders, human rights, inclusiveness, environment, conservation, ecosystems, ethics )

Evelyn
- 773 days ago - behindthebrands.org
Although opinions on RSPO differ, a growing consensus around the need for a more integrated & inclusive approach on how land rights or important forests are identified & respected, ensuring farming communities and smallholders become part of the solution
Bill McKibben Gets Arrested Exposing Exxon's 'Unparalleled Evil' - NationofChange
Business  (tags: ecosystems, climate-change, habitat, humans, nature, protection, world, Sustainabililty, environment, corporate, abuse, lies, dishonesty, energy, SustainableDevelopment, oil )

Wilde
- 823 days ago - nationofchange.org
Exxon Mobil has been "taking advantage of the science, while denying the facts to the public." And Bill McKibben is helping to expose the corporation's decades-long efforts to undermine climate action even through arrest.
Save Our Solar!
Business  (tags: climate, CO2emissions, destruction, energy, environment, forests, government, green, habitat, healthconditions, nature, politics, pollution, Sustainabililty, business, consumers, economy, energy, ethics, government, greenbuilding, money, SustainableDevelo )

Marco
- 823 days ago - secure.greenpeace.org.uk
A vital government scheme that provides support to the UK solar industry (called the feed-in tariff) is on the verge of being cut. If this goes ahead the impact will be devastating.
Peace and Planet March in NYC April 26th, 2015
Business  (tags: humans, Sustainabililty, HumanRights, corruption, UnitedNations )

Patrice
- 1045 days ago - peaceandplanet.org
2015 marks the 70th anniversary of the United States atomic bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. It also marks 45 years since the first five nuclear powers agreed in Article VI of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) to undertake good faith negotiate
PepsiCo Global Call-in Day - HELP Save the Leuser Ecosystem
Business  (tags: Leuser ecosystem, Indonesia, Malaysia, conservation, destruction, rainforest destruction, PepsiCo, Sustainabililty, habitat destruction, palm oil )

Evelyn
- 1139 days ago - endoftheicons.org
Every day bulldozers drive deeper and deeper in the last stands of rainforest in Indonesia and Malaysia. Why? To meet the ever-growing demand for Conflict Palm Oil that is used in potato chips, crackers and snack foods made by companies including PepsiCo
 

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