Disposable plastics trigger culture war, testing government cohesion

AP — On Idit Silman’s first day as environmental protection minister, she handed out soft drinks in disposable plastic cups to hospital patients. The gesture held deep symbolic meaning in Israel, where soft drinks and single-use cups, plates, and cutlery have become weapons in a culture war between the country’sContinue Reading

2023 Environmental Opportunities for New York State

Following the environmental successes in 2022, we’ve outlined several legislative opportunities for New York in 2023. New York has long been a national leader in the fight against climate change and advancing progressive environmental laws and policies. In 2022, New York State added to its impressive list of recent successesContinue Reading

How TEDCO’s Urban Business Innovation Initiative is supporting entrepreneurs in Prince George’s County

TEDCO, Maryland’s economic engine for technology companies, has a program focused on supporting entrepreneurs and startup businesses by connecting them with resources throughout the state. The Urban Business Innovation Initiative (UBII) is designed to support underserved early-stage companies in key urban areas in Maryland. The program’s mentors come from allContinue Reading

Civil society to tackle plastic pollution

Dr Abid Qaiyum Suleri, Executive Director of the Sustainable Development Policy Institute, Ambassador (Retd.) Shafqat Kakakhel, Dr Dechen Tsering, Director of UNEP’s Asia Pacific office,  Colleagues and friends, My deep thanks to the Sustainable Development Policy Institute, or SDPI, for the invitation to talk to you about what we need to do, as a globalContinue Reading

Three in Five CIOs Would Replace Half or More of Their Current Technology

AT&S Well Prepared for Challenging Market Environment AT&S continued its growth course in the first three quarters of the financial year 2022/23. “After the positive development in the first half of the year, market conditions deteriorated significantly in the third quarter. Depending on how long this market weakness persists, weContinue Reading

Palm oil is actually not that bad for the environment (anymore)

In the last two decades, palm oil has become an environmental boogeyman, an ingredient that conscious consumers should try to avoid. The oil, found in everything from baby shampoo to ice cream, earned its bad reputation. Over the last 30 years, palm oil companies leveled acre upon acre of treesContinue Reading

Innosphere Ventures and Colorado State University Announce

Fort Collins, Colorado, Feb. 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Fort Collins– Innosphere Ventures and Colorado State University (CSU) announce the fourteen startup and scaleup companies that have been selected to join the 2023 REACH (Regional Energy Accelerator for Commercializing Hard-Tech) incubator program. The REACH Energy Accelerator provides hard tech-based consulting,Continue Reading