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Activism, ClimateChange, Energy, Environment, Renewable, Science, Study -

Meeting at New York Trump Tower comes as US president-elect picks climate science sceptic to head Environmental Protection Agency Leonardo DiCaprio and the head of his foundation met on Wednesday with US president-elect Donald Trump to discuss how jobs centring on preserving the environment can boost the economy, hours after Trump announced a climate science sceptic to head the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In a statement to the Associated Press, Terry Tamminen, the CEO of the Leonardo DiCaprio Foundation (LDF), confirmed the meeting at Trump Tower in New York. Tamminen said the pair gave a presentation to Trump, daughter Ivanka,...

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Activism, ClimateChange, Environment, Habitat, Indigenous Peoples, Protest, Science, Study -

Preventing deforestation is central to curbing carbon emissions – and a case study on the Amazon shows the most cost-effective way of doing it. Explorer, author, award-winning documentary maker and advocate for indigenous people’s rights, Bruce Parry, has written this thought provoking peice: I’ve spent a lot of time with indigenous peoples in remote places. So when I argue that the best way – or at least the cheapest way – to stop climate change is to grant land rights to indigenous communities, you might suspect I’m not coming from an entirely objective viewpoint. You’ve probably also heard various industry...

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Activism, ClimateChange, Eco Store, Environment, Renewable, Support -

On Black Friday, Patagonia is donating 100% of sales to grassroots organizations working to create positive change for the planet in their own backyards. They're determined to use every means at their disposal to defend our world's climate, air, water and soil. In these divisive times, protecting what we all hold in common is now more important than ever before. Read a letter from Patagonia CEO and President, Rose Marcario, below: 100 Percent Today, 1 Percent Every Day We’re just days from Black Friday, one of the biggest consumer shopping days of the year. And as people think generously about family...

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