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Cities can identify opportunities for innovation and efficiency to diminish the causes of climate change. To accomplish this goal, climate action planning is crucial. However, planning can become complex for several reasons.

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New Tool Brings Logistics Carbon Emissions into Sharp Focus

Serious thought is being given to emisions caused by logistics. Most of it is in Europe. So it is not hard to see why MIT in Zaragoza is bringing out a simpler tool to allow firms with complex movements of goods to visualize and calculate their emissions in a standardized way. 10 more words

Supply Chains

Wildlife conservation has health benefits, experts say

Jenna Ladd | December 9, 2016

Six health organizations spoke out in favor of the Natural Resources and Outdoor Recreation Trust Fund on Thursday.

The measure would raise the state sales tax three-eighths of one cent in order to finance water quality measures, outdoor recreation areas and wildlife conservation. 240 more words

Iowa

Protests in Australia Against Adani Coal Mining Project

The Adani Mining Pty Ltd is confident of commencing construction of the Carmichael mine by mid-2017, which will be Australia’s largest coal mine, despite growing concerns and protests from environmental and indigenous groups that it will jeopardise the Great Barrier Reef and Aboriginal heritage. 88 more words

Democracy

Tonight, University of Iowa students will discuss climate justice through film, theatre, and storytelling.

Join the Climate Narrative Project Fellows tonight for an evening of film, theatre, art and storytelling focused on issues of climate justice and climate change. 191 more words

University Of Iowa

Green Gift Guide: For Him

Following on from our green gift guides for children and ladies, now it’s the turn of the men. We’ve been looking at gifts from companies that care about production methods – fair trade certification, eco-friendly and sustainable sourcing. 641 more words

Lifestyle

November/December Construction Update Available

A new edition the the Living Hope Construction Update is available now, and there are several ways you can read it: online, on your computer, from a copy you print, or from a copy you pick up at the Welcome Center.  126 more words

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