How Are U.N. Climate Talks Like A Middle School? Cliques Rule

Read the full story at NPR. It seems to be part of human nature to want to belong to a group. People constantly form groups, in all kinds of situations, and high-stakes negotiations on climate change are no exception. Ever heard of the Umbrella Group? Or the Like-Minded Developing Countries? How about the Group of …

Webinar: Emerging Contaminants in the Environment: Extending Knowledge and Mitigation Strategies

Thu, Sep 24, 2015 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM CDT Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6647723536738560514 Presented by Wei Zheng - Senior Research Scientist, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center, Prairie Research Institute and Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign The widespread occurrence in watersheds of emerging contaminants, …

Webinar: Using the Green Technologies & Practices (GTP) research to guide your P2 efforts

Thu, Sep 24, 2015 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM CDT Register at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/1885327459339958018 Please join us for a webinar that provides insights to where green technologies and practices have been adopted – and which industries and occupations led the implementation. People and organizations choose many paths to green. Some do it “because it’s the right …

Ohio Healthier Hospitals: A Collection of Energy Case Studies

Published by Health Care Without Harm and Practice Greenhealth, Ohio Healthier Hospitals: A Collection of Energy Case Studies showcases successful efforts by Cleveland Clinic, Highland District Hospital, ProMedica, and University Hospitals to implement energy reduction initiatives that increased air quality, improved patient health, and reduced operating expenses.

UK firm makes biodegradable construction glove

Read the full story in Construction Week. UK-headquartered Globus has launched what it claims is the world’s first fully biodegradable, synthetic work glove. The Showa 4552’s liner and sponge nitrate feature the manufacturer’s Eco Best Technology (EBT), and have been designed to protect workers from hand injuries.

How She Leads: Kathleen Shaver, Cisco

Read the full interview at GreenBiz. Kathleen Shaver started her undergraduate degree with the idea of working on Capitol Hill. She has the public policy credentials to prove it, including a master’s degree in environmental health science from the University of Oklahoma and a bachelor of arts in interdisciplinary studies from American University. “When I …