The EPA Has Started to Remove Obama-era Information

Read the full story from Climate Central. If a particular page you’re seeking has disappeared, check the Internet Archive’s Wayback Machine to see if they have a snapshot.

The Environmental Protection Agency’s website has begun to transform under the Trump administration.

A group of researchers have found what are likely the first steps in a major overhaul of a site that’s been closely watched since President Trump’s inauguration on Jan. 20. Federal climate plans created under former President Obama, tribal assistance programs, and references to international cooperation have been stricken from the site.

A mention of carbon pollution as a cause of climate change has also been removed and adaptation has been emphasized, indicating an attempt to separate the cause of climate change from the response. Some of the changes — like removing mentions to programs and task forces that have run their course as well as broken links — are housekeeping, according to an agency statement.

6 insights for creating a great sustainability video

Read the full story in GreenBiz.

“I’d love to create a video about what we’re doing!” I hear this line frequently from people who are doing fantastic work and want to showcase their innovations or be a sustainability role model and inspire others to follow suit.

It’s a noble idea, but it’s not that simple. For starters, it generally requires analyzing the big-picture, including getting clear about who your audience is and establishing what your goals are for the video before charging forward. The answers can influence almost every decision you make along the way.

I’ve been producing videos on sustainability topics for 25 years. (View some examples here, including a recent video for the University of San Francisco’s Office of Sustainability that I’ll reference going forward.) I’d like to offer six insights that can help your project succeed.

How Scientists Can Protect Their Data From the Trump Administration

Read the full story in The Intercept.

If you’re an American scientist who’s worried that your data might get censored or destroyed by Trump’s radically anti-science appointees, here are some technologies that could help you preserve it, and preserve access to it.

Without Changing Trade Patterns, Optimizing Routes, Transport Emissions Won’t Drop, ITF Says

Read the full story in Environmental Leader.

Corporations and governments won’t reduce transportation-related carbon-dioxide emissions without shifting trade patterns and technological advances, according to a study published by the International Transport Forum (ITF).

Why Build Green? Lowered Operational Costs, Increased Staff Productivity and Higher Asset Values

Read the full story at Environmental Leader.

Green building continues to play a growing role in the construction industry, with building industry professionals forecasting that more than 60 percent of their projects will be “green” by 2018.

This, according to the World Green Building Trends 2016 SmartMarket Report, by Dodge Data & Analytics and United Technologies Corporation, shows the rising global demand for green building, which the report says continues to double every three years.

Certification Helps Printing Facilities Cut Operational Expenses

Read the full story at Environmental Leader.

Environmental best practices such as recycling and reducing emissions can also help printing facilities cut their operating expenses, according to the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP).