UN calls for multibillion-dollar ‘repurposing’ effort of ‘harmful’ agricultural support

Read the full story in The Hill.

About 87 percent of the $540 billion in government support allocated to farmers each year is “environmentally and socially harmful,” according to a United Nations report released Tuesday. 

Scientists are toilet-training baby cows to cut emissions

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A toilet-training program designed to help treat cow urine in a more sustainable way could help minimize the environmental impact of toxic substances produced by the waste.

After a clash over costs and carbon, a Minnesota utility wants to step back from its main electricity supplier

Read the full story at Inside Climate News.

In the proposed move, Great River Energy would lose its largest full member, a sign of an emerging conflict among electric co-ops over the pace of the energy transition.

Harvard moves to complete fossil fuel investment exit, invests in green economy solutions

Read the full story at ESG Today.

Harvard University’s $42 billion endowment fund manager is moving to complete its exit from fossil fuel companies, according to a statement by Harvard President Lawrence Bacow outlining the university’s action on addressing climate change.

A beginner’s guide to the ‘hydrogen rainbow’

Read the full story in Popular Science.

There are myriad ways to turn hydrogen into energy, but they aren’t all healthy for the atmosphere.

PepsiCo to open £187m sustainable manufacturing plant in Poland

Read the full story in Food Manufacture.

PepsiCo has announced plans to open a 1bn Polish zloty (£187m) production facility in Poland, said to be its most sustainable food manufacturing plant in Europe.

Penguin Classics launches ‘new canon’ of environmental literature

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Imprint’s Green Ideas series begins with 20 short books by writers from Rachel Carson to Greta Thunberg it believes are ‘the classics that made a movement.’

Caterpillar acquires carbon capture tech company CarbonPoint

Read the full story at ESG Today.

Leading construction and mining equipment, engine, turbine and locomotive manufacturer Caterpillar announced the acquisition of Rhode Island-based carbon capture technology company CarbonPoint Solutions.

Reformulate: Fooditive’s upcycled plant-based sweetener

Read the full story at Food Manufacture.

Putting sustainability and sugar substitution at the forefront of innovation, Netherlands-based Fooditive transforms food waste into a sugar substitute for consumers.

LED streetlights decimating moth numbers in England

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‘Eco-friendly’ lights found to be worse than sodium ones – but both contribute to insect decline, says study.