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Climate Change journal focuses special issue on Indigenous peoples

Posted by: Jonny Bearcub Stiffarm
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This week, the Portland, Oregon based Columbia River Inter-Tribal Fish Commission (CRITFC), a technical support and coordinating agency for fishery management policies of the Columbia River Basin's four treaty tribes, is applauding the publication of the journal Climate Change. The October special issue is a collaboration of 50 authors focusing on the experiences and actions of Indigenous peoples as they cope with climate change today. 

Read More | Oct 7, 2013 |

World Water Week just passed. Did you notice?

Posted by: Tom Rawls
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Today, 780 million individuals still live without access to clean and safe water sources. Two and a half billion people lack access to improved sanitation facilities. One billion people defecate in the open.  Is that too much information?

Read More | Sep 17, 2013 |

From the President: The Case For Supply Chain Sustainability Investments

Posted by: Jeff Bernicke
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Recently members of NativeEnergy’s leadership team were in Berkeley, CA to convene a gathering of thought leaders from various organizations around a broad range of sustainability topics.  The event was a working session attended by food and beverage companies, retailers, consumer goods manufacturers and others.  The goal wasn’t to tout the successes of various sustainability programs.  Rather, the group came together to discuss their aspirations around sustainability, gaps in existing initiatives, and barriers that are preventing businesses from achieving their goals.  As we dove into the discussion, it was clear that while each segment has its own unique set of concerns, some issues are universal.

Read More | Jul 23, 2013 |

"Google" Google Green

Posted by: Tom Rawls
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You might be surprised

Today a staff member at a major sustainability not-for-profit organization asked me what was happening in the voluntary carbon offset market.  One answer may be found in the recent report entitled State of the Voluntary Carbon Offset Market 2013.

Read More | Jul 10, 2013 |

5 Tips for a Green 4th of July

Posted by: Sandra Markowitz - Intern
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When I think of the 4th of July, I think of my family’s traditions: attend our local parade, go for a family canoe and pick strawberries. In recent years, my family has started to host 4th of July parties, and we strive to keep things as green as possible.

Read More | Jul 2, 2013 |