An open letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 Olympic authorities criticizes the Olympics for knowingly exploiting tropical forests and potentially fueling human rights abuses in the construction and implementation of the games. The groups are calling for full transparency and an end to the use of rainforest wood to construct the Tokyo Olympic facilities, including the new National Olympic Stadium.
Category: Press Releases
US$9.5 Billion City Water Projects Open for Investment
Research finds cities join companies to lead on water security development following climate change and urban population pressure. This new infographic from CDP helps explain some of the challenges – and solutions.
Saving Endangered Lemurs in Madagascar with Wildlife Conservation Society and Cool Effect
Wildlife Conservation Society (WCS) and Cool Effect have just partnered to ensure protection of the diverse ecosystem in Makira Natural Park in Madagascar.
Petition: Support California’s Single-Payer Health Care [Press Release]
Trump and his extreme Republican party are putting the lives of millions of Americans at risk by using Trumpcare to end Medicaid and Medicare and dismantle the Affordable Care Act. … [Read full article]
Ancala and Peel Group launch independent multi-utility operator [Press Release]
Ancala and Peel Group launch independent multi-utility operator: New joint venture will provide platform to invest in and benefit from growth in independent gas, electricity, district heating and water utility networks … [Read full article]
23–50% of Electric Car Drivers Plan to Get Tesla Model 3 Next [Press Release]
San Francisco, CA: CleanTechnica, the world’s leading cleantech news and analysis website, announced the release of its second EV report on May 3, 2017. Electric Car Drivers: Desires, Demands & … [Read full article]
New Vegan Cookbook by Andrea Bertoli [Press Release]
Gettin’ Saucy Makes Healthy Eating Sassier, Saucier A new cookbook from vegan chef Andrea Bertoli San Francisco, CA: Gettin’ Saucy: 40 Recipes to Make your Meals Sassier and Sexier … [Read full article]