'Green News Report' – June 9, 2016

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IN TODAY’S RADIO REPORT: San Francisco adopts a climate change adaptation tax; Alberta, Canada, home of tar sands oil, adopts a carbon tax; U.S. Congress updates toxic chemical regulations for first time in 40 years; Britain’s solar crushes coal; PLUS: A breakthro[……]

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Focusing On Food Waste In Schools

Chefs can work with schools to reduce food waste


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Chefs can work with schools to reduce food waste

This fall, students will return to school, and cafeterias across the nation will begin to serve on average 30.5 million lunches every single day. A tremendous amount of this food will end up in trash bins, despite the fact that the vast m[……]

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The Olympic Accounting Muddle


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Depending on which article you read and which day you read it, Rio’s costs of hosting the 2016 Olympics is anywhere between $4.6 billion and $20 billion. Given that Rio’s Olympic revenues will be approximately $3.3 billion, there will be a substantial loss at either cost[……]

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