October 5, 2023

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Climate Change Is Here. But So Are Climate Solutions

NPR: Julia Simon

“I know that things are bad right now. But what if we reframe the conversation?” (part of NPR’s Climate Week: A Search For Solutions)


‘We Are Just Getting Started’: The Plastic-Eating Bacteria That Could Change the World

The Guardian: Stephen Buranyi

“When a microbe was found munching on a plastic bottle in a rubbish dump, it promised a recycling revolution. Now scientists are attempting to turbocharge those powers in a bid to solve our waste crisis. But will it work?” 


Want to Innovate for People and Planet? You Need to Rethink the Value Chain

I by IMD: Sophie Bacq, Ruth V. Aguilera

“What truly effective mechanisms can organizations use to limit damage and optimize positive impact for all stakeholders – people and planet – as well as profit?” 


After Being Demoted and Forced to Retire, mRNA Researcher Wins Nobel

Ars Technica: Beth Mole

Why can organizations have a hard time recognizing true innovation?


Patagonia’s Search for a Better Wetsuit is What Sustainability Should Be

Triple Pundit: Riya Anne Polcastro

“Please take this and run with it”: How can a company say this and still succeed? (also see Evenly Distributed)


The All-Out Revolt Against Knitting.com Helps Explain Boycotts at Reddit and Etsy

Quartz: Julia Malleck

Was their first mistake not understanding “that where online communities exist, so too does a high potential to organize”? 

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