Every minute, 1 million plastic bottles are purchased around the world.And less than 10 percent of those are recycled, leaving the majority to litter the earth…
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EV Batteries: Creating a Circular Economy In 2018, the total global stock of electric vehicles in all classes stood at nearly 6 million. By 2030, the International Energy Agency (IEA) estimates this number will have reached between 130-250 million. The need to electrify transportation is essential if we are to meet the goals outlined by the Paris Agreement because EV vehicles could potentially reduce well-to-wheel GHG emissions by half compared to vehicles powered by internal combustion engines. However, challenges loom.
More than 60 fashion companies have signed on to The Fashion Pact launched by Kering’s CEO last year, creating an unusually large industry cross-section that’s committed to seven new targets to reduce the sector’s environmental impact.
NORC is pleased to announce we are hosting, Graduate Schools Respond to COVID-19: Promising Pathways to Innovation and Sustainability in STEM Education, a virtual convening funded by the National Science Foundation.