Health, environment and imaging are the focus of this year’s Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund grants – Advice Eating

New research efforts with potential health, environmental and molecular imaging benefits were funded by the Eric and Wendy Schmidt Transformative Technology Fund. The fund encourages the exploration of bold new ideas that can accelerate progress on grand challenges in science and technology, fuel new discoveries and transform entire fields of research. Projects were selected for … Read more

‘The worst of the worst’: Pending changes to Canada’s environmental law will not solve the toxic pollution problem – Advice Eating

A new analysis shows pollution from over 40 highly toxic chemicals has increased significantly in Ontario, Alberta and Quebec in recent decades, exposing millions of Canadians to potentially harmful groundwater and air pollution. Conducted by the Canadian Environmental Law Association (CELA), the review focused on state emissions data in the National Pollutant Release Inventory of … Read more

Don’t Waste Durham highlights proposed fee for single-use bags and environmental injustice of waste management – Advice Eating

Local non-profit organization Don’t Waste Durham and the Duke Environmental Law and Policy Clinic discussed research on their proposal for a single-use bag fee and a Durham waste survey at a Wednesday event at the Durham Bottling Co. The proposal would introduce a 10 cent fee on paper and plastic bags in hopes of reducing … Read more

Indigenous climate efforts are essential to combating environmental degradation – Advice Eating

When the oil tanker Exxon Valdez spilled 11 million gallons of oil into Alaska’s Prince William Sound, hundreds of thousands of acres of water were threatened. The 1989 oil spill, considered one of the deadliest environmental disasters in US history, destroyed the livelihoods of local fishermen, local food sources and the natural habitats of local … Read more

VNET publishes environmental, social and governance report 2021 – Advice Eating

BEIJING, April 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — VNET Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNET) (“VNET” or the “Company”), a leading carrier- and cloud-neutral provider of Internet data center services in China, announced today that it has released its 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report. The report describes the company’s ESG strategy, ongoing initiatives and achievements in ESG … Read more

Environment and time cause chemical changes in clinical dirt on medical devices – Advice Eating

Not allowing clinical dirt to dry on medical devices before they are cleaned/sterilized is the key takeaway from a presentation by Terra Kremer, Senior Program Manager of Microbiological Quality and Sterility Assurance at Johnson & Johnson and CTO of the Device Processing Tiger team , at the 2022 Healthcare Sterile Processing Association Annual Conference & … Read more

VNET publishes environmental, social and governance report 2021 – Advice Eating

BEIJING, April 28, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — VNET Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: VNET) (“VNET” or the “Company”), a leading carrier- and cloud-neutral provider of Internet data center services in China, announced today that it has released its 2021 Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) report. The report describes the company’s ESG strategy, ongoing initiatives and achievements in ESG … Read more

Column: Climate change is damaging the environment and our wallets – Advice Eating

Mahalo for supporting Honolulu Star Advertiser. Have fun with this free story! From rising inflation to rising home and flood insurance prices to the cost of recovering from unprecedented storms, wildfires and floods, climate change is placing an enormous financial burden on Americans. International weather events are affecting commodity supplies, which in turn is driving … Read more

Microsoft Stock: A Contrary Pick in a High Inflation Environment (NASDAQ:MSFT) – Advice Eating

Mariakray/iStock Editorial via Getty Images thesis Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) is one of the best companies in the world, and that’s not going to change even if the Fed tightens or inflation stays high. In fact, history suggests that deflationary tech can be an alpha generating investment in this macro environment. The market appears to be ignoring … Read more