Sustainability Roundup February 2022


Here's what we're reading this month:


US supreme court rejects Dakota Access pipeline appeal via The Guardian

The US supreme court has rejected a case by the Dakota Access oil pipeline operator to avoid a legally mandated environmental review, in a major victory for tribes and environmentalists campaigning to permanently shut down the polluting energy project.

Three in Four People Worldwide Support a Ban on Single-Use Plastics via Environmental News Network

Three in four people around the world agree with a ban on single-use plastics such as bags, straws, and water bottles, according to a 28-country survey from marketing firm Ipsos and Plastic Free July, an anti-plastics campaign.

Scotland Aims to Save Wild Salmon By Planting Millions of Trees Along the Rivers via Good News Network

With salmon spawning rivers in Scotland reaching record temperatures, the country has launched a mass native tree-planting campaign to cloak the shallows in shade in order to protect the frigid waters the salmon prefer.


Nordic Wind Power Production Reaches a Record High via Green Citizen

Thanks to the high wind production, the reference system has been lowered to less than 50 euros per MWh, and the hourly cost is below 10 euros MWh.

What were your top reads this month? Drop a link in the comments!

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