Eco-friendly practices

June 25, 2020 - 2:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Amazon is bringing its climate change message to a new arena. Literally. The company, eager to prove that it’s working to combat climate change, is paying to name a Seattle hockey stadium Climate Pledge Arena. The new moniker is meant to recall The Climate Pledge, an initiative...
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The car of Williams driver Robert Kubica of Poland is removed from the track after crashing during the qualifying session for the Japanese Formula One Grand Prix at Suzuka Circuit in Suzuka, central Japan, Sunday, Oct. 13, 2019. (Kim Hong-Ji/Pool Photo via AP)
October 25, 2019 - 10:25 am
MEXICO CITY (AP) — Formula One is a global series with a large carbon footprint. Teams, drivers and fans fly to 21 races around the world, hauling tons of equipment. The cars use up and discard hundreds of tires during the season. And despite using hybrid engines, the series this year increased the...
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September 21, 2018 - 11:38 am
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs is adding rooftop views to its lineup of high-dollar seating for the Kentucky Derby. The track's parent company said Friday that a new rooftop garden offering prime spots overlooking the start of America's most famous horse race will be ready in time for next...
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In this Monday, July 30, 2018 photo, players training at The New Lawn, Forest Green Rovers’ football ground, in Nailsworth, England. An English soccer club has become the first professional sports team in the world to be certified as carbon neutral by the United Nations. (AP Photo/James Brook)
July 31, 2018 - 11:10 am
NAILSWORTH, England (AP) — One-nil for the environmentalists. An English soccer team has become the first professional sports team in the world to be certified carbon-neutral by the United Nations. Forest Green Rovers, which plays in English soccer's fourth tier, has adopted a number of...
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July 28, 2018 - 10:11 am
NEW YORK (AP) — An arena where the NBA's Brooklyn Nets and the NHL's New York Islanders play is the latest place making plastic straws a thing of the past. Brooklyn's Barclays Center said this week it'll switch to strawless drink lids or straws made from compostable alternative materials by next...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014, file photo Leah Still is carried off the field by her grandmother following a ceremony during the first half of an NFL football game between the Cincinnati Bengals and the Cleveland Browns in Cincinnati. Devon Still retired from football and started his second career, trying to help families cope with childhood cancer. He's using lessons learned through his experience with 7-year-old daughter Leah, who became a national story during her recovery from the disease. (AP Photo/AJ Mast, File)
May 04, 2018 - 2:46 am
CINCINNATI (AP) — Devon Still describes his daughter as "your typical, soon-to-be 8-year-old." Nothing's typical about Leah Still , who faced long odds against reaching that eighth birthday. Or about her father, a former NFL defensive lineman who retired after last season and has immersed himself...
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April 10, 2018 - 3:03 pm
THETFORD, Vt. (AP) — Was your tomato grown in dirt or water? Organic shoppers might notice additional labels this summer that will give them the answer — and tell them whether their choices align with what a rebellious group of farmers and scientists deem the true spirit of the organic movement...
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April 10, 2018 - 1:00 pm
FINANCIAL MARKETS Stocks rally NEW YORK (AP) — Stocks are sharply higher in midday trading on Wall Street after conciliatory remarks on trade from China's leader helped put investors in a buying mood. Automakers and technology stocks climbed after President Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) said he...
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April 04, 2018 - 6:45 am
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Joe Arvai, University of Michigan (THE CONVERSATION) In 2017, just a few days after Donald Trump was sworn in as president, a freshman GOP lawmaker with only a few days on the job of...
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March 21, 2018 - 9:27 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Starbucks is making a $10 million commitment to develop a greener coffee cup that is fully recyclable and compostable. The company on Tuesday announced the NextGen Cup Challenge initiative in partnership with Closed Loop Partners' Center for the Circular Economy. The goal is to give...
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