The winning projects of a global competition for innovative carbon-free and resilient urban projects were announced in Oslo and sent to us by C40 CITIES. Have a look.
Trump’s Threat To Tesla
By Nuno Cordeiro Over the past years the world economy has enjoyed one of the largest expansions in its history. I think, unfortunately, that is coming to an end. If … [Read full article]
Death By Chocolate
Originally published by NexusMedia. by Marlene Cimons It was predictable that one day Adisa Azapagic, who studies the carbon footprint of various foods, would get around to chocolate. Little was known … [Read full article]
We Have A Problem
The status quo is widepread environmental destruction. We have the solutions, but some people prefer the status quo. For now, they are getting their way.
Sustainability and Humans Rights Issues for Tokyo 2020 Olympics Construction
An open letter to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and Tokyo 2020 Olympic authorities criticizes the Olympics for knowingly exploiting tropical forests and potentially fueling human rights abuses in the construction and implementation of the games. The groups are calling for full transparency and an end to the use of rainforest wood to construct the Tokyo Olympic facilities, including the new National Olympic Stadium.
US$9.5 Billion City Water Projects Open for Investment
Research finds cities join companies to lead on water security development following climate change and urban population pressure. This new infographic from CDP helps explain some of the challenges – and solutions.
Food, Energy, & Water Nexus to be Discussed at August Event
The connection between the related systems in our life, known as the food, energy, and water Nexus– is key to a more sustainable future. An upcoming event in Idaho brings together experts on the subject.
The Missing Link Of A Zero Carbon Energy Grid Is Electric Cars
Electric vehicles will herald in a new age of clean air on busy city streets, but they can also serve a secondary purpose of solving the energy storage issue of renewables.
How Green Fest Hopes to Reach Carbon Neutrality with Carbon Credit Capital
Most people know about renewable energy in the form of solar, wind or geothermal power, for example, and the biggest and best firms in the world are pouring resources towards finding … [Read full article]
US Passenger Vehicle Emissions Comparable To 1980 Mt. St Helens Eruption Occurring Every 3 Days
The USGS estimates that 10 million tons of CO2 was released over the 9 hour eruption of Mount St. Helens in 1980. That’s a pretty huge number, but passenger vehicles in the USA alone emit as much CO2 as a Mt St. Helens eruption happening somewhere in America every 3 days.
Trump Administration Budget Could Demolish Climate Funding
The world is waiting to hear what President-elect Donald Trump has in mind for governing the U.S. Among the biggest questions is what will happen to the budget for climate and energy-related activities.
Strategies for Surviving Thanksgiving Dinner with Trump Supporters in Your Family
Does the result of the election threaten to ruin Thanksgiving dinner with your family? Here are some strategies for dealing with Thanksgiving with President Trump on the menu.
How one Social Entrepreneur is Paving the Way for Ocean Awareness
What role do mission-driven businesses have in ocean conservation? Meet Shilpi Chhotray, the founder of Samudra Skin & Sea, a social enterprise focused on responsible products and increasing ocean awareness.