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Browsing the "Sustainability" Tag

Drop Your Oil!

November 17th, 2018 | by The Beam

The Beam #7 Editorial was written by Carola Hein, Professor and Head, History of Architecture and Urban Planning Chair, Delft University of Technology.


P&G Achieves 2020 Sustainability Goals Early, Raises The Bar For 2030

October 16th, 2018 | by Kyle Field

Global consumer products giant Procter & Gamble announced that it has already achieved many of the environmental and sustainability goals for 2020 and has plans in place to meet those that it has not already achieved. In parallel to the announcement, the company is looking to the future with new, stretching environmental and sustainability goals for itself for 2030 under a new branded campaign called 'Ambition 2030' as detailed in its 2017 Citizenship Report


Space Station Earth

September 22nd, 2018 | by Andy Miles

On Space Station Earth, there are millions of untrained, careless people, knowing nothing of the intricate balances that maintain the life-support system, creating mayhem and destruction on a daily basis. We obviously need an intensive training program to make all personnel aware of the safety protocols, and to have some idea of how the life-support system on Space Station Earth operates.


Design Thinking: Making Sustainability Irresistible

August 3rd, 2018 | by The Beam

The sustainable lifestyle is a conscious choice for the very few: eco-fans of all sorts and a small proportion of new green technocrats. And this is bad news for us all, because this minority — no matter how vegan, ascetic and carbon-negative they go — won’t save our planet from the climate change disasters


Sleep Cleaner On Natural Latex Mattresses

July 11th, 2018 | by Sponsored Content

We usually write about sustainability innovations on a larger scale: solar, wind, and EVs. But there are lots of smaller ways to live a greener and healthier life at home, and natural bedding is a huge part of that. Learn why natural latex mattresses offer a safer sleep so that you can sleep well and help us fight for our renewable future!


Astrobiology May Help Us Better Understand The Future Of Earth

July 8th, 2018 | by Nexus Media

Astrophysicist Adam Frank sees climate change through a cosmic lens. He believes our present civilization isn’t the first to burn up its resources — and won’t be the last. Moreover, he thinks it’s possible the same burnout fate already might have befallen alien worlds. That’s why he says the current conversation about climate change is all wrong


This Free Online Tool Is Helping Healthcare Providers Go Green

July 4th, 2018 | by Nexus Media

Patients, doctors and nurses at facilities in Escambia County, Florida, know what they’ll get when they turn on any faucet in the buildings — cold water. Yet nobody seems to mind, since the county saves about $14,000 a year by shutting off its hot water. It was John Lanza’s doing — he’s the county’s chief health officer — and it’s one of a few ideas he gleaned from My Green Doctor, a free online tool that helps medical facilities use less energy


Climate Change & The Alien Apocalypse

July 3rd, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

A collection of researchers from the fields of astrobiology and biogeochemistry have developed sophisticated new computer models designed to determine if human life on Earth is sustainable. The indications are not very hopeful.


Tree Sitters In Appalachia Mad As Hell About Natural Gas Pipeline And They’re NOT Gonna Take It Anymore!

May 28th, 2018 | by Steve Hanley

Deep in the woods on either side of the border between Virginia and West Virginia, a battle is raging that pits ordinary people against the full might of the fossil fuel industry and the government agencies they control. The issue, at least on the surface, is the construction of a natural gas transmission line being built through the forest by Mountain Valley Pipeline, LLC, which in turn is owned by EQT Corporation


We Examined 885 European Cities’ Plans To Tackle Climate Change — Here’s What We Found

May 22nd, 2018 | by Guest Contributor

Around the world, cities endeavor to cut greenhouse gas emissions, while adapting to the threats – and opportunities – presented by climate change. It’s no easy task, but the first step is to make a plan outlining how to meet the targets set out in the Paris Agreement, and help limit the world’s mean temperature rise to less than two degrees Celsius above pre-industrial levels


Business Lessons From A Radical Industrialist (#CleanTechnica Occasional #Bookclub)

March 31st, 2018 | by Matthew Klippenstein

Instead of halfway measures and greenwashing, Ray Anderson oriented Interface to the singular goal of having no net negative impact on the environment, something it calls Mission Zero®. Interface hasn't hit Mission Zero® yet, but that goal has been woven into the company’s DNA. He passed away years ago, but that vision remains integral to the company’s culture.



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