Lives around the globe that were already impacted by the worsening of climate climate change have been further transformed by COVID-19. But what consequences does the pandemic have on climate-related equity and policy planning? Local experts tackled pressing questions regarding this question at a webinar Friday hosted by the Boston University Institute for Sustainable Energy.
Yury Sentyurin, secretary general of the Gas Exporting Countries Forum (GECF) participated in the G20 Energy Ministerial Meeting and reaffirmed its commitment to greater international cooperation in ensuring the resilience of energy systems and affordable and secure energy for all.
The Research Centre on Interactive media, Smart systems and Emerging technologies – RISE Ltd (www.rise.org.cy), with the support of the Municipality of Nicosia and Disy, a software and consulting company located in Karlsruhe, Germany, organized the 34th edition EnviroInfo2020. EnviroInfo is the long standing and established international and interdisciplinary conference series on leading environmental information and communication technologies.
How taxing is it to work across disciplines, and why is this so critical in the area of sustainability research? What are the obstacles to bringing great ideas from the laboratory to commercial use? Join us as McGill’s Audrey Moores and Brian Robinson tackle these questions and more in the third instalment of our four-part webcast series on sustainability.
The EU’s Circular Economy Package is a landmark in creating a more resource-efficient economy. It paves the way to capitalising on Europe’s urban mine, where valuable metals can be recycled from cars, buildings, packaging, e-waste and other applications. €4.3bn Base metals scrap leaves Europe annually 2/3 EU e-waste is not recycled properly.
Spanish brand Vondom’s sustainable Ibiza outdoor collection was designed by Eugeni Quitllet, inspired by his childhood summers.
Jill Biden attended the first 2020 presidential debate in Valentino heels and a green dress from Gabriela Hearst with a sustainable twist.
We must prioritize taking care of our planet earth and our bodies.Growing up under the roof of my parents, who were very committed to sustainability and self-sufficiency, I think I’ve been significantly influenced by that same need to continue spreading the message that we need to take better care…
There is a development race on amongst global corporations to promote urbanization as a way to reap trillions for themselves.
Dubai’s Clean Energy Strategy 2050 combines technical innovation with a political vision to make the emirate a pioneer in building a sustainable green economy, says Saeed Mohammed Al Tayer, head of the Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA).
In a talk about how we can build a robust future without wrecking the planet, sustainability expert Johan Rockström debuts the Earth3 model — a new methodology that combines the UN Sustainable Development Goals with the nine planetary boundaries, beyond which earth’s vital systems could become…
In our second article about smarter and greener infrastructure we explore how sustainable cities can dramatically reduce GHG emissions, simultaneously enhance citizen wellbeing and ultimately attract corporate investment.
Eventbrite – Aberdeen Climate Action presents Sustainable Fashion – Tuesday, 6 October 2020 – Find event and ticket information.
Allbirds has closed its Series E funding round, which netted the New Zealand-American company $100 million and brought its valuation to $1.7 billion.
At the start of the decade, many global leaders lauded impact investing as a panacea to the $2.5 trillion funding gap the world needed to meet the SDGs. Now, in the midst of a global pandemic, does it hold the same promise? We spoke to Amit Bouri, CEO and Co-Founder of the Global Impact Investing Network (GIIN) about the power and potential of impact investing throughout and beyond the crisis.
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Arable farmer Martin Lines has a specific interest in farm conservation and management and is UK chairman of the Nature Friendly Farmer Network. Hannah Park reports.
Eventbrite – SMARTNet Alliance presents Green Drinks October – How to Heat and Cool Your Home More Sustainably – Thursday, 8 October 2020 – Find event and registration information.
EOG Resources, Inc. (EOG) today published its 2019 Sustainability Report, highlighting the company’s innovative leadership in sustainability and demonstrating its commitment to environmental stewardship, social engagement and corporate governance. The report can be found at www.eogresources.com/sustainability.
The UN believes 14 of its 17 Sustainable Development Goals can be solved or advanced through virtual work. Living and working in a sustainable way is more than just good business. It can impact everything from socioeconomics to diversity to climate issues.