The EU has a trash problem. It used to ship 60% of plastics and 13% of paper collected for recycling to China, but Beijing has decided to curb its appetite for foreign waste. Last July China notified the WTO that it will ban imports of 24 categories of waste starting from January 2018, including plastics and mixed papers, and plans a total phase-out of waste imports by 2019, citing environmental concerns.
Smart urbanization has become a popular discourse in urban policy circles across the world. This is due to the rising popularity of the smart city notion, the main premise of which is achieving hei…
ature’s Way receives sustainability award Published 11:58 AM EST Feb 1, 2019 The Twin Lakes Sustainability Volunteers recently named Nature’s Way as the first recipient of Local Sustainability Hero Award.
The technology that is being developed to experiment with the outer space will help immensely to create sustainable goals as framed by the United Nations. This is precisely what Danielle Wood, who is the founder of Space Enabled which is located at MIT Media Lab focused on at the TNW Conference last week. While she was discussing her work, she said that she and her team work to understand how technology from space encourages sustainability on Earth for every individual. In other words, she explained how satellites and its different working activities help us to understand our planet in a better way.
In the Middle Ages, colours were often synonymous with social status.Blue and purple symbolized royalty and wealth, as they were some of the rarest colours: only a few plants, fruits and veggies can……
Commissioned and published by Convergences in their Social Entrepreneurship Barometer Ebook (in French). Since 2011, Convergences has published the Social Entrepreneurship Barometer which presents the key issues and trends in the social entrepreneurship sector in France and internationally and promotes good practices in the sector. In 2015, nearly all nations signed the Paris Agreement, vowing to limit temperature rise to well below 2-degrees, and ideally 1.5-degrees. But by 2025, there is a 40% chance of at least one year being 1.5-degrees hotter than the pre-industrial levels; in other words, we’re at risk of failing the Paris Agreement’s goal. What has gone wrong?