NORC is pleased to announce we are hosting, Graduate Schools Respond to COVID-19: Promising Pathways to Innovation and Sustainability in STEM Education, a virtual convening funded by the National Science Foundation.
As June 2019 comes to a sweltering close, edie rounds up some of the most-read sustainability stories and standout pieces of content from the past 30 days – from net-zero laws to a new war on plastics.
Pharmaceutical, biotech and medical research markets have been quick to understand the significance of big data and fast on the uptake of artificial intelligence (AI), machine learning (ML) and deep learning (DL).
CP Foods aims for all its packaging to be reusable, recyclable, upcyclable or compostable by 2025 in Thailand and by 2030 for its overseas operations.
Sea-level rise is not a major threat in South Africa but, tied with other climate crisis consequences, it can become one. Here’s how higher sea levels could affect the country’s coastal cities. With the world heating up, countries are expected to make ambitious efforts to keep global temperature rise below 1.50C at the upcoming COP26 negotiations. Africa, one of the most vulnerable regions to the climate crisis, is likely to get hotter at twice the global rate, with sea-level rise a consequence. For a long time, global warming was almost solely a phenomenon associated with melting glaciers. Alongside this notion were images of polar bears stranded on cracked-off pieces of ice — and land expected to almost disappear as it was swallowed by sea-level rise.