We evaluate the challenges, impacts and opportunities for sustainable travel in Scotland. We assess the feasibility of travel and transport proposals, and develop well-researched, innovative new projects and programmes to change the way people travel.
Whether it relates to coffee grounds or new clothing patterns, zero waste design can optimize economic efficiency in surprising ways.
News industrie : Consumers are more likely to make environmentally friendly purchases in 2020, and this is true of many fields including fashion, says the Pinterest 100 report, which offers a glimpse of emerging trends for next year.
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a policy memorandum entitled Accelerating Nutrient Pollution Reductions in the Nation’s Waters. In the agency’s memo, EPA commits to supporting innovation and pursuing science-based and data-driven strategies to reduce excess nutrients in our nation’s waters, along with technical assistance and other support to help scale effective nutrient loss reduction strategies. Funding from the bipartisan infrastructure law will provide resources to accelerate these efforts, such as the work happening through the Gulf Hypoxia Taskforce on state nutrient reduction strategies. EPA plans to accelerate progress in controlling nutrient pollution in our nation’s waters by pursuing three primary strategies: Deepen collaborative partnerships with agriculture. Double again EPA’s efforts to support states, tribes, and territories to achieve nutrient pollution reductions from all sources. Utilize EPA’s Clean Water Act authorities to drive progress, innovation and collaboration.
Fashion businesses need to better communicate their environmental credentials to win over shoppers and prepare for increased scrutiny, argues Kantar’s Glen Tooke…
With their futures at stake, university and college students are driving learning leaders to strengthen the role of higher education in sustainability. Many of the 4 million people who took part in the September 2019 youth-led climate strikes are now college-age. A 2021 Deloitte survey also showed that climate change and protecting the environment was the top priority for Gen Z. Clearly, commitments to protect the planet have become table stakes for students. Indeed, 75% of students say that a college’s environmental commitment would influence their choice of school, according to a survey conducted by the Princeton Review. But it’s not just students who are leading the charge. Climate action has become critical for governments globally: At COP26, the 2021 UN climate change conference held in Glasgow, 137 countries agreed to reverse forest loss, and 190 countries agreed to phase out coal power. Addressing environmental sustainability puts higher learning institutions ahead of the curve regarding regulatory pressures.