Marymount Manhattan College (MMC) Biology Professor Matt Lundquist, Ph.D. and alums Madison Weisend ’20 and Hope Kenmore ’20 recently co-published a research paper in the peer-reviewed journal Urban Forestry & Urban Greening. The paper “Insect biodiversity in urban tree pit habitats” was the culmination of a faculty-student collaborative project examining the biodiversity of insects within street tree pit habitats in Manhattan.
Mark Vergnano is president and CEO of the Chemours Co., headquartered in Wilmington. This much is clear: the demands of our world and its burgeoning population are not going away. And with each passing year, they become more pressing, more urgent, and it’s up to all of us to face those expectations head-on. No other response will do. When Chemours chose to keep its headquarters in Wilmington, we made the decision for the area’s highly educated workforce, close proximity to customers, and favorable changes to the state’s corporate tax structure. Most importantly, however, we made the decision for the state’s leadership in sustainability.
The point at which a molecule of carbon leaves the value chain and enters the atmosphere as CO2 is driven by a complex and interrelated set of financial drivers.
There is a development race on amongst global corporations to promote urbanization as a way to reap trillions for themselves.
The new award underscores China’s outsized importance as the largest producer and consumer for the fashion industry.
As the planet continues to warm, the twin challenges of diminishing water supply and growing energy demand will intensify. But water and energy are inextricably linked. For instance, nearly a fifth of California’s energy goes toward water-related activities, while more than a tenth of the state’s electricity comes from hydropower. As society tries to adapt to one challenge, it needs to ensure it doesn’t worsen the other.