Announcing the Group on Earth Observations Sustainable Development Goals (GEO SDG) Awards 2020
The 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development provides a universal set of priorities to use as a blueprint of action for people, the planet, an…
Learning lab: IKEA unveils most sustainable UK store yet
Swedish retail giant’s new 32,000sqm store places big focus on circular economy, green transport, sustainable food, and community events…
Is rail sustainability running out of steam?
Peter Selway, Rail Segment Marketing Manager at Schneider Electric, looks at sustainability in the rail industry…
Waste Not? Some States Are Sending Less Food to Landfills
Prominent Northeastern grocery store chain Hannaford Supermarkets made headlines recently by declaring that for an entire year it had not sent any spoiled or outdated food to landfills, where the organic decomposition process produces methane, one of the most potent greenhouse gases. Instead, Hannaford, which operates in New England and New York, is contracting with an anaerobic food reprocesser to strip the food from its packaging, mix it with microbes and manure, and turn it into fuel, fertilizer and bedding for dairy cows.
Single-Use Plastics Need Comprehensive Federal Legislation
Plastic pollution appears to be arising ever more frequently in the news. Companies like Starbucks have announced voluntary steps to rid their stores of plastic straws.
Reset Sustainable Development Goals for a pandemic world
As COVID-19 batters the world and its economy, it’s time to rethink sustainable pathways for our planet. Rosy hopes that globalization and economic growth would bankroll waves of green investment and development are no longer realistic. It’s unlikely there will be enough money or attention to banish poverty and inequality, expand health care and overturn biodiversity loss and climate change, all by 2030.