Sustainability

Questions vs Possible Solutions for a Greener Planet & the Latest Market News Questions vs Possible Solutions for a Greener Planet & Latest Market News is about trying to actively find answers to some big problems. I don't know about you, but I'm so tired of people bringing up and/or discussing all the environmental problems the planet faces right now, without at least suggesting some possible solutions. At a recent conference I attended I learned about a new initiative in Barcelona that plans to provide free solar panels to it's population. This is part of a public - private partnership. " Barcelona...

Wake Up Call & Climate Migration Map source: https://droughtmonitor.unl.edu/ Wake up call & climate migration tells a visual story of climate urgency. I was recently looking at the drought map of the west coast and the picture is quite alarming. Not only is this part of the U.S. experiencing unprecedented heat and high temperartures, but without sufficient water, this doesn't bode well for one of North America's primary bread basket. Another alarming sign of trouble is the drought-parched Lake Mead which could leave seven states high and dry. Lake Mead: The devastating impact of drought on America's largest reservoir | I'm not sure how much more...

Ideas For More Sustainable Cities Part 1: Ideas for more sustainable cities was inspired by some interesting initiatives happening around the world. There are many factors to consider when talking about sustainable cities. Things like resilient local food and housing systems, renewable energy and water conservation, smart infrastructure designed to complement nature, are just some of the topics. Around the world, there are some cool initiatives and solutions in the works.  Singapore for example, is Asia’s greenest city. As a small, dense, and resourceless island, it has very little farmable land to grow food.  So for locals, rooftop gardens are a way of...

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