The community workshops coincide with assisting 22 communities in 18 states make effective use of sustainability tools, such as equitable development, bikeshare program planning, and urban flood resilience enhancement.
Private-sector investors plowed $9.6 billion into solar energy-sector companies in 2014, according to Mercom Capital Group. Investors continue to be enamored with downstream solar energy finance-and-installation companies in particular.
2013’s over 600 natural disasters resulted in 37 mass migrations of between 100,000 to more than 4 million people. World leaders are set to meet in Japan to try to address the situation by updating the Hyogo Framework for Action.
Contributing billions of dollars per year to local communities and national economies, UNESCO Natural World Heritage sites provide critical ecosystem benefits and a lifeline that keeps our connection to nature intact.
Amazon sustainability – Amazon is the leading online retailer, and while they appear to be making strides to lessen their environmental impacts, they are vulnerable to a wide range of criticisms. From products to packaging and shipping initiatives, Amazon appears to be getting greener. According to Adobe Holiday Data Amazon is the top retailer of holiday gifts in terms of…
Researchers and governments in Mexico and Peru collaborated to produce quickly and cheaply produce national inventories of carbon stocks that could prove invaluable to reducing deforestation and carbon emissions, and charting sustainable development pathways.