Green infrastructure - from more cycling lanes to cleaner air - not only helps the environment but also boosts jobs, health, and productivity, according to research released on Wednesday (June 6) - LONDON (THOMSON REUTERS FOUNDATION)
By 2050 nearly 70% of the world’s population will live in cities. This means more buildings will be needed, and buildings already consume 40% of global energy. Clearly, the future of buildings and the future of sustainability go hand in hand.
In 1968, bombs were dropping in Vietnam. But a different kind of bomb was about to dropped here at home — one that put the country’s utility industry on notice that the burning of fossil fuels would lead to climate change.
The world’s biggest banks have reduced their lending to some of the most carbon-intensive sectors of the fossil fuel industry by billions of dollars, marking a potentially seismic shift against coal investment, a new study says.
May 2017 was the second-warmest May in 137 years of modern record-keeping, according to a monthly analysis of global temperatures by scientists at NASA\'s Goddard Institute for Space Studies (GISS) in New York.
“Cradle-to-cradle” thinking would design the products and systems in a way which results in taking-back products at the end of its useful life and turning it into new products of equal, if not greater, value.