This week, a new investment fund focused exclusively on sustainable aquaculture announced its first two investments. Aqua-Spark, which launched in 2013 and has since raised $10 million, will award capital to an American feed company and a fish farm based in Mozambique.
Author: RP Siegel
One thing I promised to look into, after having won the trip to Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2015 based on a vision of my city in 2030, was to get a sense of the vision for this place in the same time frame.
Poking around the exhibit hall at the 2015 World Future Energy Summit, one of the key elements of Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week, there was much to see.
The Chinese Supreme People’s Court just announced that it will reduce the court fees required for environmental groups to bring lawsuits against polluters, making these suits more feasible for environmentalists.
A Tea Party group in Florida called Conservatives for Energy Freedom is asking for a measure that would “encourage and promote local small-scale solar-generated electricity production and to enhance the availability of solar power to customers.”
In a recent op-ed in the Washington Post, former Treasury Secretary Lawrence “Larry” Summers makes the point that, with gasoline taxes at levels not seen in years, this would be an excellent time to implement a carbon tax.
In the not-too-distant future, we may have no more need for landfills. While that would be a glorious achievement, there are those who could find it a hardship.
Solar Wind Energy Tower (SWET) is moving forward with plans to build an “energy skyscraper” in Southwest Arizona and another one across the border in San Luis Rio Colorado, Mexico.
The Dutch Banking Association will now require bankers to sign a Hippocratic Oath, similar to the one used by doctors where they promise to do no harm. The question is: Are they just words, or will they make a difference?
Western New York in 2030: People are realizing that intangibles, like the richness of one’s social network, meaningful employment and the depth of sharing, are far stronger drivers of happiness and well-being than material wealth.