Climate change and other factors have made the recent outbreak of La Roya, or “coffee leaf rust,” particularly devastating. What is the industry doing to support small-holder farmers?
Author: Thomas Schueneman
TrendPoint and Facebook announce an expansion of their partnership with the adoption of the new Enkapsis 3-Phase Power Quality Meter with waveform capture.
Nathan Mackenzie Brown of Dancing Rabbit explains how he got started with impact investing and offers tips and advice for those interested in the field.
Urban Organics brings sustainable development to a beleaguered inner-city neighborhood by growing organic produce and fish through commercial-scale aquaponics.
The boom in solar energy in the U.S. is due in large part to innovative financing, putting solar within reach of almost any business or homeowner with a roof, for little more than their signature. But for nonprofits it’s a different story.
Stanford University’s Start.Home entry for the Solar Decathlon builds on a Core concept of sustainable design and modularity for cost-effective home design.
Sustainability and resilient cities: We are now an urban species and cities offer the best opportunity to adapt to change and adopt sustainable development
For most Americans, our morning cup of coffee is the requisite first step before anything else that may occupy our to-do list for the day. It’s unlikely, while groping bleary-eyed for the coffee pot or the $5 bill for the local barista, that our thoughts are focused on the origins of our daily brew. In our … Continued
Despite much progress, nearly 800 million people still lack access to safe water. It isn’t for lack of trying, and a diversity of those efforts was recently discussed at World Water Week in Stockholm. One argument is that there is a fundamental disconnect between the well-intentioned benefactor and the communities they hope to impact. Bridging … Continued
Like Prometheus handing down fire from the Gods, harnessing the immense power of fossil energy has made possible the modern world we inhabit. But, as in the Greek legend, with that sudden power comes the threat of unacceptable cost for generations to come. In the more prosaic world of our daily lives, carbon emissions are … Continued
If emotional durability can be designed into a microwave oven, who knows how our consumer culture might change as our concepts of how we relate to the products we use every day evolves?