Before you pick up the keys to a new electric vehicle, you may want to check where you live and where you get your power. In Canada, a new report is throwing a monkey wrench into efforts of several provinces to convince residents to junk their gas guzzlers and go electric. The findings aren’t apt to make everyone happy, least of all those provinces that have invested in EV-buying incentive programs — and still rely on carbon-powered electricity grids.
Category: Climate & Environment
This category is climate change in relation to sustainability and CSR and how these segments effect one another. This includes how climate change has started to cause a wide range of physical effects with serious implications for investors and businesses, and how the business sector discloses climate risks and manage them.
Monsanto has launched an attack against the World Health Organization — accusing it of selective science and bias in research that linked glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup, to cancer.
A Guardian petition calls on two of the world’s largest charitable foundations — the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and the Wellcome Trust — to divest from fossil fuels.
Last week, the French parliament approved a law that requires new commercial buildings to be partially covered in either plants or solar panels.
How do you eradicate poverty, stop AIDS and HIV, and ensure every child has a primary education and all women have equality? Simple, say the founders of Project Everyone: You connect with every single person on the planet. So far, they’re off to a pretty bold start.
“As systems like Linux and Wikipedia have shown, people from around the world — connected by the Internet — can work together to solve complex problems in very new ways,” says MIT Sloan professor Thomas Malone, director of the MIT Center for Collective Intelligence and principal investigator for the Climate CoLab project.
Corporations’ activities related to climate change and political lobbying are among those of greatest concern to shareholders, proxy proposals reveal.
One in 9 people across the globe lack access to safe water. For others, clean water comes plentifully from the tap. Can digital channels address the disconnect?
There’s one important issue that journalism has consistently failed to cover properly: climate change. But a new campaign from the United Kingdom’s Guardian is looking to change that, aiming to not only educate the public on climate change, but also inspire individuals, governments and companies to take action on the issue.
Ohio State University is the latest campus in the U.S. to launch a bike-share program, which will begin this summer, or fall at the latest.