The Sucumbíos province of northeast Ecuador is home to nearly a thousand toxic waste pits. And it is here that a group called the Amazon Defense Coalition has recruited specialized fungi with an appetite for toxic waste.
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.
California faces one more year of water supply — a water crisis that holds the potential to collapse the state’s economy. What an irony that the state most focused on global warming may be its first catastrophic economic collapse victim.
JetBlue has launched BlueBud, a program that mentors small companies and start-ups that are interested in becoming food or beverage suppliers for the airline.
Hawaii has the highest solar photovoltaic penetration of any state in the country. Yet, between 2012 and 2014, the number of solar PV permits issued by the city and county of Honolulu declined by over 50 percent. Meanwhile, a massive logjam of permit applications built up in the state. Learn about the cause of the problem and the innovative solution here.
The European Union has committed a fifth of its budget to climate change mitigation and adaptation. Judging from those projects now underway, it’s serious about addressing the risk.
“So, if we could find a way to capture and reuse that wasted gas, in addition to what we’re already doing to reduce the amount released into the atmosphere, we’d be in a much better position in our global battle against climate change.”
The design firm Perkins + Will released a plan that suggests a 660-acre area northeast of downtown Los Angeles is ripe for investments in urban agriculture.
Big and small governments have tried through the years to change the vernacular that is used regarding controversial policies they don’t wish to accept. Now the Florida governor’s office has been accused of banning ‘climate change’ references from state communications. But will it make a difference?
WWF urges the European Union’s economic and political leaders to put sustainability first and not delay such action in the name of economic recovery.