Solar combined with storage can serve as a resiliency mechanism to prepare communities to handle extreme weather events caused by climate change, and risks to the grid system which are becoming increasingly more pronounced.
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.
The internet is something that over half the world’s population uses every day. Yet few consider that it is well on its way to becoming the world’s largest source of carbon emissions.
The Bonn Challenge, a global effort to restore and conserve the world’s forests, was at center stage in Honolulu during this week’s IUCN World Conservation Congress.
This momentous announcement tips the balance toward a quick entry into force of the Agreement by the end of 2016 — if not by the end of September.
A new water conservation project in New York City deploys 50,000 oysters and 5,000 recycled toilets to help the Billion Oyster Project reach its 2030 goal.
African elephants and rhinos are disappearing in rapid numbers. Some say drones have potential in the fight against poaching, but can they really make a difference?
The renewable technology stack is strong, with decades of iterations producing reliable and cost-competitive products. Let’s deploy more of them, not try to unlock new technologies.
The expansion preserves some of the world’s most pristine coral reefs and other marine ecosystems where new species are frequently discovered.
The environmental NGO Rare estimates that Colombia hosts approximately 10 percent of the world’s biodiversity. But water scarcity is an ongoing threat, so Rare is working with local governments and industries on water remediation projects along the country’s Pacific Coast.
Big changes are taking place in the agriculture industry, as some of the world’s largest brands increase their focus on having a positive social, economic and environmental impact, while continuing to grow and produce the food that millions have made a part of their daily lives.
Despite zero-deforestation pledges, some palm oil companies continue with deforestation and the denial of human rights in Indonesia, say a group of environmental organizations.