Last week, the European Union joined the US and China in pushing for a limited ban on the use of appliances that rely upon hydroflurocarbons (HFC), or “super greenhouse gases.” It’s a controversial move, and one that might just encourage other countries to take stronger steps toward HFC phase-down.
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.
By Amy Davila Sanchez Tara’s mother, pursuing her life dream to become an organic farmer, acquired a farm after years of city dwelling. On Tara’s frequent visits to the farm in the mountain town of Aibonito, Puerto Rico, she started learning about sustainable agriculture. More importantly, she changed her eating habits. Consuming only produce from … Continued
Last week, Connecticut became the first state to require labeling on all foods containing GMO ingredients. But there are a few curious caveats that could result in a long delay in it taking effect.
Sustainable aquaculture in the Coachella Valley may get a boost from OriginOil’s new showcase integrating algae farming with fish farming at Aqua Farming Technology.
Projects designed to bolster private investment in effective climate solutions in six African countries have received $330 million in funding from the African Development Bank Group, the bank announced late last month.
As consumers hit the stores this holiday season, REI is reminding them to vote with their dollars. Pointing to its own recent success in reducing consumer packaging by 36 percent, the company argues that choosing an environmentally friendly product in a sustainable package sends a strong message to manufacturers in the final weeks of the year.
Monsanto and Novozymes announced a long term strategic development plan for microbes today. Will the project make Monstanto a more sustainable company?
Using the system-wide approach to understanding climate change and concrete impacts on the local community, West Michigan Environmental Action Council (WMEAC) in partnership with the City of Grand Rapids, developed the first of its kind, Climate Resiliency Report.