sustainable development

An approach to developing anything that recognizes the need to meet the challenges of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.

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New 170 Megawatt Solar Facility Comes to Southern California

Fluor's got the go-ahead to begin Phase 1 of the Centinela Solar project, which aims to bring an initial 125 megawatts of solar…
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Huge Oversupply Renders Kyoto Protocol Emissions Market Ineffective

The huge surplus means that developed economies will be able to emit more greenhouse gases than foreseen under worst-case "business-as-usual" scenarios, as well…
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Panel Seeks to Assure UN Clean Development Mechanism’s Future

The future of the world's largest and most substantial vehicle for fostering sustainable development, the UN Kyoto Protocol's Clean Development Mechanism, is in…
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Interview: Inside a Panamanian Ecotourism Development

Ben Loomis shares his thoughts on how environmentalism and travel fit together.

Can PepsiCo Inspire Sustainable Development in Africa?

In an interview with Sanjeev Chadha, head of PepsiCo’s operations in the Middle East and Africa, he explained why Pepsi is bullish about…
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The State of Sustainable Development According to Professionals

A recent survey asks sustainable development professionals what they think about current progress. Here's what they said.
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Sea Ice Melting at Alarming Rate

June saw the largest loss of sea ice since we've been keeping records. What can we do to halt the melt?
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Public-Private Partnership Brings Solar PV to Denver Affordable Housing

Led by the Denver Housing Authority, project partners have joined to install more than 2.5-MW of solar power systems to 387 affordable housing…
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Ecosystem Based Management Comes to Southern Oregon Port

The Ecosystem-Based Management summit goals were to increase participant knowledge, decrease duplicate efforts, and encourage partnerships within the area in order to share…
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Wind Power Production Record Set in Colorado

Xcel Energy achieved the record in the pre-dawn hours in April, when wind power accounted for 57% of electricity flowing through its transmission…
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Unilever Reaches Sustainable Palm Oil Goal Three Years Early

Unilever has announced it will reach its target of 100 percent certified sustainable palm oil covered by GreenPalm Certificates by the end of…
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The Path to Leadership: PepsiCo Associates Volunteer in Ghana

International Corporate Volunteer programs are often highlighted for their potential as leadership development programs. We don’t spend a lot of time, however, discussing…
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New Venture Funding for Carbon/Water/Nitrogen Cycle Instrument Provider

A mix of venture capital firms are taking additional equity stakes in Santa Clara-based Picarro, banking on growing demand for a new generation…
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Malaysia’s Smart Eco-Village Includes 4-Level Aquaculture System

International experts meeting in San Jose highlight a "smart eco-village" in Malaysia that can serve as a global model for sustainable development. Rimbunan…

The Man Who Planted Trees: Lost Groves, Champion Trees, and an Urgent Plan to Save the Planet

It’s amazing for one layman to come up with the idea of saving champion trees as a meaningful way to address the issues…