This is a news story that probably didn’t make most of the global headlines, but is a story that has consequences for us all: Australia has lost one in ten […]
A newly proposed Canadian terrorism bill is raising some eyebrows among environmental groups. A document entitled “Critical Infrastructure Intellige ...
Solar and wind installations were on the rise last year, thanks in part to the gradual introduction of the federal Clean Energy Plan, which was formal ...
Rape and sexual violence are used as tactics of war in conflicts across the world. Sadly, sexual violence is often used for political ends, as a means ...
Nearly 20 percent of the world’s land is desert and 97 percent of the world’s water is saline water. This has turned land and water into increasingly scarce resources, giving [...]
Nearly half of Fortune 500 corporations are already committed to making a shift to renewable energy in order to reduce their environmental footprint, improve their corporate sustainability profile, and support [...]
In the year 1906, Ray Stannard Baker wrote the following passage about automobiles in the book The Boy’s Book of Inventions: Stories of the Wonders of Modern Science. “The electric [...]
In the US, buildings account for 39 percent of total energy use, 68 percent of total electricity consumption, 38 percent of carbon emissions, and 12 percent of total water consumptions. [...]
The planet’s food system is in a sensitive balance, as its ecosystem is at threat from natural and man-made issues. These dangers has spurred the scientific community to proactively seek [...]
Last week, I wrote about my visit to the Shams-1 hybrid thermal solar-natural gas plant in Abu Dhabi. This 100MW plant, which combines concentrated solar power (CSP) with natural gas, [...]
It is a known fact that banks are twice as likely not be trusted than to be trusted. Current public expectations of these financial institutions have never been lower; they [...]
An interesting and potentially very exciting project was unveiled today at Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week. It combines biofuels and aquaculture to produce a combination of food and fuel in the [...]