Mapping Solutions to Fighting Environmental Injustice: building awareness for marginalized communities
Key Takeaways: Environmental injustice touches on many facets of human livelihoods, from air and water quality affecting health, to impacts of sea level rise, all the way to lacking food access. Long-term solutions are necessary to address systemic issues with histories of negatively affecting marginalized communities. Individuals can take part in combating the environmental injustices […]
Key Takeaways: Art is a powerful tool to inspire emotions and invoke empathy, understanding, and connection. A gap exists between young people and decision makers, Turn it Around Cards is a way to help bridge that gap. Art is used as a universal language when communicating a message about climate change and climate policy. Social […]
We are consistently eating food. Every day! And if you’re like me, when you aren’t eating it, you’re thinking about it. From health to culture food plays an important role in how we live our lives. Food also plays an important role in our relationship with the planet. We need food to survive, and we […]
Climate change is here, and unless radical change happens, it will continue to worsen. It is important businesses acknowledge the threats extreme weather can induce.
Currently, a lot of images about climate change only show climate impacts, like wildfires, droughts, and the effects of global warming, but very few show climate change solutions.
In terms of climate change Methane is not really our friend, but maybe it can be fish food? A recent study published in Nature Sustainability suggests that transforming this potent greenhouse gas into protein rich feed for farmed fish is a potential solution to reduce methane emissions and conserve wild fish populations.
Some may argue nature should be viewed as priceless, but this argument is not always sufficient when it comes to social and economic welfare.
Earth Overshoot Day (EOD) is a very important date for sustainability. Every year, the Global Footprint Network calculates the date when our demand for ecological resources exceeds what the planet can naturally regenerate for us, in turn measuring humanity’s cumulative ecological footprint. The realistic goal is to have our EOD fall as late in the […]
Heather Clancy at GreenBiz celebrated the 2021 International Women’s Day by highlighting 25 women who are shaping climate action across the globe.
Much of the concern around climate change focuses on the fact that we are producing too much carbon dioxide (CO2). This greenhouse gas is contributing to warming of our planet. Reducing the amount of CO2 in the atmosphere has the potential to reduce this damaging effect. Researchers at Arizona State University have developed a CO2 […]
As our world population continues to grow, we have the challenge of producing more food even as a lot of agricultural land is lost to urban development. It is estimated that we will need to double food production by 2050 if everyone is going to have enough to eat. Singapore, a country that is already […]