Image credit: Vincent Callebaut ArchitecturesSustainability is quite simple. We depend on our natural environment to provide us with everything we need to survive. Sustainability is an effort to preserve the future by addressing
Microplastics. Photograph: David Kelly/Photograph David Kelly https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2022/mar/24/microplastics-found-in-human-blood-for-first-timeWe live in a world surrounded by plastics, from water bottles to shopping bags, to clothes we wear
AbstractAffecting more than one billion people in 2009, the worldwide ‘hunger pandemic’ has left many nations struggling to ensure the health and well-being of their citizens in a globalized society. Despite increases in
Schlossberg, Tatiana. “How Fast Fashion Is Destroying the Planet.” The New York Times, The New York Times, 3 Sept. 2019, www.nytimes.com/2019/09/03/books/review/how-fast-fashion-is-destroying-the-planet.html.The fashion industry
Source: NBC News: Mining rigs at work in Romania farming for Ethereum and ZilliqiaWhen it comes to cryptocurrencies, anyone with the right hardware and software can become miners. Consequently, the ease of availability
In the beginning of 1953, a catastrophe—something still referred to as "The Disaster" by the Dutch—hit the Netherlands. The storm, causing 1836 casualties and breaching over 150 dykes, swept the country
Image Credit: Tsvetan IvanovSolar power has grown immensely in the last decade, becoming a dominant energy source in the transition to renewable energy. Already, solar power employs more US workers than oil, gas,
The term “electric vehicle” (EV) refers to both solely battery electric vehicles (BEVs), which use a battery and an electric motor instead of the tradition gasoline tank and internal combustion engine, and plug-in
Briggs, Helen. “Carbon: How Calls for Climate Justice Are Shaking the World.” BBC News, BBC, 2 May 2021, www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-56941979.Climate change is rooted in the intersection of capitalism and
By Eleanor Yeo, Columbia GRC Image source: E-waste Day aims to increase recycling rates of electronicsThe Status Quo It has been no secret that humankind is facing an increasingly dire environmental crisis, with
Electric Vehicle ImageAligned with growing global interest to slow down climate change, countries have been increasingly adopting methods to lower global temperature. The recent COP26 agreement set the global agenda on tackling climate
How do investors/VCs value ESG principles when investing in startups? Image Credits: Westend61 GmbHTrue innovation in a post-pandemic world begins with entrepreneurship. With the upcoming Industrial Revolution 4.0 and an integrated
As community solar continues to grow, it becomes yet another tool homeowners, city leaders, and government officials can use to fight cliamte change, address energy scarcity, and spur economic activity.
The climate crisis has begun, posing an immense threat to both life and prosperity. Raging fires, unprecedented storms, deadly heat, rising sea levels all threaten the livelihoods and lives of billions of people.
Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States of America, people across the country have been heavily impacted economically, socially, and physically. COVID-19 has exposed a multitude of problems outside of only the
In recent years, composting has become increasingly popular all over the world. By exploring how composting is done, the benefits of composting, its industrial and home uses, and further related applications, this article will show how composting can contribute positively to sustainability efforts.