Sustainability

News Feature: The quest for the sustainable city | PNAS

News Feature: The quest for the sustainable city | PNAS

Cities have become epicenters for confronting climate change, harnessing renewable energy, and mitigating pollution. The city plans striving for sustainability are many. Easy solutions are few. New York, London, Copenhagen, and most of the other large cities in the developed

‘Plastic recycling is a myth’: what really happens to your rubbish? | Environment | The Guardian

You sort your recycling, leave it to be collected – and then what? From councils burning the lot to foreign landfill sites overflowing with British rubbish, Oliver Franklin-Wallis reports on a global waste crisis — Read on www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/aug/17/plastic-recycling-myth-what-really-happens-your-rubbish

Plastics, Grocery Stores and Farmers’ Markets – Argggghhh, don’t get me started…

The trigger for this blog post was a recent CBC Marketplace episode about how Canadian grocery stores can reduce or eliminate plastics by adopting the methods and means of a UK grocery store: Canada’s major grocery chains slow to tackle

Brilliant essay: This World is enough

Brilliant essay: This World is enough

John Quiggin, professor of Economics at the University of Queensland states,  For the first time in history we could end poverty while protecting the global environment. But do we have the will? This world is enough is a must-read essay