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GRI's New Sustainability Reporting Standards are Leading the Way Into the Future

10/25/2016 08:37:00 AM

GRI is the gold standard in sustainability reporting and they have just updated their guidelines. GRI is the world's leading sustainability reporting organization their state of the art guidelines are the most widely used in the world. GRI was founde > read more

Sustainability Professionals Discuss the Benefits of Constructive Disagreement

10/24/2016 10:13:00 AM

If you want the best to come out of your sustainability efforts subject them to scrutiny and invite diverging views. The world in which we live is full of echo- chambers when what we need is sustainability thought leadership that invites dissenting p > read more

Event - The Green Expo

10/23/2016 15:59:00 PM

This event will take place Wednesday to Friday, October 26 to 28, 2016 at the WTC in Mexico City. Exhibition hours are from 12 to 19:00 hrs. Congress Hours are from 8:00 to 18:00 hrs.The Green Expo® is the leading Exhibition and Congress where solut > read more

Event - Green Schools Summit

10/23/2016 13:26:00 PM

The tenth anniversary of the Green Schools Summit with take place on November 2 - 3, 2016 in Pasadena, California. The first - and the largest - statewide green school event, the summit provides a unique opportunity for leaders from the nation's la > read more

Best Practices in Green Schools (Video)

10/22/2016 11:42:00 AM

The creation of best practices for the green school movement may be among the most important things we can do to curtail environmental degradation and slow climate change. The green schools movement combines a healthy learning environment, science-ba > read more

The Climate Implications of Dodging Trump's Fossil Fuel Powered Energy Bullet

10/21/2016 11:33:00 AM

Donald Trump's policy positions are about as erratic and dysfunctional as his speaking style, however, from the beginning he has consistently indicated his support for fossil fuels.Now that it is all but certain that Donald will not be the 45th Presi > read more

Trump's Political Obituary and Life after Being Pummeled by Hilary

10/20/2016 16:05:00 PM

A review of the litany of egregious comments from Republican Presidential nominee Donald Trump, his historic failure to secure support, the mindset of those that do support him and the damage he can still wreak on America's Democracy.The three debate > read more

A List of Canada’s Top 25 Brands for 2017

10/19/2016 15:29:00 PM

A national survey of Canadian consumers reveals Canada's best brands for 2017. The leading 25 companies have won over the hearts and minds of Canadians. These brands have done this by forging customer loyalty that also contributes to their bottom lin > read more

CIWM Sustainability & Resource Awards Finalists

10/19/2016 10:04:00 AM

Earlier this month, the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) announced the finalists for its Sustainability & Resource Awards. year. These long-standing and well-respected awards are given for outstanding achievement in the sustainabili > read more

Sustainability and Life Cycle Assessment (Inforgraphic)

10/18/2016 08:39:00 AM

Major corporations are showing serious interest in sustainable product design. Driven by the desire to be more energy and resource efficient corporations are changing the way they design their products. They are investing massively in sustainability > read more

Groundbreaking Montreal Protocol Agreement Cuts Climate Pollution

10/17/2016 09:15:00 AM

There was some momentous climate news this weekend, yet it slipped under the radar and was barely noticed by the popular media. An agreement was signed that will eradicate one of the most potent greenhouse gasses in the world. At a UN-sponsored Montr > read more

Event - Distributech Conference and Exhibition

10/16/2016 20:40:00 PM

This event will take place from January 31 - February 2, 2017. > read more

EcoCareer Conference: Buidling Pathways to Sustainable Careers

10/16/2016 14:26:00 PM

This online event will take place on February 22 & 23, 2017. Increasingly, companies are integrating sustainability into their business operations. Are you or your students interested in career opportunities that are good for people and good for the > read more

Event - Central Coast Sustainability Summit

10/16/2016 10:04:00 AM

The sixth annual Central Coast Sustainability Summit will take place on Monday, October 17th, 8 AM - 4:30 PM, in Santa-Barabara California at the Loma Pelona Conference Center, UCSB. This event will be attended by representatives from government, cha > read more

Elon Musk's Innovative Vison and Tesla's Sustainability Leadership (Videos)

10/15/2016 14:52:00 PM

There are very few companies that have a more expansive green mission than Tesla. > read more

The Terrifying Truth about the Rising Seas

10/14/2016 19:40:00 PM

Rising levels of greenhouse gases are increasing global temperatures and this is causing sea levels to rise. Global warming causes sea levels to rise by melting ice sheets, glaciers, and sea ice, it also causes water to warm and expand. Although we f > read more

Adapting to Sea Level Rise

10/13/2016 11:20:00 AM

We will need to adapt to rising sea levels, even if we do what we must to curb GHG emissions. Things like sea barriers and flood-prevention efforts would help minimize the risk in some areas. There are places in the world where this work is already b > read more

The Economics of Sea Level Rise

10/13/2016 07:51:00 AM

The seas are rising and along with massive displacement, there will be massive costs. A 2015 study showed that sea-level rise is accelerating at a rate of about 12 percent a year. Christopher S. Watson, a climate scientist at the University of Tasman > read more

The Right Wants to Crush Climate Science in Our Schools

10/11/2016 21:42:00 PM

There are a number of individuals and organizations that would like to see climate skepticism (aka denial) taught in schools.Our schools are places where we hope our children will be taught our best understanding of the issues. However, there are tho > read more

Canada's Pyrrhic Climate Victory

10/11/2016 09:04:00 AM

Early this autumn the Canadian government led by Liberal Prime Minister Justin Trudeau formally announced Canada's first nationwide carbon pricing. This is an important milestone in Canada's pursuit of a low carbon energy strategy.Securing a carbon d > read more

World Leading Canadian Sustainability Focused MBAs

10/10/2016 20:37:00 PM

Canadian universities are leading sustainability education. Canadian Universities are not only focusing on sustainability, they are among the very best in the world. As part of Better World MBA ranking of universities around the world, Corporate Knig > read more

Celebrating Oximorons: Canadian Thanksgiving and Columbus Day

10/10/2016 07:52:00 AM

Although they co-occur, in many respects Columbus Day and Canadian Thanksgiving are diametrically opposed to each other. While Canadian Thanksgiving is a harvest festival celebrating nature's bounty, Columbus Day marks the start of our systematic des > read more

Event - Renewable Energy World Conference & Expo North America 2016

10/09/2016 14:35:00 PM

This event will take place from December 13 to December 15, 2016 in Orlando Florida. This BIG PICTURE' conference, will cover the full landscape of renewables. Attendees will hear from several Renewable Energy World International Committee Members ab > read more

Event - Green Sports Alliance Summit: College Sports Sustainability Summit

10/09/2016 08:52:00 AM

PAC-12 will host the first conference wide College Sports Sustainability Summit. It will take place on June 27th 2017 in Sacramento, California. This event is part of the annual Green Sports Alliance Summit.The College Sports Sustainability Summit is > read more

The Eye of the Storm: Hurricane Matthew, Attribution Science and Climate Change (Video)

10/08/2016 10:20:00 AM

It is widely accepted that warmer seas contribute to hurricanes but there are also a number of other factors that contribute to extreme weather events. Here is a review of the evidence linking climate change and Hurricane Matthew.Matthew has already > read more

Making Wine More Sustainable: Jackson Family Wines Leads the Way

10/07/2016 10:13:00 AM

Climate change has a number of impacts and the wine industry is no exception. > read more

Paris Climate Agreement Comes into Force

10/06/2016 11:40:00 AM

The world's first global initiative to reign in climate change has come into effect. On October 5, 2016, less than a year after the Paris Climate Agreement was signed at COP21, a critical threshold was passed. With the ratification of more than 62 co > read more

Investing in Education Pays Lucrative Dividends

10/05/2016 21:56:00 PM

Some recent reports indicate we are not spending enough on education and this may prove to be a costly oversight. Failure to invest in education increases costs down the road while investing in education translates to massive savings. Education is a > read more

Science-Based Emission Targets are Essential for Climate Action

10/05/2016 08:53:00 AM

The importance of science-based emissions reduction targets cannot be overstated. Failure to adhere to these targets will augur a climate catastrophe. The first round of emission reduction targets agreed to at COP21 are laudable, but climate scientis > read more

Pence and Kaine on Climate and Energy

10/04/2016 12:36:00 PM

On Tuesday, October 4th the vice presidential candidates will come together to debate the issues. Former Virginia Governor, Democratic Senator Tim Kaine will go up against former member of the House of Representatives, Republican governor of Indiana, > read more

CSR and Sustainability at St. Michael's College - University of Toronto

10/04/2016 00:34:00 AM

St. Michaels College, offers courses and workshops, and certificates including Corporate Social Responsibility Certificates. The CSR Certificate blended learning program allows students to work full-time while studying. The program consists of a tota > read more

Businesses Adopting Science-Based Emission Reduction Targets

10/03/2016 07:34:00 AM

A number of business leaders are moving ahead with science-based emissions reduction targets. The Science Based Targets initiative is a joint effort of CDP (formerly Carbon Disclosure Project), World Resources Institute, World Wildlife Fund and UN Gl > read more

Event - 2016 New Energy Summit

10/02/2016 14:33:00 PM

This event will take place on Octobert 17-18, 2016 in Washington, D.C. This is the fourth annual New Energy Summit hosted by Distributed Sun, LLC. This year’s agenda will cover such topics as tax equity, community solar, and net metering. The agend > read more

Event - RETA 2016 National Conference (Refrigeration and Refrigerants)

10/02/2016 10:14:00 AM

This refrigeration focused event will take place on October 4-7, 2016 at on the Rio Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. The theme of this year's conference is "All in For Education!"RETA is one of the world's largest refrigeration conferences dedi > read more

Climate Documentary from Leonardo DiCaprio: Before the Flood (Video)

10/01/2016 14:41:00 PM

Leonardo DiCaprio has made a new documentary that graphically illustrates climate change. The film brings to life the mountain of scientific research which tells us that the climate is changing and humans are the cause.Stars have used their celebrity > read more

Kids are Being Denied a Science Based Climate Education

09/30/2016 19:40:00 PM

US schools are not teaching kids accurate information about climate change. Climate ignorance is a serious issue that has thwarted climate action at every turn. Understanding climate change is crucial to making informed decisions at the ballot box. F > read more

Asahi May be the World's Greenest Brewery

09/30/2016 09:25:00 AM

The Asahi group is Japan's biggest selling beer brands and it is one of the greenest breweries in the world. The Asahi Group, is expanding around the globe and as of January 2014, Asahi had a 38 percent market share of the Japanese beer market, makin > read more

Institutions that offer Sustainabililty Focused Certificates and Degrees as Recommended By Linked-In Professionals

09/29/2016 20:43:00 PM

These are the schools suggested by Linked-In members in response to a request for recommendations for certification/diploma in Business Sustainability. Here is the alphabetized list of educational institutions that offer sustainability degrees includ > read more

Gray Water Can Make Beer and Renewable Energy

09/29/2016 09:34:00 AM

Some breweries are recycling waste water (gray water) as part of their responsible water management practices. Some breweries in California are taking advantage of Orange County's “toilet-to-tap” regimen which cleans up wastewater to recharge gro > read more

Heineken's Sustainability Leadership

09/28/2016 08:37:00 AM

The Dutch beer company Heineken is comprised of 160 breweries. The brand is committed to company-wide GHG emissions reductions of 40 percent from 2008 levels by 2020. > read more

Clinton Trounces Trump in the First Presidential Debate

09/27/2016 08:50:00 AM

With a commanding effort Hilary Clinton has decisively won the first presidential debate halting Donald Trump's momentum. He interrupted Clinton a total of 26 times and he spoke over the moderator Lester Holt. In addition to his well-known, albeit st > read more

A Review of Trump's Positions on Climate, Energy and the Economy

09/26/2016 10:17:00 AM

What would a Trump presidency look like? This is the question that thinking people must ask. Trump is notoriously vague but he has offered some insight into his positions on the climate and energy fronts.If Trump were to become President it would sig > read more

Event - Environment Analyst Business Summit 2016

09/25/2016 23:02:00 PM

The inaugural Environment Analyst (EA) Business Summit will take place on Wednesday 28th September 2016 at One America Square, London, UK. This event is subtitled, "Accelerating Growth and Adding Value to Address Environmental Market Disruptors". The > read more

Event - ASES National Solar Tour

09/25/2016 21:11:00 PM

The 21st Annual American Solar Energy Society (ASES) National Solar Tour will be held October 2016 in neighborhoods across the US. Attending the 2016 National Solar Tour will allow communities across the country the opportunity to see new and innovat > read more

Event - IGEM: Green Business for Sustainability

09/25/2016 11:57:00 AM

Asean’s IGEM will take place on October 5, 2016, at the Kuala, Lumpur Convention Centre, Malaysia. This is Asean's largest green business platform. IGEM, organised by the Malaysian government, is the region’s largest green technology business and > read more

Event - SRI Conference (Sustainable Responsible Impact Investing)

09/25/2016 08:34:00 AM

The 27th annual SRI Conference will take place on November 9-11, 2016, at The Hyatt Regency Downtown, Denver, Colorado. Together we're catalyzing the shift to a more socially equitable and environmentally sustainable economy. Plan to stay with us thr > read more

Letterman Comes Out of Retirement to Advocate for the Health of the Planet and Solar Energy (Videos)

09/24/2016 13:49:00 PM

David Letterman returns to television this fall to proclaim his love for the planet and rant against those who are destroying it. He is coming out of retirement to share his concern about climate change and the importance of renewable energy and sola > read more

The Beer Industry is Emerging as a Sustainability Leader

09/23/2016 20:57:00 PM

Beer is a hugely popular beverage that is threatened by climate change and drought. In addition to water the beer industry is also dependent on grains like hops.According to beer industry statistics, 1.93 billion hectoliters (100 liters) of beer are > read more

What Aspiring Sustainability Professionals Should Learn in College

09/22/2016 21:37:00 PM

Here is some advice from young professionals for college students interested in pursuing a career in sustainability. Getting ready for the workplace starts when you are in school. Learn from the experience of a group of sustainability professionals a > read more

Reflections on Rhino Horn Economics and the Natural Capital Movement on World Rhino Day

09/22/2016 14:51:00 PM

September 22nd is World Rhino Day, on this day and throughout the year we say "NO" to legalizing the rhino horn trade. > read more

Sugar Coated Lies that Undermine Science

09/22/2016 10:19:00 AM

Big sugar's lies are the latest example of greenwash. The subterfuge of industry to serve it's bottom line at the public's expense is a crime that warrants public outrage. > read more

Ecological Gaming and Gamification

09/21/2016 08:46:00 AM

Electronic gaming and gamification is a huge and rapidly growing industry that has the potential to help solve the environmental problems we face. Gaming involves specialized applications, whereas ecologically focused gamification transposes game mec > read more

Heartland Institute's Fear Mongering in Climate Friendly California

09/20/2016 08:20:00 AM

There is no better illustration of fear-mongering and misrepresentation than the fossil fuel-funded Heartland Institute. Although they claim to be a free-market think tank they are a actually a fossil fuel funded advocacy group.Most recently they lau > read more

Adler University - Degrees for a More Just Society

09/19/2016 19:19:00 PM

The top of Adler University's site reads, "Graduating socially responsible practitioners for positive change." That is because this school is dedicated to graduating practitioners who will lead social change and create a more just society, through de > read more

California's Climate Leadership and the Losers who Strive to Undermine these Gains

09/19/2016 08:14:00 AM

California is a shinning example of the way forward. This state's bold climate actions are meant to help us extricate ourselves from the world we have created. Rather than herald this great state's accomplishments, the oil industry is using their ill > read more

Event - Responsible Business Awards 2016

09/18/2016 14:48:00 PM

The 7th Responsible Business Awards 2016 Ceremony will take place on September 30th 2016. Celebrate with the global leaders in Responsible Business including Standard Life, B&Q, Munich Airport and Heineken. This year you will enjoy over 4 hours netw > read more

Event - Global Green Awards 2016

09/18/2016 11:48:00 AM

The 20th Global Green Awards will take place on September 29th, 2016 in Downtown Los Angeles at the Alexandria Ballrooms on 5th and Spring. Start time of event is 6pm.Theme and dress is black and white cocktail/business attire. The evening is an inti > read more

Event - SEJ's 26th Annual Conference

09/18/2016 07:39:00 AM

The Society of Environmental Journalists (SEJ) will be holding its 26th Annual Conference, in Sacramento, CA, on September 21-25, 2016. California has a 1,100-mile-long coastline. From the heights of Mount Whitney to the depths of Death Valley, the G > read more

Teaching Kids in Nature May be our Best Hope for the Future

09/15/2016 18:59:00 PM

Educating children in nature may be the best hope we have of righting all the ways that we have failed to be good stewards of the Earth. Educational instruction in nature offers significant benefits to students. A slew of studies show that nature con > read more

The Energy East Pipeline Project is as Good as Dead

09/14/2016 15:31:00 PM

The controversial $15.7-billion Energy East pipeline project is hanging by a thread. If it were to be built it would deliver 1.1-million barrels of oil per day from Alberta and Saskatchewan to Eastern Canada refineries and a marine terminal in New Br > read more

The Growth of Green Schools in 2016

09/13/2016 20:28:00 PM

Schools continue to be at the forefront of the green building movement. A growing number of educational establishments are investing to make their infrastructures more sustainable. > read more

Businesses are Thriving with Sustainbility and Risk Dying Without It

09/12/2016 08:50:00 AM

Sustainability and particularly environmental sustainability is an increasingly crucial part of business strategy. This huge and growing megatrend is expected to continue evolving and shaping global business strategy. Driven by consumer demand compa > read more

Event - Companies & Causes Canada Conference

09/11/2016 20:44:00 PM

The 3rd Annual Companies & Causes Canada Conference will take place on November 3, 2016 in Toronto, Ontario. The conference is designed to support corporate citizenship efforts. Featuring top Canadian brands including Unilever, MLSE Foundation, Manul > read more

Event - Renewable Energy World International: Renewable Energy on a Global Scale

09/11/2016 10:35:00 AM

This event will take place on December, 13-15, 2016 at the Orange Country Convention Center, North and South Halls, Orlando, Florida, USA.Renewable Energy on a Global Scale is part of Power Generation Week EventRenewable Energy World has a proven tra > read more

Dakota Access Pipeline Halted by Government Despite Judges Ruling (Videos)

09/10/2016 18:24:00 PM

Resistance to pipelines have taken a devastating toll on the fossil fuel industry in North America. Most recently protectors have succeeded in halting the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline (DAPL). The the Keystone XL, the Northern Gateway, t > read more

150 Sustainability and Environmental Masters Degrees

09/09/2016 22:56:00 PM

Sustainability is transforming our educational system from primary school to post doctorate work. The need for scholarly research and human resources is making sustainability the most prescient field of study in the world today. The reality of an inc > read more

The Dakota Access and Protest that Kills Pipelines

09/09/2016 08:12:00 AM

Efforts to stop the buildings of pipelines has succeeded in killing four pipelines and Indigenous people are leading the charge to protect the land from America's newest mega-pipeline. No one seemed to have noticed as the the Dakota Access Pipeline P > read more

Energy Efficiency: Kids Teaching Parents

09/08/2016 17:48:00 PM

A study suggests that children may be powerful agents of change when it comes to environmental issues particularly on the subject of energy efficiency. Compared to their parents kids are more likely to accept the veracity of climate change and they a > read more

Solar Innovations are Revolutionizing Energy

09/08/2016 08:06:00 AM

This is an exciting time in the world of solar energy with technological innovations becoming routine. Less expensive polymer solar cells are on the cusp of being commercially available. This summer Japan installed a floating solar system with microi > read more

Green Futures: Sustainability in Philadelphia Schools

09/07/2016 21:46:00 PM

Schools see value in sustainability. The benefits are > read more

Enbridge: If We Can't Build Pipelines We Will Buy Them

09/07/2016 08:50:00 AM

Canada's largest pipeline company is getting bigger through mergers and acquisitions. Enbridge has gone on buying spree after facing opposition to its pipeline expansion plans. It has been difficult for Enbridge to move ahead with its pipeline projec > read more

Footprint Calculator: Measure Your Schools Footprint or Measure Your Own

09/06/2016 18:45:00 PM

The Global Footprint Network’s Ecological Footprint calculator teaches university students about sustainability in a fun and engaging manner. The calculator is able to render the multifaceted dimensions of sustainability in the form of consolidated > read more

2016 Corporate Sustainability Leaders

09/06/2016 07:53:00 AM

A bevy of iconic brands have been singled out as the world's leading sustainability companies. The results of the 2016 GlobeScan/SustainAbility survey of corporate sustainability leaders were released on June 7th 2016. The list is formally known as t > read more

Natural Light in Schools: Architectural Resource for Daylighting

09/05/2016 18:50:00 PM

Driven by a host of benefits, natural light (or daylighting as it is often called) is a logical choice in educational settings. Using natural light in schools has been shown to have a host of benefits that include health, learning, financial, cultura > read more

The US/China Ratify Climate Deal and Corporations are Decoupling

09/05/2016 09:38:00 AM

On Saturday September 3 the world's two largest polluters, the US and China, formally ratified the Paris Climate Agreement. While this is no surprise it does contribute to the momentum of the process and it adds to the pressure on other nations who h > read more

Event - Los Angeles Green Festival

09/04/2016 20:12:00 PM

Los Angeles Green Festival will take place on September 16 - 18 in Los Angeles Convention Center, 1201 S Figueroa St, Los Angeles, South Hall K. Hours are as follows, Friday: 12pm - 6pm; Saturday: 10am - 6pm; Sunday: 10am - 5pm. Sign language interpr > read more

Event - 2016 Energy Manager Today Awards: Call for Entries

09/04/2016 08:17:00 AM

2016 Energy Manager Today Awards is calling for entries. The deadline for entries is October 19, 2016, the early Bird special ends September 23, 2016.The Energy Manager Today Awards recognize and honor the strides made in the field of energy manageme > read more

Celebrating ASU's School of Sustainability (Video)

09/03/2016 19:20:00 PM

ASU's School of Sustainability is the very first school of sustainability in the US. It has been training world class leaders for the last ten years. In 2016, the school is celebrating a decade of innovation, adaptation and advances. This school is > read more

Free Educational Resources at the Supply Chain Sustainability School (Video)

09/03/2016 11:59:00 AM

Here are free resources to help you come to a better understanding of supply chain sustainability. Integrating sustainability into your supply chain is about gaining a competitive advantage, showing leadership and getting ahead of regulations. As exp > read more

25 Back to School Books to be Well Informed on Climate, the Environment and Sustainability

09/02/2016 22:53:00 PM

In alphabetical order, here are 25 books in the Green Market Oracle's back to school reading list. The books on this list address a wide range of subjects related to sustainability, climate change and the environment. These books are focused on busin > read more

Pseudosynthesis - Solar Power that Mimics Photosynthesis

09/01/2016 11:13:00 AM

Nature offers us some promising design solutions that could revolutionize solar energy. One of the most interesting is the biomicry of the ubiquitous process in nature that converts sunlight to energy. The specific process is called photosynthesis, > read more

Solar and Storage - A Match Made in Heaven

09/01/2016 07:38:00 AM

Storing the sun's energy is the holy grail of solar power. Despite solar's vast potential it still suffers from intermittency. Simply put, solar's biggest weakness is the fact that the sun is not always shinning. This increases the need for some form > read more

Business Sustainability Certificate Program at Loyola Chicago

08/31/2016 15:55:00 PM

This one day world-class Business Sustainability Certificate Program at Loyola Chicago takes place on Thursday October 6, 2016. Space is limited and the deadline for application is September 30. This new one-day certificate program in global business > read more

Comprehensive Compilation of Studies Proving the ROI of Sustainability

08/31/2016 07:49:00 AM

The Green Market Oracle has been following the plethora of studies that show the value of sustainability. Over the years we have summarized and republished links to more than 20 studies that show the ROI of sustainability.Sustainable Brands recently > read more

Studying Sustainability at Hampshire College

08/30/2016 17:21:00 PM

Hampshire College has a wide assortment of sustainability focused academics. While the school may be best known for its massive solar power project (the school is working towards generating all of its electricity from solar energy arrays by the end o > read more

Glaxo­SmithKline Doing Well by Doing Good

08/30/2016 06:39:00 AM

Glaxo­SmithKline (GSK) is at the top of Fortune's 2016 Change the World list. They are being recognized for their exemplary corporate citizenship. In an age of rampant profiteering in the pharmaceutical industry, Glaxo­SmithKline (GSK) has stood ou > read more

Hampshire College Goes 100% Solar Saving Money and Reducing Emissions

08/29/2016 20:00:00 PM

Hampshire college will be the first solar powered residential school in the US. This rural college located in Amherst Massachusetts is in the process of installing 15,000 solar panels on 19 acres of its 840-acre campus. When the installation is compl > read more

Solar is Now the Cheapest Form of Electricity on Earth

08/29/2016 08:23:00 AM

Fossil fuels have been definitively ousted as the world's cheapest source of electricy with solar energy prices falling to an all time low. Solar is now the least expensive way of generating electricity costing half of the price of coal, the cheapest > read more

Event - AltCar Expo and Conference

08/28/2016 20:17:00 PM

AltCar Expo and Conference will be held at the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium East Wing, 1855 Main St., Santa Monica, CA, Friday September 16 and Saturday September 17, from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. AltCar’s Government Fleet & Industry Conference that runs > read more

Event - National Drive Electric Week 2016

08/28/2016 15:35:00 PM

National Drive Electric Week started in 2011 as National Plug In Day, it takes place during the week of September 10 - 18, 2016. Celebrations for this event will take place across the US, Canada and elsewhere. National Drive Electric Week is presente > read more

It is Time for All of Us to Act on Climate Change (Videos)

08/27/2016 07:03:00 AM

Environmental degradation, the climate crisis and social injustice are present day realities that call all people and businesses to act. To illustrate the urgency of the situation consider climate change. Scientists tell us the the upper threshold wa > read more

MA in Global Sustainability at The University of South Florida

08/26/2016 21:08:00 PM

The University of South Florida's sustainability focused academics prepares students to lead sustainable change and meet the growing needs of private and public sectors around the world. The Master of Arts (MA) in Global Sustainability is designed to > read more

Repeated Spills Show the Soulless Self Interest of Fossil Fuel Companies

08/26/2016 07:52:00 AM

A number of fossil fuel companies are guilty of repeated spills. This includes companies like PetroPeru, Shell, and Duke Energy. Whether crude oil or coal ash, these leaks are a regular occurrence. It is safe to say that these companies and many like > read more

Sustainable Educational Solutions from Sustainia

08/25/2016 17:04:00 PM

Here are some of the best ideas in sustainable education from the last couple of years. These ideas are curated by Sustania in its annual guide to innovative sustainability solutions. The guide known as Sustania100 identifies readily available projec > read more

Oil Industry Ignores Coastal Restoration Efforts Despite Being Battered by Louisiana Flooding

08/25/2016 08:37:00 AM

The fossil fuel industry is the primary cause of climate change contributing to flooding and sea level rise yet they fight calls to scale back production and they ignore pleas to fund mitigation efforts. The recent floods in Louisiana killed 13 peopl > read more

The Top 50 Greenest Universities in America (Sierra Magazine)

08/24/2016 21:46:00 PM

Each year Sierra Magazine ranks schools in terms of the following categories: Energy, investments, food, innovation, academics, planning, purchasing, transport, waste, and water.Formally known as the "Cool Schools" ranking, this is one of the most wi > read more

Sustainability at the Rio Olympics: More Green Promises More Green Lies

08/05/2016 07:07:00 AM

Olympic games are becoming increasingly environmentally sustainable, at least on paper. Once again this year's Olympic games are touted as being the greenest games ever. In fairness, making such a massive event environmentally sustainable is a truly > read more

Brazil's Corruption, Socioeconomic Woes and Political Intrigue Overshadow the Olympics

08/03/2016 06:43:00 AM

The scourge of corruption has embroiled Brazil in a morass of complex political intrigue. Brazil's economy has contracted by 3 percent this year and although the country is in a deep recession, it is still the world's fifth largest economy. Brazil's > read more

Decreasing the Cost of Being Cool: Saving Money Energy and the Climate

08/02/2016 12:45:00 PM

Air conditioners consume vast amounts of electricity and the warmer the world gets the more energy will be required to keep cool. Energy use is directly related to both costs and emissions that cause climate change. While heating and transportation > read more

Climate Action and the Binary Choice between Hilary Clinton and Donald Trump

08/01/2016 08:13:00 AM

When it comes to climate and the environment, the DNC made it abundantly clear that the Democratic ticket is a far better choice than the Republican alternative. Despite what some are saying the Democrats are the only choice. However, Trump's lies an > read more

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