Einstein said everything should be as simple as possible, but not simpler. So what’s the right kind of simple for the world’s most complex challenge? I really appreciate one of the reasons listed for this type of distinguishing conversation: to “encourage necessary conversations between individuals
Posts Tagged ‘environment‘
The fact that the now dominant capitalist economic system is unsustainable is not in doubt. It has contributed to the breaching of several ecological boundaries, in relation to climate change, biodiversity loss and nutrient enrichment. At the same time as damaging the natural systems that
Anti-emissions policies adopted by world governments are decreasing the amount of harmful gas emitted in some countries, but the report warns it’s not enough when developing nations produce more gases than limited political controls can remove. Emissions in most Western countries are falling as economies
springwise: Underground fridge goes back to basics to save money and the environment With all of the smart, connected Internet of Things devices we’ve seen recently, it’s refreshing to see entrepreneurs still drawing inspiration from the simplest and most effective ideas from the past. The
treehugger: Environmental photographer of the year shows climate change issues across the world. See all the photos here: http://bit.ly/1kNVgbE
theatlantic: The UN’s New Focus: Surviving, Not Stopping, Climate Change The United Nations’ latest report on climate change contains plenty of dire warnings about the adverse impact “human interference with the climate system” is having on everything from sea levels to crop yields to violent
Link: New Home Sensors Will Keep You Up To Date On How Much Water And Power You’re Wasting | @FastCoExist destx: New additions to the suite of offerings to create the smart home will monitor exactly how all your resources flow in and out of
Business as usual “will not remotely suffice” to meet goals of clean and universal energy, says a World Bank-led report.
Link: How innovation in glass manufacturing is turning green even greener | via @guardian destx: Innovation in glass packaging is saving both resources and carbon emissions but manufacturers and buyers can do more.