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Posts Tagged ‘sustainability‘
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
Link: Car-Sharing Services Take Paris by Storm – @Businessweek destx: Walk down one of the narrow streets of Paris and there’s a good chance you’ll stumble upon one of the world’s most sophisticated car-sharing networks. The Autolib electric car system—marked by the tiny, boxy electric
Link: How To Stop Three Billion New Ikea Customers From Wrecking The Planet Healing Mother Earth is the last thing you think of when you ponder a cavernous, bustling Ikea store filled with shoppers hauling out flat-packed Faktums by the SUV load. Steve Howard is out to
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.
kqedscience: Whole Foods Shows Customers the Bleak Future of Produce Without Bees “The decline in bee populations has been all the buzz lately, which led Whole Foods Market to team up with the Xerces Society to show us what a world—or at least, produce section—without bees would look like. The University
Link: Peak soil: industrial civilisation is on the verge of eating itself Nafeez Ahmed: New research on land, oil, bees and climate change points to imminent global food crisis without urgent action
Link: Why Unilever, Patagonia and Puma Lead the Pack, say Sustainability Leaders Joel Makower, from GreenBiz, shares his insights on the results of the latest GlobeScan / SustainAbility survey.