Worldwatch Institute's Vital Signs exposes latest global peaks of production and consumption, as well as associated impacts Washington, D.C. ---- - Today, nearly 3.9 billion people ---- - half of the world's population ---- - live in urban areas. Worldwatch Institute, 1 week ago
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Oil, natural gas and coal accounted for 87% of global primary energy consumption in 2012, according to a new Worldwatch Institute study. The relative weight of these energy sources keeps shifting, although only slightly. Natural gas increased its ...Hydrocarbon Processing, 1 month ago How Cheap Oil Is Accelerating Investment In Sustainable Energy Clean Technica, 2 months ago
In a rapidly urbanizing world, cities have become a hot spot for climate action. As urban communities expand, urban planners must increasingly play the role of climate change problem solvers, experts said yesterday. Currently, more than 3.5 ...Peak Oil, 1 week ago
, edition of U.S. News & World Report. It was the recurrent nightmare of the 20th century. A nuclear power plant explodes, the core begins to melt, a conflagration ignites that spreads a cloud of radioactivity over large parts of the earth. ...US News & World Report, 4 weeks ago
Cities are the world's future. More than half of the world's people live in cities, and the urbanization trend is continuing. Will the world invest in shaping livable, equitable, and sustainable cities? The path to a sustainable city starts with ...Worldwatch Institute, 17 hours ago
1:00-5:00 pm EST. Register to receive a reminder. >> More aboutState of the World: Can a City Be Sustainable? >> Preview the chapters Join the conversation! #SOWcities #sustainablecity @Worldwatch@michaelrenner @dcwater@AnmolVanamali@theUSDN Agenda: ...EnvironmentGuru.com, 1 week ago Can a City Be Sustainable? LIVE! Worldwatch Institute, 2 weeks ago Can a City Be Sustainable? Launch Event Worldwatch Institute, 3 days ago
What does China's climate commitment mean for the world? Within the last year, the world has made pivotal commitments toward greenhouse gas mitigation and climate change adaptation. The international community has agreed on both Sustainable ...Worldwatch Institute, 4 weeks ago Should We Respond to Climate Change Like We Did to WWII? EnvironmentGuru.com, 4 days ago
In the world of public policy, welfare and climate belong to separate spheres of interest. Yet there are many reasons why they should more often be considered in tandem. In Europe, the welfare state is a comprehensive mix of government policies and ...EnvironmentGuru.com, 1 week ago
A new food app aims to give the world a taste for saving the planet. Food Monster, created by the team behind the website One Green Planet, offers users the chance to try 5,000 recipes, including cauliflower rice stir fry, baked lemon cheesecake, ...Metro.us, 2 weeks ago
Vertical farms, which use height to maximize growth space in cities, have been proposed as a way to help bring jobs and local, sustainable food to city dwellers. With its muggy summers and freezing winters, Philadelphia isn't exactly known as ...AlterNet.org, 3 weeks ago Will Philadelphia Become the Vertical Farming Capital of the World? Care2, 3 weeks ago
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