It’s a known fact that climate change is impacting how often natural events like floods and hurricanes occur and how severe their impact will be. For this reason, it’s important that states admit to the potential disasters that could occur as a result of climate change and plan emergency responses accordingly. To help prepare for… Continue reading Is Your State Prepared for Climate Change? [MAP]
Today we are introducing It’s Good This – a new effort aiming to raise awareness of good things people are doing around the world. The blog’s mission is to highlight progress in critical issues like human rights, education, affordable internet and freedom of expression for all. Would you like to join in on the goodness?… Continue reading It’s Good This: Raising Awareness for Issues Facing Our Community, Environment and World
SXSW Eco is a conference where professionals come together to solve complex challenges facing civil society, the economy and our mother planet. The three-day event runs from October 7 to October 9 in Austin and hosts an international audience of thought leaders and decision makers from the public, private and academic sectors to discuss potential… Continue reading SXSW Eco Live Stream: Featuring Innovative Solutions Taking Us Beyond Sustainability
Imagine your favorite pair of shoes kept on kicking for life? Forever, ever? Sounds like the good LYF, right? That’s exactly what Aly and Beth Khalifa envision. The pair aims to “establish the new cutting edge of sustainability” by creating sustainable products that can easily be repaired or broken down and recycled by anyone, starting… Continue reading These Boots are Made for Walking, Forever: Sustainable Shoes That Last You for LYF
Setting a new world record for crowdfunding, Dutch households purchased a wind turbine in just 13 hours through Windcentrale, a company that facilitates cooperative wind turbine purchases.