A new study identifies the main culprits of the world’s waste crisis and points to new challenges as countries move to ban imports of discarded goods. But waste trade aside, Southeast Asian nations are not faring well on recycling either.
These tiny organisms at the base of the food chain pack a nutritional punch and require a fraction of the land and water needed to produce the same amount of beef. But can foodtech firms convince meat lovers to make the switch?
With data theft and other forms of cyber-crime making regular headlines globally, organisations can’t afford to ignore how they safeguard their digital systems. But cybersecurity remains an overlooked issue in one incredibly fundamental area: sustainable buildings.
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Although the world's largest asset management firm has seen an increase in sustainable investment funds in the past year, sustainability has yet to be mainstreamed into its core business practices, say experts from the World Resources Institute.
Richard Kozul-Wright and Kevin P. Gallagher –
Though the 2008 financial crisis created an impetus to reinvigorate multilateralism, global paeans to cooperation ultimately did not lead to lasting solutions. Now that uneven economic recovery is combining with deteriorating environmental conditions to threaten humanity itself, world leaders must finish what they started.
Decades after the end of colonialism, Western domination in the areas of sustainable development and environmental protection threaten to undermine our efforts towards a more equal, sustainable future.