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November 21, 2014 A Slew of Coal Plants Get New Lease on Life—With GasSource: National Geographic
Old U.S. coal-fired power plants, the target of new anti-pollution rules, aren't necessarily shutting down. Many are getting a second life as they're "repowered" with natural gas
November 21, 2014 Speaking with Steven Cliff, Caltrans’ New Sustainability DirectorSource: StreetsBlog LA
As part of its ongoing work to change its focus from highways to transportation for everyone, California’s department of transportation, better known as Caltrans, recently created a brand new position, the Assistant Director of...
Source: The Guardian
When companies bemoan their difficulties with sustainability initiatives, a major barrier is almost inevitably the board of directors. While the majority of boards are quick to voice their support for sustainability, when it gets...
BayStreet - According to îVerdantixî Critical Moments(R), a globally scalable model that sizes, forecasts and describes the direction of sustainable business spending, the US sustainable business expenditure will...
November 19, 2014 Urban sustainability starts by bridging dividesSource: Sci Dev Net
Integrating tech and planning, urban with rural and formal with informal development can help transform cities. For the first time in human history, more of us live in cities than in rural areas: 54 per cent of the world’s...
November 19, 2014 Why Organic Isn't 'Sustainable'Source: Forbes
“Sustainable” has become a buzzword. It is applied not only to agriculture and energy production but to sectors as far afield as the building and textile industries. Some universities offer courses or even degrees in...
November 18, 2014 Why sustainability is more than just a fadSource: World Economic Forum
Since the 1970s, we’ve been operating beyond the resources our planet can sustainably provide. Today, we use the equivalent of 1.5 earths to give us the resources we need, and also to absorb our waste. Several future scenarios...
November 18, 2014 What is sustainability?Source: Cooperative News
Over the next 12 months, Co-operative News is taking an in-depth look at sustainability, both in print and online. We will examine the big sustainability issues and what they mean for the co-operative sector, asking some...
November 18, 2014 10 things we learned about collaborating for sustainabilitySource: The Guardian
We are living in the golden age of collaboration, unusual suspects collaborate best, and there’s no such thing as a “perfect” partnership
November 17, 2014 The Economics of Sustainable Coffee ProductionSource: Triple Pundit
Sustainability matters. And if you happen to be in the coffee business, it matters especially. In 2012, this market saw 40 percent of global production coming from sources that were certified or verified for sustainability. The...
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