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October 26, 2020 For energy transition, the key word is sustainability, not politicsSource: The Hill
For energy transition, the key word is sustainability, not politics © istock Two words — sustainable and transition — are frequently used when we talk about energy these days and unfortunately, the definitions are at best...
October 2, 2020 Unsustainable Energy Production Will Stop, BP ProjectsSource: Forbes
The longer society waits to address climate change, the more likely climate will change society, according to BP’s chief economist Spencer Dale. The human tendency toward procrastination is just one of the scenarios Dale attempts...
September 28, 2020 Elon Musk: “The US Is Moving Toward Sustainable Energy”Source: CleanTechnica
The US is moving toward sustainable energy.” While on this topic of sustainable energy, Elon Musk noted that eventually everything we do will be done with sustainable energy.
September 15, 2020 Living for the Long Haul: Why is sustainable living such an emotional, politically charged topic?Source: Echo Journal
The concept of sustainable living seems to stir emotional and even politically charged responses with some frequency. A primary reason for the controversial nature of sustainable living practices is that it rejects some...
September 8, 2020 Reclaiming tailings sustainabilitySource: Global Mining Review
Water requirements for intensive applications such as hard rock mining and oil sands processing have historically been supplemented by local water sources. Today, these applications face new challenges as the focus shifts to how...
As both the public and private sectors look for ways to reduce carbon emissions, there is a growing interest in organics recycling programs and composting operations to help with carbon sequestration. F
My parents taught me early not to waste, because we had little to spare. Later, as an adult reporting stories along the U.S.-Mexico border, I came to see just how ingrained this value is among Mexico’s working class
Source: AlphaSense, Pamela Styles principal of Next Level Investor Relations LLC,
“Greenwashing” can generally be described as ‘the practice of only paying lip service to environmental, social and governance (ESG) factors with token gestures.’ In practice, greenwashing occurs when an organization presents...
Source: The Mozilla Blog
Sustainability is not just about ticking a few boxes by getting your Greenhouse Gas emissions (GHG) inventory, adopting goals for reduction and mitigation, and accounting in shape. Any transformation towards sustainability also...
July 13, 2020 Viewpoint: Organic food represents a ‘reactionary’ ideology that doesn’t promote health or sustainable farming?—and should not be subsidizedSource: Genetic Literacy Project
However, the health and environmental benefits it claims are based on shaky scientific foundations. The very philosophy of “organic” is questionable from a methodological point of view.
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