The least developed countries call for urgent action at UN climate talks
“It is those countries that have contributed the least to climate change that are most vulnerable to its impacts and that have the least capacity to protect against its effects.” explains Gebru Jember Endalew, Chair of the Least Developed Countries Group on Climate Change
Why designers should be rebels
Disruption across industries, increasing market competition, consumers’ rising expectations: these factors threaten most — if not all — brands in the market. For many experts, Human Centred Design (HCD) would be an effective way to create differentiated and value-added solutions.
Architecture that has overcome the odds to be sustainable
Desperate times call for innovative measures when it comes to architecture and sustainability. Here we’ve showcased four projects that have overcome the odds to be sustainable, either in a novel way or in spite of a challenging environment
Meating Emission Targets
To avoid eating our way towards catastrophic climate change, we must transition to a low-carbon diet. But as the issue of meat consumption slowly gains traction amongst consumers and business, our governments are lagging behind, mostly ignoring it entirely. But how can policymakers help us all to make more sustainable choices for the dinner table?
Circular Economy: Redesigning economy beyond a product
The recent debate around circular economy tends to focus primarily on product redesign. But a circular ‘economy’ encompasses more than just product design, its about product business development and the interactions between players in the ecosystem.
Against Racism, Sexism And Oppression: Uniting Across Divisions To Solve Climate Change
We need a mass movement of people from different backgrounds working together in unity, calling for a complete change to the social and economic system which drives us to destroy our environment, and to be in conflict with each other.
100% Renewable Energy as Catalyst for Achieving Peace and Justice
The decisions taken today will have a major impact on the world of tomorrow. Climate change action (or inaction) of people today can jeopardise rights and well-being of generations to come as well as environmental sustainability.
Meet 4 Inspirational Women Working in Environmental Science Today
Women have made major contributions to climate change research and to broader analyses of global environmental issues. Yet, they are generally underrepresented in key disciplines for the study of climate change and many of them have faced various barriers to their success and recognition
“Sustainability is an opportunity to utilize new materials, drive product innovation and empower our consumers to make more responsible purchasing decisions.”
Director of Sustainability, James Rogers, on what The North Face is doing to lessen their environmental impact, and what they can improve
Sustainable Architecture: The Beauty Behind Energy
Creating buildings with the lowest possible energy consumption and carbon emission production, while still being aesthetically pleasing, is a challenge bringing together great minds to change the way we think about our living and working spaces