On Sustainability’s Updates

  • 2018 Plenary Speaker – Stewart Lockie

    The Fourteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability is pleased to announce Stewart Lockie as a 2018 Plenary Speaker

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  • 2018 Plenary Speaker – Lorraine Elliott

    The Fourteenth International Conference on Environmental, Cultural, Economic & Social Sustainability is pleased to announce Lorraine Elliott as a 2018 Plenary Speaker

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  • Elackiya Sithamparanathan - Winner of the International Award for Excellence for On Sustainability Collection, Volume 12

    The Sustainability Research Network is pleased to announce the selection of “Implementing Bioremediation Technologies to Degrade Chemical Warfare Agents and Explosives from War Affected Regions in Sri Lanka,” Elackiya Sithamparanathan, as the winner...More

  • U.S. EPA Community Involvement Training Conference 2017

    The U.S. EPA will offer the Community Involvement Training Conference in August 2017 in Kansas City, MO.  The conference is celebrating a twenty year milestone. The conference theme is “Bringing People Together:  20 Years Investing in Communities”. ...More

  • Big solar is heading for boom times in the US

    Vox | Article Link | by David Roberts

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    When people think of solar power, they tend to think of panels on rooftops. That kind of small-scale, distributed solar power is the most visible, gets the most press, and, from...More

  • This Planetary Futurist Wants Us To Fundamentally Reimagine A Sustainable Future

    Fast CoExist | Article Link | by Adele Peters

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       The story of climate change tends to be focused on disaster—postapocalyptic visions of food shortages, collapsing ecosystems, and people dying from tropical diseases...More

  • Can A 16-Mile Stretch Of Road Become The World's First Sustainable Highway?

    Fast CoExist | Article Link | by Robynne Boyd

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    There are 223,000 miles of heavily trafficked roads in the United States. They slice through landscapes, connecting communities and economies, but also bisecting and co...More

  • Yes, you recycle. But until you start reducing, you're still killing the planet

    The Guardian | Article Link | by Madeleine Somerville

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    I talk a lot about reduction. Reducing the number of toys you have, the quantity of cleaning supplies you buy, even the amount of meat you eat. My constant focu...More

  • Kenya's smart greenhouse texts when your tomatoes need watering

    The Guardian | Article Link | by Murithi Mutiga

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    Best friends Brian Bett and Taita Ng’etich were enjoying their first semester in university – until they ran out of money

    “It’s always exciting starting coll...More

  • 10 Questions with editor David Humphreys of the Open University

    Editor David Humphreys

    1. What's the main idea that has motivated your work?

    That as academics we have a responsibility to speak not just to our students and to other scholars but to the public at large. If our ideas are to matter they must be...More