Can we solve the problem of ocean plastic pollution and end extreme poverty at the same time? That’s the ambitious goal of The Plastic Bank: a worldwide chain of stores where everything from school tuition to cooking fuel and more is available for purchase in exchange for plastic garbage — which is then sorted, shreddedContinue reading “The surprising solution to ocean plastic”
Enjoy this rap video explaining all 17 sustainable development goals in just 1 minute! How cool!
About the Report The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2017 is the annual assessment of global and regional progress towards the Goals. The report is based on latest available data on selected indicators of the global SDG indicator framework, prepared by the UN Department of Economic and Social Affairs with inputs from a large number ofContinue reading “Accelerated pace required to achieve SDGs, finds UN’s 2017 report”
Eleven years after the Oscar-winning An Inconvenient Truth laid out Al Gore’s urgent screed on the looming perils of global warming, the self-described “recovering politician” is back for a regrettably necessary follow-up, speaking to current leaders about the alarming environmental threats facing us all while, more constructively, offering pointers to sustainability. Everything said here isContinue reading “Al Gore’s Truth to Power: worth a watch?”
“Is it sustainable?” It’s an increasingly important question to ask when it comes to what to eat. The United Nations Food & Agriculture Organisation (UN FAO) defines sustainable diets as: “Those diets with low environmental impacts which contribute to food and nutrition security and to healthy life for present and future generations. Sustainable diets are protectiveContinue reading “7 Habits of Sustainable Eaters!”