Crowdfunding, depicted graphically, resemble nothing so much as the trajectory of space vehicles obtaining escape velocity from the earth's atmosphere. But for those with boots on the ground, the impact of these trends more likely resembles displacement associated with the cracking of tectonic plates.
The last decade has delivered a roster of brands and products that are designed at their core to have net-positive influences on our world.
I got the chance to be in an inspiring place where you can actually breathe knowledge and engagement for social-economic and human causes, namely poverty eradication and food access ( or accessibility) to all.
In the developed world, where you and I are consuming a highly disproportionate share of the world's resources, preventing unplanned pregnancies will help to reduce carbon emissions and slow the headlong depletion of the world's limited resources.
You don't need to look much further than the years of delays on the Keystone XL pipeline to see that governments are starting to second-guess these big cash layouts on climate risky projects.
These are complicated issues and solutions. Each and every one merits further exposition and discussion; their importance demands that we address each one in more detail over ensuing posts.
Green buildings are mainstream now, and green infrastructure is advancing. Indeed, some progressive institutions believe it is time to begin installing "net-positive" buildings that produce more sustainable energy and water than they consume, and that generate no net waste.
What is all this talk about sustainability? Is this serious business or another fad or trend that has little relevance to business?
Sometimes, the land -- even my own modest garden -- feels like foreign territory, the language of seeds a code I never learned to crack.
Over a billion people are fasting this Ramadan and each one of us is arguably on average producing more waste than during the rest of the year. Iftars are held pretty much anywhere you can think of. The hosts more often than not are using paper plates, sytrofoam cups, and plastic forks in abundance to help serve the large number of guests,
Leaders need to make an effort to learn from scientists and scientists have a responsibility to communicate with leaders. In the modern, complex, technology-laden world we live in, there is no excuse for scientific illiteracy.
When I look around at the state of the world: the wars, the debilitating addiction to technology, massive species die-off, ocean destruction and overu...
Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. Daily Climate Change: Global Map of Unusual Temperatures, July 5, 2014 H...
With summer in full swing and the Fourth of July around the corner, everyone can benefit from a few tips on how to reduce the environmental footprint of their summer celebrations.
Last week, the University of Dayton (UD) announced they will divest fossil fuels from their $670 million endowment - the first Catholic university in ...
The University of Dayton recently announced it will begin taking steps to divest from major coal and fossil fuel companies. This action follows a ne...