Leading architects around the world are excited about the prospect of using cross-laminated timber (CLT) to construct the 21 Century’s skyscrapers. They believe new wood technology is not only capable of creating incredibly durable and safe buildings, but can play a vital role in reducing climate emissions and sequestering carbon.
In late 2009, Christian Kroll of Germany created Ecosia, a search engine that uses its advertising revenue to plant trees all around the world and thus combat the climate crisis. This month Ecosia has planted it’s 100 millionth tree.
We don’t begrudge 24-year olds for having had made adolescent mistakes in the past. We accept those mistakes as inevitable, essential steps in everyone’s journey.
The new program is expected to divert 10 million tons, roughly 15% of all of the country’s waste, from landfills. To accomplish this goal, it will improve the efficiency of its recycling systems, while also facilitating the reuse of old products to manufacture new ones.
Unilever is one of the largest food and household goods companies in the world. It has now committed to adding carbon footprint labels to all 70,000 of its products, making it among the first major companies in the world to do so.
We must always be considering “dangerous” new ideas and discarding old ideas that aren’t working.
The U.S. Supreme Court has deemed 3 million acres in eastern Oklahoma as Native American land. Though an 1866 treaty committed this land to five tribes, the state has ignored this pact for over a century.
Ayahuasca is a hallucinogenic plant medicine that originated thousands of years ago among the indigenous peoples of the Amazon. It is capable of deep healing for a range of trauma, depression, addiction, and more while also offering insight into one’s purpose and essence.
According to the Norwegian energy consultancy DNV GL, 2019 will likely have been the historic peak of both global oil demand as well as carbon emissions, two years earlier than they previously projected.
Seychelles has created 13 new Marine Protected Areas, expanding its protected areas to cover 30% of its waters, an area double the size of the island of Great Britain.