The COVID-19 pandemic is driving a lot of major changes in cities. Here’s how you can embrace these growing pains in your city, and use this time of growth and change to make your community more sustainable.
Air quality in cities across the world has dramatically improved due to COVID-19 lock-down measures. Why does air quality matter and is this new state sustainable long term?
Data presented by the Australian Institute of Marine Science (AIMS) indicates that the Great Barrier Reef (GBR) has seen a significant decline in coral cover over its northern, central and southern reefs over the past 2 years.
An updated analysis suggests the cost of extracting a tonne of CO2 from the atmosphere now ranges between US$94 and $232. 2011 analysis put the cost at $600 per tonne.
A new weapon in the battle against greenhouse gases is being launched with omnipork - a shiitake mushroom, rice and pea protein. The meat-free dumplings have been created by Canadian scientists and Hong Kong climate campaigners in the hope of persuading people to help save the environment.
BEE populations have been decimated on the east coast of Canada, prompting bee-keepers to ask the public to plant wildflowers.
While individual action is an important step to restoring ecological balance to our polluted world, it’s not enough to really tip the scales. In order to really make a difference, the very industries that have polluted the world need to take action as well. This is where the US government comes in.