Sustainable development and the end of history

September 11, 2017 by  
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Are we experiencing the end of an era — or the beginning of a new one?

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Creating a truly green building may be harder than rocket science

September 11, 2017 by  
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Promised energy savings in buildings don’t deliver. The problem is inept modeling systems that fail to capture how buildings really work.

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Universities are learning how to accelerate sustainability

August 16, 2017 by  
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How much do we know about how universities pursue sustainability in a whole-systems way? Well, we’re learning.

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The death of ‘alternative energy’

August 16, 2017 by  
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Remembering the days when that term referred to clean coal and fracking.

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With the SDGs, everything is connected

May 17, 2017 by  
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One set of challenges, indivisible, with sustainability and resilience for all.

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Why ‘ocean is the new climate,’ and what it means for business

May 2, 2017 by  
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It’s time to take our life-giving oceans more seriously, including tuning into the emerging “blue economy.”

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Why I used crowdfunding to bring a truckload of plastic trash to Stockholm

March 23, 2017 by  
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It’s one thing to read about huge plastic gyres in the middle of the Pacific. It’s another thing to stare the actual plastic in the face.

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China drives toward sustainable freight policies

March 23, 2017 by  
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Transportation experts are studying a range of options, from new low-emissions zones to better methods of transferring cargo from ships to railways to trucks.

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Behind Saudi Arabia’s $2 trillion bet on a sustainable future

March 23, 2017 by  
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If the crown prince’s radical experiment succeeds, this huge oil-producing nation could become the world’s biggest impact investor.

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The SDGs: How can we sustain our optimism?

March 2, 2017 by  
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The email came from an 82-year-old activist in Vermont. She was hoping for answers to questions she was hearing from others, about the U.N.’s Sustainable Development Goals. She wanted to write an article — not for The New York Times or even for a local newspaper, but for her friends, neighbors and the various experts she meets and talks to.She wanted to be able to explain some basic things about the SDGs, to people who often seem skeptical.

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