Water and cities

This is how cities can reduce emissions by as much as 84% with waste-reduction solutions https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/11/waste-emissions-methane-cities/

Climate change in your backyard

Q&A: How COP26’s UN High-Level Champion for Climate Change sees the world’s climate progress so far https://www.weforum.org/agenda/2022/11/cop27-united-nations-climate-change-progress-nigel-topping/

Future of cities

UN HABITAT has released its comprehensive and interesting World Cities Report for 2022. This year, the report’s theme is “Envisaging the Future of Cities” Download a copy or read it online:https://unhabitat.org/wcr/

Sustainability inducements

A Japanese cosmetics company has developed a “shampoo bar” as a replacement for liquid shampoo. In the process, they reduced water use by more than 95% during manufacturing. It also comes with paper-only packaging. Smaller size also means lesser transport costs per unit. Just an example of the key role of R&D in the private…

Food is not food

In 2030, only 29% of the global harvests of 10 major crops may be directly consumed as food, down from about 51% in the 1960s. Test goes to meat production, biofuels etc.

Sustainability and Tourism

What is Responsible Tourism And Why Is It Important? https://broganabroad.com/what-is-responsible-tourism/

Water, water everywhere …

If the world’s water supply were only 100 liters (26 gallons), our usable water supply of fresh water would be only about 0.003 liter (one-half teaspoon

Earth Overshoot Day

Earth Overshoot Day this year is 29 July. It’s the date that humans’ use of ecological resources and services exceeds what Earth can regenerate in a year. https://inhabitat.com/earth-overshoot-day-2021-has-arrived-what-does-it-mean-for-the-planet/