Environmental Economics

I'm sure there is some Google tool that can track usage of the word. I wonder if the line is concave (or is that convex) such that we might, hopefully, observe some levelling off in the future so that we don't reach the dreaded outcome predicted below. Source: [link

Steps to Sustainability

Living Green & Saving Energy

easy green living tip green living how to go green recycling reduce waste sustainability Green living Steps to Sustainability sustainable living at home This post by by guest-blogger Tiffany Kresinski. Thinking of making a positive change in your lifestyle that could also help the environment? My husband and I have recently made some progress in the way we use and dispose of certain products and foods, and have found that these changes aren’t as much of a hassle […].

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The Meaning of Environmental Sustainability in a Cup of Tea

Living Green & Saving Energy

The Meaning of Environmental Sustainability in a Cup of Tea. green living how to go green sustainability Green living Steps to Sustainability sustainable living

How CBD companies can be more sustainable

Green Prophet

However, building sustainable business practices that protect the health of the earth isn’t always easy, especially when you are working in an industry that relies heavily on the gifts mother nature gives us. Sustainable Farming Practices. Sustainable Extraction Practices.

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Sustainable consumption

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The idea of sustainable growth and sustainable consumption is about the same as having sex to preserve for virginity or having a war for peace. You cannot have sustainable growth and neither can you have sustainable consumption. Sustainability and economic growth do not, actually, go together, especially not the capitalist idea of perpetual growth of wanting to sell more and more and then still more (of the same product).

How to Eat for Health and Sustainability

Living Green & Saving Energy

How to Eat for Health and Sustainability. green and healthy food green living organic food green and healthy healthy diet How to Eat for Health and Sustainability

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Chocolate and Sustainable Living

Living Green & Saving Energy

Chocolate and green, sustainable living are two concepts that I have never put into the same sentence before. chocolate organic food sustainability Chocolate sustainable chocolate productionBut an article in Grist by Deena Shanker on this very topic this morning caught my attention. You see, I love chocolate. With sugar. On top of desserts. With other flavors. The darker, the better. With the title [.].

"Sustainability Paranoia"

Environmental Economics

Jim Boyd at Common Resources : A raft of  so-called “anti-sustainability” bills have been introduced in various state legislatures. These bills tie sustainability to a moss-covered, 20-year old United Nations document called Agenda 21.  The point of the bills is to suggest that the sustainability agenda is a creation of the UN designed to undermine individual freedoms. The point is to promote the meme that sustainability = global socialism.

Seaweed as Sustainable Livelihood

Nature Conservancy - Science

How can this aquaculture be practiced sustainably? Seaweed farming can provide livelihoods for rural and indigenous women in Indonesia. From the Field Asia Pacific Indigenous Peoples Natural Climate Solutions Oceans

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Remove climate + sustainability

Environmental Economics

a former #EPA colleague (he's there, I'm not) just said his office was told to remove ALL mentions of climate + sustainability from website. Kaitlin StackWhitney (@KStackWhitney) January 25, 2017

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Sustainable marketing

Environmental Economics

"With green, clean, responsible solutions, we believe businesses can sustain brand awareness while also treading gently upon the world's markets." The Onion : Marketing firm Green Solutions announced Wednesday that it was developing environmentally friendly alternatives to the nonrenewable sources of synergy, global positioning, and blue-sky thinking currently used to fuel the nation's corporations. "We

How to Eat for Health and Sustainability

Living Green & Saving Energy

But there’s also another question that you could – and should – be asking yourself: Is this meal sustainable? health and nutrition organic food green and healthy sustainable food There’s plenty to think about when it’s time to what constitutes a healthy diet. Fortunately, many others have had the same question in mind when preparing their own meals, and they have had the foresight to […].

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Sustainable Olives

Green Earth Journey

- Musco Family Olive Company - Investing in a Sustainable Future from Cosimo Bullo on Vimeo

Is Chilean Sea Bass Sustainable?

Living Green & Saving Energy

Other samples had genetic markers that indicated they came from places other than the sustainable South Georgia Island fishery. how to go green sustainability Chilean sea bass sustainable fishingA recent study called this certification into question because some samples were found not to be authentic.

How Sustainability Has Become Mainstream

Eco Friendly Daily

Sustainability has become mainstream because you can see it everywhere around the world. Companies and individuals are turning to sustainability as a sales pitch, and sustainability can be used to make companies profitable, eco-friendly, and safe. Education Sustainability

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Sustainable Thread, Now with Israeli Startup Twine

Green Prophet

While many companies in the fashion industry have committed to sustainable practice , and we at Green Prophet have been reporting sustainable fashion on a personal level for years, it was high time that someone developed a dependable way to reduce the ecological cost of the clothes we buy. The post Sustainable Thread, Now with Israeli Startup Twine appeared first on Green Prophet | Impact News for the Middle East.

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Sustainable urban design in Rotterdam, my hometown

Green Prophet

Rotterdam is known for its modern, experimental architecture and has turned it into a hotspot for sustainable urban design. It is home to dazzling architectural structures and many recent additions to the city’s skyline stand out because of their innovative and sustainable character. The abundance of water also triggered another phenomenon that characterizes sustainable design in Rotterdam: floating structures.

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Top 6 Online Sources for Sustainable Items

Hug a Tree with Me

While there are a few sustainable items available in conventional shopping places, you will have more of a selection if you choose to shop at places that specialize in only sustainable items. Unfortunately there aren’t many brick and mortar Eco-shopping places in existence, (I would love to help change that one day), but as for today, we greenies can find our sustainables in online shopping places.

Sustainable Alternatives to Petroleum Based Products

Hug a Tree with Me

We will never be completely free of petroleum, however, we can use less of, below is a partial list of petroleum based products along with a few sustainable alternatives. This excerpt was taken from our eBook: Transition to Green (available on Amazon for $2.99) check it out to learn of more easy tips and insights to live a sustainable lifestyle. Sustainable Alternatives. glass, aluminum, cellulose, sustainable fabric , wood, bamboo, cork, reusable bags.

Say Yes to Faux Wood: Chic Sustainable Home Decor

Living Green & Saving Energy

green construction green remodeling sustainability faux wood sustainable home decor Between deforestation, heavy machinery emissions, and the costs to transport wood for import and export, using wood throughout your home for decor can come at a hefty environmental price. Save the trees and use wood alternatives instead when it comes time to decorate your abode. From faux bois accoutrements to alternative window coverings and flooring […].

10 Ways to Use Electricity more Sustainably

Hug a Tree with Me

However, we can learn how to use electricity more sustainably. By using electricity more sustainably we can drastically decrease the amounts of emissions released while also inspiring a restored eco-system. Below are ten practical ways to use electricity more sustainably. 10 Ways to Use Electricity more Sustainably: Insulate the home: Insulating the home can reduce your carbon footprint while also saving you money on your electricity bill.

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Navigating Your Options for a Sustainable Vehicle

Living Green & Saving Energy

From hearing about their amazing gas mileage, to wanting to drive in the HOV lane during rush-hour traffic, to helping the environment, you are ready to take the plunge and switch from a gasoline-powered car to a more sustainable option. First, know what types of sustainable vehicles […].

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5 Key Elements Of Sustainable Housing

Living Green & Saving Energy

green living how to go green sustainabilityWe all moan and groan about the loss of the quality of life through the destruction of our ecology, and yet each one of us, in our own little comfortable ways, contributes daily to that destruction (Ed Asner). Don’t you feel it’s about time you broke the vicious cycle and started making more conscious and […].

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3 Tech Companies With Sustainable and Eco-Friendly Initiatives

Living Green & Saving Energy

green business practices sustainability Eco-Friendly InitiativesDo you know where your e-waste goes? According to Earth911, Americans throw away 9.4 million tons of electronics every year. The electronics you use every day are full of potentially hazardous and toxic materials that are not good for the environment once they are thrown away. Thankfully, many modern companies have started green-minded initiatives and […].

Green Technology to Achieve a More Sustainable Future

Living Green & Saving Energy

Fortunately, we now live in an age in which pretty much everybody is aware that our environment is precious, and that we have to do something to help sustain it. alternative energy eco-innovation geothermal energy green construction saving energy saving money solar energy sustainability green technology solar panels sustainable construction

Planet Lovers: The New Wave of Sustainable Earth-Savers

Living Green & Saving Energy

Planet Lovers: The New Wave of Sustainable Earth-Savers may surprise you. carbon footprint climate change sustainability Green living sustainable living

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More Sustainable Business: Going Green at Conferences

Living Green & Saving Energy

A lot happens that could be done more sustainably. Here are some some simple ideas to make your conference attendance more sustainable. Part of doing business is attending conferences. Traveling to the conference location, going to meetings, getting around while you are there, eating and drinking. Walk when you can. Weather permitting, walk to […]. green business practices green work habits reduce fossil fuels going green at conferences

Conventional vs Sustainable Agriculture: Can Sustainable Agriculture Feed the World?


What is the difference between conventional and sustainable agriculture? And this raises the question of the safety and sustainability of such a farming system. What are the main objectives of sustainable agriculture? If conventional agriculture was characterized by efficiency, uniformity and maximization, sustainable agriculture could be described by: diversity, interconnectedness and preservation. Why is sustainable agriculture more important in today’s world?

12 tips for sustainable travel in 2016

Green Traveler Guides

| Green Travel News | It’s never too late to add this New Year’s resolution: travel sustainably. Green Travel News Xtras 12 tips for sustainable travel International Ecotourism SocietyFor most of us, the beginning of a new year inspires plans for a bigger adventure than the year before. A place more diverse, more thrilling (or relaxing!), more exotic. While these are great intentions, if we don’t travel […].

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Spiny Lobster: Sustainable Seafood in the Bahamas

Nature Conservancy - Science

Fish & Fisheries From the Field Wildlife Fisheries SustainabilityThe Bahamas spiny lobster becomes the first Caribbean fishery certified by the Marine Stewardship Council.

Sustainable Happiness – Book Review

Green (Living) Review

Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Sustainable Happiness : Live Simply, Live Well, Make a Difference Edited by Sarah van Gelder and the staff of YES! Redefines happiness: The book argues that true happiness is sustainable not only for individuals but also for society and the planet. The authors offer creative ways to cultivate a happiness that is sustainable in every sense: one that is nurturing, enduring, just, and life affirming for individuals, society, and the earth.

Green Building Principles That Will Make Your Home More Sustainable

Living Green & Saving Energy

Creating a sustainable home, either by building it from scratch or by renovating your existing one, makes not only for a great investment into your future quality of living, but it also impacts our environment in a plethora of beneficial ways. Sustainability translates into responsibility, both personal and professional – we learn to synergize with […]. green building green construction green remodeling green remodeling ideas sustainable home building

Feist Forest Sustainable Work Tables

Green Furniture Home Design

We came across this UK-based company while searching for sturdy work tables that also met our standards for being sustainably created pieces of eco-friendly furniture. Tables sustainable work tables work tablesWe were thrilled by their designs, as well as the beautiful British Ash wood that they use to created them. The ash is responsibly sourced, and each of the work tables is expertly handcrafted at their factory, which is housed in a tin tabernacle in Devon.

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How To Set Up Your Small Business With Sustainability In Mind

Green Prophet

If you are starting a small business in the green sphere, sustainability needs to be part of your very ethos. Fortunately, over the past couple of decades, we have learned a lot about sustainability when it comes to small business. Business Good Job greentech sustainable business

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Sustainable Diet and Sustainable Finance E-courses

The Green Changemakers

Learn how to lead a climate-friendly and sustainable lifestyle. What are the opportunities, challenges, and enabling conditions for countries to benefit from growing sustainable investment opportunities? Find out more by taking our free e- course on Sustainable Finance [link]. Economics Education Food Sustainability Sustainable-developmentYou have two homes: Earth and your body. Your daily food choices affect both of them!

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High schoolers interested in sustainability?

Environmental Economics

to major in sustainability at a major land grant university, I happen to know of a new program that just might fit the bill.    It's called Environment, Economy, Development and Sustainability and it just launched this fall.  The university continues to develop and implement plans to achieve its sustainability goals, including the creation of a campus culture that embraces sustainability

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A Sustainable Home Made from Shipping Containers?

Living Green & Saving Energy

You read that right. You can take used shipping containers and build a lot of things, up to and including living quarters. I reader of this blog gave me a heads-up on this concept, and I wanted to bring it to your attention. You will see that these homes made from shipping containers are not […]. green building recycling shipping container home

Sustainable Agroforestry Systems and Practices in Agriculture


International institutions like the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC), the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) encourage farmers to practice agroforestry as part of their transition to sustainable agriculture of the future that will provide for their families and growing global population [1]. Quick Navigation for Agroforestry Practices and Systems in Sustainable Agriculture. Sustainable Farming

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How to Sustain a Sustainability Blog: With Sustainablog

Wend Magazine

Jeff has been writing on all things green for nearly ten years and is widely regarded as an expert in the sustainability revolution. The newest version of the blog at the Important Media network has more of a defined editorial focus than we’ve ever had: as I dig more into environmentalism and sustainability, I find that many of the best ideas come from small entities: start-up companies, small non-profits, even individuals and communities.

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Controlling population sizes and protecting Earth’s life support systems are powerful options for achieving sustainable development. In their Review, Paul Ehrlich and colleagues consider how sustainability is defined and how A Review in this week’s Nature explores promising efforts that could address these issues and implement changes to help reduce our impacts on the ‘natural capital’ upon which we depend.

Using coronavirus as a restart button for living a sustainable lifestyle

Green Prophet

We, as individuals, can even use the crisis as a reset button for our lives and use it as a means to live sustainably. If you are a business owner, you should start thinking about how limiting the commute of your workers can help them contribute to living sustainably. Shopping Sustainably. Building a local network can help you live a sustainable life. Living sustainably should not be short-lived. Lifestyle bioenergy electricity sustainable

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Scaling Sustainable Agriculture

Nature Conservancy - Science

To be sustainable, we need our farms to survive and keep producing food, while also protecting the environment that we rely on to sustain us all. Ideas Agriculture Food Safety & Security Human Well-Being SustainabilityTo feed the world in 2050, we will need to grow roughly 40% more food.

Initiating Sustainability In Your Community

Environmental News Network

Sustainability is a great thing. Imagine the challenge of building a sustainable community and warding off all pessimism and indifference. Yes, there are more and more urban developments that seek to address all these environmental issues by carrying out more sustainable designs. A UNESCO module stated that sustainability is to be attained at the local level and the community if it were to really make a difference. Apply sustainability in the context of their lives.