We (and future generations) only have one Earth, and we’re seeing it burn before our eyes due to climate change. But by shifting the narrative and realizing that a sustainable lifestyle can actually help improve our health and quality of life, we might be able to create widespread support and change. Here’s how.
The heat is rising on our planet. If you live in a city, you may notice even more alarming levels of warmth. This is the urban island effect, a phenomenon that could actually be deadly — especially for residents of low-income neighborhoods — if not deterred.
True corporate responsibility doesn’t come from a few superficial improvements to your practices; it comes from a deep commitment to making ethical changes across the board. This is where a holistic sustainability mindset is vital.
Even if you don’t yet know everything there is to know about climate change, you can still make efforts towards a living a greener lifestyle. Here are some ways you can reduce your carbon footprint to contribute to a healthier world.
The green movement is poised to save our civilization from destruction. In such a vital role for the survival of humanity, we must have an approach that is not only diverse but intersectional as well, taking into account the lived experiences of those working to preserve the planet.
With the development of groups like the Sierra Club and the celebration of Earth Day, most people understand our environment is changing. As the general public is wising up to the need to protect our natural world, corporations are feeling the push to evolve and adopt more sustainable business practices. However, it is more than just meeting their bottom line and making a profit. So, why is it important for companies to become more eco-friendly?
Resource conservation is the responsibility of individuals, small businesses, and large corporations alike. You can make a difference at the individual level in a number of ways, from reducing food waste and conserving water to making donations to organizations that are dedicated to conservation efforts.
So how can we bring sustainable practices into rural parts of the country? Residents in rural areas can make small changes to incorporate sustainability into their daily lives, but can it be done on a larger scale as well? This article will explore the ways in which rural living and sustainability intersect, from sustainable communities to large-scale industrial farmsteads.
Although the number of environmental organizations, that continuously publish warnings is increasing, many companies are still reluctant on changing to a more green solution. However, the tech industry is one of the most forward-moving industries when it comes to sustainability and environmentally-friendly solutions.
If you look around the room where you are sitting, you will likely be able to identify at least ten sources of plastic in less than a minute. If you think about where the plastic will be in a week, month, or a few years, you will likely come to the conclusion that it will end up on a landfill, set to decompose for about 500 years.