More Than 1,000 Sustainability Reports Expected in Next Two Years in North America: CSE Research

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there is a clearly visible trend of public companies (82%) to publish sustainability reports in order to disclose information and be transparent about their sustainability performance. What is also interesting is that there is a growing trend for Small-Medium Enterprises to publish sustainability reports in order to increase their transparency, attract customers and grow their… Read more »

Photos of Paris’ Monumental Housing Projects That Challenge Ideas About How the French Live

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Since 2011, French photographer Laurent Kronental has been working on an ongoing series documenting life on the edge of Paris in the “grands ensembles.” These monumental housing projects were built between the 1950s and the 1980s on the outskirts of major French cities as answers to a dearth of housing and an influx of foreign… Read more »

Bio-Powered Chips Might One Day Fit Inside Cells

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For the first time, researchers have developed a microchip that is powered by the same energy-rich molecules that fuel living cells, researchers say. Thisadvance could one day lead to devices that are implanted within cells and harvest biological energy to operate. The molecule adenosine triphosphate (ATP) stores chemical energy and is used inside cells to ferry energy from… Read more »

UK’s last resident killer whales ‘doomed to extinction’

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Western European waters are a global hotspot for lingering toxic PCB pollution, research reveals, damaging the reproduction of orcas and dolphins The UK’s last pod of killer whales is doomed to extinction, with new research revealing western European waters as a global hotspot for the lingering legacy of toxic PCB pollution. The persistent chemicals, used in electrical… Read more »

Why climate change is an ethical problem

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The question of what to do is a moral one. What values will shape how we answer it?   Climate change presents a severe ethical challenge, forcing us to confront difficult questions as individual moral agents, and even more so as members of larger political systems. It is genuinely global and seriouslyintergenerational, and crosses species… Read more »

Vermont power line approval big step for Canadian power

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Long-term plans to bring renewable Canadian electricity to the power-hungry markets of southern New England got a big boost when Vermont utility regulators approved a plan to build a 1,000-megawatt transmission line down Lake Champlain and across the state to feed the regional power grid, experts say. TDI New England is still awaiting its final… Read more »