EU Smashes Emissions Target Six Years Early

Emissions across EU member states fell nearly 25 percent from 1990 to 2014, beating the target of 20 percent reduction by 2020 six years early. Economic output in the same period rose 47 percent. Experts attribute the drop in emissions to the transition from coal to renewable energy and natural gas and improved energy efficiency measures, but also to milder winters across the EU that lowered demand for heating.

This New Neighborhood Will Grow Its Own Food, Power Itself, And Handle Its Own Waste

ReGen Village, outside of Amsterdam, doesn't need a grid or food systems. It's a model for a future, fully closed-loop settlement.

If you live inside one of the houses in a new neighborhood being built in an Amsterdam suburb, your dining room might be next to an indoor vegetable garden. Outside, you'll have another seasonal garden. And down the street, almost everything you eat will be grown in high-tech vertical farms.

Portland Public Schools Ban Climate Denial in Textbooks

The Portland Public Schools board unanimously approved a resolution to present climate change as a fact rather than a theory in textbooks while highlighting anthropogenic contribution.

In a move spearheaded by environmentalists, the Portland Public Schools board unanimously approved a resolution aimed at eliminating doubt of climate change and its causes in schools.

With women at the top, UN climate body has chance for real change

Women now hold six of the most influential positions at global climate talks, but can they make a difference on the ground?

Sustainability Leadership Fellows Selected

The School of Global Environmental Sustainability at Colorado State University has selected 20 early career researchers as Sustainability Leadership Fellows for the 2016-2017 academic year. The School’s prestigious program prepares future innovators and thought leaders with science communication and career development training.


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