Resource scarcity in our globalized economy jeopardizes the abundance of countless goods, but one resource — as spotlighted by the recent coverage of the fires in the Amazon — underpins them all: land.
As investors look at land-based portfolio risks, the agriculture sector is at the center of their attention. This focus makes sense. As outlined in the IPCC’s special report on climate change and land use, agricultural commodities will be hit hard if harmful land use practices are not stopped.
VANCOUVER, August 30, 2019 /3BL Media/ – Teck Resources Limited (TSX: TECK.A and TECK.B, NYSE: TECK) (“Teck”) today released its second Climate Action and Portfolio Resilience report, outlining how Teck will continue to create shareholder value by producing products that are essential in a low-carbon future, while also taking action on climate change.
"...the world’s largest beverage companies (and true market competitors) are actually collaborating with one another to tackle complex sustainability challenges," says Meaghan McNaney, Antea Group's sustainability practitioner In the Syracuse, NY office.
Find out more about this interesting part of Meaghan's work, as well as other personal details that make her a really passionate, sincere, and effective sustainability consultant.
What’s more radical? Calmly following a path towards an almost certain human crisis or trying something new, on the fringe, something disruptive, that has a chance of changing our course for a better future.
You may have seen some headlines recently declaring that “The Arctic is on Fire!” Are these just sensationalist reports? Or do these fires represent an unprecedented and alarming danger? This week’s guest on Sea Change Radio is Dr. Jessica McCarty, a satellite data expert and a professor at Miami of Ohio. She describes how weather data are collected, explains how this summer’s arctic fires in Greenland, Canada, Alaska and Russia stack up historically, and tells us what they mean for the planet moving forward.
The next time you walk around your community, look up! On the rooftops of buildings all around us, you’ll see idle power plants – potential sites for rooftop solar installations – just waiting to be activated in the fight against climate change.
July 23, 2019 /3BL Media/ What are the most promising solutions for achieving carbon neutrality in Georgia?
Inspired by Project Drawdown, Georgia Drawdown is an initiative to review 100 global solutions and identify a short list of those solutions that are most relevant in Georgia. Launched by the Ray C. Anderson Foundation, Georgia Drawdown is led by Georgia Tech, the University of Georgia, and Emory University in conjunction with partners across the state.