Sustainability

Renewables will be the cheapest form of new power generation by 2020 Story Via Business Insider Renewables will be the cheapest form of new power generation by 2020 according to Morgan Stanley. Energy sources like wind and solar will be cheaper than their coal counterparts. In fact they predict that in less than three years, renewables will be the cheapest source of power generation in the world. The bank noted that "The price of solar panels has fallen 50% in less than two years (2016-17).” "We expect the US to exceed the Paris commitment of a 26-28% reduction in US 2005-level carbon...

Photo source: Miracle Farms A Garden Of Eden In Quebec A Garden Of Eden In Quebec is about an organic permaculture farm in Quebec that really is like the garden of eden! This special place, is called Miracle Farms. It has an abundance of beautiful produce is open for a short time during the summer and early fall.  A 60$ membership, gets you: $20 of UPick foods included One free tour with a guest per year The opportunity to order our grass raised meat The opportunity to come to the farm during our "members only" open days But most importantly, it gives you...

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If you're at all interested in the sustainable economy or the concept of a circular economy which envisions a better way forward for our world and the ways of doing business, I highly suggest you check out this free, livestream conference taking place live, at the U.S. Chamber of Commerce in Washington DC.   Featured Photo by Marina del Castell https://bcove.me/6wo5oqwm This is the site: https://www.uschamberfoundation.org/event/2016-sustainability-forum  ...

Via World Bank The Turn Down the Heat reports, prepared for the Word Bank by the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research and Climate Analytics, provide snapshots of the latest climate science. The three reports warn that without concerted action, temperatures are on pace to rise to 4°C above pre-industrial times by the end of this century. The first report (2012), looks at the risks of a world 4°C or even 2°C warmer. The second (2013) examines the impact on Africa, South Asia, and South East Asia. The third (2014), finds that about 1.5°C warming is already locked in and explores...

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