City and urban planning has lately begun to involve more and more connection to natural resources. Citizens are more and more concerned about the planet, and city planners should be as well. As a city planner, your job is to determine the best use for a specific city’s resources and land. Part of developing a city is building structures that help the public in day to day activities.… [Read more]
This section is here because, well, there is more than just one opinion on the planet.
The nonprofit workforce has grown from a fringe sector to a dynamic game-changer in recent years, as more and more young people seek to do right by humanity. The diverse and powerful social sector is an attractive option for young entrepreneurs looking to make a difference and effectively be their own boss.
And the good news is that philanthropy can pay off: The idea that no one makes money in the nonprofit sector is a common misconception.… [Read more]
In 2019, the NYC city council passed its Climate Mobilization Act via a nearly unanimous 45-2 vote. Yet we haven’t yet seen tangible results from the legislation, which aims to significantly improve air quality while reducing carbon emissions. Interestingly, the primary culprit of NYC’s carbon emissions isn’t its dense traffic, but buildings, which are reportedly responsible for nearly 70% of greenhouse gas emissions city-wide.… [Read more]
The complex relationship between politics, the energy sector, and the global automotive and transportation industries is difficult for the average person to follow. While most citizens and their leaders agree that an eventual move away from dependence on finite fossil fuel resources is necessary to sustain modern civilization as we’ve come to know it, politics and bureaucracy can significantly influence (or hinder) progress.… [Read more]
When you’re running a business in the 2020s, you’ll be all too aware of the gathering forces in the market that might affect how you’re able to trade in the future. The political climate around the world is affecting the business climate: environmental activism in the streets has translated into climate-impacting changes in business practices. One of the primary ways that your business will change in the next ten years is with regards to its green credentials: put simply, you need to go green or face the consequences.… [Read more]
Many factors can affect your health. From genetics to lifestyle to diet and pre-existing conditions, you can often pinpoint some of the causes behind health issues. But one element that you might overlook is where you live. In fact, according to data from America’s Health Rankings’ 2017 annual report, there’s an undeniable link between where you live and your health. … [Read more]
The oceans are now invaded by mainly plastic waste, which is concentrated by ocean currents. They are causing an environmental disaster for marine ecosystems, but also for our health as a consumer of marine products and finally economic as estimated by the United Nations Environment Program.
A significant and unquantifiable amount of plastic waste enters the sea through waste, poorly managed landfills, tourist activities and fishing.… [Read more]
The new year has brought about new beginnings. However, with a few natural disasters piling up one after another, it’s high time people should take climate change seriously. People don’t really give back what the environment offers them every day. And this is a bit alarming. It all starts with education. And what better way to instill environmental protection than to start with our kids at home. … [Read more]
Every 92 seconds, someone in the U.S. experiences a sexual assault. For many survivors of sexual assault, it is almost impossible to see justice through the criminal courts — and justice comes at a price.
Sexual assault may be a serious crime according to the penal code, but it’s not often treated that way within societal structures.… [Read more]
Shipping goods is one of those processes that can very often be done better. By doing better, you can have a positive impact on the environment. This can be accomplished by reducing the material you use, the cost it takes, and even improving the packaging design and on-shelf marketing of your products. Whether you are shipping goods, waste, or anything in-between, the concept stays the same and to ship goods smarter, you will want to implement these top four methods:1. Rethink… [Read more]