Apparently, not much. As we get further and further into the drama of a Trump presidency there seems to be something new for people to be outraged at. Most of it, perhaps rightfully so. The GOP Tax Cuts, the FCC vote on Net Neutrality, and not renewing the funding of the CHIP (Children's Health Insurance … Continue reading What Does Sustainability Mean to Trump?
The independent food retailer, East of England Co-op, in East Anglia has announced plans to reduce the amount of waste from its stores. Currently, stores won't sell products that go beyond their 'best before' date. Once foodstuffs do, they get thrown out. The chain of stores will now sell any tinned products that are still … Continue reading East of England Co-op Announces Plans to Reduce its Waste
In the build-up to a meeting of EU energy ministers in Brussels next week, a number of corporate giants have called on the EU to set a target of 35% renewable energy supply by 2030. Google, Amazon, IKEA, Unilever, and many more have all called on energy ministers to raise the current 27% target for … Continue reading Corporate Giants Pressure EU to Set 35% Renewable Energy Target
An industry-led campaign playing on the famous 'Sleepless in Seattle' movie has succeeded in banning plastic straws and utensils being given handed out with food and drink. The ban will come into force in July 2018 with fines for businesses that do not offer these alternative options to customers. However, over 200 businesses are already getting … Continue reading Strawless in Seattle
In order to tackle London's rising homeless epidemic, we must transition towards a more sustainable economy - and focus on the just distribution of resources. The United Kingdom is in the midst of an intensifying housing crisis which has resulted in the highest levels of polarisation in housing wealth than any other time since the Victorian era[i]. … Continue reading The Broken Rungs of London’s Housing Ladder
Renewable energy has generated enough electricity to power Costa Rica for 300 days in 2017 alone. We're not even at the end of the year yet. By the end of November, Costa Rica announced that renewable energy had powered the country for 300 days of the year with December still to come. It passed the … Continue reading Costa Rica Makes it to 300 Days on only Renewable Energy!