What Does Sustainability Mean to Trump?

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?

East of England Co-op Announces Plans to Reduce its Waste

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

Corporate Giants Pressure EU to Set 35% Renewable Energy Target

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

The Broken Rungs of London’s Housing Ladder

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

Costa Rica Makes it to 300 Days on only Renewable Energy!

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!