All posts by Mike Hosey

Time for COP23!

It's that time of year where countries in the United Nations meet to discuss climate change. The UN Climate Change Conference (or COP23) is being held in Bonn, Germany, this year and is hosted by the secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change, and presided over by Fiji. It is run from the ...

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Hurricane Season Hits The Americas

Hurricane season has only just begun and already we've seen two devastating hurricanes hit Texas, the Caribbean, and now Florida. Hurricane Harvey is estimated to have killed 70 people and had caused huge amounts of flooding damage. The total cost of Harvey is expected to be in the hundreds of billions as residents begin to ...

After Some Time Off, We’re Back!

It's been a while. Having moved out to Perth, Australia, to study for a Masters in Sustainable Development 7 months ago, spending time with visiting family through June and July was special and definitely a focus of my time. Also, taking a couple of weeks to settle into my second semester of university and a ...

Sustainable Cities: Zurich, Switzerland

After visiting Portland and Bogot√° in North and South America, we cross the pond to Switzerland and the city of Zurich. Rated by Dutch architecture company, Arcadis, as the most sustainable city in the world, Zurich leads the way in their environmental index, ranks very high economically, and is about average in the social index ...

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