Every year, German horticultural associations turn the spotlight on specific plants and fungi that deserve our love and attention. BeyondRead more
Seems car makers are the next Big Tobacco. Or is it Big Oil. Hard to decide with so many terribleRead more
I came across a new word today. Fibershed. It’s been around for a while, and I am a bit upsetRead more
In this edition of The Sustainable Century Podcast, host Marc de Sousa-Shields speaks with Ruth Solomon.
Ruth is director of Organization for Social Development in Ethiopia, a vibrant country, rich in culture at the cross roads of Africa and Arabia. Its recent history is one where hope and poverty abound in frequent destabilizing events from war, to mass immigration in and out of the country.Read more
VWs, I used to love them. But how can I now? How can anyone? Manipulating emissions tests? Wow? That’s theRead more
Much has been made of the $5.3 trillion global fossil fuels subsidies and many have vilified subsidies in the process. It is well known that not all subsidies are equal, nor is there consensus on which ones are good or not.
The more conservative among us tend to be fine with defense or industrial agriculture subsidies, but balk at “green” subsidies, pointing accusatory fingers at the not-so-long-ago Solyndra debacle as evidence of left-wing nuttery.
The smarter response to Solyndra is, however, not fewer, but more green subsidies.Read more
In this inaugural episode of The Sustainable Century Podcast, David Chandler of the University of Colorado discusses corporate sustainability strategy with host Marc de Sousa Shields, exploring the themes of corporate stakeholder influence, responsible consumerism and who is a fault when things go really bad for companies.
With a PhD and MS in Management, David knows his stuff! He is co-author of Strategic Corporate Social Responsibility: Stakeholders, Globalization, and Sustainable Value Creation. bit.ly/1t8rMfhRead more