(3BL/JustMeans) Sea level rise is affecting Florida. Most of Florida’s infrastructure was not built to accommodate major sea level rise, and much of the state’s current coastal infrastructure will need to be either improved or replaced as the sea level rises.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – At the time of writing this story, Hurricane Harvey is hitting Texas with severe weather; it’s the first major hurricane to hit Texas in nine years and has been devastating—"an unprecedented" weather event. The storm puts the work of the Texas Trees Foundation into context, which has released findings from the 2017 Dallas Urban Heat Island
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Environmentally sustainable resorts can transform the way people vacation and experience nature. If the resort developers focus on fostering healthy environments and supporting local communities, they can become a benchmark for sustainable business practices.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – The estimated annual funding gap needed to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) in developing countries alone is about $2.5 trillion. Global philanthropic funds and other aid agencies must pursue innovative finance solutions to attract more private capital for projects to create a more resilient and inclusive world.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) – Many countries grant residence to investors and high net worth individuals (HNIs), but a few small countries also offer citizenship by investment (CBI) programs. These programs provide a direct route to citizenship based on a certain minimum level of investment. The programs offer an opportunity to legally acquire citizenship in a simple way, and at the same time, benefit the economy of the host nation.
(3BL Media/Justmeans) - Livestock is one of the main causes of climate change, accounting for 18 percent of all emissions, according to a 2006 UN report.