Here’s a little help for understanding the difference between similar terms.
Eco-related words are entering common usage at a dizzying pace — am I the only one who has trouble keeping track of what they all mean? And then there are the terms that seem like they mean the same thing… but do they?
I researched some of the more confusing term pairs to see if they really can be used interchangeably, or if they actually mean completely different things. Here’s a cheat sheet to help you navigate the lingo.
World Environment Day highlights a rising issue around the world.
You don’t have to live in New York, Venice, or the Maldives to worry about the flooding, erosion, ecological damage, and contamination caused by rising sea levels. From the food we eat to the economic strain the damage causes, rising sea levels affect all of us everyday. Although you might not realize it, you don’t have to live in coastal communities to make a difference either. Find out why.
There is an area in the southeastern U.S., running from Georgia west to Oklahoma and from Louisiana north through Tennessee, that has experienced a slight decline in temperatures over the past twenty years. Other pockets in the Upper Midwest and extreme Southwest and elsewhere have seen temperature increases of greater than two degrees Fahrenheit. The rest of the country has experienced a temperature rise of between one and two degrees.
Paris, April 28, 2014 /3BL Media/ - BSR is announcing its inaugural Spring Forum, “Climate Action: The Urgency of Business Leadership,” a gathering for 150 leaders from business, civil society, international organizations, and government to catalyze bold, collective action for a low-carbon, climate-resilient economy, to be held in Paris from June 11-12, 2014.
The State Department is delaying its decision on the Keystone XL pipeline, pushing the controversy past this fall’s midterm elections. That removes it from being an election political football, but not from the front pages, where’s it’s the environmental hot topic that won’t cool down.
JustGreen was the proud official carbon offset sponsor for Dream in Green's 2014 Annual Fundraiser, 'Setting the Standard" recently held at the Standard Hotel in Miami Beach. The carbon neutral event celebrated DIG’s eight years of building a greener world. Over 150 guests bid on silent auction items and enjoyed a green fashion show during a cocktail reception held at The Standard dockside under the stars. Guests were also encouraged to offset their travel to and from the event with offsets from JustGreen.
BSR's Future of Fuels initiative has produced a guide that outlines strategies for companies to accelerate the transition to climate-friendly fuels while improving the sustainability impacts of all fuels.