25 Years Ago I Coined the Phrase “Triple Bottom Line.” Here’s Why It’s Time to Rethink It.

Source >>> by  John Elkington June 25, 2018 David Aubrey/Getty Images Summary.   About 25 years ago, John Elkington coined the term “triple bottom line” as a challenge for business leaders to rethink capitalism. It was supposed to offer a radical new way forward, as businesses learned to stop focusing solely on profits and expand their focus…more Tweet Post …

New research in Arnhem Land reveals why institutional fire management is inferior to cultural burning

Source >>> One of the conclusions of this week’s shocking State of the Environment report is that climate change is lengthening Australia’s bushfire seasons and raising the number of days with a fire danger rating of “very high” or above. In New South Wales, for example, the season now extends to almost eight months. It has never …

GrES’ Background

GReS is a non-profit organization that considers an in-depth view that opportunities for fair natural resource management in Indonesia that need focused attention. It is a big challenge in our society to survive for development that is environmentally sound and aims at increasing the community’s prosperity. The challenge of responsible environmental management is something that …

What are the advantages and challenges of a carbon tax?

CLIMATE CHANGE Source >>> Feb 4, 2022 This article was originally published on the World Bank‘s website. Governments may hesitate in implementing a carbon tax as adopting new taxes can be politically difficult Image: Unsplash/Matthias Heyde Roumeen Islam Share: OUR IMPACT What’s the World Economic Forum doing to accelerate action on Climate Change? THE BIG PICTURE Explore …

People Hate the Idea of Car-Free Cities—Until They Live in One

Source >>> Removing cars from urban areas means lower carbon emissions, less air pollution, and fewer road traffic accidents. So why are residents so resistant? London had a problem. In 2016, more than 2 million of the city’s residents—roughly a quarter of its population—lived in areas with illegal levels of air pollution; areas that also …

Logging at a record level in 2021

Source >>> 7.6.2022 09:45:37 CEST | The Norwegian Forestry Agency Share Felling in Swedish forests increased to record levels in 2021 and amounted to just under 97 million cubic meters of forest. This is shown by new statistics from the Norwegian Forestry Agency. With the exception of the storm Gudrun in 2005, Swedish felling has never been greater. According …

White-backed woodpecker nests on SCA land

Source >>> SCA   NEWS   WHITE-BACKED WOODPECKER NESTS ON SCA LAND Share SHARE ON FACEBOOKSHARE ON TWITTERSHARE ON LINKEDINCOPY LINK There are nesting white-backed woodpeckers on SCA land in Västerbotten. The very rare woodpecker has great demands on its habitat and SCA has taken several measures in the area to try to benefit it. That work now seems …

New Morrisons pilot store to cut plastic packaging from over 300 products

Source >>> 22 JULY 2022 No comments  Save article A pilot store by the UK-based retailer Morrisons has been launched with refill options for over 300 items, including pasta, frozen fruit and vegetables, dog food, and personal care products. This store, which the retailer claims will use 43% less carbon overall, stocks a greater amount of loose products, …

Trading environmental disasters? Paper packaging frenzy exacerbates climate change, warn forest conservationists

Source >>> 22 Jul 2022 — As unprecedented heat waves sweep across Europe, putting much of the continent on alert for droughts, experts are warning that the paper packaging industry is inadvertently contributing to one of the most serious impacts of climate change: water loss.  This problem is caused, in part, by the massive uptick …