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The Future of the Internet of Things in Renewable Energy

The Future of the Internet of Things in Renewable Energy | sustainability | Scoop.it
The energy business can no longer be differentiated by simply applying more improvements via mechanical engineering and physics. The next wave of innovation will be driven by sensors and data – in other words, the Internet of Things.

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Internet of Things and analyis of the data it produces is set to have a massive impact on the way business and consumers use essential resources like Energy

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Eating less meat essential to curb climate change, says report

Eating less meat essential to curb climate change, says report | sustainability | Scoop.it
Global livestock industry produces more greenhouse gas emissions than transport but fear of a consumer backlash is preventing action, says Chatham House report
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Incredible multiple exposure photo of this week's Sydney storms

Incredible multiple exposure photo of this week's Sydney storms | sustainability | Scoop.it
Sydney’s spectacular early-season storms may just crack open a photographic career for one young New Zealander.
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Sustainability: How CPAs Can Benefit - Accounting Today

Sustainability: How CPAs Can Benefit - Accounting Today | sustainability | Scoop.it

Sustainability, eco-friendly business models, and the continuing integration of environmental matters into business operations is a hot topic of conversation and debate in business media.

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Sustainability becoming part of a company's core strategy

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Sustainability, Leadership and Management Innovation - Huffington Post

Sustainability, Leadership and Management Innovation - Huffington Post | sustainability | Scoop.it
Sustainability, Leadership and Management Innovation
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Last week, my Earth Institute colleague, George Sarrinikolaou, and I began team teaching a new course at Columbia on innovative sustainability leadership.
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Using satellite images, young students learn about human impact on environment

Using satellite images, young students learn about human impact on environment | sustainability | Scoop.it

With the help of satellite images fifth and sixth grade students at Mr. Tim Blum’s geography class at the University of Wyoming Lab School got a birds-eye view of how humans have impacted or modified their environments. Images acquired by satellites decades apart showed cleared forests, irrigated crop fields in the middle of the deserts, altered landscapes (new roads and water bodies), and urban growth.

 

SD: Geospatial technologies can sound daunting for teachers that don't feel that they are specialists. Yet there are simple ways to make sophisticated technologies very relevant to just about any grade level as this article demonstrates. 


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great to see 5th & 6th graders learning about environmental impact

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Citi: Renewables and energy efficiency will reduce global energy bill by $1.8trn

Citi: Renewables and energy efficiency will reduce global energy bill by $1.8trn | sustainability | Scoop.it

Switching to a low-carbon energy system immediately could save the planet $1.8trn by 2040, global investment bank Citi has claimed. 


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Cambium's curator insight, August 21, 2015 12:13 PM

Improved energy management a great sustainable business case - yet more evidence.

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Clive Palmer's refinery charged over alleged Great Barrier Reef toxic spill

Clive Palmer's refinery charged over alleged Great Barrier Reef toxic spill | sustainability | Scoop.it
A nickel refinery owned by the Palmer United party leader has been charged with six environmental breaches and faces a $1.1m fine for each charge
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Video: Why design is key to the circular economy - Forum:Blog

Video: Why design is key to the circular economy - Forum:Blog | sustainability | Scoop.it
If humans were to create products, homes, furniture, even cities, intelligently and with sustainability in mind from the outset, they could stop thinking in terms of waste, toxicity and pollution, says William McDonough.
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All coming together: design, sustainability, economy

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How to transition to a circular economy - infographic

How to transition to a circular economy - infographic | sustainability | Scoop.it
Recovering materials, focusing on access over ownership and relying on renewable energy will move us towards a circular economic model and away from the traditional 'take, make, dispose' model Sponsor's feature (Refurbished products, selling light...
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Focus on sustainability can improve a firm's long-term prospects - FT Adviser

Focus on sustainability can improve a firm's long-term prospects - FT Adviser | sustainability | Scoop.it

Focus on sustainability can improve a firm's long-term prospects
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So, analysing a company's sustainability helps to identify the potential for long-term, profitable growth.

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Analysing a company's sustainability helps to identify the potential for long-term, profitable growth

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