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Carbon (ISO 14064) & Sustainability

Carbon (ISO 14064) & Sustainability | Trends in Sustainability | Scoop.it

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The Instep program is a science based carbon accounting, monitoring and certification process. It is used by individuals, organizations and events to measure and quantify their carbon footprint, and assist in the monitoring and reporting of their sustainability efforts.

 

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ASEAN business must focus on sustainability - Jakarta Post

ASEAN business must focus on sustainability - Jakarta Post | Trends in Sustainability | Scoop.it

Bakker urged ASEAN member nations to act instead of arguing about climate change. “Short-term economic pressures are up due to droughts and bankruptcy, weather patterns are shifting and social tensions are increasing.”

 

Business solutions are available for sustainable development. “There is micro-irrigation, effective water management and renewable energy, as well as low-carbon growth in India,” Bakker said. “Businesses can scale up such measures.”

 

Thailand Deputy Prime Minister Kittirat Na Ranong urged stakeholders at the conference to “try to win this war to achieve sustainable development goals together”.

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10 Ways to Improve High-Density Cities

10 Ways to Improve High-Density Cities | Trends in Sustainability | Scoop.it

Getting the right city density – generally expressed in the US as people per square mile or homes per acre – to support sustainable and pleasant living is one of the trickiest problems we face as we address the future of our communities. 


The typically low densities of suburban sprawl built in the last half of the 20th century, despite their popularity at the time with a considerable share of the market, have been shown by a voluminous body of research to produce unsustainable rates of driving, carbon emissions, pollution. stormwater runoff, and adverse health impacts. ..


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Jacqueline Garcia pd1's curator insight, March 23, 2015 8:08 PM

This article shows the implications of high density areas. The solutions that the author discussed make a good point but sound kinda difficult. For example , its not that easy to bring nature into the cities because of the pollution which makes it hard to sustain the sort of growth we need. 

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Eco-Literacy Map

Eco-Literacy Map | Trends in Sustainability | Scoop.it

'The Visual Communication of Ecological Literacy: Designing, Learning and Emergent Ecological Perception'.

 

The tube map was used to display the relationship between disciplinary traditions within the intensely transdisciplinary research...

 

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