Tag Archives: Sustainability
What Causes Overpopulation?
Smart urban planning starts with interdisciplinary thinking and action
Urban health: making cities sustainable and healthier for all
Why Growing Crops under Solar Panels is the cross-sector Synergistic Solution we need on our way to achieving several SDGs
Top 7 Ways to Make a Large Impact with Sustainable Living
What Trends Are Driving Commercial Refrigeration?
Book review: Reinventing sustainability
Young scientists attraction for sustainable development
Many PhD students are willing to turn towards the broad field of sustainable development and renewable energies. Read more [...]
Journeys towards Ecotopia 2121
On the occasion of the anniversary of Thomas More’s book Utopia, another book Ecotopia 2121, is due to be released exactly 500 years afterwards. In a fascinating opinion piece, Alan Marshall, an environmental sociologist, and author of Ecotopia 2121, outlines a green vision for the future of 100 cities around the word, by focusing on the example of Leuven, Belgium, where Utopia was first printed. Read more [...]
Birju Pandya: choosing sustainable values to drive research
In this interview with EuroScientist, Birju Pandya explains gift culture, which he has helped introduce in finance. He explains how this approach can be beneficial for any field of work but also in all aspects of our own lives. The gift culture is based on a non-transactional approach to work, which is instead replaced by trust-based approach, based on pursuing higher-order values, such as connection to community and ecology. While there will be resistance against this rewiring of the mind, the result is worth the effort. Read more [...]
Climate diplomacy in full steam ahead of COP21
Climate change is on the mind of many scientists, beyond experts in the field. It is where science diplomacy has been at work in the month preceding the climate change conference, COP21, opening in Paris on 30th November 2015. But does science diplomacy make a difference? EuroScientist talks to various experts in the field and analyses the likely outcome of such talks. Read more [...]