Government should encourage urban living by making it more affordable and attractive, and provide incentives for density; it should not try to mandate it.
Steve Cohen, Author at State of the Planet
The thought that it might be prudent to adapt to climate change and mitigate its impact has occurred to nearly all of the world’s leaders. However, in this country, our President and EPA Administrator are still not convinced there is a climate crisis.
Given the political infeasibility of a carbon tax to speed the transformation to a sustainable economy, we need to rapidly move on to another policy approach.
We are at the start of a new era in organizational management, and it will be led by a new generation of sustainability professionals.
We have a presidency and an energy policy that is seeking to achieve fossil fuel dominance at the very moment that the rest of the world is desperately working to replace those fuels with renewable alternatives.
Last week, Scott Pruitt provided us with additional insight into his views about climate change.
In addition to understanding basic science, we need to think about the use of the technologies that we develop.
The story of plastic pollution in our coral reefs makes it clear how important it is to sustainably manage our environment.
Solving the transit problem is key to New York City’s health and well-being, and a new congestion pricing proposal is serious starting point.
To have meaningful change on sustainability, corporations, nonprofits and governments must bring it into the regular fabric of organizational life.