Tagged with sustainable development

Chemicals leaking from old equipment are delaying the recovery of the ozone layer, scientists say

Chemicals leaking from old equipment are delaying the recovery of the ozone layer, scientists say

Polluting emissions from old fridges, foam insulation and outdated air conditioning units are slowing the recovery of the ozone layer over Antarctica.  Madeleine Cuff discusses latest developments in an article on the inews website.   Emissions from old fridges and air conditioning units slowing recovery of ozone Polluting emissions from old fridges, foam insulation and … Continue reading

The benefits of green roofs

The benefits of green roofs

Michael Hardman and Nick Davies at the University of Salford write on The Conversation website about installing green roofs. However, for these roofs to become the norm, there must be a buy-in from public authorities and private actors. What are your views?   Green roofs can vastly improve city life, so why don’t we see … Continue reading

New report from the European Environment Agency identifies ten focus areas for enabling sustainability transitions

New report from the European Environment Agency identifies ten focus areas for enabling sustainability transitions

There is growing recognition that achieving prosperity within environmental limits requires fundamental changes in core systems of production and consumption. A new European Environment Agency (EEA) report, published recently, identifies ten focus areas for enabling sustainability transitions.   How to accelerate change towards sustainability? The EEA report ‘Sustainability transitions: policy and practice’ identifies policy options … Continue reading