Tagged with sustainable development

Sustainability and our digital carbon footprint

Sustainability and our digital carbon footprint

What is the environmental cost of producing media? Pietari Kaapa, Associate Professor in Media and Communications at the University of Warwick discusses this question in an important article on The Conversation website.   It’s time to start thinking about our digital carbon footprint The media is at the forefront of generating awareness over environmental issues. … Continue reading

How sustainable is the paper industry?

How sustainable is the paper industry?

To mark Arbor Day in the US, Gary M. Scott, chair of the Paper and Bioprocess Engineering Department at State University of New York’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry, answered five questions about the pulp and paper industry – a major consumer of trees. This was published on The Conversation website.   Is the … Continue reading

Re-thinking the design of buildings

Re-thinking the design of buildings

We are well aware that the built environment is a key area that has to be addressed in our climate change strategies. Matt Mace explains in an article on the Edie website about some important new design innovations that could have an important impact.   Lego block’ buildings: Adaptability essential for building stock to combat … Continue reading

What will drive the fourth industrial revolution?

What will drive the fourth industrial revolution?

Itai Palti, Director of architecture and design at The Centric Lab, a cognitive neuroscience research lab providing useable and practical insight to the built environment industry, provides an important article on the Quartz website about the role of creativity for our next industrial revolution.   Creativity will be the source of our next industrial revolution, … Continue reading

Creating a sustainable chemical industry

Creating a sustainable chemical industry

Even energy-intensive industries have to assess how they can be part of the sustainability drive and the energy transition. Alex Bissember, Senior Lecturer in Chemistry, School of Physical Sciences at the University of Tasmania writes on The Conversation website about recent developments in the chemical industry. If you know of similar developments, please let EiD … Continue reading