The beginning of of May has already proved there’s more to it than the Met Gala. News this week spotlights politics as the UK declares a climate emergency and The Green Party win big.
Today, marks Earth day with a special focus this year on protecting our species. Pioneer of the environmental movement Rachel Carson in her seminal work Silent Spring, 1962 noted “In nature, nothing exists alone.” The global decline of our interconnectivity to neighbouring species and eco systems is on a dangerous trajectory impacted by climate change,…
S & S News: The Week in Highlights shares a collection of current articles, reports and stories that are newsworthy in the realm of sustainability, social responsibility and beyond. Feature promise: Absolutely no fake news.
What better way to use technology as a force for good than by downloading the innovations of disruptive developers who have sought to bring sustainable practices to you in simply one swipe. Whether it’s ethical consumption, disrupting the way we shop, reducing your carbon footprint, surveying the provenance of your purchases across various categories or donating your waste, as of 2019 there really is an app for everything. Here’s a selection of some of my favourite in no particular order to help handle your sustainable conundrums, so free up your storage, archive those WhatsApps and get installing!
It’s been a week of parliamentary crisis with the worst commons defeat in history, votes of no confidence and questionable driving antics from the Duke of Edinburgh. On the sustainability frontier, scientific data officially endorses what is now to be known as ‘the planetary diet’, and it is revealed the UK is doubling the number of incinerators to burn waste instead of recycling. Meanwhile, the Guardian benchmarks best practice in publishing as it becomes the first national newspaper to embrace biodegradable wrapping.