When tighter border policies expose migrants to climate change

New Princeton University research suggests that restrictive border policies could increase many people’s vulnerability to extreme climate conditions and weaken economic prosperity by limiting their ability to emigrate from countries that are facing worsening… The post When tighter border policies expose migrants to climate change appeared first on successful GREEN.

Climate pledges are like tackling COVID-19 without social distancing, say experts

Current global pledges to tackle climate change are the equivalent of declaring a pandemic without a plan for social distancing, researchers say. In an article, scientists criticise “climate hypocrisy. In the Paris Agreement, nations… The post Climate pledges are like tackling COVID-19 without social distancing, say experts appeared first on successful GREEN.

Fore!

Environmentalists have traditionally been critical of golf. The manicured links require massive amounts of water, chemicals and other unsustainable maintenance. But golf is becoming greener, wrote the New York Times. The number of golf… The post Fore! appeared first on successful GREEN.

Southeast Asia’s green potential

A Green New Deal could reinvigorate Southeast Asia’s economy after the coronavirus pandemic recedes while preparing the region for the potentially catastrophic effects of climate change, argued trade expert James Guild recently in the… The post Southeast Asia’s green potential appeared first on successful GREEN.

Eating green

Almost 90 percent Nestlé’s food and beverage packaging, including two-thirds of its plastic packaging, is recyclable or reusable. Now the Swiss multinational is hoping to increase those numbers. “We have made strides in our… The post Eating green appeared first on successful GREEN.

Draft logic

Migrating geese do it. Why not commercial aircraft? That’s the logic behind European aerospace giant Airbus’s research into how its airliners could save energy by flying behind other planes. Known as wake-energy retrieval, or… The post Draft logic appeared first on successful GREEN.

Gen Z not ready to eat lab-grown meat, finds new study

According to a study conducted by Australian researchers, nearly three-quarters of Generation Z’ers are unwilling to eat lab-grown meat. Gen Z are the new kids on the block. As a cohort of 5 million… The post Gen Z not ready to eat lab-grown meat, finds new study appeared first on successful GREEN.

New city in China aims to be fully self-sufficient

Barcelona-based Guallart Architects has won a contest to design a resilient and self-sufficient community in Xiong’an, a new city that Chinese President Xi Jinping is calling “a new standard in the post-COVID era”. According… The post New city in China aims to be fully self-sufficient appeared first on successful GREEN.

Dubai turns to AI to improve public transport and cut emissions

Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority is now using artificial intelligence and machine learning to plan bus routes based on actual usage. Dubai’s Roads and Transport Authority (RTA) announced that it has started experimenting with… The post Dubai turns to AI to improve public transport and cut emissions appeared first on successful GREEN.

Aviation contributes 3.5% to human-driven sources of climate change

Aviation has been calculated to contribute 3.5 per cent of all human activities that drive climate change, new research shows. The findings of a new international study show that two-thirds of the impact from… The post Aviation contributes 3.5% to human-driven sources of climate change appeared first on successful GREEN.