Smart cities are more likely to be defined by quieter upgrades to existing infrastructure and new partnerships that better represent residents.
A human rights approach offers central banks a new tool for understanding the true costs and benefits of their operations.
This year's national conference of the Australian Marine Science Association is a plastic-free zone, as marine scientists aim to reduce the environmental burden of throwaway plastic.
Carbon offsetting is one way of doing it – but sometimes the simplest methods work best.
There is no need for Canadians to play catch-up on sustainable finance. We can lead.
Ever wondered where the 5p you pay for plastic bags in the UK goes?
If we want to live sustainably, we must question our appetite for growth.
Some circular economy business models are based on case studies, others are more theoretical, yet it's hard to get a comprehensive overview. Why? Simple: Because the opportunities are nearly endless.
Australia's frustrating policy deadlock shows a lack of vision, encouraged by nasty short-term politics.
Glass has always been a notoriously energy inefficient building material – but an obsession with aesthetics led architects to ignore its shortcomings.
The global environmental crisis is overwhelming, but showing children how they can take care of their immediate environment can empower them to feel like they can make a difference.
Leonardo da Vinci's ideal city contained design features and engineering works not realised until hundreds of years after he died.
A new exhibition and book urging us to eat invasive species are beautiful but come across as little more than an exquisitely designed elitist spectacle.
Humankind already has the knowledge to make sustainable and socially just ways of living on this planet possible. But new types of design and economics are needed for anything to change.
In a recent survey, Alberta business students believed that sustainability should be embedded in business education. That could signal a shift in views on the integration of profit, planet and people.
Making more sustainable fashion choices doesn't require a massive lifestyle change.
The practices and values of craftsmanship correspond well with the requirements for a sustainable economy. But they're threatened by industry.
Digital innovations have the potential to empower farmers and revolutionise agriculture, but many could also lock them in to unsustainable methods.
Workplaces the world over tune their thermostats to 22C, because this supposedly optimises mental performance. But the factors that underpin a productive office are much more complicated.
Democrats such as Rep. Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Markey are proposing an ambitious decarbonization plan that critics are calling unaffordable. A green economist explains how the US could pay for it.