While natural fibre textiles like cotton have generated an environmentally friendly reputation in recent years they might be just as bad as microplastic textiles like polyester and Nylon.
Collecting, analyzing, aggregating and communicating data collected from businesses and industries can help consumers make purchasing decisions that align with their values.
Used PPE needs to be incinerated for safety reasons, but once this pandemic is over we should consider more sustainable options.
From take-make-waste to reuse, repair and remanufacture.
Many sustainability-conscious people now find their cupboards stocked with plastic bottles of hand sanitiser, disposable wipes and takeaway food containers.
Understanding the reasons behind urban patterns of coronavirus can help improve urban resilience and sustainability.
Ecological systems are at breaking point and a global economic collapse is under way. It's time to invest in risk mitigation to prevent another COVID-type disaster.
Talking about energy transitions could help overcome the impasse we seem to have reached on climate change.
There are two key questions regarding Canada's fiscal sustainability during the pandemic. Can we afford to provide short-term financial support to Canadians? And how quickly will our economy recover?
Larger homes with fewer occupants have a bigger energy and heating demand.
Researchers are turning microbes into microscopic construction crews by altering their DNA to make them produce building materials. The work could lead to more sustainable buildings.
Creating a simple, sustainable home isn't as easy as it sounds. But with some planning and hard work, it can be an exciting and fulfilling journey.
How two massive opposing forces - the shift towards a sustainable world and the force that thrives on inequality - are unfolding at a global level.
All eggs in supermarket Morrisons will soon be free range. But this – and other measures intended to promote ethical consumption – could impact badly on the worst off.
Community projects play a vital role in city life.
To bring about genuine change, middle-power countries like Canada must adopt a leadership role in pursuing an ethical agenda to ensure the security and survival of humanity.
Is Canada ready to lead?
Wind turbines and solar farms need a lot of raw materials. Australia can supply some, but we need to do it sustainably.
The social and environmental costs of rampant consumerism are becoming ever clearer, and we’re all encouraged to use less and recycle more, but how can we shift more sustainable model?
The world runs on energy, so finding low-emission alternatives to fossil fuels is crucial. Wind and solar are cheap and abundant but can't do everything. But hydrogen fuel could complete the picture.
Our climate is changing – and so must architecture.