Written by McKenzie Jones | January 29th, 2014
Super Bowl sustainability, veggie vending machines, and the largest solar bridge ever in today’s green news.
- A Super Bowl first: Food scraps will be collected and composted at this year’s game! (Mother Nature Network)
- Farmer’s Fridge, a vegetable vending machine company, is launching in Chicago, hoping to encourage more healthy eating by making it more convenient. (Modern Farmer)
- London’s Blackfriars Bridge, which extends across the River Thames, has been covered in solar panels and will now provide up to half of the energy for London Blackfriars station, cutting its carbon emissions by 511 tons per year. (Business Green)
Written by McKenzie Jones | January 27th, 2014
States as trustees of the atmosphere, an exploding cow sitcom, and climate change heats up at Davos in today’s green news.
- First case of its kind: Courts will determine whether or not, by repealing greenhouse gas regulations, the state of New Mexico has violated its public trust duty to protect the state’s atmosphere. (Los Angeles Times)
- A new four-episode Hulu sitcom produced by Chipotle, “Farmed and Dangerous,” will seek to educate consumers about factory farming using satire. The series will premier February 17th. (Mother Nature Network)
- Leaders in Davos last week stressed the need for a global re-commitment to curbing climate change, focusing on the economic and humanitarian risks of inaction. (The Globe and Mail)
Written by McKenzie Jones | December 16th, 2013
Written by Glenn Prickett | June 25th, 2012
What will be the legacy of Rio+20? We won’t know the answer for years but in the mean time, we highlight three hopeful signs in the outcome of Rio.
Written by Brad Parker | June 15th, 2012
Not sure what Rio+20 is all about and what might happen there? We talk to Glenn Prickett, our Chief External Affairs Officer, to get an inside look at the conference and what The Conservancy hopes to achieve there.
Written by Mark Tercek | June 14th, 2012
World leaders increasingly recognize that investing in nature is fundamentally necessary for a healthy, equitable and prosperous world.
Written by Mark Tercek | January 27th, 2012
Mark Tercek is at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland. Here he looks at an innovative way one company is measuring the value of nature.
Written by Mark Tercek | January 26th, 2012
Mark Tercek is at the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland talking about how climate change. population growth and global prosperity impact natural resources. Are other CEO’s listening?
Written by Nicole Levins | September 26th, 2011
Written by Peter Kareiva | July 22nd, 2011
Conservancy Chief Scientist Peter Kareiva helped write a new White House report on accounting for nature’s value in the United States. See why he thinks it’s a breakthrough.