Sparking an ‘ECOrenaissance’: An insider’s guide to sustainability

Human Nature discusses Environmental Pioneer Marci Zaroff’s book and its messaging.

True Green Home: 100 Inspirational Ideas for Creating a Green Environment at Home (True Green (National Geographic))

Whether you are purchasing, renovating, or just trying to maintain your current home, True Green Home is the perfect go-green guide. Utilizing the same straightforward and fresh design of the earlier True Green books, this inspired reference provides 100 simple yet potent ways to incorporate environmentally friendly living—inside and outside of your home. Authors Kim […]

Your Role in the Green Environment Trainee Guide, Updated to LEED Version 3, Paperback

Developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research Lead contributor: Dr. Annie Pearce, Myers-Lawson School of Construction, Virginia Tech   Now featuring a comprehensive vocabulary list, this updated new module brings together the expertise of industry and higher education in defining a topic of growing international importance: green building. Geared to entry-level craft workers or to anyone […]

Environment and Society: Human Perspectives on Environmental Issues, 5th Edition

Environment and Society relates to a diverse audience and encompasses viewpoints from a variety of natural and social science approaches. This integrative book about human-environment relations connects many issues about human societies, ecological systems, and environments with data and perspectives from different fields of study. Its viewpoint is primarily sociological and it is designed for […]

How Mushrooms Can Clean Up the Environment

The Fungaschain Project is transforming mushroom waste into usable eco-friendly products. What if the latest fashion trend was a jacket made from mushrooms? Or perhaps when you order take out it is now delivered in mushroom-based packaging. What if the best household cleaners were made from mushrooms too? The world definitely has mushrooms to spare so these scenarios are more than just a possibility. Research continues to look at how mushrooms can be

What does the election mean for the environment?

Following the election, Brexit, hard or soft, looks much more difficult. Among many other complications, the hung parliament will make it harder to agree the Great Repeal Bill. The purpose of the election (for the Daily Mail, at least) was to “crush the saboteurs�, ie anyone raising objections to the hardest of hard Brexits. Now the bill will be subject

Pope’s message to Trump: Protect our planet

Among the gifts Pope Francis gave President Trump at their meeting today was a copy of his 2015 encyclical on the environment, “On Care For Our Common Home.”

Virgin Forests and their Unique Biodiversity: A Film in the Making

An upcoming film will show the wonder and increasing deforestation of the Romanian virgin forests. A Kickstarter campaign will make it possible. Virgin Forests and their Unique Biodiversity: A Film in the Making was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Green Home, Green Wallet, Green Planet: Using Energy Efficient Technologies to Reduce your Electric Bill and Protect the Environment

Would you like to know how to make your home more energy efficient? Are you wondering if there are simple ways to save money while saving the environment? You really can have the best of both worlds, and it doesn’t have to be difficult or complicated! In this book you will learn about some exciting, […]

Climate Activists Persevere as Trump Administration Looms Darkly

We won’t give up! Climate activists continue to work toward a healthy planet, even with the looming shadow of a Trump Administration Climate Activists Persevere as Trump Administration Looms Darkly was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Renewable Microgrids and Remote Communities across the Globe

Renewable energy microgrids can change the way that people on isolated islands and in remote communities live Renewable Microgrids and Remote Communities across the Globe was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our

Wave Energy Converter Prize is Awarded to AquaHarmonics

The recent announcement of the recipient of the Wave Energy Prize marks another step toward global disruption of the reliance on fossil fuels Wave Energy Converter Prize is Awarded to AquaHarmonics was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Socially Responsible versus Environmental, Social, and Governance Investment

What’s the difference between socially responsible investments and investments that advance social, environmental, and governance practices Socially Responsible versus Environmental, Social, and Governance Investment was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

How to Choose the Best Sustainable MBA for You

What do you need to consider as you choose a sustainable MBA program? Here’s a list of helpful ideas. How to Choose the Best Sustainable MBA for You was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Budweiser’s “Not Backing Down� Ad: Corporate and Political Parallels

Advertisements have a way of persuading us about larger social issues. What can a Budweiser commercial tell us about sustainability and society Budweiser’s “Not Backing Down” Ad: Corporate and Political Parallels was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Your Role in the Green Environment Trainee Gd (3rd Edition)

Geared to entry-level craft workers, Your Role in the Green Environment provides pertinent information concerning the Green environment, construction practices, and building rating systems. The Instructor’s Guide includes ‘Green’ building laboratory exercises in carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and HVAC. The culminating project is a two bedroom home, with kitchen, bathroom, laundry room, and open space. Materials […]

Thinking About a Green MBA? Here’s What You Need to Know

A green MBA is a specialized degree that surrounds that specific study of the extent to which environmental and social sustainability can be achieved at a profit. Are you interested? Thinking About a Green MBA? Here’s What You Need to Know was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of

Massachusetts Solar: A Series of Legislative Successes

Solar energy in Massachusetts has grown from 10 megawatts in 2009 to more than 1,050 megawatts in 2016. The state enacted much legislation to usher in solar as a renewable energy source. Massachusetts Solar: A Series of Legislative Successes was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

A Solar-Plus-Storage Startup Focuses on Optimizing the Battery

Swell Energy’s EnergyShield combines rooftop solar and lithium-ion batteries from its partners, plus an energy management system. A Solar-Plus-Storage Startup Focuses on Optimizing the Battery was originally posted on: PlanetSave. To read more from Planetsave, join thousands of others and subscribe to our free RSS feed, follow us on Facebook (also free), follow us on Twitter, or just visit our homepage.

Introduction to the US Food System: Public Health, Environment, and Equity

A public health approach to the US food system Introduction to the US Food System: Public Health, Environment, and Equity is a comprehensive and engaging textbook that offers students an overview of today’s US food system, with particular focus on the food system’s interrelationships with public health, the environment, equity, and society. Using a classroom-friendly […]

How To Make Sure You’re Safe On The Road

Road safety is becoming more and more important in today’s society, especially as the amount of motorists continues to rise, as does the amount of cyclists.Majority of motorists are aware of different dangers on the roads, but they need to be more conscious of cyclists too, giving them plenty of space. As mentioned, even though the amount of motorists is on the rise – mainly due to the growth of the new car market – but the amount of cyclists since the rise of the electric bike is on the up too.The Department for Transport have

Design for Environment, Second Edition: A Guide to Sustainable Product Development: Eco-Efficient Product Development

An in-depth roadmap to sustainable product developmentDrawing on the experiences of dozens of major corporations, Design for Environment, Second Edition, offers a business rationale for developing sustainable products and processes, as well as a comprehensive toolkit for practicing DFE in the context of product life-cycle management. Learn how environmental innovation creates business value, and helps […]

The Importance of Water Conservation

With water supplies dwindling in certain areas, and with the amount of pollution in water supplies all over the world, it is more important than ever that we pay attention to cleaning up and conserving the precious resource we can’t afford to lose. Conservation typically begins and ends with the land surrounding the source. In order to conserve specific watersheds in an effort to preserve a clean