SDG13 – Climate Action

OUTSTANDING RESEARCH BY OUTSTANDING WOMEN.

"Women in Data Science (WiDS) and Stanford Earth hosted a symposium to highlight the research done by women who use data science to assess a range of...

HOW A WASTE TREATMENT PLAN CAN IMPROVE YOUR BOTTOM LINE

"Although waste is unavoidable in industrial processes, many companies are turning toward business strategies that seek to treat waste with minimal environmental impact — or even better,...

LEVEL(S): RELEASING THE POTENTIAL OF OUR BUILDINGS

"The commitment of global leaders to the United Nation’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) and the Paris Agreement have demonstrated their resolve to tackle issues such as climate...

Forum addresses the future of civil and environmental engineering education

"Battling climate change and adapting communities to be ready for its effects on the world. Ensuring food and water security for an exploding population. Navigating ever-more congested...

Hydro Tasmania is actively working towards engineer gender balance.

"It’s hard to believe that in 2019, some professions are still regarded as ‘male’ or ‘female’ careers. We at Hydro Tasmania believe in diversity in the workplace...

The IACEE via its 2016 PORTO DECLARATION and SERINA actively underpin these sentiments of the OECD

"Climate change is increasingly impacting on people’s lives, disrupting national economies and transforming ecosystems, including the ocean. The need for urgent, strong and co-operative action based on...

THE BIODIVERSITY INDICATOR PARTNERSHIP

"Reporting on the progress and success of the Convention on Biological Diversity Aichi Targets and Sustainable Development Goals is now a little bit easier, thanks to the...

Scientists turn plant waste into biodegradable plastic

"Deakin textile and fibre scientists have discovered how to turn plant waste into a biodegradable material that could replace environmentally-damaging plastics such as those used for packaging...

The world’s first floating solar plant was built in Japan

"How do you increase your solar energy output when you need all your land for agriculture and for housing? Answer: take to the water. That’s just what...

A call for the Construction Engineering Industry to focus on broader issues and impacts, and not just on monetary value!

"The construction industry needs to measure impact across the whole project lifecycle to effectively address climate change challenges,... ..."Using the...

Five projects will explore sustainability using the Princeton campus as a laboratory

Adding renewables to the electrical gridBuilding without wasteField-testing solar-powered smart windows Building better compostFarming on campus lands The five projects will be conducted with the...

How about becoming a member of ENGINEERS for a SUSTAINABLE WORLD?

"Engineers for a Sustainable World is a nonprofit network made up of people passionate about technical sustainability from all across the world. We believe that engineers, and...

Students testing out their sustainable engineering skills.

What a great example of students testing out their sustainable engineering skills. "It’s part of the Wisconsin KidWind challenge, where the kids present their...

Recent research into possible new and safer nuclear reactors that might help stop climate change.

"As of early 2018 there were 75 separate advanced fission projects trying to answer that question in North America alone, according to the think tank Third Way....

Better and Cheaper Offshore Wind Farms

This is the…" goal for a new cooperative effort on renewable energy. DTU, the Norwegian University of Science and Technology...

Battery of the Nation

"Battery of the Nation is about helping to secure our energy future – both here in Tasmania and on mainland Australia. For Tasmania, it...

Does your Organisation host a “Sustainability Month”?

Is it linked to the UN Sustainability Goals? If so, please post your initiative below and let us know of your efforts to...

PRINCIPLES OF SUSTAINABLE ENGINEERING:

"Engineering in context; engineering with a conscience; engineering for a finite planet and the indefinite future" -Benoit Cushman-Roisin "Sustainable engineering should be based on principles...

Student engineers to converge on UNBC

"More than 80 engineering students from across Canada will converge on UNBC's main campus this week to learn more about sustainability and how it applies to their...

Meet Claudio, an engineer making us more sustainable.

"Meet Claudio, the Environmental Director at L’Oréal’s plant in Settimo Torinese, Italy. Claudio has worked at L’Oréal for over 25 years in a variety of different roles...

“The fight to save the ‘armpits of the coast’ to store carbon”

"Blue carbon is carbon that is captured and stored by the oceans," he said. "But in the oceans, the heavy lifting is really...

Reforesting the world: the Australian farmer with 240m trees to his name

"Over more than 30 years in west Africa, Tony Rinaudo has regenerated more than 6m hectares – an area nearly as large as Tasmania. His farmer-managed natural...