Will the electrification of the U.S. economy be good for the environment and for business? Some business leaders see widespread adoption of clean energy as not only good for the planet but […]
Natural Gas Trucks: Better than Diesel?
Some major trucking companies are opting to fuel their fleets with natural gas instead of diesel . The good news is that burning natural gas produces lower carbon dioxide (CO₂) emissions than […]
A Clean Break: The Freight Village Concept
Sustainability is big business in building, but what can be done to reduce environmental impacts of the freight transport sector to make it more sustainable? Currently, freight emissions and noise pollution are […]
Women’s March on NYC
The streets of Midtown Manhattan were awash in pink and poster boards on Saturday for the Women’s March on New York City. Organizers expected more than 76,000 people to join in the […]
It is widely believed that the further along we travel through time, the more we learn and the better we become. However, it is really striking to look back 100 or more […]
A Sustainable Society
According to the Forum, a non-profit organization that promotes sustainable development, the goods and services needed for a sustainable society come from the five sustainable capitals: Natural, human, social, manufactured and financial. Natural Capital […]
Carteret’s Waterfront Public Access Will Expand with $13.25 Million Grant Award
More good news for Carteret’s burgeoning Waterfront Park, which was once the site of the world’s largest mahogany plant. In December, Mayor Dan Reiman announced the receipt of two grant awards totaling […]
What is Sustainability?
Sustainability continues to capture an increasing level of public awareness and interest, and sometimes it influences government and private policies. But what exactly is the concept of sustainability? Sustainability is often confused […]