Renewables won’t be enough to save us from climate change

This was the opinion developed in The Guardian this summer and I have to say that I agree. Even if 100 percent renewable energy by 2050 – or even sooner – seems like the ultimate climate change goal, it will not be enough as the whole Capitalistic system needs an overhaul. 

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Integrating Sustainability in Corporate Strategy

For this week’s article I am proposing an altered version of the first paper I wrote for tthe sustainable strategy seminar during the course of my MBA in Sustainable Business and Energy at Presidio Graduate School. 

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Presidio Graduate School acquires Pinchot University

It is with a certain excitement that I am announcing you that Pinchot University – where I am starting the second year of my MBA in Sustainable Business and Energy – has been acquired by Presidio Graduate School, San Francisco, CA.

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Four reasons why I cycle to school

For the past few weeks I have been cycling to and from Pinchot University where I am studying for my MBA in Sustainable Business. I believe this was the right decision for many reasons.

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1800th article, a reflection

As I am writing my 1800th article in eight years I would like to take some time to reflect on our common climate / energy situation, Corporate (Social) Responsibility and my own life.

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Book review : Making Sustainability Stick, by Kevin Wilhelm

I am currently reading a great deal for my Master’s in Business Administration in Sustainable Business. And last month I read a great book containing a huge amount of information on how to implement sustainability measures in your company or organization.

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Adidas to recycle the oceans’ plastic

We have seen previously that not only cleaning up the oceans from plastic is possible but it could be done quite quickly. Now comes Adidas, the famous sportswear company, with the logical continuation : manufacture stuff with the recovered plastic !

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Worth an article – my December 2012 tweets

twitter earthriseOops, I did it again ! I totally forgot to publish the selection of my best tweets of November. Luckily for you all, I just did, so please don’t hesitate to go and read this article.

In today’s post you will find the informations on climate or environmental issues, sustainability and the world energy sector that I found relevant in December and tweeted.

I believe it offers a good complement to this website. So if you are on Twitter and like this selection, don’t hesitate to start following me.

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A green economy could create 60 million jobs

According to the United Nations Environment Program : ” The transformation to a greener economy could generate 15 to 60 million additional jobs globally over the next two decades and lift tens of millions of workers out of poverty. “

Filled with plenty of interesting facts and figures, UNEP’s latest report – Working towards sustainable development: Opportunities for decent work and social inclusion in a green economy – is simply a must read.

But to unleash this massive potential, countries all around the world have to set up the right policies as soon as possible. And this is the biggest problem.

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