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Environment

 

Innovations in environmental protection

 

Environment

Innovating for the Earth

Ten stories about the environment from the SSIR archives.

By Devin Briski | Apr. 22, 2015
 

Environment

On Earth Day, Empowering Allies for the Year Ahead

People, place, and the Pope offer new hope for environmental progress.

By Rachel Leon & Dennis Quirin | 1 | Apr. 22, 2015
 
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Food

A Healthy Dose of Skepticism

There is no scientific consensus on the safety of GMOs and no evidence that their commercialization has been beneficial to society as a whole; until there is, it is prudent to just say no.

By Rufo Quintavalle | 10 | Apr. 14, 2015
 

Arts

Envisioning a Climate for Change

Before critiquing art that speaks to climate change, the scientific community must broaden its view on what art is and how it can help the movement.

By Robert Russell Sassor | 6 | Mar. 18, 2015
 

Global Issues

Assessing the State of Global Youth

Highlights from an inaugural study on the largest generation in human history.

By Nicole Goldin | Feb. 9, 2015
 

Nonprofits

Driving Change Through Pride of Place

A look at how behavior-change marketing is benefiting conservation and how organizations can use it for their own causes.

By Brett Jenks | 2 | Jan. 28, 2015
 

Turning Sideways to Close the Gap

How a change in perspective is helping one organization bridge the distance between mission and mission accomplished.

By Carter Roberts | 1 | Jan. 14, 2015
 

Impact Investing

Can Impact Investing Help Save the Planet?

A new cross-sector study examines whether impact investing can make a difference to global conservation efforts.

 
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Impact Investing

Fossil Fuels: Turning Off the Tap

Divestment is the necessary first step to building the new economy.

By Rufo Quintavalle | Nov. 11, 2014
 
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Environment

Saving the Earth: Four Conflicting Campaigns

As we advocate for environmental change, are we divided against ourselves?

By Carol Sanford | 12 | Nov. 6, 2014