Planet Forward gets submissions from students, inventors, businesses, researchers - all kinds of people with great ideas to move the planet forward. Here are some of the best our staff have seen, with updates on where the projects are now.
The George Washington University
Planet Forward recently hosted a conversation: “The Science of Science Communication: Telling a Story with Impact.” Our expert presenters brought a realistic approach to the pitfalls of science communication and offered some advice for improving it.
Planet Forward, George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs
Throwback Thursday: In preparation for next Friday's Urban Agriculture Symposium, we're highlighting this piece about DC rooftop farming company Up Top Acres. You'll see the farm director at the symposium.
School Without Walls Senior High School
When her husband took office in 1963, Claudia Alta Johnson, better known as Lady Bird, made it her mission to protect and preserve the environment. Now a giant machine, akin to a mechanical earthworm, denominated Lady Bird, has a similar mission.
Senior Writer, Planet Forward
Effective storytelling rests at the nexus of innovations seeking to address the urgent social and environmental sustainability challenges facing cities across the globe. This was the overarching theme of the 2016 Planet Forward Summit.
Planet Forward Intern/Marymount University
There's a reason ramen is so popular among college students — the price. Is it possible, on a student's budget, to not only eat a balanced diet (hint: put down the ramen) but also shop and eat sustainably? We explore how to do it.
Digital Media Producer, Planet Forward
What do the experts think about the biggest questions in agriculture and climate change? We tracked them down at the 2015 Feeding the Planet Summit, and asked for you.
American Society of Landscape Architects (ASLA)
Editor's Pick: As the weather begins to cool down, we will begin turning up the heat and grabbing our blankets and hats to try to stay warm. What if there was a more sustainable and cost-effective way to keep our homes warm in the winter season?