New Ideas

The George Washington University
With the top 200 stadiums in the U.S. drawing nearly 181 million visitors annually pre-COVID, this placed a large strain on energy demands, water systems, and emitted gross amounts of greenhouse gases. 
SUNY-ESF
At the Syracuse Cooperative Market, I've found a thread of influence amongst the staff, members, and the rest of the community, uniting us with a sense of social responsibility and compassion for each other.
Planet Forward Correspondent | George Washington University
The Chesapeake Bay, known for its beauty and ecological bounty, faces high levels of pollution from agricultural and urban runoff. Now it has a protective Congressional act, backed by bipartisan support.
Air pollution in Cairo

Air pollution in Cairo. (World Bank Photo Collection/Flickr)

The George Washington University
Experts anticipate the Middle Eastern-North African region being affected by climate change more than other regions. While the extent is unclear, certain factors make these countries particularly susceptible.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a challenging time for all of us, but for none more than people with intellectual or developmental disabilities.
Founder and Chief Executive, Planet Forward
In our latest episode with PBS's Peril and Promise, produced in association with ASU's Global Futures Laboratory, we meet two individuals looking to the sun for inspiration to move the planet forward.

New York restaurant, Blue Hill, was one of the first to prioritize ultra-local sourcing. (Lou Stejskal)

The George Washington University
To lower their environmental impact, restaurants are transitioning their operations to be more sustainable and climate friendly.

Supporters of President Joe Biden join others in downtown D.C. on Inauguration Day. (Madison Muller/Medill News Service)

Northwestern University
President Joe Biden said the U.S. is facing “a climate in crisis” in his inauguration speech Wednesday, marking the beginning of a presidency that promises action on climate. Nico Portuondo reports for Medill.

(Courtesy Elizabeth Hargrave. Image by Matt Cohen.)

Planet Forward Correspondent | Carleton College
Elizabeth Hargrave, designer of bestselling board games on nontraditional topics, talks representation in games and game design as an environmental storytelling medium.

The Mighty Mac towers over the blue waters of the Straits of Mackinac; hundreds of feet below the surface lurks Line 5. (Jenna Spray/Medill)

Northwestern University
The decision to revoke the easement allowing a crude oil pipeline — Line 5 — to operate comes after more than 15 months of investigation into possible environmental and safety risks, reports Jenna Spray for Medill.  

Pages

Subscribe to Recent Ideas