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Sustainability News

  • Etna residents meet to talk about social equity

    “The November educational meeting was the last of five meetings held by the EcoDistrict. Previous topics included water; mobility and air quality; energy; and food. Following each educational meeting, a…

  • Pittsburgh’s Tomorrow – What We Need in the Future

    “We asked some of the region’s brightest visionaries and dreamers to share with our readers: What are Pittsburgh’s challenges and opportunities over the next five years? What are the big…

  • The jobs are here. Where are the workers?

    “Local advanced manufacturers in particular, who supply the underlying components for the city’s robots and self-driving cars, report having thousands of entry-level positions unfilled. . . . “While the report…

  • A tech boom in Pittsburgh brings hope and angst

    “In 2014, the number of Pittsburgh-area private-sector jobs in the scientific and R&D sectors – excluding academic positions – for the first time exceeded those in iron and steel mills,…

  • An approach to making the SDGs personal

    “Last week, Futerra and the United Nations’ 10-Year Framework of Programmes on Sustainable Consumption and Production (the UN 10YFP) launched the #GoodLifeGoals. These are specific, everyday actions that people around the world can…

  • New Jobs Trickle into Pittsburgh

    “The Pittsburgh region added 4,800 jobs from August 2017 to August 2018. But as Julia Fraser reports, the rate of growth has slowed and southwestern Pennsylvania finds itself trailing its…