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Sustainability News

  • The Top Sustainability Stories of 2019

    “A changing climate is and will always be the top story, the context behind everything (at least in the near future). But that said, there was a shift this year in how…

  • Why a ‘Green New Deal’ must be decolonial

    “Discussions of a Green New Deal (GND) have been all the rage these days, as hundreds of thousands have taken to the streets around the world to demand action on…

  • Making a brownfield green

    “Old manufacturing sites in Postindustrial cities are often reminders of a former era of prosperity. But in Pittsburgh, the Hazelwood Green development could become a standout example of prosperity in…

  • 5 Global Trends Shaping Our Climate Future

    “Wind turbines, solar panels and electric vehicles are spreading far more quickly around the world than many experts had predicted. But this rapid growth in clean energy isn’t yet fast…

  • 5 emerging jobs in the circular economy

    “Circular concepts and business models are already taking off internationally, maybe most visibly in Europe. But even in the United States, there’s no shortage of job postings that include explicitly…

  • Pittsburgh adopts U.N. sustainability goals

    “Pittsburgh has become the second U.S. city to incorporate United Nations Sustainable Development Goals into its practices, planning and policies, an initiative that will affect more than $4 billion worth…

  • Yes, Pittsburgh; it’s racism.

    “Racism is hiring the White applicant over the more qualified Black applicant because the White applicant is a better ‘fit’ with company ‘culture.’ Racism is failing to treat a Black pregnant…