“No man is an island entire of itself…” We’ve all heard this poem before. True enough, none of us are as independent as we think. Neither are ecosystems! In fact, people and nature rely on each other. … [Read more...] about Rise Up! New Initiative Teaches Kids about Sustainability
Earth Day on April 22nd is around the corner and never in recent history has the sustainability of the planet been more under threat than today. This is why we want to share our RISE UP initiative, because it is all about and how you can help promote change. … [Read more...] about Everything you should know about sustainability before Earth Day
2015 is shaping up as the hottest year in recent history. And on December 11 we will find out if more than 190 countries were able to agree to limit the emission of greenhouse gases and curb this warming trend. The scientific reality is that, in order to decrease rising temperatures, we need to radically change the way we produce and consume energy. The calculations are simple … [Read more...] about This Time Sun and Wind Will Lead the Revolution in Latin America
The term shared economy is a buzzword. Today it does not seem strange to share transportation via platforms like Uber, or even to share something as intimate as our home via Airbnb. This is just another consequence of Internet technology, which has facilitated greater interconnection between people to help with their daily needs. Although these new service providers encounter … [Read more...] about 50 Shades of Grid: Why is a Shared Economy Sexy?
Recent market signals show a correlation between low oil prices and negative impacts on the renewables industry. The clearest example that has arisen in recent months is with manufacturers of solar technology in developed countries like the United States or even in China, whose shares have lost their market value at the same rate as the shares of companies in the industry oil. … [Read more...] about Falling Oil Prices: A Setback or a Blessing for Renewables?