Environment, General/Other News

News and information on the role that government, small business, the nonprofit sector and philanthropy play in creating healthy and vibrant communities.

Visualization: What if Every State Converted into Clean Energy?
The Solutions Project demonstrates all the positive possibilities of a country running solely on renewable energy in a new interactive map. The Solutions Project is comprised of researchers and...more



Building Resilience to Climate Change and Delivering Agricultural Growth
Leading global institutions address actions that are required to strengthen resilience to climate change and deliver increased food production, employment and food security. Global representatives...more

Fighting Climate Change with Algae Farms
Italian architect Cesare Griffa has developed a system that can quickly grow and harvest micro-algae to help fight climate change and create products used for energy, food, cosmetics, or...more

CPR Act Reintroduced to Revitalize Urban Areas
Formerly entitled the Urban Revitalization and Livable Communities Act, the legislation is now reintroduced called the Community Parks Revitalization (CPR) Act. The CPR Act taps on the success of...more

Maternal Exposure to Air Pollution Believed to be the Cause of Low Birth Weights Worldwide
A study conducted by Tracey J. Woodruff, PhD, MPH, professor of obstetrics and gynecology and reproductive sciences at UC San Francisco has recently reported that mothers who are exposed to...more

Volunteers Gather at Indianapolis Motor Speedway for Community Cleanup
Following the big race, volunteers pitched in to clean up trash at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway. Individual volunteers and community groups are waiting in line just to pick up litter at the...more

Genesee County Economic Development Center Gets New Grants for STAMP Property
New grants are rolled out for Genesee County Economic Development Center (GCEDC) for its Western New York Science, Technology and Advanced Manufacturing Park (STAMP). The GCEDC funding, part of...more

6 Student-Created Projects That Tackle Climate Change
College students in the U.S. are inventing the coolest and most creative ways to battle climate change and clean up domestic energy production. From recycling unusual earth elements to exercising...more






Social Entrepreneurship
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How Social Enterprises Are Transforming Societies


How Social Enterprises Are Transforming Societies

Duncan Thorp, Policy and Communications Officer at Social Enterprise Scotland, writes for the Scotsman about empowering community groups, local authorities and social enterprises.


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