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Marine Renewables Canada Annual Conference will start next November 3rd in Halifax (Nova Scotia). During two days (from 3 to 4 November) the conference’s programme highlights a wide range of topics from insight on… 133 more words


Regional Plans to be Adjusted for Climate Change, Says Construction Minister

Planning for HCM City and its neighbouring provinces must be adjusted to adapt to climate change and ensure sustainable development, speakers said at a meeting on regional planning to 2030 held in Hanoi last week. 342 more words

Climate Change

What my time at Habitat III taught me (UN conference on Housing and Sustainable Development)

When you think of the UN, you have certain perceptions. Mostly I think of the prestige that accompanies it, the nobility of attempting to unite the hundreds of diverse countries – in economy, stature, values, environment, conflict, comfort, etc. 1,361 more words

Urban Planning

UN Observance: UN Day, October 24

“Humanity has entered the era of sustainability – with a global commitment to fulfil the great promise of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. In this, the Organization’s 71st year, we have 17 goals to propel us towards a better future for all on a healthy planet. 150 more words

UN Observance Day

Live Q&A: How can the environment and development sectors work together to achieve the SDGs?

GR:  They can’t. “Sustainable development” is a nonsense term used to green-wash the destruction of nature. To sustain nature we must reduce our population and our overuse and abuse of natural resources. 249 more words

Nature Conservation

Understandings of Sustainability

Thoughts of environmental protection and resource management first became globally prominent in the 1960’s, famously after the publication of the first colour image of Earth from space which came to represent the planet’s fragility and uniqueness. 2,344 more words

Non Classé

Habitat III: A New Approach to Urban Development?

by Maggie Poulos

While researching social movements in Mexico earlier this year, I had the privilege of meeting with Román, a sustainable farmer from Oaxaca. We discussed the traditional farming techniques he relies on to live, but also the threat of forced urbanization on his community. 1,057 more words

Politics & Society