Category: SUSTAINABILITY

Wastewater treatment…evolved

Living Machines – The idea of using wetland ecologies to clean polluted water was first conceived by Dr. Käthe Seidel, a biologist at the Max Plank Institute, in the early 1950s. Though she was often opposed by colleagues (who sometimes…

The Sustainability Sweet Spot

Alison Singer – Worldwatch Institute – What does a truly sustainable country look like?  How do you measure true sustainability in a country? One way has been to compare how well a country achieves human needs, and at what ecological…