It’s not just for landing your next job anymore. In the event of a natural disaster, LinkedIn has a new service--LinkedIn For Good--that will connect people in need with people with the skills to help them. It’s all part of their desire to increase volunteerism, and create social change with human capital.
You might think that farmland means the death of biodiversity, but animals are quite adaptable, and they now need farms to survive. But farms are going extinct themselves, and endangered animals can’t survive industrial agriculture.
If you’re looking for cities innovating their way out of climate problems, look no further than Spain, where Barcelona is proving that it doesn’t take national governments to make cutting edge policies.
Instead of destroying small businesses with unsustainable deals, The Mutual donates its membership fees and then gives you perks at area businesses for being such a generous person.
If used nuclear fuel is still so dangerous that we have to bury it in mountains, why can’t we keep producing electricity from it. New initiatives around the world are exploring the energy potentials of nuclear recycling.
At some point in the near future, solar will be cheaper than the power from the grid. At that point, it won’t be a do-gooder energy choice, it will be the smart thing to do. New maps pinpoint when that day is coming to your city.