The CSR Journal addresses a state of climate emergency around the world. According to this article, climate change action in cities is critical because urban spaces are significant contributors to climate change.
The article cites statistics regarding 70 percent of 96 cities that have experienced negative effects linked to climate change.
To mitigate climate change, cities introduced integration of renewables into their decarbonisation strategies to reduce greenhouse emissions.
Also, the article states that decentralised power generation from renewables has been key to climate change adaptation, helping to make energy systems more resilient while reducing risks associated with dependence on external energy sources. Read the Entire Article
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The 2014 Social Enterprise Awards, now on is 2nd year, has revealed its finalists, which include “businesses that turn household waste into wages, employ the disadvantaged through the baking of artisan breads, or transform the purchasing power of toilet paper into life-saving sanitation.”