Entries by slsoo

EPA Requests Sustainability Guide

December 5, 2010 Reprinted from Crosslands Bulletin, December 5, 2010 EPA Requests Sustainability Guide A potential sea change in the U.S. could be launching slightly off course. Answering questions at the launch of the Green Book study are (right to left) Ralph Cicerone, Paul Anastas and Bernard Goldstein. Photo: Patricia Pooladi, NAS. The US Environmental […]

What are the Core Competencies Sustainability Professionals Need to Have?

November 2010 To help answer this question, the International Society of Sustainability Professionals (ISSP) has released its study, "The Sustainability Professional: 2010 Competency Survey Report." Ira Feldman, a member of the ISSP management team and the ISSP board, is a co-author of the report, along with Marsha Willard, Darcy Hitchcock, Warren Flint and other leading […]

Climate Adaptation at the Cancun COP Meeting

December 13, 2010 With the proceedings in Cancun just completed over the past weekend, we can begin to evaluate what was achieved — and what was not addressed — at COP-16.  Real progress was made on several issues, including climate adaptation.  A Green Climate Fund under the UNFCCC will support climate adaptation efforts in developing countries. […]