Every Cotton T-Shirt Costs the Environment $3.40

Ma Earth is paying through its nose for the clothing we produce, according to a study that quantifies, for the first time, the price we exact from the ecosystem for our clothing. Case in point? Factoring in the use of water, fertilizer, and energy along the entire supply chain, a …

Giant Iceberg Threatens Tiny Greenland Village

Add another potential disaster to the climate change hazard list: iceberg caused tsunamis. Residents of the community of Innaarsuit in Greenland were told to move to higher ground after a 100 meter (approximately 330 foot) iceberg floated perilously close to their shores, The Guardian reported Saturday. “We fear the iceberg …

Celebrate World Meat-Free Week for a Healthy Planet and a Healthy You

It’s World Meat-Free Week! People all over the world will celebrate by eating plant-based meals. And in communities around the world, people will come together to celebrate with delicious, healthy food. Intensive meat and dairy production is destroying our forests, polluting our water, and warming our planet. It is causing …

EVs Can’t Change the World Until We Change How We Sell Them

Car salespeople have a reputation for being pushy, but there’s one thing they aren’t trying to hard sell: electric vehicles (EVs). While some of us would prefer getting a root canal to buying a car, researchers from Aarhus University in Denmark and the University of Sussex undertook the daunting task …

We Outline and Design Tomorrow’s Society

A Denmark-based, international multi-disciplinary consulting company – NIRAS  is founded in 1956. Today, our growing NIRAS Group team has more than 2,300 dedicated professionals, contributing with their signature advice and innovative solutions to global progress in various sectors such as construction, infrastructure, public utilities, environment, energy, planning, socioeconomics, management, IT …