Are Solar Microgrids the Future in the Developing World? — Energy Institute Blog

(This post is co-authored with Catherine Wolfram and Derek Wolfson, Energy Institute PhD student researcher) Microgrids are difficult to implement and can be undermined by promises of grid expansion. Nuclear power was supposed to be, “Too cheap to meter.” The…

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Waterhaul: Recycling Marine Plastic Pollution — WILD MAGAZINE

Cornish social-enterprise, Waterhaul, launches a range of eyewear produced from 100% recycled fishing nets, to tackle marine plastic pollution. But there’s nothing fishy about these glasses… Waterhaul is a start-up social enterprise with a mission; to produce functional, high quality…

What the Botswana Elephant Killings tell us About our Relationship with Wildlife — Not Your Ordinary Entrepreneur

Earlier this month, National Geographic reported that only halfway through the 2018 elephant census being conducted by Elephants Without Borders for the government of Botswana, 87 elephants have been found dead. The majority were older males with large tusks –…

GOAL 2, ZERO HUNGER, UN’s SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS, HOW DO YOU FIT IN?

This week’s blog focusses on Sustainable Development Goal 2, Zero Hunger. So how can you, the small business owner, assist in achieving this global goal? You may recall, in my previous blog post, Goal 1, No Poverty, I mentioned that…