Sustainability Today

Sustainability Today

Here you can find a variety of links related with the sustainable use of environment and energy, examples about the efforts of institutions and individuals in pursuit of sustainability, and sustainability journals. Also, you can find links about the status of energy in Puerto Rico and some tools that can help us to understand the environmental impact of our self consumerism.

SUSTAINABILITY WORK

Natural Resources Defense Council

NRDC is an environmental group that reunites activists, elected leaders, community groups, and people from different professions, to fight for the protection of the natural resources in United States.

Each year NRDC honored individuals in each of the following four categories: Sustainable Food and Farm Educator, Sustainable Livestock Producer, Pollinator Protector, and Regional Food Leader. Watch the winners of the 2014 Growing Green Awards

Programa del Estuario de la Bahía de San Juan

This program have the aims of study, protect and restore the San Juan Estuary Bay. There are opportunities to make voluntary work. You can follow them in their Facebook page Estuario: Ciudad de las aguas

Sustainable Stanford

Sustainable Stanford is an effort of the University to reduce the environmental impact, preserve resources and show sustainability in action. the principal aim is to lead in researching, teaching and practicing environmental sustainability.

Institute for Sustainability, Energy, and Environment

This institute at the Illinois University, is a center of interdisciplinary investigation, developing technologies and strategies, to apply in campus, in the nation and internationally

Penn Green Campus Partnership

In this page the, University of Pennsylvania show all their efforts to reach a sustainable campus. A compromise acquired when signed the American College and University Presidents’ Climate Commitment (ACUPCC).

Julie Ann Wrigley Institute of Sustainability

The institute is the hub of Arizona State University's sustainability initiatives. The main areas of work are focused in sustainability researches, sustainability education, and business practices that follow sustainable policies.

SUSTAINABILITY JOURNALS

Sustainability Science in PNAS

This is a open access series dedicated to the research about interactions between natural and social systems, and with how those interactions affect the challenge of sustainability: meeting the needs of present and future generations while substantially reducing poverty and conserving the planet's life support systems.

Sustainability

This is a open access journal from the editorial MDPI. This monthly journal provides an advanced forum for studies related to sustainability and sustainable development

ENERGY IN PUERTO RICO

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA)

In this page you can find energy information to promote better policies and the public understanding of energy and its interaction with the economy and the environment.

SUSTAINABLE TOOLS

Open Energy Monitor

This webpage show you how to develop an energy monitoring and control system, controlled by a open-source software.

Personal Emissions Calculator

EPA has developed a personal emissions calculator to help individuals (and households) reduce greenhouse gas emissions and take action. If the calculator take a lot of time loading, just refresh the page.