The German Environment Agency is hosting the third European Resources Forum on 9-10 November 2016. The ERF addresses European decision-makers and experts from the fields of policy development, industry, academia, civil society and the media. The 2016 ERF is expected to attract some 400 participants.
In industrialized nations, an environmental tax reform has the chance of reducing social inequality in leaps and bounds. However, to have that impact, revenues from the taxation of carbon emissions would have to be used in full to lower the income tax.[more]
Where do we stand on the matter of sustainable development? If you ask sustainability activists and scientists, you often hear sobering facts and considerable disappointment concerning the achievements so far. The factory magazine Sisyphus collects articles about the sustainable engagement, the beauty of failure, figures to not give up, happy islands, power and the Anthropocene.[more]
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