Elsevier, World Development, Volume 92, 1 April 2017
What has Driven Deforestation in Developing Countries Since the 2000s? Evidence from New Remote-Sensing Data
Using newly-released and globally available high-resolution remote sensing data on forest loss, we update the assessment of the cross-country determinants of deforestation in developing countries.
Elsevier, Ecosystem Services, Volume 24, 1 April 2017
Developed-developing world partnerships for sustainable development (1): An ecosystem services perspective
Developing-developed world partnerships potentially present win-win opportunities for addressing climate-active gas emissions at lower cost whilst propelling developing nations on a lower-carbon traje
Elsevier, Urban Forestry and Urban Greening, Volume 23, 1 April 2017
Review on the roles and effects of growing media on plant performance in green roofs in world climates
Growing media (substrate) is a fundamental part of a green roof, providing water, nutrients and support to plants.
Elsevier, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 70, 1 April 2017
This literature review identifies the impacts of different renewable energy pathways on ecosystems and biodiversity, and the implications of these impacts for transitioning to a Green Economy.
4 April 2017
A number of property companies are going beyond traditional corporate responsibility to be net positive. Instead of opting for sustainability strategies that manage risk and reduce negative impacts, these companies are seeking to put back more into society, the environment and the global economy than they take out. Whilst the breadth and scope of these net positive commitments made by real estate leaders vary, there is enormous opportunity for this sector with sustainability and in supporting SDG 7 and 13.
Elsevier, Global Environmental Change, Volume 43, 1 March 2017
Conditions influencing the adoption of effective anti-deforestation policies in South America's commodity frontiers
Reducing large-scale deforestation in commodity frontiers remains a key challenge for climate change mitigation and the conservation of biodiversity.
Elsevier, Futures, Volume 87, 1 March 2017
Sustainability theory shows that the sustainability problem is a value orientation problem.
John Muir Institute of the Environment and Elsevier collaborate on climate change and sustainability data
Elsevier Connect March 16 2017
Elsevier is collaborating with the UC Davis John Muir Institute of the Environment on a data science initiative. As part of the programme, an Elsevier John Muir Institute of the Environment Fellow will apply data and information science to the center’s environmental science and sustainability programs focused on the most serious impacts of climate change and advance knowledge on SDG 13.
Agricultural Systems (Second Edition), Agroecology and Rural Innovation for Development, 2017, Pages 33-72
This book chapter addresses goals 11, 15, 12 and 13 by examining the ecological principles that provide a foundation for resilient and sustainable agriculture that supports rural livelihoods.
Elsevier, Telematics and Informatics, Volume 34, 1 February 2017
This article analyzes the way in which the convergence of green attributes in multifunctional technological products influences consumers' purchase intentions.