The Resolution was adopted at the 8th plenum of the 12th Party Central Committee. The following are key parts of the Resolution for reference: I - SITUATION AND CAUSES 1. Background and situation It is forecasted that in the coming time, the international situation will continue to witness many complicated developments, especially the strategic competition between big countries and maritime boundary sovereignty disputes and disagreements among countries in the East Sea. Trans-boundary environmental pollution, climate change and sea level rise have become urgent global problems. Sustainable development and harmony between development and marine conservation have become the mainstream. Globalization and revolution of science and technology have created many opportunities and challenges. Still, in the country, macroeconomic stabilization, sustainable development; adaptation to climate change and sea level rise; security, social order and safety are big difficulties and challenges. 2. … [Read more...] about Party’s Resolution on strategy for sustainable development of marine economy
It's about conserving the environment and making lives better. Ayodeji Onibalusi Published 5:00 am PDT, Tuesday, October 30, 2018 Photo: Carina König | EyeEm | Getty Images Photo: Carina König | EyeEm | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Carina König | EyeEm | Getty Images How Fashion Brands Can Assist Sustainable Development 1 / 1 Back to Gallery According to the UN Report of the World Commission on Environment and Development, sustainable development means “meeting the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs.” Put another way, sustainable development is about the balance between the short- and long-term … [Read more...] about How Fashion Brands Can Assist Sustainable Development
A memorandum signed by President Trump asks several governmental agencies to report back to the president on developing a sustainable spectrum strategy in the U.S. The memo says that it is "imperative" that the U.S. lead the way globally in using 5G wireless technology to unleash new innovations on the world (which bodes well for the T-Mobile and Sprint deal getting FCC and DOJ approval). For this to happen, the government must make sure that it is providing access to spectrum to those who need it.The memorandum adds that the national security of the country depends on technology, and this requires the U.S. government to have the access it needs to protect the homeland, guard the national airspace, forecast severe weather and to explore the space. And it states that the U.S. Government needs to find ways to share spectrum among federal and non-federal entities. At the same time, Washington will encourage Federal Agencies to invest in and use new technologies such as 5G connectivity.The … [Read more...] about Trump signs memorandum to put in place a sustainable spectrum strategy for the U.S.
Tech & Science The world’s food system must be altered radically if we are to sustainably feed 10 billion people—the estimated global population in 2050—experts warn. These changes will involve a shift towards healthier, plant-based diets; drastically cutting down on food loss and waste; and improving agricultural practices and technologies, according to a study published in the journal Nature. “Whilst some research had been done on specific environmental and health impacts, for example on greenhouse gas emissions and diet-related disease mortality, there were no studies that provided a comprehensive overview of the various environmental impacts of the food system, how to reduce them, and by how much they should be reduced,” Marco Springmann, lead author of the study from the University of Oxford, said in comments provided to Newsweek. “That's why we decided to conduct a new and more comprehensive study into the environmental limits of … [Read more...] about Devastating Climate Change Coming? Here’s How We Can Feed 10 Billion People Sustainably by 2050
Oct 10, 12:08 PM EDT Newsletter Signup BusinessTechnologyWorldNationalMedia & CultureOpinionSportsLuxury Technology By Alex Perry 10/10/18 AT 11:34 AM Alphabet, Inc.’s (GOOG) self-driving taxi service Waymo will begin operations in a matter of weeks, but the company may still need to figure out a sustainable source of income. Waymo could potentially do that by imitating fellow Alphabet property Google, with free rides to promoted destinations, CNET reported.Ride-sharing is a lucrative market in cities, but even industry heavyweight Uber still operates at a financial loss. In order to bring in some extra cash, Waymo CEO John Krafcik suggested letting businesses pay Waymo to offer free rides to them. Hypothetically, users could see promoted ride destinations with free or discounted rides similar to the prominent placement of search ads on Google."I think this is a really interesting future business possibility for Waymo,” Krafcik told CNET.Our self-driving … [Read more...] about Alphabet’s Waymo May Offer Free Rides To Promoted Destinations